Upcoming Holiday Programs for Kids, Tweens, & Families

December 9, 2014
By BCPL

The Library will host a number of holiday programs for kids, tweens, and families in December.


"Papermaking" will be held on Sunday, December 7th at 2:00 pm in the Storytime Room at the Library. At this special event, children will discover paper's past by learning where paper comes from and exploring the history of papermaking. They'll create their own handmade paper and make a greeting card from the paper they've made.


Rainbow Puppets will re-enact the classic story of a beloved red-nosed reindeer on Wednesday, December 10th at 4:00 pm in the Community Room at the Library. This is a free, non-ticketed event for children.


Santa Claus will make a special appearance at all storytimes on December 16th & 17th. Storytimes are held on Tuesdays at 10:30 am (Toddler) & 11:30 am (Preschool) and Wednesdays at 10:30 am (Preschool) & 11:15 am (Homeschool).


Sock Snowmen will be held on Thursday, December 18th at 4:00 pm. At this fun event, tweens (ages 9-13) will make a snowman that is more cuddly than cold using socks and other craft supplies. Socks will be provided for those who have registered. Register for this event in the Children's library.


A Free Family Movie will be shown on Friday, December 19th at 4:00 pm. The whole family is invited to watch this popular 2013 Disney movie based on an adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's fairytale The Snow Queen. Free popcorn will be provided.


DIY Homemade Holiday Gifts will be held on Monday, December 22nd from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. If you're looking for homemade gift ideas for family and friends, come spend some time with us. You'll learn how to make your own presents for loved ones this holiday season. All ages are invited to participate. Please register in advance.


We'll have a Happy Noon Year Party on Wednesday, December 31st starting at 11:30 am. Ring in the new year a little early with activities, crafts, and snacks. Our celebration will include a countdown to a balloon drop at noon! Children of all ages are welcome to attend. Registration not required.


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The Rain in Spain: Walking to Compostela

December 8, 2014
By BCPL

The Friends of the Library wrap up their 2014 Fall Program Series on Monday, December 8th at 7:00 pm with "The Rain in Spain: Walking to Compostela." Dr. Lee Jefferson, Assistant Professor of Religion at Centre College, will talk about visiting the holy pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. He will be joined by several of the trip participants who will comment briefly on their individual experiences: Dr. William Levin, Centre College Professor Emeritus of Art History; Grazia Levin, LCSW; Katie Bright, M.D.; Daniel Moran, M.D.; David Hall, NEH Associate Professor of Religion & Philosophy at Centre College; as well as several other Danvillians who were also on the pilgrimage.


This free program is open to the public and will be held in the Community Room at the Library.



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Sock Snowmen

December 6, 2014
By Youth

Tweens can make a snowman that is more cuddly than cold this winter! These jolly snowmen can be used as a seasonal decoration or given as a thoughtful gift. Enjoy building a snowman without getting chilly! Socks will be provided to those that have registered in advance.


 Sock Snowman 




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Open House at the Library

December 4, 2014
By BCPL

The Boyle County Public Library invites the public to an Open House on Friday, December 5th from 3:00 - 5:00 pm at the Library. This is an opportunity for library patrons to celebrate another great year at the Library and to honor the Friends of the Library for being awarded the 2014 Outstanding Friends of the Library Chapter. Finger food and refreshments will be served.



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End-of-Year Book Sale

December 3, 2014
By BCPL

The Friends of the Library will be holding an End-of-Year Book Sale on Thursday, December 4th through Saturday, December 6th in the Library Rotunda.


Sale hours will be as follows:


Thursday -- 1:00 - 8:00 pm


Friday -- 9:00 am - 5:30 pm


Saturday -- 9:00 am - 3:00 pm



Proceeds of the sale will go toward Library programs and events funded by the Friends of the Library.


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