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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  

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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

Dream Big: READ kickoff!

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Summer Reading 2012 has begun! Coyote Chris and his friends from Silly Safaris helped us kick off eight weeks of fun and exciting programs. If you haven’t registered yet, make sure you do so soon, so you don’t miss out!

Museum programs

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We are excited to be partnering with the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center on several fun events during our summer reading program this year. All the events mentioned here will be held at the museum, 1620 Winchester Ave. Participants in summer reading (children, teens or adults) can pick up a ticket at any library branch good for free admission for themselves and a guest. The tickets will be available in the week prior to the event. First up is “Creatures … Continue reading

Fun & rewards for adult readers

May 17, 2012 by  

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 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 are working hard getting ready for eight weeks of fun and excitement with kids and teens. But, a few years ago, we thought, “What about the adults? Shouldn’t we include … Continue reading

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