Books on Nooks

March 28, 2012 by  


Starting this month, BCPL card holders can now check out electronic books – and the device to read them on. The Library has five Nook Colors, each loaded with a variety of book titles, available for checkout. Three of them contain best-selling fiction; one has non-fiction; and one has young adult titles. E-books are shaking up the publishing world, as their popularity continues to increase. now consistently sells more Kindle e-books than print books. And big-time publishers, like Random … Continue reading

How the Library Helps

March 28, 2012 by  

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These are a few of the nearly 200 comments we received from patrons when we asked “How has the library helped you?” We are sharing all the comments with our local legislators in Frankfort on Legislative Day 2012 (Wednesday, March 7), but they are good comments to keep in mind year-round! “I am the mother of a two-year-old, who just recently stared going to the library. I recently lost my job and don’t have the money to buy new books … Continue reading

Branches down

March 28, 2012 by  


Catlettsburg and Kyova have lost their internet connections. Everything looks good on our side so it’s been reported to Windstream. Hopefully, they’ll have them up shortly.

Legislative Day Approaching

March 1, 2012 by  

Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky

As you are probably aware, members of the Kentucky General Assembly have been meeting in Frankfort for more than a month now. The annual session has several weeks to go, and legislators have many important matters to consider, including big budgetary ones. Kentucky and many other states throughout the country are having a tough time balancing their revenue and expenses, so it hardly seems like the time to say, “Hey, we need more money!” But it is important to remind … Continue reading

Ode to Dr. Seuss

March 1, 2012 by  

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Even if it’s not sunnydigital dr seuss 2012 We’ll have fun that’s funny And will we succeed? Yes, we will indeed! Horton will hear a who And Mr. Brown will of course moo Those foxes on boxes And cats in hats With their hunches and bunches And glunks that got thunk Will all celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday Dress up, dress down Just come around! To any branch on March 3rd 2 p.m. is the time the fun’ll begin.

Help Us Help You!

February 29, 2012 by  

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We want your stories! Tell us how the library (materials, services, programs) has helped you or your family in the past year. We will collect your stories and deliver them to your state legislators as we encourage them to continue funding for public libraries during the current legislative session.kentucky libraries bookmark Click here to send us an email. Please include your contact information. Thanks for your help!

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