Visit the Library

Hours and Location


Mon-Thu: 9:00am-9:00pm
Fri-Sat: 9:00am-6:00pm
Sun: 1:00pm-6:00pm

The second floor (Youth Services) closes 10 minutes before the times listed above.

The outside doors lock 5 minutes before closing.

Street Address:

McCracken County Public Library
555 Washington Street
Paducah, KY 42003

Driving Directions


Google Maps

From I-24 West:

Take Exit 11 / Husband Rd.

Turn right onto John L. Puryear Dr./I-24 Business Loop.

Continue onto Wayne Sullivan Drive.

Continue onto 3rd Street.

Turn left onto Washington Street.

Go 2 blocks, the Library is on the right.

From I-24 East:

Take Exit 4.

Turn left onto Hinkleville Rd/US 60.

Continue onto Park Avenue.

Continue onto 4th Street.

Turn right onto Washington Street.

Go 1 block, the Library is on the right.

Parking Information:

There is free parking available along Washington Street in front of the library as well as in the large parking lot in the rear of the building along Kentucky Ave.

Book Drops

All materials checked out from the library (except Interlibrary Loan materials) may be returned in one of our book drops.

Book Drop Locations:

Bank's Market
2855 Lone Oak Rd.

Reidland Food Giant
135 Benton Rd.

Park Ave. Kroger
141 Park Avenue

Southside Kroger
3275 Irvin Cobb Dr.

Holiday Closings

Holidays Closed:

New Year's Day 
Easter Sunday
Memorial Day 
Independence Day 
Labor Day 
Thanksgiving Day 
Christmas Eve 
Christmas Day 
New Year's Eve 

Early Closings:

Halloween (5pm)
Day before Thanksgiving (5pm)
Day before Christmas Eve (5pm)