Photo Copyright Workshop to be Held at the Library

January 20, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will host a Photo Copyright Workshop on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm in the Community Room. This free workshop, led by Mary Girard, Beth Goode, and Clay Jackson, will cover copyright issues in the internet age.

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Baby Lapsit Program Begins in January

January 16, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will offer a Baby Lapsit program starting on Monday, January 19th at 10:30 am. Baby Lapsit 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.


Baby Lapsit will meet on Mondays at 10:30 am in the Children's Storytime Room and run for six weeks through March 2, 2015.

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January Jubilee Celebration at the Library

January 7, 2015
By BCPL

The Boyle County Public Library invites you to the January Jubilee, celebrating five years since the grand re-opening of the Library. Special events will be held at the Library throughout the month beginning on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 3:00 pm with a Jubilee Reception featuring music by the jazz group Five.


Additional Jubilee events include an art exhibit in the Mahan Gallery featuring staff artwork; a Purplicious Party for Kids; Cupcake Decorating for Tweens; Wednesday Afternoon Storytime; a "Get to Know Your Library" Scavenger hunt; plus a prop-filled Selfies Booth. Patrons can also enjoy an afternoon program featuring Kentucky Humanities Council Speaker Normandi Ellis at the Friends of the Library Annual Tea. Ms. Ellis will perform "My Mother Was a Character -- Aren't Most Mothers?" on Thursday, January 15th at 4:00 pm.



Schedule of Events


January Jubilee Reception

Sunday, January 11th from 3:00-5:00 pm

Featuring the jazz group "Five" at 3:00 pm.


Mahan Gallery Opening Reception

Monday, January 12th from 6:30-7:30 pm

Featuring artwork created by Library staff.


Purplicious Party* (Ages 5-8)

Tuesday, January 13th at 4:00 pm

Come dressed in your favorite shade of purple!

Enjoy cupcakes, crafts, and activities.


Cupcake Decorating* (Ages 9-13)

Thursday, January 15th at 4:00 pm

Celebrate the January Jubilee by decorating (and devouring) cupcakes!


Friends of the Library Annual Meeting & Tea

Thursday, January 15th at 4:00 pm

Featuring Kentucky Humanities Council Speaker Normandi Ellis in

"My Mother Was a Character -- Aren't Most Mothers?"




All of these free programs will be held at the Boyle County Public Library, and are open to the public. *Please register in the Children's Library for the starred events.



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Job Opening at the Library

December 30, 2014
By BCPL

Adult Programming Coordinator


The Boyle County Public Library is looking for a creative and motivated person to act as Adult Programming Coordinator. This person will plan and implement programs that support existing library services, further the library’s long-range goals, respond to stated needs from library patrons, and enhance the Library’s partnership activities with other community agencies, all aimed at an adult audience.


The Adult Programming Coordinator will work collaboratively with all staff members, particularly the Education Outreach Coordinator and the PR Coordinator. This person, in consultation with other library staff, will seek to offer programs, exhibits, and events that complement the services/programs offered in other areas of the library including children and ‘Tweens, local history, local collections, current events, and scheduled classes.


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 references to jobs@boylepublib.org by January 11, 2015.


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Cupcake Decorating

December 29, 2014
By Youth

Tweens can celebrate the Library's 5th anniversary since its grand-reopening by decorating (and devouring) birthday cupcakes!


 Birthday Cupcake 




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