Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party!

February 3, 2016 by  

Dr. Suess Party

March 2 Main @ 11 a.m. Kyova @ 1:30 p.m.   A birthday party is the best It takes the cake over the rest With fun and games and time that will be fantastic Join us for a party that will sure be Seusstastic! March is the month Second is the day And we all get to wish Dr. Seuss a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Couch to 5K

January 11, 2016 by  

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BCPL, in conjunction with The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, presents a 12-week Couch to 5K, C25K, program. Train alongside Patty Lane, a Tri-Athlon, for the Love Your Library 5K. The group will meet every Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning Feb. 2. The program ends when you cross the finish line at the 4th annual Love Your Library 5K on April 29. The program is for all fitness levels, from walkers and those getting back into running or those trying … 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

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

Perfect time to find dead people

October 11, 2013 by  

author of your own life story

by Amanda Gilmore, BCPL Community Relations One of the most popular places at Boyd County Public Library is the genealogy department. With its knowledgeable staff and terrific resources, the department is a busy place seven days a week. But October has special meaning to genealogists, and gives a great reason to check out a local treasure you might have missed up to this point. October is designated in many states, including Kentucky, as Family History Month. It’s a great time … Continue reading

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