Evenings Upstairs programs are held monthly at McCracken County Public Library. They are free of charge and open to the public and presented in the comfortable meeting room setting. The programs are approximately one hour long with a lecture or presentation covering one hour then brief audience discussion following. Evenings Upstairs involve author events, poetry readings, performances, lectures or presentations by scholars, local “experts” and noted authors. The programs receive support from the Friends of the Library, Kentucky Humanities Council, local businesses and organizations and other partnerships. The programs cover a wide range of subject area providing entertainment, education and information.
Remember our upcoming event on February 26, 2009 MCPL & KHC present Chautauqua program, “Abraham Lincoln I, Too, Am a Kentuckian” portrayed by Jim Sayre.*
7: 00 p.m. in the library meeting room.
All programs are free and open to the public.
Evenings Upstairs Connecting People, Cultures & Ideas
For more information please contact:
Adult Services Librarian firstname.lastname@example.org 270-442-2510 X19Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( 3 so far )
Linda Bartley has been promoted to Youth Services Manager at the McCracken County Public Library. Linda has been with the library since 2003, working toward developing a stellar collection of youth materials for our community. She has many years of stand-up service and a number of library and archival certifications. She was featured in the People & Business section of the Paducah Sun on January 26, 2009. Congratulations to Linda Bartley in her newest endeavor.
Heath Davis recently joined the library staff as an Adult Services Librarian. Heath comes to the McCracken County Public Library with 2 years of Adult Services Librarian experience, and a Masters in Library and Information Science. He will be working closely with our current Adult Service Librarians and the library’s computer, reference and circulation staff.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( 3 so far )
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Censorship – Should we or should we not?
You are invited to join us for a panel discussion on censorship, October 4 at 2:00 p.m., at Matheson Library on the West Kentucky Community & Technical College campus.
Moderator Berry Craig will lead panelists Tim Perdue, WKCTC History Lecturer; Donna Groves, WKYX/WKYQ News Director; Andrew Halford, WKCTC English Professor; and Marie Liang, McCracken County Public Library Director as they Celebrate the Freedom to Read in commemoration of Banned Books Week.
Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. There will be door prizes and the first 50 attendees get a special prize!
Observed since 1982, the annual Banned Books Week reminds Americans not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
Treasure your Freedom to Read!
Who am I?
1. I am a historical person.
2. I concealed my female identity so that I could become a pirate.
3. I sailed with Calico Jack’s crew.
4. I was friends with another famous female pirate, Anne Bonny.
5. I died of sickness in prison, before I could be hung for piracy.
Teens can email mclibdotnet at gmail dot com or stop by the library with their answer,. You must include your McCracken County Public Library green card number. All correct answers will be entered for a prize drawing on October 6.
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Expert tutoring help is available for free from the McCracken County Public Library! Online tutors work one-on-one to coach your student through some of the toughest subjects. Check out Live Homework Help on the library’s website, www.mclib.net.
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@ Your McCracken County Public Library
Well now you do…!!
at the very least
it took all of these 😉