Unpuzzling Poe Events: Week 3

October 5, 2015

Unpuzzling Poe events continue this week at the Library and in the community. Here's a look at what's coming up:



Bloody Boyle Blood Drive

Wednesday, October 7th from 10 am - 5 pm

Poe-themed blood drive with Central Kentucky Blood Center. Go to kybloodcenter.org or call 800.775.2522 to register to donate. Those who donate will receive a free pass to the Hustonville Haunted House.

Location: Boyle County Public Library        

 Cost: 1 pint of your blood


Genealogy Workshop

Wednesday, October 7th at 3:30 pm

On the anniversary of Poe's death, we offer you the chance to learn about the Library's resources that can aid in the research of those who have passed in your family! Registration is required. Call the Library to register. 859.238.7323

Location: Boyle County Public Library Computer Lab

Cost: Free; Bring your library card in good standing.


Family Film

Thursday, October 8th at 4 pm

Enjoy the October Tween Book Club selection translated to film! This 2004 film follows three orphaned siblings as they attempt to stop an evil relative, who is plotting to steal their parents' fortune. (108 minutes; Rated PG)

Location: Boyle County Public Library                                    

Cost: Free



Friends of the Library Fall Film Series

Thursday, October 8th at 7 pm

The Boyle County Friends of the Library will sponsor a film series devoted to Edgar Allan Poe.

Synopsis: In this 1935 film, a brilliant surgeon obsessed with Poe saves the life of a beautiful woman and goes mad when he can’t have her. (1935 Film; 61 minutes)

Location: Boyle County Public Library                                   

Cost: Free



Forkland Heritage Festival and Revue

Friday, October 9th from 9 am - 9 pm

Saturday, October 10th from 9 am -  9 pm

Among other festivities, you will find skits illustrating Abraham Lincoln's fondness of Edgar Allan Poe and displays of 19th century Poe artifacts in the Lincoln Museum.

Location: Forkland Community Center, Gravel Switch

Cost:  $3.00 for adults and $1.00 for children under 13.



Shelby City Cemetery Tour

Saturday, October 10th at 10:30 am

Come learn about the history of the cemeteries and interesting people buried therein! This is a walking tour on uneven ground.

Location: Shelby City Cemetery, Short Acres Rd., Junction City         

Cost: Free