This Week at the Library: June 11-16, 2018

June 8, 2018
By BCPL

WEEKLY SUMMER READING ACTIVITIES

Baby Lapsit
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.

The Boyle County Public Library will offer a Baby Lapsit program starting on Monday, June 11 at 10:30 am. The program focuses on early literacy skills and is designed for infants up to 12 months and their caregivers. During the program, babies sit on their caregiver’s lap and interact with them while enjoying rhyming songs, finger plays, and short stories designed with babies in mind. The Baby Lapsit program will meet on Mondays at 10:30 am in the Children's Storytime Room at the Library and run through mid-July. Registration is required.

 

Yoga for Kids
Mondays at 11:00 a.m.

The Library will offer a yoga class for preschool-aged children on Mondays at 11:00 a.m. beginning June 11. The program, led by Lindley Zanolli, is designed especially for younger children. The class will be held in the Community Room at the Library. Registration is required.

 

"Ukulele for U"
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

This year, music is the theme for summer reading. To celebrate this, the Library will be offering free ukulele lessons on Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. beginning on June 11. Brittany Smith, the musically inclined Outreach Librarian, will teach the basics of playing ukulele. Participants can either bring their own instrument or use one of the Library’s, while supplies last. Registration is required. Lessons are for ages 13 and up.

 

BOOK DISCUSSIONS & ADDITIONAL SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Tween Craft: Summer Hat Design
Monday, June 11th at 2:00 p.m.

On Monday afternoon at 2:00 p.m., tweens (ages 9-13) can stop by the Library to decorate baseball caps with puff paint and bling. Hats are provided, or participants can bring their own.

 

Second Monday Book Discussion Group
Monday, June 11th at 3:00 p.m.

The Second Monday Book Discussion Group meets on the second Monday of the month at 3:00 p.m. in the Mahan House at the Library. Selections include fiction and historical fiction books set in locations around the world. On Monday afternoon the group will discuss Death of a Dreamer: A Hamish Macbeth Mystery by M.C. Beaton. Those interested in participating may pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk in the Library.

 

Magic Miles
Wednesday, June 13th at 1:00 p.m.

The Library will host "Magic Miles" on Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. Families are invited to be amazed by magic tricks performed by this local musician. After the show, those interested in learning how to perform easy-to-master magic tricks can check out any of the numerous books the Library has on the subject.

 

Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo
Thursday, June 14th at 10:30 a.m.*

The Library will host Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo on Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m.  Kids of all ages are invited to get an up-close look at a variety of animals native to Australia. Tickets are required to attend this event and will be given out 30-minutes prior to the start of the program.

*An additional non-ticketed Outreach performance will be held at 1:00 p.m. at Junction City Elementary School on the same day. Both events are free and open to the public.

 

Coloring & Conversation
Thursday, June 14th at 6:00 p.m.

The Library will host a coloring club for adults on Thursday evening  at 6:00 p.m. Many adults have rediscovered the joys of coloring as a way to relax and combat stress. The club, which is done in partnership with the Boyle County Cooperative Extension office, meets on the second Thursday of the month in the Mahan Gallery.

 

Michael Evces
Saturday, June 16th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

On Saturday, June 16 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., the Library will host musician Michael Evces. The public is invited to stop by the Library to enjoy acoustic guitar music by this local singer-songwriter. This free event will be held on the main floor of the Library.