This Week at the Library: December 10-14, 2018

December 10, 2018

Second Monday Book Discussion Group

The Second Monday Book Discussion Group meets on the second Monday of the month at 3:00 p.m. at the Library. Selections include fiction and historical fiction books set in locations around the world. On Monday, December 10, the group will discuss 1222 by Anne Holt. Those interested in participating may pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk in the Library.


“I Survived: 1893” Breakout

The library was founded in 1893. On Monday, December 10 at 4:30 p.m. tweens are invited to an “I Survived: 1893” breakout event. Participants will try to beat the breakout game by surviving the various challenges and disasters that occurred that year. For ages 9-13.


Mindfulness Monday: Snow Floam

This monthly series combines crafting and mindfulness education. On Monday, December 10 at 6:00 p.m., enjoy an hour of mindfulness while making snow floam. Participants will focus on shaping and squishing the floam to help relieve some stress.




On Tuesday, December 11 at 4:00 p.m., the Library will host KidStir, a cooking class for kids. This month, participants will be decorating cookies. Registration is required. Class size is limited to 20. For ages 5-8.


Gingerbread Zombies

On Thursday, December 13 at 4:30 p.m., teens and tweens are invited to put a fun twist on a classic holiday activity by decorating gingerbread cookies as zombies. For ages 9-18.


Coloring & Conversation

The library will host a coloring club for adults on Thursday, December 13 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.


BCPL Trivia Night

The library will celebrate its 125th anniversary next month. As a lead up to the big event, weekly trivia nights will be held in December on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the library. On Thursday, December 13, patrons can play trivia with a team to win items like tote bags, pens, travel mugs, and more. The categories will feature questions on BCPL, Kentucky libraries, and general library facts. All ages and families are welcome.


Origami Club

On Friday, December 14 at 4:30 p.m., tweens can improve their skills at origami by trying out new projects. Many tutorials with varying levels of difficulty will be available. For ages 9-13.


Delayed Opening

The library will open at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 14.