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April 15, 2022

Quilts in the Library

We appreciate Elaine Stevens, and the members of Paducah Stitch n’ Quilt Guild for loaning us these beautiful handmade quilts. We are Ready for Quilt Week 2022!Please come […]

April 1, 2022

1950 Census Released By National Archives

The U. S. National Archives has released the 1950 Census online! This release provides a snapshot of the nation’s population and is an amazing resource […]

April is National Garden Month!

Join Team McLib in celebrating National Garden Month and this year’s Earth Day with our various activities and our recommended titles! On April 1st, in […]

March 1, 2022

What To Read: Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month began in 1987 after the National Women’s History Project petitioned to expand Women’s History Week, which corresponded with International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is […]

September 30, 2021

Introduction to Family Tree Building – United States Federal Population Census

The United States Federal Census has been taken every 10 years since 1790 and is a highly used source for genealogical and historical researchers. These […]

September 18, 2021

National Recovery Month

September 20th is National Addiction Professionals Day and is part of National Recovery Month. From Narcan to readings on harm reduction, McCracken County Public Library is glad to support our community’s health and wellbeing.   […]

September 15, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month/El Mes de la Herencia Hispana 2021

National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15–October 15, honors the traditions, culture and extraordinary contributions of Americans whose ancestors originate from Spain, Mexico and the Spanish-speaking nations of […]

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 […]

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