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This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting

Storytelling & Genealogy with Community Paducah. Roy Hensel and Shirley Massie will speak. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Paper Work with Ms. Ashley

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Community Event, Crafts
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Community Event, Crafts
Event Details:

Learn to collage, create blackout poetry, or reimagine a classic painting! We'll be working with vintage magazines, books, and art to create something completely new. This program is recommended for ages 10 and up.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Game Night

5:00pm - 6:45pm
Community Event
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: On the Floor
Age Group: Children, Teens, All Ages
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:

Join Mr. Shaun upstairs to enjoy playing a variety of board games. If there is a game we have that you want to learn how to play, Mr. Shaun is here to teach the ins and outs of each game.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

AI 101

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Community Event, Discussion
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event, Discussion
Event Details:

Navigating the Brave New World of Generative Artificial Intelligence, a presentation led by Dr. Michael Bordieri, Associate Professor of Psychology Murray State University.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pedal in Paducah

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Health & Wellbeing, Offsite Event
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meet at the Library
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellbeing, Offsite Event
Event Details:

Grab your bike and gather with riders of all levels to tour some of Paducah's most notable spots in this series of laid-back, leisurely-paced, family-friendly rides. Rides are about 10 miles long and no rider is left behind.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Family History Post Emancipation

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Class, Discussion
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: W. David Denton Multi-Media Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Class, Discussion
Event Details:

Join Kristen and Nathan as they discuss tips and tricks for researching your family history, using library resources!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Pebble/Shell Art on Canvas

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Crafts
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

We will be making art on canvas using pebbles and shells with drawn embellishments, like the photo shown. Registration opens July 5th. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Bend and Book Yoga

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Class, Community Event, Health & Wellbeing
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Class, Community Event, Health & Wellbeing
Event Details:

Led by instructors from True North Yoga, this free community yoga class series is open to all sizes, shapes, ages, genders, and levels of experience.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Duet Concert with Jane Kim and Rosemary Rives Rorabaugh

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Front & Center, Performance
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: On the Floor
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Front & Center, Performance
Event Details:

Join us for a delightful afternoon of live music! 

Jane Kim will be playing the violin joined by Rosemary Rives Rorabaugh on the bassoon.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Lemon Stamped Tea Towel Craft

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Crafts
Open
Registration
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Come and make a cute, vibrant decor addition to your kitchen, as we use sliced lemons to stamp yellow paint onto tea towels. Please register here (after July 12) to reserve a seat. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

OverBooked Club

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Book Club, Discussion
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:

Come chat about books! moderated by Kristen and Michelle. Every second Monday from 5:30 – 6:30 pm in the conference room!

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pickleball 102: Beyond the Basics

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Class, Health & Wellbeing, Offsite Event
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Offsite Program
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Class, Health & Wellbeing, Offsite Event
Registration Required
Event Details:

Mastered the basics of Pickleball? Nancy Sutton and friends will be teaching strategy and techniques to take your playing to the next level.

This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting

Storytelling & Genealogy with Community Paducah.

 

 

This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Laugh & Learn

11:00am - 12:00pm
Crafts, Story Time
Cancelled
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies, Children
Program Type: Crafts, Story Time
Event Details:

Engage your 3-5 year old in playful stories, songs, crafts, and snacks designed to prepare them for kindergarten. Sponsored by the McCracken County Extension Office.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Resource Fair

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Community Event, Health & Wellbeing
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Event, Health & Wellbeing
Event Details:

Come to the library to find out about resources for housing, food, employment and wellbeing in our community.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Evenings Upstairs: Paducah's Early Theatres

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Evening Upstairs
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Evening Upstairs
Event Details:

Paducah has a fascinating history of theaters beginning in the 1850s.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Author Visit Brittany Thurman

9:00am - 5:00pm
Community Event, Story Time
Cancelled
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Community Event, Story Time
Event Details:

Brittany Thurman, author, visit with Kentucky Humanities. Will add more info once I have it.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Author Visit Brittany Thurman

2:15pm - 5:00pm
Community Event, Story Time
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Community Event, Story Time
Event Details:

The McCracken County Public Library is delighted to announce a special visit from acclaimed children's author Brittany Thurman. This exciting event will take place on Saturday, August 24, 2024, at 3 p.m.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fit Lit Walking Book Club: Raft of Stars

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Book Club, Discussion, Health & Wellbeing
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meet at the Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion, Health & Wellbeing
Event Details:

Fit Lit Walking Book Club will meet at the Library on the 4th Mondays of the month at 5:30 to walk and talk.

This event is in the "Children" group.

4 Rivers Love on a Leash

5:45pm - 6:45pm
Community Event
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:

Hey there, parents! We'd love you and your kids to join us every fourth Tuesday in the upstairs Meeting Room. Your child can have the wonderful opportunity to read to one of our amazing pet therapy dog teams!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pedal in Paducah

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Health & Wellbeing, Offsite Event
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meet at the Library
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellbeing, Offsite Event
Event Details:

Grab your bike and gather with riders of all levels to tour some of Paducah's most notable spots in this series of laid-back, leisurely-paced, family-friendly rides. Rides are about 10 miles long and no rider is left behind.

Labor Day

All Day
Closing
Branches:
McCracken County Public Library, Brary Bus Bookmobile
Description:

The McCracken County Public Library will be closed for this holiday, everyone enjoy and stay safe!

This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time

10:00am - 11:00am
Performance, Story Time
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies, Children
Program Type: Performance, Story Time
Event Details:

Brary Bear's Story Time is provided every Tuesday at 10am from Labor Day and Derby Day, with the exception of city school closings.  

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Game Night

5:00pm - 6:45pm
Community Event
Library Branch: McCracken County Public Library
Room: On the Floor
Age Group: Children, Teens, All Ages
Program Type: Community Event
Event Details:

Join Mr. Shaun upstairs to enjoy playing a variety of board games. If there is a game we have that you want to learn how to play, Mr. Shaun is here to teach the ins and outs of each game.