Free Computer Classes at the Library

February 10, 2015
By BCPL

The Boyle County Public Library offers free computer classes every month.


In February, the Thursday Morning Computer Class will provide new computer users with some basic computer skills. This month, classes in this series include: Internet Basics (February 12th at 10:00 am); Email Basics (February 19th at 10:00 am); and Google Search (February 26th at 10:00 am).


Additional February classes to be held at the Library include:


• Overdrive: Online Library (eBooks & Audio Books) on February 17th at 12:00 pm

• Internet Safety on February 19th at 4:00 pm

• Windows 8 on February 21st at 4:00 pm



The Library will also offer Homework Help, a Community Outreach Workshop, on February 13, 2015 at various locations throughout the county. Participants will learn how to access and use the latest technology and easy-to-use tools (i.e. interactive whiteboard, chat, and file sharing). This workshop will be offered at Junction City First Baptist Church (February 13th at 10:00 am), Forkland Community Center (February 13th at 12:00 pm), and at the Perryville Main Street Office (February 13th at 2:00 pm).


Those interested in attending any of the computer classes may register online or by calling the Library at 859.238.7323.


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"A Trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp" Program at the Library

February 7, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will host "A Trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp" on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the Community Room. During the program, Buck Rogers and Jeff Meyers will discuss their trip to the Mt. Everest Base Camp in Nepal. The program will feature an introduction about their adventure, a slideshow with photos from the trek, followed by a question and answer session.



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Starburst Bracelets

February 5, 2015
By Youth

Come play with your food, or at least the wrappers, and learn how to make sweet and stylish accessories for yourself or your valentine!


 Starburst Bracelets 




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Valentine Workshop for Kids

February 2, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will offer a special Sunday Afternoon Valentine Workshop for Kids on Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 pm. Children, ages 3 - 8, are invited to celebrate the holiday at this festive event where they can make Valentine cards and decorate Valentine cookies. No registration is required for this "drop-in when you can" event.

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Book Signing with Football Coach David Buchanan

January 22, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will host a book signing with David Buchanan on Saturday, January 31, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Buchanan’s book, Black Shoes & White Shoestrings, is a collection of football and life lessons learned from a variety of coaches at the high school, collegiate, and professional level. Copies of the book will be available for purchase during his visit.


Some of the football programs highlighted in the book include Boyle County Rebels, Centre College Colonels, Danville Admirals, Mason County Royals, Cleveland Browns, Kentucky Wildcats, Harrodsburg Hogs, and Mercer County Scotties. Life lessons from coaches like Chuck Smith, Larry French, Blanton Collier, Alvis Johnson, and Sam Harp are included. Many other football programs, players, and coaches are also covered in the book.


David Buchanan is the head football coach at Mason County High School in Maysville, Kentucky and was previously the head coach at Paris High School (KY). He is a graduate of Mercer County High School and Centre College. Buchanan has served as president of the Kentucky Football Coaches Association and as head coach for the Kentucky All-Stars in their annual Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Classic. He is the son of John Buchanan, a former head coach at Boyle County High School and Mercer County High School. David is married to Stephanie Trosper, and they have 3 children, John Combs, Emma, and Trosper.



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