Library to host family movie night; final week of Dinosaur Discovery exhibit

Published 7:00 am Friday, March 25, 2022

The Boyle County Public Library offers free activities for patrons of all ages. The library is currently hosting Dinosaur Discovery, an exhibit featuring over 120 fossils and castings from Dr. John Hankla’s curated collection. Stop by to explore the free exhibit, which will remain on display until April 1. More information about Dinosaur Discovery can be found online at BoylePubLib.org/Dinosaurs. In addition to the exhibit, library patrons can also enjoy interactive activities such as crafting projects, games, and weekly storytimes. Here is a closer look at some of the upcoming events at the library:

Teen Writing Club

On Tuesdays in March, teens are invited to learn about various aspects of writing in this series. Join us to hone your writing skills in the areas of plot, theme, character creation, descriptive writing, and dialog. This writing workshop will be held weekly on Tuesdays at 4:00 PM in the Community Room. Join as you are able. (Ages 13-18)

Family Movie Night

On Tuesday, March 29 at 5:30 PM, families are invited to watch a newly released movie sequel about a koala theater owner and his all-star singing animal performers, back together and preparing for the biggest show in the entertainment capital of the world. However, they must convince a hidden rock star to join them. Along the way, they all learn about the power of music to help and heal. (2021; Rated PG) For the movie title, go to the event listing on the library’s website. This program will be held in the Community Room. (All ages)

Teen LibCrates Wrap Up

Join us on Tuesday, March 29 at 6:00 PM for the wrap-up discussion of The Montague Twins: The Witch’s Hand by Nathan Page. Stop by and share thoughts about the book. This event will be held in the multi-purpose room in the 5th Level. (Ages 13-18)

Tween LibCrates Wrap Up

Join us on Thursday, March 31 at 4:30 PM for the wrap-up discussion of We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey. Stop by to share reactions about the book and do themed activities. This event will be held in the Youth Program Room. (Ages 9-13)

Crafters Who Care

On Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 PM, join us in knitting and crocheting items for those in need. This knitting and crochet group welcomes current and new members to weekly crafting meetups at the library. Some materials provided. Beginners are welcome. This event will be held in the Reading Room. (Ages 13+)

Game On!

Teens are invited to play video games at the library on Fridays from 4:00-5:20 PM. Battle with friends in Super Smash Bros or race in Mario Kart 8. This event will be held on 5th Level of the library. (Ages 13-18)

Free Tax Prep

The Boyle County Public Library has once again partnered with the AARP Foundation and the United Way of the Bluegrass to host free tax preparation service. Now through mid-April, tax professionals will be set up in the library on Tuesdays and Saturdays to assist people with the tax filing process. This service is made possible through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. These tax preparation services are available by appointment only.

AARP tax assistance services will be available on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Although anyone can make an appointment, the program is especially focused on low-to-moderate income taxpayers who are age 50 and older. To make an appointment call 859-374-1415 or email 500052568@aarpfoundation.org.

The United Way VITA Tax Preparation Assistance will be available by appointment only on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for people whose household income was less than $56,000 this past year. For more information and to schedule an appointment call 2-1-1 or go online to uwbg.org/CKEEP.

Information about these and all upcoming events can be found online at BoylePubLib.org. The library is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM; Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM; and Saturday from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  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.