“Escape the Ordinary,” BCPL’s adult summer reading program begins May 25 through September 7. Patrons may simply write a brief book review (at least 25 words) for each book read over the summer and earn rewards based on the number of submitted book reviews. Book reviews may be submitted online or stop by any branch to pickup a paper review form. This year’s rewards are as follows: 5 books = Escape the Ordinary browsing bag 10 books = Escape the Ordinary … Continue reading
Click here to register kids, tweens, and teens for summer reading!
Pictures in the Park returns for another season of outdoor movies! Movies begin at dark at the Central Park Bandstand, on the first Friday of May through August. Patrons are asked to bring their own seats; refreshments will be provided. June 5th: “Big Hero 6″
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