This Week at the Library: April 17-22
The Boyle County Public Library offers many fun, educational events throughout the year. Weekly programs include Crafters Who Care on Mondays at 6:00 p.m., Storytimes on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, and Coding Clubs on Mondays and Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. In addition to these weekly events, the following Library-sponsored programs are scheduled for this week:
Tween Advisory Group (TAG)
Monday, April 17th at 4:00 p.m.
Tween Advisory Group (TAG) provides a way for tweens to have fun while volunteering their time at the library. For more information about tween programs, see Ms. Logan Anderson in the Children’s Library. (Ages 9-13)
Teen STEM Challenge
Tuesday, April 18th at 4:00 p.m.
Teens can test their knowledge of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concepts and engineering design abilities at Teen Challenge. At this event, teams will compete in a different challenge each month. This month, teens (ages 13-18) will be building rubber band rockets. This free program will be held in the Community Room.
Third Thursday Morning & Evening Book Discussion Groups
Thursday, April 20th at 10:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
The Library offers a variety of book discussion groups each month, including the Third Thursday Morning and Evening Book Discussion Groups which meet at the Library on the third Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. respectively. These groups are designed for anyone interested in discussing a wide variety of books in a group setting.
This month, the Morning Discussion group, which is led by Diana Draper, will discuss Digging to America by Anne Tyler. The Evening Discussion group is led by Merry Cooper and will discuss Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill. Those interested in participating in either group may pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk in the Library.
Nutrition Condition (Week 3)
Thursday, April 20th at Noon
On Thursday the Library will be hosting"“Nutrition Condition," a health and wellness workshop series offered in partnership with the Boyle County Cooperative Extension Office. Workshop participants will learn how to improve their nutrient intake and learn how to eat better on a budget. Registration is encouraged.
The Traveling Tomato Show
Thursday, April 20th at 6:00 p.m.
On Thursday the Library will host the Traveling Tomato Show, an heirloom tomato seeds workshop that will cover information on how to plant and save heirloom tomato seeds. Workshop participants will receive a free organic heirloom tomato seedling and six packets of heirloom seeds to take home. Due to the materials supplied, registration is required. Those interested in attending may register at the Circulation Desk or by calling 859-238-7323. This event will be held in the Community Room at the Library.
In the ongoing effort to promote lifelong learning, the Library offers a wide variety of free computer classes every month. The following classes are scheduled for this week:
Intro. to Microsoft Excel on Tuesday, April 18th at 2:00 p.m.
Typing on Wednesday, April 12th at 11:00 a.m.
Click here for more information or to register for either of these computer classes. One-on-one computer help is also available.