This Week at the Library: July 10-15, 2017

July 10, 2017

The Boyle County Public Library offers many fun, educational events throughout the year. Weekly programs include a Summer Coding Club 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:

Kid's Book Club
Tuesday, July 11th at 2:00 p.m.

On Tuesday, July 11th at 2:00 p.m., the Library will host the Kid’s Book Club. The club will meet weekly during the summer on Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. for children who are going into grades 1-3. Each week we’ll read a different book from one of our favorite series. This week we’ll be reading The BFG by Roald Dahl. Children are invited to come discuss the books, participate in trivia, and enjoy snacks. Registration is required.

Summer Science Clubs
Thursday, July 13th at 10:00 & 11:30 a.m.

On Thursday, July 13th, 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.


Coloring and Conversation
Thursday, July 13th at 6:00 p.m.

The Library will host a coloring club for adults on Thursday, July 13th at 6:00 p.m. Many adults have rediscovered the joys of coloring as a way to relax and combat stress. The club, which is done in partnership with the Boyle County Cooperative Extension office, meets on the second Monday of the month in the Mahan Gallery.


Jane in July Film Series (Week 2)
Thursday, July 13th at 6:30 p.m.

The "Jane in July" Film Series continues this Thursday, July 13th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Library. The series will run through the end of the month. A complete listing of the films can be found on the Library's website. In this week's film from 2005, sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. As they fall in love, can both overcome their pride and their prejudice?


Bricks 4 Kidz
Friday, July 14th at 2:00 p.m.

As part of the Summer Reading program, Bricks 4 Kidz® will visit the Library on Friday, July 14th at 2:00 p.m., where participants will be able to build motorized LEGO® creations. Registration is required for this event. Those interested in attending may call or stop by the Children’s Library to register.


Computer Classes

In the ongoing effort to promote lifelong learning, the Library offers a wide variety of free computer classes every month. The following classes are scheduled for this week:

Computer Basics on Tuesday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m.

Internet Basics on Wednesday, July 12 at 11:00 a.m.

eMail Basics on Thursday, July 13 at 11:00 a.m.

Library eBooks on Thursday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m.

Facebook on Friday, July 14, at 11:00 a.m.

Staying Safe Online on Friday, July 14 at 2:00 p.m.

A complete listing of monthly computer classes can be found on the Library’s website. Those interested in attending any of the classes may register online or by calling the Library. In addition to these classes, one-on-one computer support is also available by appointment.