Regency-Era Medical Reenactment to be Held at the Library

July 18, 2014
By BCPL

The Library will host two Regency-Era Medical Reenactment programs on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Albert Roberts, a.k.a. “The Doctor,” will give dramatic, first-person presentations that explain and demonstrate common surgical techniques of the Regency Period (1800-1815). Co-sponsored by the Lexington Medical Society Foundation and the McDowell House Museum, these entertaining and educational performances will be held in the Reading Room at 4:00 pm (for children ages 6+) and in the Community Room at 7:00 pm (for adults). Both events are free and open to the public.







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Ruth Ann Fogle to present "Lights, Camera, Action... Kids!"

July 16, 2014
By BCPL

Author and lecturer Ruth Ann Fogle will present "Lights, Camera, Action... Kids!" on Thursday, July 17th at 5:00 pm in the Community Room. This engaging workshop for parents and adults will teach how to see behind the masks that our children, regardless of race or economic status, may be wearing.


This program is free and open to the public.



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Sam Bartlett Brings "Stuntology" to the Library

July 15, 2014
By BCPL

As part of the Children’s Summer Reading Program, Stuntologist Sam Bartlett will perform at the  Library on Tuesday, July 15th at 1:00 pm in the Community Room. Stuntology is the art of exploring the mysteries of the physical world by playing with everyday objects. This educational and entertaining program encourages creative thinking and teaches a wonderful assortment of parlor tricks that leave an audience clamoring for more. Due to limited seating, this will be a ticketed performance. The tickets are free and will be given out 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.



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Mythbusters

July 12, 2014
By Youth

Reenact the popular Discovery Channel science show by using the scientific method to prove if widely held beliefs and rumors are true or false. Test out myths such as: “Is yawning contagious?”; “Is it impossible for humans to walk in a straight line?”; “Can paper be folded in half more than seven times?”; “Does toast always fall with the buttered side up or down?”; and “Does the five second rule really work?” Then confirm or bust these myths based on your findings.


 Mythbusters 



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Job Opening at the Library

July 11, 2014
By BCPL

The Library is currently seeking a full-time Information Technology Coordinator. The primary role of the IT Coordinator will be to oversee the Library’s technology plan and services. This individual will be responsible for maintenance of all computer based equipment and will supervise the staffing of the Computer Help Desk. For a complete job description and qualifications, please visit the Careers section on our website. Applications will be accepted at jobs@boylepublib.org  through Friday, July 18, 2014.

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