Great Jazz Titles Available

June 19, 2012 by  

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Did you know that you can checkout and download entire albums from the Boyd County Public Library online collection via OverDrive?!?! Well, you can.  While doing a quick browse-through today I noticed some really nice titles in the Blues & Jazz genre.  Here is a list of albums that jumped out on the first page: Count Basie & Sarah Vaughan Live Session! by Cannonball Adderley Them Dirty Blues by Cannonball Adderley The Best of Chick Corea The Best of Herbie … Continue reading

Updated Ashland Cemetery Database

June 13, 2012 by  

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We recently updated the Ashland Cemetery Database through March of this year. This is an updated database from the Cemetery Office.   Here’s a link on our site: http://db.thebookplace.org/search/ashland.htm  

Queen Victoria’s Journals are now available!

June 6, 2012 by  

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    For the first time ever, all the personal journals of Queen Victoria have been made available to search and read online. This unique resource, developed in partnership by the Bodleian Libraries, the Royal Archives and ProQuest, is freely available for the public to access at www.queenvictoriasjournals.org through June 30, 2012. The journals, which span Victoria’s lifetime and consist of 141 volumes numbering over 33,000 pages, have never been published in their entirety and previously were only accessible by appointment at … Continue reading

KYVL New Password

June 4, 2012 by  

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KYVL has released new passwords that are effective immediately.  The old password will work through June 30th and will then be defunct.   Please visit any branch of the Boyd County Public Library to recieve the new passwords.  New passwords will be in effect through June 2014.   For a listing of databases available through KYVL, please click here.

Avengers Assemble!

May 27, 2012 by  

According to all the broken box office records, the entire US population has seen this movie in the theater at least 3 times. It pulled in a staggering $207 million the first weekend, and without the benefit of a holiday. That number changes the face of summer box office completely. Critics are talking about this movie like it’s the rapture. For some, it probably is a religious experience. Click here for a collection of reviews. On the other side, you … Continue reading

The Baz Luhrmann Effect

May 26, 2012 by  

Last weekend I found myself couch-bound and down with a serious sickness.  In times like these, I look to my favorite dvd’s to help me pull through.  Fueled by antibiotics and nostalgia, I put in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet.  This movie is in my all time Top 10, maybe Top 5.  That’s how much I LOVE IT!  The soundtrack is tops too. Can you believe how young they were??  Leo and Claire?  I forgot how pretty he was.  The … Continue reading

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