This Week at the Library: August 19-25, 2018

August 19, 2018

Monday, August 20th at 4:00 p.m.

Led by Dr. Christine Shannon and Lucy Minichillo, this coding class is designed for students in grades 6-12 and will introduce coding and computer programming to students interested in learning about computer science. The first class session of the school year will be held on Monday, August 20 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the Computer Lab at the Library. Subsequent meetings will be held at the Library on Mondays at 4:00 p.m. Classes are open enrollment and will run through the end of the 2018-19 school year. No experience is necessary. For more information or to register, email


Monday, August 20th at 4:00 p.m.

On Monday afternoon at 4:00 p.m., tweens (ages 9-13) are invited to create vibrant tie-dye drawstring backpacks using Sharpie markers. This event will be held in the Storytime Room.


Tuesday, August 21st at 4:00 p.m.

On Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m., the Library will host Teen Gaming, featuring board games, moviees, and snacks. This program will be held in the Community Room. For ages 13-18.


Thursday, August 23rd at 4:00 p.m.

On Thursday afternoon at 4:00 p.m., tweens can stop by the Library to build or create anything imaginable using a wide variety of building supplies, including LEGOs, K’NEX, Brain Flakes, Magna Tiles, and marble run tracks. Snacks will be provided. For ages 9-13.


with the Pieceable Friends Quilt Guild
Thursday, August 23rd at 6:00 p.m.

On Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m., the Library will host a Civil War bed turning, featuring Civil War replica quilts. A "bed turning" is when quilts are displayed on a bed and are turned as the speaker discusses the historical and technical aspects of the quilt. Refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by The Pieceable Friends Quilt Guild, The Arts Commission of Danville-Boyle County, and the Boyle County Public Library. Registration is required. To register to attend this event, email


HISTORY CAFÉ: "Trash, Treasures, and the Passing of Time"
with Jerry Sampson
Thursday, August 23rd at 6:00 p.m.

On Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m., the Library will host the History Café. This monthly event provides a place where people can gather and chat about local history. This month Jerry Sampson, owner of Sampson Antiques, Books & Appraisals in Harrodsburg, will be on hand to answer questions about what to do with personal archives, (aka all of our stuff).