Partner with us!

July 13, 2012 by  

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What’s even better than having a card that lets you borrow or download all the books, movies and music that you want, for free? How about being able to use that same card to save money when you go out to eat or hit the mall? That’s what Boyd County Public Library card holders will be able to do in September, thanks to local businesses that are partnering with BCPL. We are currently seeking business partners for our Library Card … Continue reading

Short & Sweet fall picks

July 10, 2012 by  

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The Short & Sweet program at the Kyova Branch (second Thursday at 6 p.m.) has a bunch of great selections coming up! This is a fun and easy program to do … just pick up a copy of that month’s short literary selections at Kyova, or read them online, using the links posted here. At the program, join in a brief discussion of each selection, and then enjoy some sweets. We promise to wrap it up within an hour. We … Continue reading

Share it! Map it! Text it!

July 6, 2012 by  

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We are constantly trying to make our iBranch, also known as our fourth branch, the most user-friendly, helpful library website around. With more than 40 online databases, offering everything from free music and book downloads, to homework help, to language learning, we think we do a pretty good job of getting cool services to our patrons. But the most used part of our site is our catalog – where you go to search our entire collection to find and reserve … Continue reading

A fresh look

July 2, 2012 by  


The final stage of the remodeling of the children’s department at the Main Branch is finished, giving the area a clean, colorful new look. The room is full of new furniture on both sides (youngsters and young adults), complementing the colorful shelving and new carpet installed within the past two years. The remodel also includes new computer stations for kids, an iPod and laptop area for the older set, and new puzzle and toy shelves that keep items more organized … Continue reading

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

Free downloads of young adult books

June 11, 2012 by  

Boyd County Public Library - Audio Books

A new service offered through BCPL lets teens another readers of young adult material “sync” that literature into their headphones – with two free audiobook downloads available each week all summer. Now you can listen to bestselling young adult titles and those required reading classics. Two free audiobook downloads are offered each week, from June 14 through Aug. 22. Just go to to download the titles so you can listen on the run. Each week’s free audiobook pairings will … Continue reading

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