The holidays are here and BCPL is celebrating the happiest time of year with live music! Each day treat yourself to live musical performances at the Main Branch at noon and 6 p.m. Performances begin Dec. 15 through Dec. 23. If you are a local musician or group and are interested in performing we would love to have you! Please call Amanda Clark at (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140 for more details.
Date and time Event and location December 1 Main Branch closed for carpet installation (M) December 1, 10:30 a.m. Toddler Time (C) December 2 Main Branch closed for carpet installation (M) December 2, 1:30 p.m. Preschool Story Time (K) December 3 Main Branch closed for carpet installation (M) December 4 Main Branch closed for carpet installation (M) December 4, 3:00 p.m. Alzheimer’s Assoc.: Living With Late Stage for Caregivers (K) December 5 Main Branch closed for carpet installation (M) December … Continue reading
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
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