Get ready for a ghoulish good time! Featuring a costume / cosplay contest, vendors, special guests (cosplayers, Ghostbusters, Imperial Legion lightsaber group and more), refreshments and vendors, BCPL’s Monster Bash is a fun way to kick off Halloween weekend. The event will be held after hours, from 6 – 8 p.m., on October 28 at our Kyova Mall branch.
Next Election The General Election will be held on Nov 8th, 2016 Dates and Deadlines Deadline to register to vote for the General Election is October 11th. More information: http://elect.ky.gov/ ———————————————- Via Debbie Jones, Boyd County Clerk: Registering to vote is easy and convenient! The following requirements must be met in order to register: You must be a U.S. Citizen and a Kentucky resident for a minimum of 28 days. You must be 18 years of age by the date of the next general election (usually the first Tuesday in … Continue reading
October is Family History Month, and here at BCPL, we are hosting a selection of programs to celebrate and help you discover your roots. October 3 – Using Newspapers Online (6 p.m.) October 12 – Backroom Tour of the Minnie C. Winder Room (6 p.m.) October 13 – Library of Virginia Website Research (6 p.m.) October 18 – Genealogy on Facebook (6 p.m.) October 27 – Guest Speaker: Eddie Price – Ohio River Heritage (2 p.m.)* Guest Speaker: Eddie Price – … Continue reading
BOYD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY TO PARTNER WITH POAGE DAR FOR “GENEALOGY DETECTIVES” The Boyd County Public Library is excited to announce its involvement in Poage Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution’s Genealogy Detectives. “Genealogy Detectives is a live event that will take place locally Friday, November 18, 2016. Nothing like this has ever been done in our area,” says Poage DAR Regent Amanda Tilsley, “and by presenting this show, we are giving individuals the opportunity to have genealogists trace their … Continue reading
The Teen Library Council (TLC) is a dedicated group of teens ages 13-18 who meet monthly with Elizabeth Crawford, Youth Services Supervisor and other staff to: Discuss and recommend books, movies, music, and more. Help plan selected library programs. Give input on library issues related to teens. Promote reading. Promote use of the library. Promote teen activities. The Teen Library Council (TLC) requires a commitment and application. The Commitment Attendance– The TLC usually meets from 7:00-7:45 pm on the second … Continue reading
The Boyd County Public Library (BCPL) is proud to announce that it has earned Exemplary status, the highest level of achievement given to Kentucky libraries by the Kentucky Public Library Association (KPLA)’s Standards Committee, for a second time. BCPL is one of only nine libraries in the state to receive this prestigious designation for the 2014-2016 cycle. This is the second time that the Boyd County Public Library has received this honor. The first was during the 2012-2014 standards evaluation … Continue reading