Summer Reading 2014

BCPL Mobile

August 12, 2014 by  

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Boyd County Public Library this month launched a mobile app that puts all the great features and services of the library at your fingertips, on the go. With it, you can instantly tap into library resources from any mobile phone or tablet connected to the internet – anytime, anywhere. “Everyone lives on their mobile phones these days, so it’s important for the library to be easily accessible whenever and wherever people need access to our staff and rich resources,” said … Continue reading

August 2014 Events

August 4, 2014 by  

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Boyd County Public Library District:  August 2014   Date and time                                     Event and location Aug. 1, 5 p.m.                                      Literary Images Photo Exhibit (Pendleton Art Center) Aug. 1, 8 p.m.                                      Story Lady (M) Aug. 1, dark                                         Pictures in the Park: “The Lego Movie” (M) Aug. 2, 2 p.m.                                      Summer Reading Finale Party (M) Aug. 4, 6 p.m.                                      Basic Word Class (M) Aug. 5, 12 p.m.                                    Beginner’s Canning: Water Bath Method (M) Aug. 6, 12 p.m.                                    Beginner’s Canning: Pressure Method (M) Aug. … Continue reading

Golden Artistry

July 22, 2014 by  

Golden Artistry

Boyd County Public Library is excited to have been awarded an Arts Access Assistance grant through a program of the Kentucky Arts Council, the states art agency, which is supported by state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment of the Arts. The Arts Access Assistance grant supports arts programs that serve populations whose opportunities to experience the arts may be limited by age, geographic location, ethnicity, economic status, disability or other factors. “Creative Aging and Lifelong Learning … Continue reading

Fizz Boom Read!

May 21, 2014 by  

Fizz Boom Read

ASHLAND         Boyd County Public Library is bubbling with excitement, ready to get fizzy with kids this summer. “Fizz Boom Read” is the free eight-week summer reading program at Boyd County Public Library, which kicks off Saturday, May 31. Starting the week of June 2, there are fun and educational programs each week for toddlers through tweens at the Ashland, Catlettsburg and Kyova branches.  The teen program is called “Spark a Reaction,” with weekly programs at both Main and Kyova. While … Continue reading

BCPL: There’s an app for that!

February 7, 2014 by  

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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

Free movies & TV

November 12, 2013 by  

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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

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