Summer Reading 2014

Photo Pendants

September 18, 2014 by  

Photo Pendants

Boyd County Public Library patrons will have the opportunity to make stylish photo pendants at September’s craft program. The program will be held on three different occasions beginning on Saturday, September 20, 2 p.m. at the Catlettsburg Branch. The program will be repeated Tuesday, September 23, 6 p.m. at the Main Branch, and again on Thursday, September 25, 6 p.m. at the Kyova Branch. The Main Branch is located at 1740 Central Ave. in Ashland; the Catlettsburg Branch is located … Continue reading

Banned Books Week

September 18, 2014 by  

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is Sept. 21-27, and Boyd County Public Library is joining thousands of others nationwide next week to celebrate the right to read – what you want. Banned Books Week, Sept. 21-27, is time when the entire book community (libraries, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers and readers) come together in shared support of the freedom to seek and express ideas – even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular. To celebrate the event, BCPL will host “Banned Books Baubles” on … Continue reading

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

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  

digital_mobile app

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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