This week at the Boyle County Public Library 

Published 6:48 am Saturday, October 27, 2018

The Science in Play 2Go exhibit is currently on display in the Children’s Library. Weekly programs include Adult Storytime 9 a.m. Mondays and Coding Classes 4 p.m. Mondays In addition to these weekly events, the following library-sponsored programs are scheduled for this week:

Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest: 2 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 27). Dogs (and their owners) who enjoy dressing up are invited to participate. Prizes will be awarded for funniest costume, most original costume, best dog/human duo, best character, and more. All dogs (and humans) must be well behaved in order to join in the fun. This event will be held in the Library Park. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, the event will be moved inside to the Community Room.

Frankenstein Breakout: 4 p.m. Monday. Participants will use teamwork and critical thinking to solve puzzles in order to open the locked box and find Frankenstein’s monster’s brain. For ages 9-18.

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Kid’s Book Club (Week 1): 4 p.m. Tuesday. The club will meet weekly for four weeks on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m., and is recommended for children who are in grades 1-3. Each week we’ll read a different book from one of our favorite series. Book series will include “Magic Tree House” and “Geronimo Stilton.” Children are invited to come discuss the books, participate in themed games and crafts, and enjoy snacks. Registration is required.

Zombie Prom: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Come dressed up in any spooky costume to dance and play games before heading out to trick-or-treat. This event will be held in the Community Room and is for ages 9-18.

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Kick-Off Workshop: 4:30 p.m. Thursday. A workshop series for tweens and teens interested in writing a 50,000 word novel during the month of November, for ages 9-18. Writers will get started by workshopping ideas and trying out writing prompts. Two additional NaNoWriMo workshops will be held during the month. More information about National Novel Writing Month can be found at

Dia de los Muertos Crafts: 6 p.m. Thursday. Participants of all ages will learn about the Day of the Dead, a holiday that originated in Mexico over 3,000 years ago, while making papel picado and painting rocks as sugar skulls. This event will be held in the Storytime Room.

Fall Film Series — Comedies (Week 5): 7 p.m. Thursday. The Friends of the Library continue with their annual Fall Film Series. Shown at the library on select Thursday evenings in the Community Room, films will be introduced each evening by Charles Vahlkamp, professor emeritus at Centre College. There is no charge for admission, and free popcorn will be available.

In this comedy from 1982, an unemployed actor disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a soap opera.

Kid’s Homeschool Book Club: 2 p.m. Friday. Led by Children’s Librarian Libby McWhorter, this book club is designed for children ages 5-8 and features a book discussion and trivia activities.  This month, participants are reading “Bound for Oregon” by Jean Van Leewen. Snacks will be served. Register for this club in the Children’s Library.

LEGO Club: 4 p.m. Friday. Held in the Storytime Room; finished creations will be placed on display in the library.

Call (859) 238-7323, visit the website at, or stop by to inquire about activities, and adult programs offered throughout the month.