Friends of the Library

Book donations to The Library have resumed! We are grateful for your donations, however we cannot accept magazines, textbooks, or encyclopedias. 

For updates on Friends of the Library activities, visit this page. Updates will also be posted on the Library’s Facebook page. 

Upcoming Friends Event:  

Friends of the McCracken County Public Library Holiday Booksale 

Bargain books and audiovisual materials will once again be available for purchase at the Friends of the McCracken County Public Library’s Holiday Booksale!

Holiday-themed materials and other gift items will be available at the holiday sale in the second floor meeting room of the Library, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, from 9 AM – 4 PM.

Most hardback books, trade edition paperback book and DVDs and audio books are only $1. Pocketbook paperback publications, music CDs and some children’s books are just fifty cents each. Special interest and local collector titles are available at deeply discounted amounts. 

Sale proceeds benefit the McCracken County Public Library’s collection development and services. Over the last twenty- eight years, Library administration has used some of the thousands of dollars donated by the Friends to improve information access as well as enhancing the library’s summer reading. programs. Friends of the Library donated $30,500 to the Library in 2019 from book sale proceeds. 

Sale attendees will have the opportunity to join the Friends of the Library at the book sale. Membership forms are also available at the library’s service desks and here on this website. 

Friends of the McCracken County Public Library accept cash, check, and major credit cards (minimum charge of $10) for purchases. 

For more information, contact Friends of the McCracken County Library Book Sale Coordinator Paula Franklin at (270) 331-3970. 


The Friends of the Library

  • Have a common concern for the Library’s active expansion and participation in community life. 
  • Share a common conviction that good library service is important to everyone. 
  • Create public support of the Library. 
  • Work to intensify community awareness and use of the Library. 
  • Encourage gifts, memorials and endowments for the Library. 
  • Sponsor programs designed to add to the cultural life of the community. 

Show your support of excellent library service by joining today. 


Let's be Friends!

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Friends of the McCracken County Public Library officers are:

Front Row from left:
Dennis Miller (president),
Marsha McWhirter (treasurer),

Back Row (from left):
Cindy Crivello (vice president),
Doris Lents (secretary)