This week at the Boyle County Public Library, Jan 12-13

Published 4:58 pm Friday, January 11, 2019

The Boyle County Public Library offers many fun, educational events for all ages. Weekly programs include Adult Storytime on Mondays at 9:00 a.m., Coding Classes on Mondays at 4:00 p.m., Adult Education Classes on Mondays at 5:00 p.m., Crafters Who Care on Mondays at 6:00 p.m., and Storytimes on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. In addition to these weekly events, the following library-sponsored programs are scheduled for this week:

Chess Club: 2-4 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 12). All ages and skill levels are welcome to come play (or learn how to play) the game of chess. This event will be held in the Community Room.

Baby Lapsit: 10:30 a.m. Monday. The program focuses on early literacy skills and is designed for infants up to 12 months and their caregivers. During the program, babies sit on their caregiver’s lap and interact with them while enjoying rhyming songs, finger plays, and short stories designed with babies in mind. Registration is required.

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Second Monday Book Discussion Group: 3 p.m. Monday. The group will discuss “Death Comes to Pemberley” by P.D. James. Those interested in participating may pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club: 4-7 p.m. Monday. Teens are invited to come play this popular role-playing game in a social group setting. Food, refreshments, and gaming supplies will be provided. No experience is necessary to participate. Players who have their own dice, rule books, miniatures, etc., are welcome to bring them. Registration is required. (Ages 13-18)

DIY — Letter Art: 4:40 p.m. Monday. Tweens can create letter art using yarn wrapping. (Ages 9-13)

Third Thursday Book Discussion Groups: 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday. This month the morning group will discuss “One Step Ahead of Hitler: A Jewish Child’s Journey through France” by Fred Gross. The afternoon group will discuss “The Boston Girl” by Anita Diamant. Those interested in participating in either group may pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk.

Tween Master Builders: 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Tweens can stop by the Library to build or create anything imaginable using a wide variety of building supplies, including LEGOs, K’NEX, Brain Flakes, Magna Tiles, and marble run tracks. Snacks will be provided. For ages 9-13.

ASL Conversation Group: 6 p.m. Thursday. This monthly event is community led and provides a casual location where people can practice using ASL. All levels of ASL learners or users are encouraged to participate. For more information, contact Caleb Conover at the library.

Origami Club: 4:30 p.m. Friday. Tweens can improve their skills at origami by trying out new projects. Many tutorials with varying levels of difficulty will be available. For ages 9-13.

Call the library at (859) -238-7323, visit, or stop by to inquire about children’s, ‘tween and teen activities, and adult programs offered throughout the month. Some activities require registration for participation.


Last month, as part of the 125th Anniversary celebration, the Boyle County Public Library offered a Read 25 Books reading challenge to patrons ages 18 and under. The challenge was created to encourage patrons to read 25 books between mid-October and Dec. 28.

Ninety-nine patrons turned in completed reading log bookmarks and earned library tote bags. On the reading logs, patrons were able to list titles of their favorite books read during the challenge. Recommended books included “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin, Jr. and Eric Carle, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” by Jeff Kinney, and the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling.