The Boyle County Public Library offers a variety of ways for patrons to get involved and discover all the library has to offer. The library offers many in-person programs for teens and adults, on-the-go activity kits for teens, an outdoor preschool story hour, and the Dinosaur Discovery exhibit. Here’s a look at the library’s upcoming activities:
On Friday, September 24, tweens can create a dinosaur fossil using dough and mini dinos. Pick up a kit of supplies, then watch Librarian Kinsey Hisle in the accompanying video to see how to knead a special fossil dough mixture to then create lasting prints of dinosaur footprints. Available while supplies last. (9-13 years old)
Chess in the park
On Saturday, September 25 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., visit the library for a day of relaxation with a classic outdoor strategy game. This event will take place in the park of the library. Masks are strongly encouraged. (18 years and over)
D&D for adults
The library has an adult Dungeons & Dragons club that meets at the library on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. Adults can join the next session on Sunday, September 26 at noon or 4:30 pm No experience required, but registration is required to participate. To register, join the library or email [email protected] Masks are mandatory. (18 years and over)
On Tuesday, September 28 at 4 p.m., children can prepare a new treat at home by watching our educational video. Kits will be available for pickup from Tuesday morning (while stocks last). You can also pick up a kit using our curbside collection service. Call the library at 859-238-7323 from the day the kits are available to request a kit using curbside pickup and it will be installed in the rotunda for you. The video will be shown on the library’s YouTube channel. No registration required. (5-8 years old)
Conclusion of LibCrates for Teens
On Tuesday, September 28 at 6:00 pm, Bretton Smith, Librarian, Young Adult Services, will lead the wrap-up discussion of the book “A Song Below Water” by Bethany C. Morrow. Teens can share their thoughts on the book during this in-person discussion. This event will take place on the fifth level of the library. Masks are mandatory. (13-18 years old)
Conclusion on preparations for LibCrates
On Thursday, September 30 at 4:30 p.m., Kinsey Hisle, Youth Services Librarian, will lead thematic activities and wrap-up discussion on Katie O’Neill’s graphic novel The Tea Dragon Society. This in-person event will take place on the fifth level of the library. Masks are mandatory. (9-13 years old)
Fun kit for the fall holidays
Starting October 1, the library will be offering fall vacation fun kits, providing kids with fun activities to do at home. Each kit contains three fall-themed craft items with all supplies included. Pick up a kit, then follow us to watch our librarians demonstrate how to make crafts in a video on the library’s YouTube channel. Crafts can be done by most of the ages of the youth. The free kits will be available from Friday, October 1, while supplies last. Kits can be picked up in person or using our curbside pickup service. Call the library at 859-238-7323 starting October 1 to request a kit with curbside pickup and it will be installed in the rotunda for you.
Information on these and all upcoming events is available online at BoylePubLib.org. The library is open Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with extended hours Tuesday and Thursday evenings until 8 p.m., and open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition, free Wi-Fi is available in the library parking lot. 24/7. Chat with library staff using the live chat service on the library’s website or texting (859) -545-8398.
The Boyle County Public Library serves the town of Danville and surrounding communities and is actively involved in enriching the lives of its patrons. The library is located at 307 W. Broadway St. in Danville.