Perfect time to find dead people

October 11, 2013 by  

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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

Don’t let bad grades haunt you

October 11, 2013 by candy bar

By Jamie Bayne, BCPL information services supervisor It’s October, a time for creepy, crawly, spooky things to emerge … and for the newest classroom from! The online tutoring service available to all Boyd County Public Library has some great new features designed to make your studying, homework and test preparation all the more easier and useful. Here at the Library, we want to help take the fear out of your school work. So, as a special treat– we’re giving … Continue reading

Checkout Your Community at night!

September 27, 2013 by  

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Without a doubt, I have the best job ever. I get to be part of innovative ideas that offer so much to current library users and entice new users! If you’ve been in the library or read the paper in the past few month’s you have heard about the library’s new collection, “Checkout Your Community.” It’s a way to let BCPL card holders explore their community beyond the walls of the library, by checking out passes to loc al attractions and … Continue reading

October events

September 27, 2013 by  

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Doggone programs

September 27, 2013 by  

barktober 2013

At the library we like to take time in October to celebrate man’s best friend. For the past five years, we’ve held events during that month that are focused on our canine companions – whether they be our own, or ones in area shelters. That tradition continues this year – and we’ve added a couple more great programs to the mix. Our annual Barktober celebration returns, on Saturday, Oct. 12, at noon at the Kyova Branch. What is Barktober? It’s … Continue reading

Discover what you’re missing

September 13, 2013 by  

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“Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.” – Voltaire “Every burned book enlightens the world.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson We’ll soon have a chance to show how much we appreciate our freedom to read what we wish, during Banned Books Week 2013 (Sept. 22-28). The observance, now in its 31st year, is a time to highlight the value of free and open access to information. It is a time when the entire book community … Continue reading

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