This Week at the Library: May 7-12, 2018

May 7, 2018
By BCPL

VolunTween: SPRING CLEANING
Monday, May 7th from 4:00-7:00 p.m.

The Library’s youth department will host a volunteer activity for tweens on Monday, May 7 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tween volunteers (ages 9-13) can help library staff prepare the Children’s Library for summer reading. Volunteers may sign up for a work shift to help out with program preparation, tidying up shelves, cleaning books, and more. Certificates for volunteer hours will be provided. Those interested in participating should call or stop by the Children’s Library to reserve a work shift.

 

FRENCH CAFÉ
Monday, May 7th at 5:00 p.m.

On Monday, May 7 at 5:00 p.m., the Library will host French Café. People of all ages can gather together in a relaxed atmosphere to practice speaking French in casual conversation. This event is great for those who are fluent speakers as well as for those who are just learning the language. The French Café will be held in the Mahan Gallery at the Library.

 

MOTHER'S DAY BEAR WORKSHOP
Tuesday, May 8th at 4:00 p.m.

The Library will host a special Mother’s Day Bear Workshop on Tuesday, May 8 at 4:00 p.m. Participants will be able to stuff a bear to make their own furry friend. Limited spaces are available. Those interested in participating should call or stop by the Children’s Library to register in advance.

 

DIY PHOTO COASTERS
Thursday, May 10th at 4:00 p.m.

On Thursday, May 10 at 4:00 p.m., the Library will host "DIY Photo Coasters" for tweens. Those interested in participating should bring their own printed photos. The Library will provide the supplies and instruction needed to turn the photos into a coaster. This event is for ages 9-13.

 

FOTL SPRING BOOK SALE
Thursday, May 10th from 1:00-8:00 p.m.
Friday, May 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Friends of the Library will be holding their annual Spring Book Sale on Thursday, May 10 through Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Boyle County Public Library, beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. Proceeds of the sale will go toward Library programs and events funded by the Friends of the Library.

 

"THE ILLUSTRATED WORD" EXHIBIT RECEPTION
Thursday, May 10th from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

The Library will host a reception for "The Illustrated Word" traveling art exhibit in the Mahan Gallery on Thursday, May 10 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Presented by the Kentucky Arts Council, the exhibit connects visual art and literature. The 27 artists in the exhibit represent 13 Kentucky counties. The artwork ranges from visual interpretations of poetry and excerpts from literature – both literal and metaphorical – to artwork that incorporates text as a design element.

“The Illustrated Word” was organized by the Kentucky Arts Council. It will travel to libraries around the Commonwealth through December 2018, for the enjoyment of art and reading enthusiasts throughout the state. This exhibit will be on display in the Mahan Gallery at the Boyle County Public Library until June 19, 2018.