Magician Presto Paul to Visit the Library

July 14, 2015
By BCPL

Magician Presto Paul will visit the Library on Thursday, July 16th at 2:00 pm. Patrons will be amazed by this master of illusion as he dazzles the audience with his sleight of hand and magic tricks.  Due to limited seating at the Library, this will be a ticketed event. The tickets are free and will be given out 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance.



Paul Dalholt has been providing family-friendly entertainment as a professional magician for over twenty years, performing at numerous venues for audiences of all ages including schools, parties, restaurants, and festivals. More information about the Presto Paul can be found online at www.prestopaul.com.


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Newport Aquarium to Bring Penguins and Alligators to the Library

July 10, 2015
By BCPL

As part of the 2015 Children's Summer Reading Program, the Boyle County Public Library will offer a "meet and greet" with penguins and alligators on Tuesday, July 14th at 1:00 pm. Patrons will learn the who, what, where, when, and why of the penguins and alligators, presented by the Newport Aquarium. Guests will even have the opportunity to interact with and touch the animals.  Due to limited seating at the Library, this will be a ticketed event. The tickets are free and will be given out 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance.


More information about the Newport Aquarium can be found online at www.newportaquarium.com.


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Local Heroes Program Series

July 6, 2015
By BCPL

As part of the Summer Reading Program, the Boyle County Public Library will be hosting a three-part series in July called “Local Heroes Keep Us Safe.” The series will bring local firefighters and law enforcement officers to the Library so patrons of all ages can learn more about these local heroes and how they help our community.


Boyle County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit Demonstration

The first event in the series will be held on on Wednesday, July 8th at 2:00 pm when Boyle County Deputy Sheriff and K-9 handler Derrick Robbins demonstrates how Djanco, a full-service police K-9, keeps the community safe.


City of Danville Fire Department "Touch a Truck"

The second event in this three-part series will be held on Wednesday, July 15th at 2:00 pm when the City of Danville Fire Department brings “Touch a Truck” to the Library. Children will be able to explore the fire truck and learn about the tools and uniforms used by these local heroes.


Danville Police Department Demonstration

The final event in this three-part series will be held on Wednesday, July 22nd at 2:00 pm when the Danville Police Department visits the Library. Children will be able to explore the police car and learn about the tools law enforcement officers use to keep us safe.


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Silly Safaris to Visit the Library

July 1, 2015
By BCPL

As part of the 2015 Summer Reading Program, Silly Safaris will offer two performances on Thursday, July 9th. The first performance will be held at 12:00 pm in the Hogsett Elementary School cafeteria. The show is open to the public. The second performance begins at 2:00 pm in the Community Room at the Boyle County Public Library.


Both shows will feature Amazon John, a lively funologist who brings a high-energy, zany theatrical performance featuring a variety of animals. This entertaining and interactive show will include mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians, and bugs.  Due to limited seating at the Library, the two o’clock performance will be a ticketed event. The tickets are free and will be given out 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance.



More information about Silly Safaris can be found online at www.sillysafaris.com.


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Superhero Training Academy

June 23, 2015
By Youth

Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Tweens will get a chance to discover if they are faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound at our Superhero Training Academy obstacle course! Prizes will be awarded to those who successfully complete the course within the time limit.


 Obstacle Course 




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