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March 10, 2020 | Zach Underwood

Library COVID-19/Coronavirus Information

UPDATE 5/13/20:

The following book drops are now open and accepting returns: Kroger Park Avenue, Kroger Southside, Reidland Food Giant, Paducah Bank Strawberry Hill, and Banks Market.  The book drop at the library remains closed at this time and the library building remains closed.

UPDATE 4/2/2020:

McCracken County Public Library building is closed until further notice. This decision was based on and executive order by Governor Beshear.

You can still contact the library if you need assistance! Call 270-442-2510 and press 3 when prompted to leave a message. We can also be reached at [email protected] and on our Facebook page.

Residents of Kentucky and Massac County, IL are eligible to apply for digital services cards to access e-books, e-audiobooks, and streaming music and videos. To apply for a card, go to mclib.net/join.

Library staff are busy putting together online programs for youth and adults. As new content becomes available, it will be shared on Facebook and the library’s website.

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. We greatly appreciate all of you, and hope we can be together again soon!

As a reminder, the Library has many digital services available to you for free, such as Kentucky UnboundHoopla, Flipster Magazines and Freegal Music.

 Please visit these sites for the latest information on COVID-19:

US Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
The CDC works to protect America from health, safety and security threats, including fighting diseases and supporting communities and citizens to do the same.

World Health Organization (WHO)
The WHO works worldwide to promote health and safety by identifying and responding to

Kentucky Department for Public Health
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is responsible for developing and operating state public health programs and activities for the citizens of Kentucky.

Kentucky COVID-19 Resources Page

Statement on Coronavirus from the City of Paducah