Library offers virtual and take-home activities

BCPL

News release

The Boyle County Public Library offers numerous virtual and take and make activities for a variety of ages. These free activities are a great way to enjoy library events from the comfort of home. This month the library is also hosting an in-person document shredding event for Earth Day.

Here’s a closer look at some of the programs for adults:

• Virtual Adult Trivia Night

On Saturday, April 17 at 7 p.m. the library will host a trivia night for adults. Hosted via Zoom, participants can enjoy friendly, social competition from home at this monthly event. Trivia questions will be selected from a large variety of topics to give everyone a chance to feel like the smartest person in the room. There will be three timed rounds with short breaks in-between, if needed. Participants will be divided into teams upon arrival, but team requests can be made as well. Anyone interested in participating can register for the event at BoylePubLib.org/virtualtrivianight. This program is recommended for ages 18 and up.

• Made From Scratch: Chicken Salad

The library is partnering with the Boyle County Cooperative Extension Office to bring patrons the “Made from Scratch” cooking skills series. This month participants can learn how to make delicious homemade chicken salad.

Kits can be picked up from either the Extension Office or the library starting Monday, April 19. Kit distribution is on a first come, first served basis while supplies last. Due to the popularity of this program, only one kit will be given out per household. The tutorial video will feature Family and Consumer Sciences agent Alethea Price Bruzek preparing this month’s recipe. The video will premiere on April 19 at 1 p.m. on the library’s YouTube channel. This program is designed for ages 18 and up.

• Earth Day Document Shredding & Donation Drive

On Thursday, April 22 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. the DocuBit shred truck will be at the library to shred paper items that contain private information. People can bring their items and watch them be shredded. This outdoor event is sponsored by Farmers National Bank Investment Services. While it is being provided for free to the public, donations of non-perishable food items will be accepted for New Hope Food Pantry.

Those who plan to participate will need to wear a mask and maintain social distancing. Staples and paperclips do not need to be removed. No x-rays or plastic will be accepted. Anyone needing to shred more than five boxes of items will need to call 859-238-0606 to schedule a drop-off time. Those with questions about the event may also call 859-238-0606.

Information about these and all upcoming events can be found online at BoylePubLib.org. The library is open Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. In addition, free WiFi is available in the library parking lot 24/7. Chat with library staff using the live chat service on the library’s website or by texting (859)-545-8398.

The Boyle County Public Library serves the city of Danville and the surrounding communities, and is actively committed to enriching the lives of its patrons. The library is located at 307 West Broadway in Danville, KY.