The movie “Temple Grandin” will be shown at 6 p.m. Monday at the Raceland-Worthington High School Cultural Arts center.
The free HBO-produced movie, sponsored by the school’s autism leadership team, stars Claire Danes as Dr. Temple Grandin who offers inspiration and guidance to those dealing with autism.
There will be free refreshments and door prizes.
Cancer survivor dinner May 10
Relay for Life of Boyd County Cancer Survivor’s will gather for a celebratory dinner at 6 p.m. May 10 at Boyd County Community Center.
This year, American Cancer Society will celebrate 100 years and a major health advancement: two of every three diagnosed with cancer become survivors.
To register for Relay For Life of Boyd County, call Andrea Arnett at (606) 325-8251 or email Andrea.Arnett@cancer.org.
at Boyd library
Complete digital editions of hundreds of magazines are now available free of charge to Boyd County Public Library card holders.
Zinio Digital Magazines is the latest electronic resource addition to BCPL’s Internet branch, thebookplace.org. Zinio provides full-color digital magazines, many with interactive elements such as audio and video. Some are magazines that are only available in digital format.
BCPL subscribes to 224 titles. There are magazines on gardening, home, crafts, science, entertainment, food, pets, art, photography, news, technology, off-roading, religion, history, sports, technology and more.
Magazines from Zinio can be ready on a computer or mobile device. Apps are available for iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, Android and Blackberry Playbook.
With a BCPL card, you can “check out” as many magazines as you wish — there are no holds or due dates. To access Zinio, you have to create two accounts — one to access the library collection, and a second to view the magazines in a Zinio viewer account.
Zinio for Libraries is a partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books. Library Journal awarded it Best New Database of 2012.
Zinio Digital Magazines joins several other free download services at thebookplace.org, including OverDrive and Freading (books); and Freegal (music).
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Conversion of Big Sandy Plant from coal to gas approved
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Night Moves 5K weaves through classic cars, musical sounds
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Robbery suspect still on loose
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'There just isn't anything else like it'
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McConnell will be ready for Fancy Farm
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Kentucky gets driver’s license extension
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Local entrepreneurs learning to thrive
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