Enter Nightscapes

June 25, 2012 by  

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As you head out and about on vacation this summer, it’s likely you’ll take some photos. If you take some at night, you might want to consider entering them in Boyd County Public Library’s upcoming photo exhibit. “Nightscapes” will be on display throughout August, as part of BCPL’s adult summer reading program, which is called “Between the Covers.” Any views or representations of a night scene are eligible for the exhibit. And it doesn’t have to be a photo you … Continue reading

Museum programs

June 1, 2012 by  

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We are excited to be partnering with the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center on several fun events during our summer reading program this year. All the events mentioned here will be held at the museum, 1620 Winchester Ave. Participants in summer reading (children, teens or adults) can pick up a ticket at any library branch good for free admission for themselves and a guest. The tickets will be available in the week prior to the event. First up is “Creatures … Continue reading

Request for Proposal for an architect

May 24, 2012 by  

Boyd County Public Library District (“The Library”) is issuing a request for proposal for an architect to draw plans, produce construction bid documents, and oversee construction for the remodel and updating of Catlettsburg Branch. Bid packages with minimum specifications are available to download.  The “Request for Proposal—Catlettsburg” consists of three parts [click on name for pdf document]: RFP–Catlettsburg Attachment “A”—Scope of Project “Cburg layout   Bids will be accepted until 11AM LOCAL TIME on July 10, 2012.  All bids must … Continue reading

Fun & rewards for adult readers

May 17, 2012 by  

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 This time of year, at libraries around the country, preparation is in high gear for the summer reading programs for kids – as a great way to keep their minds engaged while they are out of school for a few months. That’s certainly the case here at BCPL, where we are working hard getting ready for eight weeks of fun and excitement with kids and teens. But, a few years ago, we thought, “What about the adults? Shouldn’t we include … Continue reading

We want to catch you!

April 30, 2012 by  

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May might mean spring flowers to most people, but to us at Boyd County Public Library, it means we get to be spies. In what is fast becoming one of our favorite times of the year (we have many), Get Caught Reading Month is a time for BCPL staff to go on the hunt in the community to find people reading – anywhere and everywhere. The month-long observance has been around since 1999, when the Association of American Publishers launched it … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Kyova!

April 30, 2012 by  

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They say time flies when your kids are young, and that couldn’t be truer than in the case of the Kyova Branch. It’s hard to believe the mall branch turns 1 year old on May 1! Enjoy cake and other refreshments throughout the day when you visit the branch, located in the Kyova Mall, across from Elder-Beerman. You can also register to win dinner and a movie for 2 at the Kyova Mall. And feel free to sing “Happy Birthday” … Continue reading

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