The 2015 BCPL Literary Madness Tournament is HERE! Starting March 23rd, the BCPL Facebook page will feature daily match-ups of your favorite literary characters for YOU to vote on! You have until the 23rd to turn in a bracket to the Main Branch for a chance to win a book featuring the winning tournament character and a free personalized library card! Download your printable bracket and tournament rules below or pick one up at the Main Branch!
Along with all of the great library resources that get patrons minds racing, BCPL now offers a 5K training course to get their feet racing, too. The 7-week training course begins March 10, and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday at the Main Branch. Class begins at 6 p.m. The last date of the training course is April 23, leading up to the 3rd Annual Love Your Library 5K on April 24. Couch to 5K is led by trained … Continue reading
Date and time Event and location March 2, 10:30 a.m. Toddler Time (C) March 3, 1:30 p.m. Preschool Story Time (K) March 3, 3:30-7:30 p.m. AARP Tax-Aide (K) March 3, 6:00 p.m. Slow Cooker Class (K) March 3, 6:00 p.m. Couch to 5K (M) March 4, 9:30-1:30 p.m. AARP Tax-Aide (K) March 4, 1:30 p.m. Preschool Story Time (K) March 4, 6:00 p.m. Your Digital Library (M) March 5, 3:30-7:30 p.m. AARP Tax-Aide (K) March 5, 6:00 p.m. Couch to … Continue reading
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
Just in time for Halloween – use your Boyd County Public Library card to checkout a ghost-hunting kit! A kit to explore paranormal activities is just one of the many new and unusual items in the Checkout Your Community program at BCPL. Other items you might not expect to be able to take home with your library card include night vision goggles, metal detectors, fishing poles and a Frisbee golf set. We also recently added chess and checkers sets to … Continue reading