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Boone County Public Library College and Career Fair

BCPL will be hosting a college and career fair at the Main Library on October 22, from 6-8 p.m. Check back often to see what colleges and careers have been added to the event!

Colleges
Careers
Speaker Schedule

Learn more about certain careers from professionals in the field.

  • 6 p.m. — Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas Cook
  • 6:30 p.m . — Assistant Director of Constituent Development, College-Conservatory of Music Amanda McDonald
  • 7 p.m. — Raise the Floor Coordinator Brittany Corde
  • 7 p.m. — MMA Fighter Jeremy Pender
  • 7:30 p.m. — Computer Programmer John Bentley

Upcoming Teen Events

Open Gym (M/H)
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Chapin Memorial Library – When we open the doors, the gym is yours! Basketball, gaming, and snacks.
Teen Writer Tuesday (grades 8-12)
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Main Library – Whether you’re writing fanfic or your first novel, join us on the third Tuesday of every month to share your work. No experience required!
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Florence Branch – Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
BCPL College and Career Fair (M/H)
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Main Library – Visit with representatives from local colleges and technical schools, and see what it really takes to make it in different careers. Visit our website at www.bcpl.org/teens for the complete list of schools and career topics.
Teen Night (M/H)
Friday, October 24, 2014 at Florence Branch – Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, games, and more!
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Monday, October 27, 2014 at Lents Branch – Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Pokemon (grades 4-7)
Monday, October 27, 2014 at Main Library – Gotta catch ‘em all! Play Pokémon with other players. Bring your own deck. No trading. English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Anime & Manga Club (M/H)
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Main Library – Join other otakus for movies, snacks, and kawaii crafts.
Halloween Spooktacular
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Scheben Branch – Halloween fun for all ages! Watch a performance from Greta the Clumsy Witch, make a mosaic treat bag and a zombie marshmallow, and play a game of mummy ball toss! Teens can visit the Teen Scene to learn some gruesome make-up techniques and create a monster eye! Don’t forget to wear your costume!
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Florence Branch – Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Halloween Spooktacular
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Main Library – Halloween fun for all ages! Make Jack o’Lanterns ooz, create an edible monster mouth, feel around in gooky goblin guts, and get in some zombie target practice! Don’t forget to wear your costume!
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Monday, November 03, 2014 at Lents Branch – Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Decade’s Party: 1970s (M/H)
Monday, November 03, 2014 at Florence Branch – Come celebrate the library’s 40th anniversary with a party for every decade. Get down tonight, with a 1970s party. Lava Lamps, Pet Rocks, disco music.
Open Gym (M/H)
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 at Chapin Memorial Library – When we open the doors, the gym is yours! Basketball, gaming, and snacks!
TAG (H) & MAC (M)
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 at Main Library – Make your voice heard! Help us plan programs, recommend books and materials, and earn volunteer hours. Pizza provided! Registration encouraged.
Homeschool Hangout (M/H)
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 at Main Library – Join other teens in the homeschool community for science related activities.
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 at Florence Branch – Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Magic the Gathering (M/H)
Thursday, November 06, 2014 at Main Library – Here, I rule! Drop in to battle other local players, or join us to learn how to get started. BYOD. Free snacks!
Middle School Writers Group
Thursday, November 06, 2014 at Main Library – Do you write short stories? Songs? Poetry? Join us on the first Thursday of every month to share your work. No experience required!
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Monday, November 10, 2014 at Lents Branch – Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Decades Party: ’80s
Monday, November 10, 2014 at Main Library – Celebrate the library’s 40th Anniversary by partying through the decades! Celebrate the 80s — Cosby sweaters, Big hair, Shrinky Dinks, and awesome music from the 80s.
Read With a Teen
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Scheben Branch – Practice your reading skills by reading with a teen. Call the Scheben branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot.
DIY: One Night, One Project–Make Your Own Pizza (M/H)
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Chapin Memorial Library – Hungry? Stop in to create your own pizza! All materials are provided. Registration encouraged.
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at Florence Branch – Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Yu-gi-oh (grades 4-10)
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at Scheben Branch – The duel is on! Play Yu-gi-oh with other local players. Bring your own deck. No trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Game Day
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Main Library – What better way to celebrate International Games Day than to gather and play all your favorite games? Chess, Pokemon, Magic the Gathering, life size Candy Land and more! BYOD.
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Monday, November 17, 2014 at Lents Branch – Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Decade’s Party: 1990s (M/H)
Monday, November 17, 2014 at Florence Branch – Come celebrate the library’s 40th anniversary with a party for every decade we’ve been open. This party is going to be the bomb! Full House, Zubaz pants, grunge music and Nick at Nite. Registration Encouraged.