This Week at the Library: January 7-12, 2019

January 7, 2019

Monday, January 7 • 4:00-7:00 p.m.

The library will host a Family Game Night on Monday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. All ages are welcome to stop by and play a wide variety of board games, including both classic and newer games, as well as "Escape the Crate." Food will be provided by the Boyle County FCS Extension office. This event will be held in the Community Room.


Monday, January 7 • 5:00 p.m.

On Monday evening at 5:00 p.m., the library will host French Café. People of all ages can gather together in a relaxed atmosphere to practice speaking French in casual conversation. This event is great for those who are fluent speakers as well as for those who are just learning the language.

STEAM LAB: Marble Run Engineering
Thursday, January 10 • 4:30 p.m.

On Thursday afternoon at 4:30 p.m., the library will host a STEAM Lab in the Storytime Room. Tweens (ages 9-13) will use engineering skills to mold marble mazes and ramps using play dough.

Thursday, January 10 • 6:00 p.m.

The library will host a coloring club for adults on Thursday evening 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 Thursday of the month in the Mahan Gallery.


Saturday, January 12 • 2:00-4:00 p.m.

On Saturday afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., the Library will host Chess Club. All ages and skill levels are welcome to come play (or learn how to play) the game of chess. This event will be held in the Community Room.

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This Week at the Library: January 2-5, 2019

January 1, 2019

Wednesday, January 2 • 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

Preschool and Homeschool Storytimes will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. All regular storytimes will resume on January 8.


Wednesday, January 2 • 10:30 a.m.

The City of Danville Community Blood Drive will be held at the library on Wednesday, January 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room. Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) is encouraging Kentuckians to roll up their sleeves, donate blood, and help Kentucky patients. To schedule a donation, visit or call 800.775.2522.


Thursday, January 3 • 4:30 p.m.

On Thursday, January 3 at 4:30 p.m. tweens (ages 9-13) can play with others in a Beyblades battle. Players can bring their own Beyblade tops or use those provided by the library to use in the battle arena. This event will be held in the Storytime Room.


Friday, January 4 • 2:00 p.m.

The Homeschool Book Club will meet on Friday, January 4 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 Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt. Snacks will be served. Register for this club in the Children's Library.

Friday, January 4 • 4:00 p.m.

The library will host LEGO Club on Friday, January 4 at 4:00 p.m. in the Storytime Room. The finished LEGO creations will be placed on display in the library.

Saturday, January 5 • 2:00 p.m.

On Saturday, January 5 at 2:00 p.m., the library will host a Yeti Movie Party in the Community Room. Watch Smallfoot, a new movie about a friendly yeti who discovers humans for the first time. All ages are invited to enjoy yeti-themed crafts and snacks during the party. (Rated PG; 109 minutes)

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Holiday Hours

December 31, 2018

The Library will close early at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 31st. We will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for New Year's Day. We will open at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2nd.

We wish all of our patrons a safe and happy holiday!

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125th Anniversary Celebration

December 27, 2018

The library is celebrating 125 years of service with an anniversary party on Friday, December 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

All ages are invited to take part in a scavenger hunt, visit the Mahan Gallery art exhibit "Library Retrospective," take a walking tour of the library's previous downtown locations, hear guest speakers, enjoy a piece of cake, and add their vision of the library's next 125 years. Activity books and historical information will be available.

Events will continue throughout the day. Cake will be served in the lobby beginning at 11:00 a.m.

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Closed for the Christmas Holiday

December 20, 2018

The Boyle County Public Library will be closed Monday, December 24th through Wednesday, December 26th for the Christmas holiday. We will resume our regular business hours on Thursday, December 27th, opening at 9:00 a.m.

We wish all of our patrons a safe and happy holiday!

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