The HUMAN Library

March 29, 2019
By BCPL

This weekend the Boyle County Public Library and Centre College Library will host The HUMAN Library.

At this unique event, visitors will meet "Living Books" – real people telling their real stories. This event will be held on Saturday, March 30 at the Centre College Library and Sunday, March 31 at the Boyle County Public Library from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on both days. This free event is open to the public.

Click on the image below to see what books will be available for "check out."

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Summer Internships at the Library

March 26, 2019
By BCPL

The Library is hiring two full-time Summer Youth Services Interns.**

Summer Youth Services Interns will assist the Children’s, Youth, Young Adult, and Outreach Librarians in providing exemplary customer service to youth (ages 0-18) and their families both in the library and at remote locations where summer library programming is offered.

This is a 10-week paid internship with a preferred start date of May 28, 2019.

**Enrollment in or completion of undergraduate degree is required.

More information about this position, including qualifications and how to apply, can be found on the Careers page of our website.

The application deadline is April 5, 2019.

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Adult How-To: Prepare for Natural Disasters

March 25, 2019
By BCPL

As winter releases its hold on the Kentucky, wild weather will undoubtedly reappear. While many have grown accustomed to the sound of sirens accompanying strong storms, it is important to be diligent when it comes to disaster preparedness.

On Monday, March 25th at 6:00 p.m., Aletha Price will discuss how to prepare for natural disasters. At this free workshop, you'll learn how to make a family disaster kit and develop a disaster plan. You'll also learn about the typical disasters common to our area and how to understand the warnings that are issued as dangerous weather approaches. Information about getting involved in local disaster preparedness will also be offered. A drawing for a small starter disaster kit will be held for those in attendance.

Sponsored by the Boyle County Cooperative Extension Office.

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Family Movie Night at the Library

March 21, 2019
By BCPL

Join us for Family Movie Night on Thursday, March 21 at 5:45 p.m. We'll be showing Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

In this animated 2018 film, a teenager is bitten by a radioactive spider and gains some amazing abilities. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. (Rated PG, 117 mins.)

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"Amazing Creatures of the Galapagos Islands"

March 16, 2019
By BCPL

The Friends of the Library spring program series will continue on Monday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. with "Amazing Creatures of the Galapagos Islands," presented by Katie Bright and Dan Moran who visited the archipelago of volcanic islands in 2018.

Located in the Pacific Ocean, the Galapagos Islands are a UNESCO World Heritage site, and home to an amazing diversity of plants and animals including giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, and swimming iguanas. Bright and Moran will share photos of the amazing animals they saw while they talk about some of the experiences they had on their trip.

All FOTL programs are free and open for anyone to attend. An interpreter for the deaf is available upon request by contacting the library 48-hours in advance of the program.

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