Reading in the (3M) Clouds

March 19, 2014 by  


Book lending at Boyd County Public Library is reaching new heights – to the clouds, actually. The 3M Cloud Library is a new resources that lets borrowers checkout books to their computer or mobile device, and read them on either one – or both. In March, BCPL rolled out the new Discovery Terminal at the Main Branch – a touch screen system that patrons can browse and then select an ebook, place one on hold or rate a title. Additional … Continue reading

Love Your Library walk/run

March 14, 2014 by  

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By Kellie Nunley, BCPL Technical Services Supervisor On your mark … get set … GO! Did you know Boyd County Public Library has a 5K? We do, and we are excited to announce that the 2nd annual Love Your Library 5K event is coming up soon – on Friday, April 25.  Last year, about 350 participants and spectators took part, and we hope to draw an even bigger crowd this year. Love Your Library 5K is a bit different than … Continue reading

Building remodeling

March 14, 2014 by  


It’s a very exciting time here at The Library.  Planning is underway to remodel both the Main Branch and our Summit Outreach facility. At Main, we are remodeling the non-fiction area to include brighter lighting, new paint, and a revamp of space. The newly created space from the repositioning of shelving will provide for a “teen/young adult” area – great for progressive study, research and discussion.  Upon completion, this remodel will provide a fresh, aesthetically modern look to an integral … Continue reading

March board meeting rescheduled

March 14, 2014 by  

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The monthly meeting of the BCPL Board of Trustees will be Monday, March 24 (and not March 17). The meeting will be at 4 p.m. at the Main Branch. Board meetings are open to the public.

Board vacancy

March 3, 2014 by  

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Boyd County Public Library is seeking applications for a vacancy on the Board of Trustees. Any resident of Boyd County is eligible to apply and is encouraged to do so.  We would especially welcome applicants from the unincorporated areas of the county in an effort to help us serve all of our resident’s effectively.  The Board would also like to encourage motivated professionals within the county to submit an application. Applications will be taken through March 17, 2014 with the … Continue reading

Spotlight on teens and technology

February 26, 2014 by  


As we get ready to observe Teen Tech Week (March 9-14), it seems like a good time to showcase all the outstanding technology that BCPL offers – to folks of all ages. The theme of Teen Tech Week 2014 is “DIY @ your library,” which is appropriate, given that modern technology helps us do all kinds of amazing things someone like me, inching near the half-century mark, never dreamed possible. Boyd County Public Library is doing a couple of cool … Continue reading

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