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From Off the Shelf Discussions - Chinaberry by James Still

June 10 | Noon

This month we're discussing the book Chinaberry by Kentucky author James Still.

Join us at noon for the discussion and refreshments. Led by professor Andrew Halford.

Read Like a Girl - Sarah, Plain and Tall

May 31 | 3pm

Join WKCTC's Kim Russell as she leads the discussion of Sarah, Plain and Tall in this month's Read Like a Girl book club!

Girls of all ages are welcome, so read the book with your mom, grandmother, sister, or any other girl in your life and join us for the discussion.

2015 Summer Reading Program

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May
30
May 30th 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.
May
31
May 31st 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Read Like a Girl is a program for mothers, daughters, and grandmothers. Join Kim Russell from WKCTC to discuss Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan. Read the book with a family member and attend together.
Jun
01
Jun 01st 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Need help starting or tweaking your resume? Let Dusty help on Monday nights. We'll get you set up with the library's resume builder so you can build a properly formatted resume in no time, print it, and access it any time from any computer. Help is provided by appointment only, so please register in advance by calling 270-442-2510 x119.
Jun
02
Jun 02nd 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
E-Reader troubles? Need a new email address? Got a general tech question? Tech staff memeber Aaron can help. Tech help will be provided by appointment only. Call 270-442-2510 x124 to register.
Jun
04
Jun 04th 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.

Most-held Books

Week of May 25 | () = change from last week.

#1 (--) 
Ever After / Jude Deveraux

#2 (--) 
Go Set A Watchman / Harper Lee

#3 (+1) 
Wicked Charms / Janet Evanovich

#4 (+1) 
Gathering Prey / John Sandford

#5 (-2) 
Naked Greed / Stuart Woods

#6 (--) 
The Melody Lingers On / Mary Higgins Clark

#7 (--) 
Truth or Die / James Patterson

#8 (--) 
Country / Danielle Steele

#9 (--) 
The Murderer's Daughter / Jonathan Kellerman

#10 (--) 
The Naked Eye / Iris Johansen

 

 

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