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We have worked tirelessly to upgrade and expand our website to better serve the people of Breathitt County and those Breathitt Countians at heart.
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remembering the frozen flood
Native american artifacts
The Mike and Bettye Rose
Native American Collection
now in collection at the
Breathitt County Public Libraryfeaturing hundreds of arrow heads, spear points fish hooks, and ceremonial artifacts including a very
rare Coptic pot.
To serve the informational and educational needs of the citizens of Breathitt County through the acquisition and maintenance of quality materials, programs, and other services in a manner commensurate with responsible fiscal governance.
We recently remembered, quite possibly, the worst storm in Kentucky's history, the 1939 Frozen Flood. This July marks the 75th anniversary of this terrible event and on June 28th the Library held a special "get-together" to remember and learn about the Frozen Flood with author Gary B. Agee.
Accelerated Reader- Book finder for the school-based testing system.
Reading Counts- Book finder for the Library's Summer Reading testing system.
FactHound- A "safe search" site for your family with fun, education based media.
E-Books- Kentucky Libraries Unbound, this is the e-book software used by the Library.
YouTube- Follow the Library for the newest videos featuring happenings at the BCPL.
Stephen D. Bowling
Heritage Center &
Media Specialist &
Cataloging & Circulation
As August drew to an end, the library played host to a very special event. Author and Breathitt Coutian
Jerry "Buck" Deaton shared stories from his new book as well as memories from the County he still calls home. His newest book "Kentucky Boy: My Life in Twenty Words" is a recollection of Bucky's life growing up in
Breathitt County, these memories were shared among family and friends on August 26th.
The Library is planning a second book signing with another local author, please stay tuned for the latest information.
Programing returns this Friday! Toddler's group returns to its regular schedule (Every Friday @ 11:30 a.m.) Friday September 5th. Click here to be directed to our programing page for more information.