This Week at the Library: July 2-8, 2017

July 2, 2017

The Boyle County Public Library offers many fun, educational events throughout the year. Weekly programs include a Summer Web Design Class on Mondays at 4:00 p.m., Crafters Who Care on Mondays at 6:00 p.m., and Storytimes on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. In addition to these weekly events, the following Library-sponsored programs are scheduled for this week:


Tween Book Club
Monday, July 3rd at 2:00 p.m.

The Library offers a monthly book club for tweens (ages 9-13). On Monday, July 3rd at 2:00 p.m., the group will discuss The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier. Snacks will be available. Any tweens interested in attending may register for the program by signing up in the Children’s Library.


Closed for Independence Day

The Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th in celebration of Independence Day.


Summer Science Clubs
Thursday, July 6th at 10:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

On Thursday, July 6th, the Summer Science Clubs for kids will meet at 10:00 a.m. (for 5-6 year olds) and 11:30 a.m. (for 7-8 year olds). Each week will feature a different science experiment. Both clubs will be held in the Storytime Room in the Children's Library.


Cookbook Club
Thursday, July 6th at 6:00 p.m.

On Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. the Library will host the Cookbook Club. Each month will feature a theme. This month the theme is Cookout Foods and will be held in the Library Park. Participants will make and share different recipes with the club. They'll hear what others liked about the cookbook and the recipe they tried, as well as taste-test samples and discover new recipes. For more information or to register, contact Julia Basil at the Library. Registration is required.


"Jane in July" Film Series (Week 1)
Thursday, July 6th at 6:30 p.m.

As part of the "Jane in July" celebration, the Library will host a 4-week film series featuring film adaptations of some of some of Jane Austen's most well-known works. Films will be shown on Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Library beginning July 6th.

This week we'll be showing Sense and Sensibility, a 1995 film that tells the story of two sisters who fall in love and whose romances play out in completely opposite ways. An introduction will be given by Stacey L. Peebles, film professor from Centre College.


Teen Crafternoon: Paint Chip Skyline
Friday, July 7th at 1:00 p.m.

Teen Crafternoon will be held on Friday, July 7th at 1:00 p.m. Led by Julia Basil, this monthly program features a different artistic activity each month. In July, we'll be creating ombre wall art out of paint chips. This free event will be held in the Mahan Gallery and is open to all teens (ages 13-18). Call the Library to register.


Friday, July 7th at 2:00 p.m.

The Library will host LEGO Club on Friday, July 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the Storytime Room. The finished LEGO creations will be placed on display in the Children's Library.



"Jane in July": Tea with Jane and Friends
Sunday, July 9th at 3:00 p.m.

On Sunday, July 9th at 3:00 p.m., the Library will host "Tea with Jane and Friends" in the Reading Room at the Library. Guests will learn from Bruce Richardson about the role tea plays in Jane Austen's writing. They'll meet Mr. and Mrs. Bennet from Pride and Prejudice, and hear what writers as diverse as Virginia Woolf and Mark Twain think about Austen (compliments of the Danville Not-for-Primetime Players).

Guests are encouraged to bring a favorite teacup and saucer to enjoy tea provided by Elmwood Inn Fine Teas. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library, and period costumes are courtesy of West T. Hill Community Theater. This event will also include a presentation of Emily Clark’s painting depicting Jane Austen’s tomb in Winchester Cathedral. Ms. Clark is donating the work to the Library.