This Week at the Library: July 30-August 5, 2017

July 28, 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., and Crafters Who Care on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. In addition to these weekly events, the following Library-sponsored programs are scheduled for this week:

Storytime Break
August 1st-11th

There will be no storytimes offered at the Library August 1 through August 11. Toddler and Preschool storytimes will resume at the Library on August 15th after the two-week hiatus. Homeschool Storytime will resume in September.


Color Burst Teddy Bear Workshop
Wednesday, August 2nd at 11:00 a.m.

The Library will host a Color Burst Tie-Dye Teddy Bear Workshop on Wednesday morning. Participants will stuff their own bear, then apply special paint to create a colorful teddy bear. Color Burst Teddy uses a unique bottled paint system which, when applied, creates a tie-dye effect without the mess. This program is for children ages 5-8. Registration is required.

Cookbook Club
Thursday, August 3rd at 6:00 p.m.

On Thursday evening the Library will host the Cookbook Club. Each month will feature a theme. In August the theme is Vegetarian foods. 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 Logan Anderson at the Library. Registration is required.


Kentucky Derby Museum Visits the Library
Friday, August 4th at 12:30 and 2:00 p.m.

On Friday, August 4th, the Kentucky Derby Museum will visit the Library to offer two interactive learning programs for kids and tweens. Both programs will be held in the Community Room and are sponsored by the Ephraim McDowell House Museum.

"Mathin' Around the Track" will begin at 12:30 p.m. This program will show participants what it takes to win the Kentucky Derby in this real-world application about math. This event is geared toward students in preschool – 3rd grade, but all are welcome to attend.

"Superhorse, the Shoe, and You" will begin at 2:00 p.m. At this program, participants will explore the athleticism and physiology of a racehorse and jockey, and other factors that go into the making of a champion. This event is geared toward students in 4th-8th grade, but all are welcome to attend.


Friday, August 4th at 4:00 p.m.

The Library will host LEGO Club on Friday, August 4th at 4:00 p.m. in the Storytime Room. The finished LEGO creations will be placed on display in the Children’s Library.