Library offers free activities for all ages

Published 10:19 am Friday, November 18, 2022

The Boyle County Public Library offers free activities, special events, and online resources for the community. Programs include crafting, interactive games, STEM activities, and weekly storytimes. Here is a closer look at some of the upcoming events at the library:

Game On

Teens are invited to play Nintendo Switch and board games at the library on Friday, Nov. 18 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on the 5th level. Note: there will be no session the week of Thanksgiving. (Ages 13-18)

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Chess Mix

On Saturday, Nov. 19 from 2-4 p.m., visit the library and enjoy an afternoon of chess and a savory snack. This program is for all skill levels. This event will be held in the Reading Room. (All ages)

Morning Storytime

Join us for storytime at the library! Each week we will read stories and have a themed sensory activity for young children to enjoy. Storytime will be held Monday and Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. The theme this week will be Thanksgiving. Toddlers and preschoolers are all welcome to attend with their caregivers. (Ages 2-5)


On Tuesday afternoons at 3:15 p.m., kids and tweens can explore their creative side at the library. All skills levels and imaginations are welcome to participate in new craft activities each week. The goal is to have fun creating something uniquely yours! This event will be held in the youth department.  (Ages 5-12)

Teen D&D

On Saturday, November 26 from 2-4 p.m. teens can play what some call the greatest role-playing game of all time. Players will venture through campaigns that will test their ability to work together and conquer foes in this tabletop adventure. Registration is required to play. Go to to register. (Ages 13-18)

Holiday closure: The library will be closed Nov. 24 and 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Information about library resources and all upcoming events can be found online at The library is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 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 W. Broadway in Danville.