Family History Month

October 1, 2015 by  

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October is Family History Month and BCPL will be celebrating all month long with multiple events, special guests and classes to help educate and entertain! The following is a full list of Family History Month events.  You can also Download the Family History Month Brochure Here. October 3rd, 2p @ Main Dale Queen- Clyffeside Park Author Dale Queen will be on hand to discuss the historic Clyffeside Park that operated in Ashland at the turn of the 20th century.   … Continue reading

Halloween Events 2015

September 22, 2015 by  

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BCPL is hard at work to bring some spooky, exciting programming for the month of October. Some highlights include: Monster Makers Debut Party Friday Oct. 2nd- 5pm Pendleton Art Center Join us during the October First Friday Event in downtown Ashland as we debut creatures created for our Monster Makers Contest. Come see the monsters on display and vote for your favorite!   Ghostly Gala Carnival Saturday Oct. 10th- 4pm Main Branch Games, treats, face-painting, photo booth, bounce house, cotton … Continue reading

Monster Makers

August 31, 2015 by  

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BCPL MONSTER MAKERS SHOWCASE AND SHOWDOWN Build and decorate a one-of-a-kind monster for your chance to win a spooktacular prize! Public votes October 2 – October 16 1. Entry in the contest is free. 2. Monsters, along with a registration form, must be brought to the Main Branch of Boyd County Public Library, 1740 Central Ave., Ashland, by 8 p.m. Thursday, October 1. 3. Each entry must be prepared to sit or stand on its own props. No props will … 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  


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

Oh, the stuff you can do!!

October 22, 2013 by  

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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

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