Danville High School Forensics Event at the Library

May 8, 2015

The Friends of the Library continue their Spring program line-up on Thursday, May 14th at 4:30 pm with "National Spotlight" featuring Danville High School Forensics national competitors. Members of the forensics team preparing for the national competition will share a variety of speech and drama pieces at this event.

Danville High School (DHS) placed second at the Kentucky High School Speech League’s State Speech Tournament on March 13-14 at the University of Kentucky. Twenty-six DHS entries advanced through three preliminary rounds to the Semifinals in thirteen events. This spring, Danville High School won the Louisville Diocese tournament of the Catholic Forensic League for an unprecedented nineteenth straight year. Twelve students from DHS qualified to represent the Kentucky area in the Grand Nationals in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, over Memorial Day weekend. Some of the events in which they will compete include Congressional Debate, Declamation, Dramatic Performance, and Oratory. The DHS Forensics team is coached by Steve Meadows, Head of the English Department at Danville High School.

This free program is open to the public and will be held in the Community Room at the Boyle County Public Library.

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Zentangle for Tweens

May 7, 2015
By Youth

Learn this fun and relaxing method of creating beautiful images from structured patterns. The Zentangle method is intended to make the act of drawing pleasurable as well as meditative.


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Spring Film Series Wraps Up

May 5, 2015

The Friends of the Library Spring Film Series wraps up on Thursday, May 7th at 7:00 pm in the Community Room at the Library with a 1980 biopic that tells the story of a Kentucky mountain girl who rose from poverty to fame as a country and western singer.

The film will be introduced by Charles Vahlkamp, professor emeritus at Centre College, and will be followed by a discussion about the film. There is no charge for admission, and free popcorn will be available. Runtime is 124 minutes.

Due to licensing restrictions, the use of film titles is prohibited outside of the Library. Inquiring minds can find out what movie will be shown by either visiting or calling the Library. 

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Proposed Pipeline Project Information Available at the Library

April 24, 2015

The Library has received a document from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) outlining the proposed natural gas pipeline project and asking for public comment through May 18, 2015.

This FERC document is available for review online (Proposed Pipeline Project) and at the Library Reference Desk.

Public comments may be filed online at www.ferc.gov or via U.S. Mail. Address information and comment filing instructions are listed on page 6 of the FERC document (see "Proposed Pipeline Project" link above). Remember to refer to Docket No. CP15-88-000 when submitting your comments to the FERC.

Additional documents, including "An Interstate Natural Gas Facility on My Land? What Do I Need To Know?," are also available online at www.ferc.gov.

A public meeting for updates on the pipeline issue is scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm at Inter-County RECC, 1009 Hustonville Road (S. Fourth Street) in Danville.  Mark Morgan and Tom Fitzgerald will be providing updates and information for all citizens, and particularly for landowners.

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ONE BOOK Gardening Events at the Library

April 17, 2015

In collaboration with the ONE BOOK Community Reading Project, the Library will be offering special gardening-related programs and events.

Gardening Craft

On Monday, April 20th at 6:00pm, the Library will host Garden Pavers: Family Night. At this event, adults and children can work together to make a stepping stone for their spring garden. All supplies will be provided, but space is limited to 30 participants so registration is required. The Library will also host Garden Pavers for Kids & Tweens on Monday, April 27th at 4:00pm. Space for this session is also limited to 30 participants.

Special Event Storytimes

On Tuesday, April 21st at 11:30am and Wednesday, April 22nd at 10:30 am and 11:15 am, Ms. Libby will present Tiny Green Thumbs by C.Z. Guest at the Preschool and Homeschool Storytimes. Children in attendance will receive sunflower seeds to grow at home for a contest. Prizes will be awarded at the end of July for the tallest sunflower, the shortest sunflower, and the sunflower with the biggest diameter. Pictures of the sunflowers progress are encouraged and will be on display in the Children's Library.

The children will also be planting Mammoth Sunflowers at the Library on that day, and each child will be given a tree sapling which they can plant at home to celebrate Earth Day.

Arbor Day Event

On Friday, April 24th at 12:00pm the Library will host Arbor Day Tree Planting. Tree saplings will be given to the first 50 people to arrive. Instruction will be given on properly planting and caring for the tree.

All of these events are free and open to the public. Call the Library for more information or to register.

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