Your Voice In My Head

April 9, 2012 by  

Emma Forrest is 33 years old, and the film rights to her memoir, Your Voice In My Head, have already been acquired. At 13 she was writing stories for the London Evening Standard. At 16 she had her own column in the Sunday Times. She was contributing to the Guardian, Vogue, Vanity Fair, and the Independent by the age of 21. At 22 she published her first book, Namedropper. It was very well received, as were the other two novels … Continue reading

Have a home improvement project? We can help!

April 7, 2012 by  

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Spring is upon us; the flowers are blooming, allergies are flaring, and home projects are on the horizon in preparation for warmer months.  So, put on your working clothes, throw on your favorite tunes, and use these beautiful days to tackle all of those do-it-yourself plans that you’ve been putting off all year.  Home Improvement Reference Center, offered by EBSCOhost, can assist you with all of your big projects or ideas, and may even provide you with new ones!  The … Continue reading

Save money with BCPL

April 6, 2012 by  

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What do you think of when someone says the word “library?” Books, probably. Maybe story time for little ones? Libraries today are so, so, so much more than that, and are a perfect place to save you and your family a bundle of money each year. If you haven’t visited the library in a while, now’s a good time to plan a trip there and learn about all the activities and services. But before you do – or in case … Continue reading

Another Earth

April 5, 2012 by  

This is a 2011 movie about a parallel Earth that appears in the sky one night. It’s explained by orbits behind the sun.  The movie never actually goes to the other Earth so that’s a bit disappointing.  It’s mostly a story about the decisions and mistakes we make in life. We follow the life of a young woman who is living with the consequences of her actions. The ending isn’t very exciting but I enjoyed it because they don’t just … Continue reading

Immortals

April 3, 2012 by  

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I watched The Immortals for the first time with my husband on DVD the other evening; neither of us were terribly impressed.  The film started out slow and did eventually move into some action packed fighting.  However, the kicker for me was the inaccuracy of the film with regards to its mythological foundation. The premise is Theseus is a bastard, born to his mother after she was raped in a small Grecian village.  Unbeknownst to Theseus, his friend and mentor is actual Zeus (leader of the Gods) in … Continue reading

Here’s what we’re reading

April 3, 2012 by  

Here are the library’s book club selections for spring 2012. New members are always welcome!  For more information about any of these clubs, please call Amanda Clark at 606.329.0518, ext. 1140 Book Club @ Catlettsburg (second Tuesday at 5 pm) April 10: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford May 8: So Brave, Young and Handsome by Leif Enger June 12: The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig Kreative Kritics (third Tuesday at 6 pm at Kyova) … Continue reading

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