New Art Exhibit in the Mahan Gallery

August 4, 2015
By BCPL

The Boyle County Public Library announces the opening of the August 2015 art exhibit in the Mahan Gallery. The exhibit, "Some Things Old and New," features a collection of oil paintings by local artist, Allen Arth. It is made up of artwork from his early years as an artist to his most recent endeavors. In addition to the paintings, the exhibit – which will run through the end of the month - also includes wood-fired pottery and Indian beadwork. The public is invited to attend an Artist Reception which will be held at the Library in the Mahan Gallery on Monday, August 10, 2015 from 6:30-8:00 pm.



The Mahan Gallery features the artwork of area artists and traveling exhibits. The gallery is located just off the main floor of the Library in the Mahan House and is open to the public during regular Library hours.


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End-of-Summer Storytime Break

July 28, 2015
By BCPL

There will be no Toddler, Preschool, and Homeschool Storytimes at the Library July 27th through August 5th. Storytimes will resume at their regularly scheduled times on August 11th after the two-week hiatus.


Toddler Storytime (for children ages 18 months – 2 years, with a parent or caregiver) will be held on Tuesdays at 10:30 am. Preschool Storytime (for children ages 3 to 5 years) will be held on Tuesdays at 11:30 am and Wednesdays at 10:30 am. These storytime programs feature stories, songs, rhymes, and puppets.


Homeschool Storytime will be held on Wednesdays at 11:15 am. In this program, children will learn about a special topic each week and connect with other homeschoolers. All of the storytimes will be held in the Children’s Library.


Storytime is a great way to introduce your young child to the Library. If you have any questions about this or other children's programs, contact (or stop by and visit) Ms. Libby or Ms. Kate in the Children's Library.


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Crime Scene Investigation

July 23, 2015
By Youth

Tweens can attempt to solve a fictional crime by visiting a mock crime scene, examining clues, and interrogating persons of interest. After gathering all the evidence, you must try to determine which suspect is guilty!


 CSI 




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Back-to-School D.I.Y. Workshop for Teens

July 23, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will host a Back-to-School D.I.Y. Workshop for teens on Friday, July 24th beginning at 10:00 am. Teens will be able to make personalized school supplies for their lockers. This free event will be held in the Community Room and is open to all teens (ages 13-18). Registration is required. Please call the library to register at 859.238.7323.


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Library to Host Comic Con for Teens

July 16, 2015
By BCPL

As part of the Teen Summer Reading Program, the Boyle County Public Library will be hosting "Comic Con" on Thursday, July 23rd at 6:00 pm in the Community Room. Teens (ages 13-18) can enjoy superhero cosplay at the Library.


Participants can come in costume or build one when they arrive. Activities include cape creation, mask making, comic Mad Libs, superhero cookie decorating, a superhero photo booth, and a costume fashion show. Registration is required.


This event is open to all teens. Refreshments will be served. For more information about and to register for this event, contact Jamie Helle or Maggie Myers at 859-238-7323.


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