Upcycle Workshop for Teens

August 13, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will host a D.I.Y. Up-cycle Workshop for teens on Thursday, August 13th at 4:00 pm. At this new monthly program, we’ll give used or worn out items new life. In August we’ll turn old t-shirts into no-sew throw pillows. Those interested in attending will need to bring an old, clean t-shirt; the Library will provide additional supplies. This free event will be held in the Mahan Gallery and is open to all teens (ages 13-18). Registration is required. Please call the library to register at 859.238.7323.

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New Art Exhibit in the Mahan Gallery

August 4, 2015
By BCPL

The Boyle County Public Library announces the opening of the August 2015 art exhibit in the Mahan Gallery. The exhibit, "Some Things Old and New," features a collection of oil paintings by local artist, Allen Arth. It is made up of artwork from his early years as an artist to his most recent endeavors. In addition to the paintings, the exhibit – which will run through the end of the month - also includes wood-fired pottery and Indian beadwork. The public is invited to attend an Artist Reception which will be held at the Library in the Mahan Gallery on Monday, August 10, 2015 from 6:30-8:00 pm.



The Mahan Gallery features the artwork of area artists and traveling exhibits. The gallery is located just off the main floor of the Library in the Mahan House and is open to the public during regular Library hours.


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Back-to-School D.I.Y. Workshop for Teens

July 23, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will host a Back-to-School D.I.Y. Workshop for teens on Friday, July 24th beginning at 10:00 am. Teens will be able to make personalized school supplies for their lockers. This free event will be held in the Community Room and is open to all teens (ages 13-18). Registration is required. Please call the library to register at 859.238.7323.


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Library to Host Comic Con for Teens

July 16, 2015
By BCPL

As part of the Teen Summer Reading Program, the Boyle County Public Library will be hosting "Comic Con" on Thursday, July 23rd at 6:00 pm in the Community Room. Teens (ages 13-18) can enjoy superhero cosplay at the Library.


Participants can come in costume or build one when they arrive. Activities include cape creation, mask making, comic Mad Libs, superhero cookie decorating, a superhero photo booth, and a costume fashion show. Registration is required.


This event is open to all teens. Refreshments will be served. For more information about and to register for this event, contact Jamie Helle or Maggie Myers at 859-238-7323.


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Local Heroes Program Series

July 6, 2015
By BCPL

As part of the Summer Reading Program, the Boyle County Public Library will be hosting a three-part series in July called “Local Heroes Keep Us Safe.” The series will bring local firefighters and law enforcement officers to the Library so patrons of all ages can learn more about these local heroes and how they help our community.


Boyle County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit Demonstration

The first event in the series will be held on on Wednesday, July 8th at 2:00 pm when Boyle County Deputy Sheriff and K-9 handler Derrick Robbins demonstrates how Djanco, a full-service police K-9, keeps the community safe.


City of Danville Fire Department "Touch a Truck"

The second event in this three-part series will be held on Wednesday, July 15th at 2:00 pm when the City of Danville Fire Department brings “Touch a Truck” to the Library. Children will be able to explore the fire truck and learn about the tools and uniforms used by these local heroes.


Danville Police Department Demonstration

The final event in this three-part series will be held on Wednesday, July 22nd at 2:00 pm when the Danville Police Department visits the Library. Children will be able to explore the police car and learn about the tools law enforcement officers use to keep us safe.


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