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Visit the Library


Mon-Thu: 9:00am-9:00pm
Fri-Sat: 9:00am-6:00pm
Sun: 1:00pm-6:00pm

The second floor (Youth Services) closes 15 minutes before the times listed above.

The outside doors lock 5 minutes before closing.

Street Address:

The McCracken County Public Library
555 Washington Street
Paducah, KY 42003

Parking Information:

There is free parking available along Washington Street in front of the library as well as in the large parking lot in the rear of the building along Kentucky Ave.

Driving Directions:

From I-24 West:
Take Exit 11 / Husband Rd.
Turn right onto John L. Puryear Dr./I-24 Business Loop.
Continue onto Wayne Sullivan Drive.
Continue onto 3rd Street.
Turn left onto Washington Street.
Go 2 blocks, the Library is on the right.

From I-24 East:
Take Exit 4.
Turn left onto Hinkleville Rd/US 60.
Continue onto Park Avenue.
Continue onto 4th Street.
Turn right onto Washington Street.
Go 1 block, the Library is on the right.

Book Drop Locations:

All materials checked out from the library (except Interlibrary Loan materials) may be returned in one of our book drops.

Locations of library book drops around McCracken County:

Bank's Market, 2855 Lone Oak Rd.
Reidland Food Giant, 6135 Benton Rd.
Park Ave. Kroger, 3141 Park Avenue
Southside Kroger, 3275 Irvin Cobb Dr.

Holidays Closed:

New Year's Day (Jan. 1)
Easter Sunday
Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (First Monday in Sept.)
Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in Nov.)
Christmas Eve (Dec. 24)
Christmas Day (Dec. 25)
New Year's Eve (Dec. 31)