This Week at the Library: August 28-September 1, 2017

August 28, 2017

The Boyle County Public Library offers many fun, educational events throughout the year. Weekly programs include Adult Storytime on Mondays at 9:00 a.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:


Adult How-To: Bread Making
Monday, August 28th at 6:00 p.m.

The Library offers a monthly "How-To" program series for adults where participants can explore the information and skills needed for a new hobby or activity, guided by a local expert. On Monday evening, the Library will host "Bread Making," presented by Alethea Price, Family and Consumer Science Extension Agent for Boyle County. At this workshop, participants will learn the basics of making bread. This free program will be held in the Community Room.


Tween Lab
Thursday, August 31st at 4:00 p.m.

The Boyle County Public Library offers a monthly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) lab for tweens where they can try out a different experiment each month. On Thursday afternoon at 4:00 p.m., tweens (ages 9-13) will be making Scratch-n-Sniff paintings. Those interested in attending may register for the program by signing up in the Children’s Library.


Composting 101
Thursday, August 31st at 6:00 p.m.

The Library will host a composting class for adults on Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. Participants can learn how simple and fun it is to recycle vegetable scraps, leaves, and plants into compost. The Boyle County Extension Office will give away a counter-top compost bin as a door prize. This free program will be presented by Boyle County Horticulture Agent, Alexis Amorese.


Kid's Homeschool Book Club
Friday, September 1st at 2:00 p.m.

The Kid's Homeschool Book Club will meet this Friday at 2:00 p.m. Led by Children's Librarian Libby McWhorter, this book club is designed for children ages 5-8 and features a book discussion and trivia activities.  This month, participants are reading Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution by Jean Fitz. Snacks will be served. Register for this club in the Children's Library.


Friday, September 2nd at 4:00 p.m.

The Library will host LEGO Club on Friday afternoon 4:00 p.m. in the Storytime Room. The finished LEGO creations will be placed on display in the Children's Library.


Computer Classes

In the ongoing effort to promote lifelong learning, the Library offers a wide variety of free computer classes throughout month. This week the Library is offering the following class:

Google Drive on Monday, August 28th at 2:00 p.m.
This class will introduce you to Google Drive, a free cloud storage service provided by Google. Learn about cloud storage and the advantages of using it. If you already have a Google account, please bring your account login information. (Computer and Internet Basics recommended.)

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.