This week at the Boyle County Public Librar
The Boyle County Public Library offers many fun, educational events throughout the year. Weekly programs include Adult Storytime 9 a.m. Mondays, Crafters Who Care 6 p.m. Mondays , Coding Classes 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, and Storytimes on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. In addition to these weekly events, the following library-sponsored programs are scheduled for this week
• Genealogy Craft: Totes Tartan: 2 p.m. today (Saturday, April 7). A genealogy-focused makerspace where participants can design and create their own tartan. Family tartans can be used or new tartan designs can be made. Call the lLibrary to register.
• Second Monday Book Discussion Group: 3 p.m. the second Monday of the month in the Mahan House. Selections include fiction and historical fiction books set in locations around the world. On Monday, the group will discuss “Digging to America” by Anne Tyler. Those interested in participating may pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk.
• Tween Master Builders: 4 p.m. Monday. Tweens can stop by the library to build or create anything imaginable using a wide variety of art and building supplies, including LEGOs, pipe cleaners, origami paper, yarn, and more. Snacks will be provided. For ages 9-13.
• Backstage at the Norton Center: 4 p.m. Monday at Norton Center for the Arts. Hosted by Friends of the Library, the public is invited to take a tour of the Norton Center at Centre College. The tour will be led by Mark de Araujo who will share stories about the theater from the past 39 years. Attendees are strongly encouraged to wear flat shoes or walking shoes because climbing and uneven surfaces are part of the tour. This program will be held offsite at the Norton Center for the Arts at Centre College. Those interested in attending should meet at the Norton Center lobby 10 minutes before the start of the tour. All are welcome to attend.
• Coloring & Conversation: 6 p.m. Thursday. 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.
• Spring Film Series: Variety Showcase (Week 4): 7 p.m. Thursday. The Friends of the Library continue with their annual series. Films will be shown on Thursday evenings in the Community Room through the end of April. The post-film discussion will be led by Charles Vahlkamp. Popcorn will be available and there is no charge for admission.
In this week’s film from 1957, a commanding officer must defend his soldiers after a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice for refusing to attack an enemy position.
Call the Library at (859) 236-8466, visit the website at www.BoylePubLib.org, or stop by to inquire about the library’s children’s, ‘tween and teen activities, and adult programs offered throughout the month. Some activities require registration for participation.