Boyd County Writing Contest To celebrate his time as writer-in-residence at the Boyd County Library, author Max Grinnell is offering a writing contest for Boyd County Library patrons. Inspired by local history, he invites patrons to write a short piece (up to 500 words) based on one of the historic photos below of life in Ashland. Any format is fine (poetry, short story, etc) and he will be awarding three prizes. Please submit your entries to Max at firstname.lastname@example.org by May … Continue reading
“Escape the Ordinary,” BCPL’s adult summer reading program begins May 25 through September 7. Click here to register!
Click here to register kids, tweens, and teens for summer reading!
Pictures in the Park returns for another season of outdoor movies! Movies begin at dark at the Central Park Bandstand, on the first Friday of May through August. Patrons are asked to bring their own seats; refreshments will be provided. May 1, at dark: “Superman” (1978) Rated PG
Want to renew a book or place on one hold? There’s an app for that. Need to know how late Boyd County Public Library is open on Fridays? There’s an app for that. Want to download your favorite author’s latest novel (for free)? There’s an app for that, too! BCPL just launched a mobile app that puts all the great features and services of the library at your fingertips, on the go. You can instantly tap into library resources from … Continue reading
By Ben Nunley, BCPL circulation supervisor Do you have a Boyd County Public Library card in your wallet or purse? Pull it out. That powerful little piece of plastic now gives you access to thousands of free streaming movies and television shows. That’s because BCPL recently joined the Library Ideas network of Public Library websites, which offers access to the Freegal Movies and Television Service. Freegal (the name is derived from “free and legal”) is a new digital service with … Continue reading