The Boyle County Public Library offers free activities for patrons of all ages. The library currently hosts Dinosaur Discovery, an exhibit featuring over 120 fossils and casts from the collection curated by Dr. John Hankla. Stop by to explore the free exhibit, which will remain on display until April 1. You can find more information about Dinosaur Discovery online at BoylePubLib.org/Dinosaurs. In addition to the exhibit, library patrons can also enjoy interactive activities such as craft projects, games, and weekly story times. Here’s a look at some of the upcoming events at the library:
Teen Writing Club
On Tuesdays in March, teenagers are invited to learn about different aspects of writing in this series. Join us to hone your writing skills in the areas of plot, theme, character creation, descriptive writing, and dialogue. This writing workshop will take place every week on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. in the community hall. Join however you can. (13-18 years old)
Family movie night
On Tuesday, March 29 at 5:30 p.m., families are invited to watch a recently released film sequel about a koala theater owner and his star singing animal performers, back together and preparing for the biggest show in the capital. entertainment world. . However, they must convince a hidden rock star to join them. Along the way, they all discover the power of music to help and heal. (2021; Rated PG) For the film’s title, go to the event listing on the library’s website. This program will take place in the Community Hall. (all ages)
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Join us on Tuesday, March 29 at 6:00 p.m. for the wrap-up discussion on The Montague Twins: The Witch’s Hand by Nathan Page. Stop by and share your thoughts on the book. This event will take place in the multipurpose room on the 5th level. (13-18 years old)
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Join us on Thursday, March 31 at 4:30 p.m. for the wrap-up discussion on Geoff Rodkey’s We’re Not From Here. Stop to share your reactions to the book and do themed activities. This event will take place in the Youth Programs Room. (9-13 years old)
Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., join us to knit and crochet items for those in need. This knitting and crocheting group welcomes current and new members to weekly craft meetings at the library. Some materials provided. Beginners are welcome. This event will take place in the Reading Room. (13 years and over)
Teens are invited to play video games at the library on Fridays from 4-5:20 p.m. Battle with friends in Super Smash Bros or race in Mario Kart 8. This event will take place on the 5th level of the library . (13-18 years old)
Free tax prep
The Boyle County Public Library has again partnered with the AARP Foundation and United Way of the Bluegrass to host a free tax preparation service. Until mid-April, tax specialists will be set up in the library on Tuesdays and Saturdays to help people with the tax return 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 Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Although anyone can make an appointment, the program is particularly focused on low-to-moderate income tax payers aged 50 and over. To make an appointment, call 859-374-1415 or email email@example.com.
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 individuals whose household income was less than $56,000 last year. For more information and to make an appointment, call 2-1-1 or go online at uwbg.org/CKEEP.
Information about these and all upcoming events is available online at BoylePubLib.org. The library is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30 a.m. – 8 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition, free Wi-Fi is available in the library car park 24/7. Chat with library staff using the live chat service on the library’s website or by texting (859)-545-8398.