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2020•12 - BCPL Newsletter

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discover... BOONE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DECEMBER 2020 L Boone County Public Library BCP #CheckOutBCPL Discover Boone County Public Library . . .because a pandemic doesn't stop the Library. The challenges brought on by the pandemic have made BCPL stronger than ever. We continue to provide books, movies, TV series, music, magazines, video games, etc. But what we have to offer, regardless of restrictions, extends far beyond our collection. We act as a community center, a safe place to visit when you need to be away from home. Whether you are an avid reader or prefer the social side of the Library, BCPL has something for you. There's so much to do at the Library Even during a pandemic Black #000000 Notes: Always use the full wordmark unless you're explicitly speaking to or marketing the iOS or Android app iOS icon Wordmark (always use full word) Android Icon t icon White #000000 Blue #001935 iOS icon Wordmark (always use full word) Android Icon t icon StoryWalk® Located at the Hebron Branch, the outdoor StoryWalk® is a fun and interactive way to combine early literacy and physical activity. Follow the signs to read the book and complete the activities. Digital Resources Stream music and video, learn a language, watch instructional videos, take a class to learn a new skill and much more. Visit bcpl.org. Study Rooms Reserve a study room to prep for your next big test or client meeting without any interruptions. One person per room. Call 859-342-BOOK to make a reservation. Book Sale Browse our small Book Sale shelves for used materials that range in price from free to $1.00. The inventory is different at each location. Genealogy Start searching for your ancestors through Ancestry.com found on our website, or contact our Local History Department at localhistory@bcpl.org to get started. Book Bundles Receive a bundle of books for your family to enjoy, hand- picked by our experts. Look for the penguin at bcpl.org and fill out the bundle form with as much detail as possible. Touchless Curbside Pick-up Place items on hold, and we will notify you when the items are ready for pick-up. Come to the library, park in a designated space, and follow the instructions on the sign. Hebron patrons, please use the drive-through. Curt Bessette Art Gallery Located at the Main Library, the gallery is a place for artists to display their work. Visit bcpl.org and click About Us for details on how to display your work. Boone Innovation Lab (BIL) Located at the Hebron Branch, the BIL is a place to create! To reserve equipment such as a 3D printer, Glowforge, Cricut, quilting machine, serger, etc., visit bcpl.org and click About Us. Then start creating! Steinway Square Grand Piano Located Under the Dome at the Main Library, the 1867 piano is available to be played at any time by any experienced piano player. Book Kits for Book Groups Organize a book group. Kits contain copies of a book, discussion questions and information on how to run a successful book group. Check- out a book kit by visiting bcpl.org and click Books+. Reader's Advisory Receive reading recommenda- tions based on your preferences. Fill out a form with as much detail as possible by visiting bcpl.org, click Books+, and scroll to Book Recommendations. Our experts will create a personalized list just for you! Interlibrary Loan If an item is not found in our catalog, the ILL department will search libraries across the country to find what you need. Visit bcpl.org and click Books+ to fill out a request form. Then let us do the work! Other Other things to do at the Library include accessing Wi-fi, using public computers, faxing, copying, scanning, printing, using a typewriter, reading the newspaper or just enjoying the peaceful surroundings.

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