Mitten Monsters

October 25, 2015
By Youth

Tweens can make a miniature monster out of an old mitten or glove for some frightful fun this month! Bring your own mismatched mitten, or register in advance to have one provided for you.


 Mitten Monsters 




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Teen Murder Mystery Theater at the Library

October 22, 2015
By BCPL

On Friday, October 23rd at 6:30 pm, the Library will host a Poe-themed Murder Mystery Theater just for teens. In "Rhymes Drop Dead," participants will become the detectives in a staged murder scene, using their wits and evidence to solve the case. A pizza dinner will be provided. Registration is required. Call the Library to register.

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Author Visit with Denise Park Parsons

October 19, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will host Louisville author Denise Park Parsons on Monday, October 19th at 6:30 pm in the Mahan House. Parsons will speak about her memoir, Touchstone: A Life Unseen, and about her experiences advocating for her daughter with Aicardi syndrome.


ABOUT THE BOOK: Touchstone: A Life Unseen touches on parenting, disability, blended families, our educational system, and the limits of medicine. Touchstone tells how Ms. Parsons encountered the "three Ds"—death, disability, and divorce—and remained on her feet. It is a candid, revelatory look into one woman’s struggle to advocate for her daughter.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Denise Park Parsons has over thirty years of management and consulting experience, currently as an independent college counselor. The principal of College Admissions Planning LLC, she also serves on the boards of Eastern Area Community Ministries and the Aicardi Syndrome Foundation. Parsons is a longtime resident of Louisville, Kentucky. Touchstone is her first book.



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Teddy Bear Sleepover

October 13, 2015
By Youth

Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal to this special bedtime storytime in which the animals get to spend the night in the library! Make a picture frame craft and get a photo of their overnight adventure the next day when you come to pick them up. Pajamas are welcome!


(Note to Parents: Please do not bring any stuffed animals that might be missed at bedtime!) 


 Teddy Bear Sleepover 




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Alzheimer's Association to Explore Communication Strategies

October 12, 2015
By BCPL

On Wednesday, October 14th at 3:00 pm, the Alzheimer’s Association will present on Effective Communication Strategies. The presentation will explore how communication takes places when someone has Alzheimer’s. Attendees will learn how to decode messages from someone with dementia, as well as identify strategies to help connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.


Registration is required to ensure that adequate amount of materials are available. Those interested in attending may register at the Library or by calling the Alzheimer's Association at 1.800.272.3900. This free program is open to the public and will be held in the Community Room at the Boyle County Public Library.


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