The library offers a chess club for all ages; back-to-school resources – The Advocate-Messenger

The library offers a chess club for all ages; back to school resources

Posted 3:10 p.m. Monday, August 15, 2022


The Boyle County Public Library offers free activities, online resources, special events and many services for the community. Programs often include interactive games, crafts, story time and book clubs. During the month of August, youth programs staff visit many local back-to-school events, promoting literacy and sharing with students, educators and families information about everything the library has to offer. has to offer. Youth programs will resume in September, after the end of school visits. Adult programs and some events for all ages are ongoing. Here’s a look at some of the upcoming events at the library:

Adult D&D

Dungeons & Dragons is often called the greatest role-playing game of all time. The library offers an adult D&D club that meets at the library on the second and fourth Sundays of the month. No experience is necessary, but registration is required. To register, register at the library or email [email protected] (18 years and over)

Craft Dungeons

During this series of programs, you will be guided through the process of making a craft you can keep. On Tuesday, August 16 at 6:00 p.m., we will be making sets of water-based coasters. This event will take place in the community hall. Additional supplies will be turned into kits which will be available in the library lobby while supplies last. (18 years and over)

Third Thursday Book Club

In August, the book club will read My Antonia by Willa Cather. Join the Book Discussion on Thursday, August 18 at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room. (18 years and over)

Careful craftsmen

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)

Chess mix

On Saturday, August 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 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 take place in the Reading Room. (all ages)

Back-to-school resource:

In addition to curricula, the library offers many resources for students, parents, and educators. is an online resource for students offering live tutoring, test prep, and homework help. Students of all ages can get personalized help with any type of academic question in math, science, English, social studies, and writing. Tutors work with K-12 students, including AP-level classwork and introductory college-level courses.

Connecting with a tutor is safe and easy. Patrons just need a library card and a computer or mobile device with internet access. is available to the public free of charge through the library’s website with a library card.

Information about library resources and all upcoming events is available online at 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 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 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 town of Danville and surrounding communities and is actively committed to enriching the lives of its patrons. The library is located at 307 West Broadway in Danville.

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