LearningExpress Library adds new content


Available on LearningExpress Library on Tuesday, July 3: New Online Practice Exams New practice exams will be available to users preparing for the WorkKeys® assessments, Praxis II: Principles of Learning Tests (PLT), and the COMPASS® college placement exams. We’ve also added another practice civil service exam. New eBooks The inventory of vocational and instructional eBooks has grown to include three new titles for the GED® Test and nursing school entrance exams, and a new addition to the 501 Questions series … Continue reading

Get all the latest healthcare reform updates!


NEWSBANK SPECIAL REPORTS  U.S. Health Care Reform Law – Supreme Court Decision Important Update June 29, 2012   From the beginning the U.S. Health Care Reform Law has been covered in NewsBank’s World Health Special Report.  This Report continues its coverage with the Supreme Court Decision and the aftermath of that ruling. Because this ruling impacts nearly every individual and business in the United States as well as having a definite affect on the November Presidential election, NewsBank’s Special Report includes articles from a diverse mix of … Continue reading

Megan McCafferty: An Underrated Author

June 28, 2012 by  

If you haven’t heard of Megan McCafferty, I’m not surprised. She, like many YA (Young Adult) authors, is criminally overlooked and underrated. My hope is that this review will encourage you to consider her for your summer reading list. Sloppy Firsts is the first book in the Jessica Darling series, which is more than just YA. Sure teenagers get it, but the content and the tone are way funnier and way more enjoyable for adults. That is Megan McCafferty’s gift. … Continue reading

Great Jazz Titles Available

June 19, 2012 by  


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  

Boyd County Public Library - Genealogy

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!


    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

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