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August 4, 2021

Local and Family History Department Uploads New Online Black History Collections and Genealogy Video

The McCracken County Local and Family History Department has added new collections to the library‚Äôs online historical digital collections, along with a new video for […]

July 15, 2021

Emergency Broadband Benefit: Save Money on Digital Needs

Did you know that the Federal Communications Commission has created a new program to help bring internet and digital devices to homes across the nation? […]

June 1, 2021

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month!

Every year, the month of June honors the historical Stonewall riots at the Stonewall Inn in New York City in June of 1969, often considered […]

May 15, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Month: What to Read and More

Most people can say they experienced stress and anxiety in the last year. According to Mental Health America, “the number of people looking for help […]

May 1, 2021

It’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!

In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed into law a Joint Resolution of the Congress of the United States making May the commemorative month for celebrating […]

April 15, 2021

National Poetry Month: What to Read

In 1996, the Academy of American Poets established National Poetry Month in April, with the goal to encourage more people to read poetry and highlight […]

April 6, 2021

Healthy in All Seasons: Spring Edition

The sun is shining, the temperatures are rising, the great outdoors are calling. Below are a few library resources to help get your gears in motion.  Beginning […]

April 5, 2021

“Brary Bus” Bookmobile to begin making stops May 1st

The McCracken County Public Library Bookmobile, the “Brary Bus”, will make it’s first official stop May 1st at The Paducah Farmer’s Market. The bookmobile currently has […]

April 1, 2021

McLib Celebrates Earth Day!

Every year, we celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Inspired by the anti-Vietnam War protests in 1969, Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin wanted to harness […]

March 23, 2021

Looking for your Stimulus Payment?

Updated 4/8/2021 12:15 PM Though library staff cannot help answer tax questions, manually enter personal information, or assist patrons for more than 15 minutes at […]