The McCracken County Public Library will be closed on Sunday, April 5.

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Read Like a Girl

A special book discussion series for girls of all ages, led by WKCTC's Kim Russell.

 

April 26 | 3pm | Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Beginning Genealogy Series

The library will offer a monthly series of beginner's genealogy classes starting April 22.

The first class, Introduction to Genealogy, will cover the basics of family history research as well as tips for keeping your research organized.

Space is limited, and registration for the classes is required. Call 270-442-2510 ext 124 to sign up.

For more detailed information about the series, click here.

The Library is Tax Central!

The AARP volunteers are back to help with taxes on Wednesdays and Thursdays!

They will answer tax questions, as well as prepare and file your taxes for you on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information about the AARP tax help, as well as tons of helpful tax resources, click here.

Upcoming Events

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Apr
02
Apr 02nd 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
AARP volunteers will be at the library on Wednesdays and Thursdays from February 4 until April 9. They will be here from 9am to 4pm each day. Help is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
Apr
02
Apr 02nd 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring the whole family to the library and grab a board game to play after you check out your books and movies. We've got all your favorites, and you can play them in your favorite family-friendly environment - the public library! Just stop by the second floor desk on Thursday nights from 5-8pm and let us know which game you want to play. For more information, contact the Youth Services department at 270-442-2510 x122. Chess Lessons with James Patterson During Family Game Night, local chess player and United States Chess Federation member James Patterson is here to teach anyone of any age about the game of chess. Patterson believes chess is an important tool for building problem-solving skills, increasing the ability to solve puzzles, keeping the brain healthy, and challenging us to think logically. Most of his early knowledge of the game came from reading books at the McCracken County Public Library.
Apr
04
Apr 04th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Saturday, we clear out the conference room to make room for our giant collection of Lego bricks! Legos at the Library is open to all children, boys and girls, that want to turn their creativity into something they can design and then build. Parents are welcome to get involved to build something amazing with their child. The best part is that the library requires shoes, so you can't step on a lego brick with your bare feet! Legos at the Library is a chance for children to learn fine motor skills and problem solving, express their creativity and use their imaginations, and learn to share or even collaborate with others. Be sure to join us every Saturday from 1-4pm in the second floor Conference Room. For more information, contact the Youth Services department at 270-442-2510 x122.
Apr
05
Apr 05th - All Day
The library will be closed for Easter Sunday on April 5.
Apr
06
Apr 06th 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Drop-in at the second floor for a new craft project every day!

Most-held Books

Week of March 30 | () = change from last week.

#1 (--) 
Hot Pursuit / Stuart Woods

#2 (--) 
Memory Man / David Baldacci

#3 (+4) 
14th Deadly Sin / James Patterson & Maxine Paetro

#4 (-1) 
Every Fifteen Minutes / Lisa Scottoline

#5 (-1) 
Gathering Prey / John Sandford

#6 (-1) 
The Liar / Nora Roberts

#7 (+1) 
The Melody Lingers On / Mary Higgins Clark

#8 (-2) 
Your Next Breath / Iris Johansen

#9 (+1) 
Wicked Charms / Janet Evanovich

#10 (--) 
Miss Julia Lays Down the Law / Ann B Ross

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