By Barb Biggs, BCPL branch services supervisor The New Year. Out with the old, in with the new. Resolutions. Fresh starts. These are phrases we are all familiar with when we turn the calendar to January. They are things that we hope will get us all off to an amazing 2014. With all of things we look forward to, though, there is also that one other thing looming over us this time of year. Taxes. Sorry to throw that dirty … Continue reading
Staying in touch with your library has never been easier. We offer lots of ways – including new text notification – to receive information about items you have on hold, reminders when those items are due, and updates on all our great programs and services. We’ve been on the Internet for about a dozen years now, and keep this iBranch updated with all the library events, new services and databases, as well as reviews of books, movies and music. We also … Continue reading
By Jamie Bayne, BCPL information services supervisor At Boyd County Public Library we always strive to serve the needs of our community. Whether that need is a Blu-Ray to take home and watch, a good book to curl up with, a basketball to play with in the Park, or an eBook on your Kindle – whatever we can help with, we do. This year we decided to tackle one of the needs of our teen community – preparing for the … Continue reading
The final report from this winter’s SOAR conference has been released. You can check it out by clicking here. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers collaborated for a conference entitled Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) in December.
We’re trying something new at Boyd County Public Library this winter. Participation in our summer reading program for adults has grown steadily since it began five years ago, and several of those readers have asked “Why don’t you do something like this in the winter?” Your wish is our command! The first-ever winter reading program for adults runs from Jan. 6 through March 31. We’re calling it “Hot Reads, Cold Nights” and we’re hoping that many of you will want … Continue reading
The Short & Sweet program at the Kyova Branch (second Thursday at 6 p.m.) has some great selections coming up in 2014! 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