Evenings Upstairs

Evenings Upstairs – Kennedy Comes to Kentucky
March 26 | 7:00pm

Led by Dr. Sean McLaughlin, Special Collections & Exhibit Director Murray State University  Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities Despite all of his advantages, John F. […]

Evenings Upstairs – History of Bookmobile Service in Kentucky
April 23 | 7:00pm

Led by Wayne Onkst, Kentucky Writer & Retired State Librarian Co-sponsored the Kentucky Humanities   In celebration of the anticipated Spring 2020 launch of our new […]

Evenings Upstairs – The Future of News
May 14 | 7:00pm

Led by Tom Eblen, Journalist, Editor, Writer, & Photographer Co-sponsored by Kentucky Humanities Eblen, a member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame, will discuss […]

Evenings Upstairs – Kentucky Faith: A Treasure Chest
June 4 | 7:00pm

Led Jacqueline Hamilton, Professor of English Eastern Kentucky University Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities & The Friends of the Library Abbey of Gethsemani. Shaker Village. The […]

Evenings Upstairs – Jemima Boone: Life on the Frontier, 1762-1834
July 9 | 7:00pm

Portrayed by Betsy Smith  Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities & The Friends of the Library Jemima Boone, the fourth child of Daniel and Rebecca Bryan […]

Evenings Upstairs – The Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire
August 13 | 7:00pm

Led by author Robert Webster Webster examines the horrible tragedy that changed many lives on the night of May 28, 1977. The Beverly Hills Supper […]

Evenings Upstairs – Forgotten Distilleries: An Introduction to Bourbon Archaeology
September 17 | 7:00pm

Led by Nicolas Laracuente, Bourbon Archaeologist. The distilling industry is a critical piece of Kentucky’s history and its continued success. Nick will discuss the three […]

Evenings Upstairs – Legends and Lore from America’s Most Haunted Neighborhood
October 8 | 7:00pm

Led by David Domine, writer  & raconteur. The most haunted neighborhood in America? That’s what many are calling Old Louisville, an extensive preservation district filled […]

Evenings Upstairs – The New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-1812
November 12 | 7:00pm

Led by Dr. Nathan K Moran, Center for Earthquake Research and Information at the University of Memphis. What many refer to as the Great New […]


About Evenings Upstairs
Since 1994, the flagship Adult Service program series has entertained and educated the public with performances and lectures each month.

Presenters include authors, professors, entertainers, local musical acts, and more.