This week at Boyle County Public Library
The Boyle County Public Library offers many fun, educational events throughout the year. Weekly programs include Crafters Who Care 6 p.m. Mondays, Storytimes on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, and Coding Clubs 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. In addition to these weekly events, the following library-sponsored programs are scheduled for this week
• Tween Advisory Group (TAG)
Tween Advisory Group will meet 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20. TAG provides a way for tweens (ages 9-13) to have fun while volunteering their time at the library. This month TAG will be completing a puzzle collage. For more information about tween programs, see Logan Anderson in the Children’s Library.
• Black History Month Event: Education, Opportunity, and Service
The Boyle County Genealogical & Historical Society, Boyle Landmark Trust, and the Danville-Boyle County African American Historical Society, have joined together with other community organizations to celebrate Black History Month in Danville / Boyle County.
On Monday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m., Michelle Carter and Dwayne Walker will be sharing their life stories, focusing on the theme “Education, Opportunity, and Service.”
Both speakers have served in a branch of the Armed Forces, and through their service to our country, were able to find an opportunity to gain a higher education that may have not been available to them otherwise. This special event will be held in the Community Room at the Library
• Kid’s Book Club
The Boyle County Public Library will offer a Kid’s Book Club 4 p.m. Tuesdays. The book club, for children ages 6-8, will be offered through mid-March. Each week we’ll read a different book from one of our favorite series, including “Geronimo Stilton” and “Magic Tree House.” Books are available in the Children’s Library upon registration. Children are invited to come discuss the books, and enjoy book-themed games, crafts, and refreshments.
• Teen Challenge
Teens can test their knowledge of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concepts and engineering design abilities at Teen Challenge 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21. At this team competition, teens (ages 13-18) will compete in a Paper Airplane Cargo Challenge. This free program will be held in the Community Room.
• Teen Book Club
The Teen Book Club will meet at the library 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. The book club, for ages 13-18, will be discussing “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs. Snacks will be provided. To receive a copy of the book, please see Julia Basil at the library.
More information about these or other events at the Library can be found online at www.BoylePubLib.org or by calling (859) 238-7323.
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