Midland Branch

Branch Details

Opening Summer 2021

Phone:
(606) 929-5346

Hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur. 9 am to 8 pm
Fri, Sat. 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm

Coming to Boyd County Summer 2021 will be the Midland Branch.

18,000 sq ft. with lots of cool new features, expanded space, and return of some conveniences.

The Cool Stuff: a drive-up service window to pick up and drop off materials, a 100-seat meeting room available after hours, a two sided indoor/outdoor fireplace, two study rooms, long wall of north-facing windows for natural lighting and a makerspace with audio and video recording equipment.

The Expansions: three times as much space for materials and people, a separate meeting room catering kitchen, and the opportunity to centralize staff space (which is technically a reduction because we are combining two locations into one).

The Conveniences: lots of public restrooms, a dedicated nursing room, and a family restroom in the children’s area, a large parking lot that can accommodate nearly 100 cars with space for a school bus, and a small space dedicated to small business needs.

Midland Branch will be at 6686 US Route 60, directly across from Summit RV.

Materials Return and Book Drop:

While Midland Branch is under construction, materials returns are located at Main and Catlettsburg Branches.

Parking:

For the best views of soon-to-be parking lot, we recommend a slow drive down Midland Trail, past the gas station.

Midland Construction Updates

Midland Branch Update Photo #1

Midland Branch Update #4

All of a sudden there's lots to report...but that's how construction works. Just in the last few weeks: Walls are painted Lights are going in Storefront installed (that's the windows) Stone is progressing The berm is almost gone Parking lot is being leveled HVAC has been tested ...

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A construction preview in progress of the new library locatio

Midland Branch Update #3

While it is still under construction, the grand opening is now within reach! See what has been done and the space and features the new facility will offer with this virtual tour. Opening is scheduled this summer! Thanks to Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects for the great design and for Trace Cree...

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Midland branch floor plan

Midland Branch Update #2

Take the first look at the outside of Midland Branch.  Small print: finishes may end up being different from these photos because as of this writing we have not picked the actual finishes yet!  To orient you a bit, the short (west) facing side faces US 60. Front (north) elevation:&nb...

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Image of the Midland Branch construction site

Midland Branch Update #1

Coming to Boyd County Summer 2021 will be the Midland Branch complete with cool new features, expanded space, and return of some conveniences. First, the cool stuff: a drive-up service window to pick up and drop off materials, a 100-seat meeting room available after hours, a two sided indoor/outd...

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Branch Programs

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Midland
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Let's Go To The Zoo- Come in and enjoy some fun zoo themed books and activities! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby & Me Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Midland
Library Branch: Midland
Room: Main Floor Midland
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Bring your toddler by to enjoy fun sensory activities and to help grow their love of reading through our interactive Baby & Me Storytime.  ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

N-B Tween- Midland

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Midland
Library Branch: Midland
Room: Main Floor Midland
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
October - Cauldron of Slime: “Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and caldron bubble!” combine magical ingredients in a mini cauldron to create a spooky halloween slime! ...

Closed - All Staff Day

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Ashland, Catlettsburg, Midland, Virtual Events
Description:
The Library will be closed district wide for All Staff Day ...

Staff Training

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Ashland, Catlettsburg, Midland
Description:
We will be closed today due to staff training. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytime- The Monster Mash- Midland

11:00am - 12:00pm
Midland
Library Branch: Midland
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
The Monster Mash! Let’s get ready for the spooky season with a Storytime all about monsters! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytime- Jack-o'-Lanterns - Midland

11:00am - 12:00pm
Midland
Library Branch: Midland
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Jack-o’-lanterns Let’s read all about pumpkins and find some creative alternatives to carving pumpkins! ...