Children's Bookmark Contest

May 23, 2016
By Youth

To celebrate Children's Book Week (May 2-8), BCPL is having a children's bookmark design contest. This year, all designs should reflect our summer reading theme, "On Your Mark, Get Set...READ!" Your bookmark can be about sports, dance, bicycling, martial arts, hiking, yoga, swimming, or any other physical activity you enjoy. All entries will be displayed in the library during June and the winning bookmark in each age group will be printed and distributed at the library this summer. Stop by the Children's Library for an entry form or download one here.


 2015 Winners 




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Digital Scavenger Hunt

May 22, 2016
By Youth

Tweens must use technology to track down specific items in the library! One member on each team must bring a camera, phone, iPod or other device capable of taking and storing pictures. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team!


 Digital Scavenger Hunt 




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Adult "How-To" Program: Basic Veggie Gardening

May 20, 2016
By BCPL

The Boyle County Public Library offers a monthly "How-To" program series for adults, where participants can explore the information and skills needed for a new hobby or activity, guided by a local expert. On Monday, May 23rd at 6:00 pm, the Library will host "Basic Veggie Gardening" presented by U.K. Cooperative Extension office agent Alexis Amorese who will show program attendees how to create a basic vegetable garden.

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"Talk of the Town" with the DHS Forensics Team

May 15, 2016
By BCPL

The Friends of the Library continue their Spring program line-up on Wednesday, May 18th at 4:30 pm with "Talk of the Town" featuring Danville High School Forensics national competitors. Members of the forensics team preparing for the national competition will share a variety of speech and drama pieces at this event.


The Danville High School (DHS) Forensics team won the 2016 Kentucky High School Speech League (KHSSL) State Speech Tournament, earning the school’s sixth state title since 2006. Some of the events in which the team competes include Congressional Debate, Storytelling, Declamation, and Oratory. The DHS Forensics team is coached by Steve Meadows, Head of the English Department at Danville High School.


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



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Spring Book Sale at the Library

May 10, 2016
By BCPL

The Friends of the Library will be holding their annual Spring Book Sale on Thursday, May 12th through Saturday, May 14th in the Library Rotunda.  Sale hours are as follows:


May 12th:  Noon – 8:00 pm


May 13th:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm


May 14th:  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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