Back-to-School D.I.Y. Workshop for Teens

July 23, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will host a Back-to-School D.I.Y. Workshop for teens on Friday, July 24th beginning at 10:00 am. Teens will be able to make personalized school supplies for their lockers. This free event will be held in the Community Room and is open to all teens (ages 13-18). Registration is required. Please call the library to register at 859.238.7323.


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Library to Host Comic Con for Teens

July 16, 2015
By BCPL

As part of the Teen Summer Reading Program, the Boyle County Public Library will be hosting "Comic Con" on Thursday, July 23rd at 6:00 pm in the Community Room. Teens (ages 13-18) can enjoy superhero cosplay at the Library.


Participants can come in costume or build one when they arrive. Activities include cape creation, mask making, comic Mad Libs, superhero cookie decorating, a superhero photo booth, and a costume fashion show. Registration is required.


This event is open to all teens. Refreshments will be served. For more information about and to register for this event, contact Jamie Helle or Maggie Myers at 859-238-7323.


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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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