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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

Ed Bearss at the Library

Join nationally-renowned Civil War historian Ed Bearss as he discusses the importance of Paducah, the western waterways, and other topics relevant to the region during the Civil War.

Mr. Bearss is the Chief Historian Emeritus of the National Parks Department, has authored books about the Civil War, and was a featured historian in Ken Burns' "The Civil War" documentary.

April 1 | 7pm

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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Mar
31
Mar 31st 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mar 31st 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join Miss Retta, Miss Nicole, Brary Bear, and Bob Dog for Story Time! This weekly program brings the children's books of the library to life through puppet shows, skits, songs, and dances. Shows are held on Tuesdays at 10am and 1pm and all are welcome to attend. Come hear a new story at Story Time!
Mar
31
Mar 31st 11:00 am - 11:20 am
Baby and Me is a special story time for babies 0-2 years of age. The class is 20 minutes long and meets after Story Time on Tuesdays at 11 AM. One child and one caregiver will join Miss Katie in singing songs, finger-playing, and introducing babies to stories and books. Baby and Me uses The Very Ready Reading Program, which suggests early literacy tips and fun ways to begin the love of reading with your child. The group style setting of the class is great for baby socialization and meeting new families. No registration is required. For more information, contact Katie in the Youth Services department at 270-442-2510 x122.
Mar
31
Mar 31st 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mar 31st 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join Miss Retta, Miss Nicole, Brary Bear, and Bob Dog for Story Time! This weekly program brings the children's books of the library to life through puppet shows, skits, songs, and dances. Shows are held on Tuesdays at 10am and 1pm and all are welcome to attend. Come hear a new story at Story Time!
Apr
01
Apr 01st 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.

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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E-BOOKS

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Music

Five free song downloads per week, and 3 hours of streaming per day.

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Your favorite books in MP3 or streaming.

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For Kids and Teens

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BookFinder

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Book Lists

Book lists full of suggested reading on various topics.

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Reading Challenges

Get reading! Take a reading challenge for kids or teens.

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Blogs

MCLIB AV CLUB

Updates, reviews, and more from the Adult Services DVD section.

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Eager Readers

Information, books, events, and contests from the Youth Services department.

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Book {re}Marks

Let's talk about adult fiction.

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Local and Family History

Curious stories from Paducah's past.

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