Tales to Tails

September 28, 2012 by  


October has become the month when we at the library like to celebrate with our furry friends, and invite patrons to do the same. For five years now, we have set aside a Saturday afternoon for Barktober, an event where pets and their humans can take part in pageants, parades and fun. This year it’s on Saturday, Oct. 6, starting at 2 p.m. at the Kyova Branch. We do this because we understand the importance of dogs and other pets in people’s … Continue reading

Check it out – yourself!

July 31, 2012 by  

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What does Boyd County Public Library have in common with supermarkets and discount department stores? Well, not a whole lot, actually, except that the library now offers self-checkout to its patrons. Four stations are up and running – three at the Main Branch, and one at Kyova. The self-checkout system uses RFID tags – radio frequency identification – to track items. Library customers lay their books or movies on a black pad, and an electronic eye in the checkout station … Continue reading

Freegal Music & Freading eBooks – NEW SERVICES

Freegal and Freading

The Library would like to announce the addition of two new services – Freegal Music and Freading (ebooks). Freegal Music is an online database that provides access to songs from Sony Music. The music files are DRM-free and do not expire, and are compatible with PCs, Macs, iPods, iPads, smartphones and other MP3-compatible devices. The Freegal Music Service will allow the Boyd County Public Library to increase the size and diversity of our collection by offering access to over 10,000 … Continue reading

Share it! Map it! Text it!

July 6, 2012 by  

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We are constantly trying to make our iBranch, also known as our fourth branch, the most user-friendly, helpful library website around. With more than 40 online databases, offering everything from free music and book downloads, to homework help, to language learning, we think we do a pretty good job of getting cool services to our patrons. But the most used part of our site is our catalog – where you go to search our entire collection to find and reserve … Continue reading

Enter Nightscapes

June 25, 2012 by  

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As you head out and about on vacation this summer, it’s likely you’ll take some photos. If you take some at night, you might want to consider entering them in Boyd County Public Library’s upcoming photo exhibit. “Nightscapes” will be on display throughout August, as part of BCPL’s adult summer reading program, which is called “Between the Covers.” Any views or representations of a night scene are eligible for the exhibit. And it doesn’t have to be a photo you … Continue reading

Free downloads of young adult books

June 11, 2012 by  

Boyd County Public Library - Audio Books

A new service offered through BCPL lets teens another readers of young adult material “sync” that literature into their headphones – with two free audiobook downloads available each week all summer. Now you can listen to bestselling young adult titles and those required reading classics. Two free audiobook downloads are offered each week, from June 14 through Aug. 22. Just go to www.AudiobookSync.com to download the titles so you can listen on the run. Each week’s free audiobook pairings will … Continue reading

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