September is a time when libraries encourage people who don’t have a library card to get one. This year, those who already have a BCPL card (there are 40,000+ in Boyd County and surrounding counties) can help, by bringing in a friend or family member (or both) to get a card. When you do, both you and the person you bring in will receive Library Bucks – you can spend them to pay off fines, make copies and send faxes. … Continue reading
You can get a free BCPL tote bag of your choice when you check in to the library (any branch) on Facebook, and show your check in to a staff member when you checkout materials. It’s super easy!!!
What started as an idea to let library patrons checkout passes to the local museum has grown into an innovative new program designed to let the community discover … well, the community. Boyd County Public Library’s new Checkout Your Community program kicks off Monday, July 1, and we’re having a huge Block Party to celebrate! Come and enjoy free hot dogs and drinks, bounce around in an inflatable (well, kids might like that more than adults), and get a free … Continue reading
This time of year, at libraries around the country, preparation is in high gear for the summer reading programs for kids – as a great way to keep their minds engaged while they are out of school for a few months. That’s certainly the case here at BCPL, where we have been working hard (for several months now) getting ready for eight weeks of fun and excitement with kids and teens. But, a few years ago, we thought, “What about … Continue reading
Having a branch of Boyd County Public Library right in the heart of downtown means that the library can easily participate in all the great happenings in Ashland. And it’s especially fun it the summer months. Summer is when our monthly Pictures in the Park program returns to the Library Commons area adjacent to the Main Branch, 1740 Central Ave. This free outdoor family movie night is held the first Friday of May through August. At dark, we show a … Continue reading