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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? A Virtual Frozen Party

We're having a Virtual Frozen Party all week long June 15-19.  Each day we'll have new virtual content in a celebration of Disney's Frozen.  Do you want to build a snowman?  Sign up to receive a free make-it and take-it snowman craft.  This craft can be picked up at our curbside services at either the [...]

By | June 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Virtual Discovery Fridays

Join us this summer for our Virtual Discovery Fridays.  This program will meet Fridays at 10:30 AM and features fun, educational programs designed for elementary-age students.  This summer we'll have a variety of events centered around art, nature, and fantasy. May 29 - Nature (Harmonie State Park) June 5 - Virtual Hike (Silver Hills Trail) [...]

By | May 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Virtual Trivia Nights beginning May 26

We'll beginning weekly trivias beginning Tuesday, May 26 at 7 PM every Tuesday this summer.  You can register for the contests on our event calendar to get the link to the Zoom meeting.  Trivias will be done through the Kahoot quiz-making software which you can access on a web browser or through a free app.  [...]

By | May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Virtual Stage Combat on May 18 (Rescheduled for October 19)

May 18 at 5:30 PM we'll be offering a virtual version of the Stage Combat Workshop from Kentucky Shakespeare Festival.  This program is limited to 30 students in grades 4-12, so if you're interested register here and you'll receive a link to the event before the meeting.  In this live virtual workshop you'll learn how [...]

By | May 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

May the Fourth Be With You!

I've been a Star Wars fan since the early '90s.  Back then outside of the VHS tapes you could rent at the grocery store, Star Wars mostly existed in the gaming world - Dungeons and Dragons-style RPGs, customizable card games, Super Nintendo cartridges and bendable rubber/wire action figures.  As the release of George Lucas' prequel [...]

By | May 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Earth Day

Today is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and to celebrate and the Floyd County Library has a variety of online resources to help you celebrate. This afternoon Dr. Eileen Yanoviak, director of the Carnegie Center for Art and History, will host a discussion of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring.  Registration is required and there are [...]

By | April 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Birthday Avatar!

A month and a half ago marked the 15th Anniversary of Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender television series created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko.  The show won numerous awards, including a Genesis Award commending its raising awareness of animal issues.  Seasons 1 and 2 of this three-season series are currently available for download [...]

By | April 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Breakout Box Cryptex

For a recent Discovery Friday program we did a Breakout Box, which I also re-used on a school visit and a trip to the youth shelter.  The Breakout Box is a way to do an escape room-style program without having to be tied to one location.  It's also helpful for Discovery Friday which can have [...]

By | March 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Teen and Tween Events at the Library

We have a lot of great events for tweens and teens at the Floyd County Library.  Our Mix-It-Up Monday program meets Monday nights at 5:30.  The first Monday of the month is our Teen Advisory Board where teens can earn volunteer hours and help plan library events.  The last Monday of the month is Anime [...]

By | February 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Discovery Friday

Join us for Discovery Fridays.  Every Friday at 10:30 AM we have an exciting, hands-on activity or educational presentation for elementary-age students.  Discovery Friday is a perfect educational opportunity for homeschool students but the program also meets during school breaks and is open to all students in grades K-5.  A preschool program - Wee Play [...]

By | January 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments