Superhero Trivia for Teens

June 12, 2015

As part of the Summer Reading Program, the Library will be hosting "Superhero Trivia" on Tuesday, June 16th at 4:00 pm in the Community Room. Teens (ages 13-18) can find out how well they know their superheroes in this game show-style event.

Other activities will include an Action Figure Mash-up and a Superhero Costume Design Contest. The costume designs will be on display for voting in the Library for two weeks. The winning design will be featured on a Library bookmark in July.

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

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Author Reception and Program with Angela Correll

June 5, 2015

The Library will host an author reception and program with local author Angela Correll on Monday, June 8th at 6:00 pm in the Community Room. Correll will discuss the writing and publication process of her novel, Grounded. The author reception will begin at 6:00 pm; the program will begin at 6:30 pm.

Grounded, tells the story of a young woman who returns to her Kentucky roots when her life begins to fall apart. In the style of authors such as Susan Mallery and Jan Watson, first-time novelist Angela Correll has created a rich tapestry of characters with strong ties to family and faith. Grounded brings its characters to a crossroads in life where pasts are confronted and second chances are born.

Angela Correll is a seventh generation Kentuckian. She enjoys small town life in Stanford, KY, and owns a shop on Main Street selling handcrafted goat milk soap and other local products. Angela and her husband Jess are partners in the Bluebird, a farm-to-table restaurant, promoting food produced in a humane, sustainable and natural way. She combines her passion for hospitality and historic preservation by renovating historic homes into guesthouses. Angela has written over fifty columns for local newspapers about life, family, and farming and holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Kentucky in Library Science. She lives on a farm with her husband, Jess, and an assortment of cattle, horses, goats and chickens. Grounded is her first novel.

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Job Opening at the Library

May 27, 2015

Bookmobile & Outreach Librarian

The Boyle County Public Library is looking for an energetic and dedicated person to provide library services to Boyle County residents by means of both the Library Bookmobile and Outreach Van. This person will drive to locations throughout Boyle County and provide library services to residents who are unable to use library services through traditional means.

As a member of the Bookmobile and Outreach staff, this person will have a variety of job duties. But the primary purpose will be to serve the informational, reference, and reading needs of individual library patrons of all ages who, for a variety of reasons, are unable to come to the Library.

A complete job description for this position can be found on the Careers section of our website. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and three references to by June 9, 2015.

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Computer Classes at the Library

May 15, 2015

The Library offers free computer classes every month. All computer classes are held in the Computer Lab at the Library unless otherwise indicated. Classes offered in May include:

• Windows 8.1 on May 19th at 10:00 am

• iPad Basics on May 19th at 11:00 am

• Learning about Instagram on May 19th at 12:00 pm

• Introduction to Computers on May 19th at 2:00 pm (held at Junction City First Baptist Church)

This class will show you how to use a mouse and keyboard, introduce the parts of the computer, and demonstrate the basics of navigating in Microsoft Windows.

• Microsoft Excel – Basic Part 2 (ASL Interpreter available) on May 20th from 4:00-6:00 pm

• Thursday Morning Computer Class: Online Searching on May 21st at 10:00 am

This class provides new computer users with some basic computer skills.

• Introduction to Computers on May 26th at 2:30 pm (held at Perryville Main Street Office)

This class will show you how to use a mouse and keyboard, introduce the parts of the computer, and demonstrate the basics of navigating in Microsoft Windows.

• Thursday Morning Computer Class: Basic Computer Skills on May 28th at 10:00 am

This class provides new computer users with some basic computer skills.

Those interested in attending any of the computer classes may register online or by calling the Library at 859.238.7323. For more information about any of the classes, please email Beth at

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Proposed Pipeline Project Information Available at the Library

April 24, 2015

The Library has received a document from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) outlining the proposed natural gas pipeline project and asking for public comment through May 18, 2015.

This FERC document is available for review online (Proposed Pipeline Project) and at the Library Reference Desk.

Public comments may be filed online at or via U.S. Mail. Address information and comment filing instructions are listed on page 6 of the FERC document (see "Proposed Pipeline Project" link above). Remember to refer to Docket No. CP15-88-000 when submitting your comments to the FERC.

Additional documents, including "An Interstate Natural Gas Facility on My Land? What Do I Need To Know?," are also available online at

A public meeting for updates on the pipeline issue is scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm at Inter-County RECC, 1009 Hustonville Road (S. Fourth Street) in Danville.  Mark Morgan and Tom Fitzgerald will be providing updates and information for all citizens, and particularly for landowners.

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