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Evenings Upstairs - Wanted: Freedom, Dead or Alive

Presented by Daryl Harris, Professor of Theatre & Dance, Northern Kentucky University

Co-sponsored by The Kentucky Humanities Council and Friends of the McCracken County Public Library

February 26 | 7pm

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Night Owls Story Time: Whooo Do You Love?

An evening story time program for toddlers ages 2-5. Read books, sings songs, and play games.

Feb. 6 | 6pm

Read Like a Girl

A special book discussion series for girls of all ages, led by WKCTC's Kim Russell.


Feb. 22 | 3pm | Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary.

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Jan
29
Jan 29th 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring the whole family to the library and grab a board game to play after you check out your books and movies. We've got all your favorites, and you can play them in your favorite family-friendly environment - the public library! Just stop by the second floor desk on Thursday nights from 5-8pm and let us know which game you want to play. For more information, contact the Youth Services department at 270-442-2510 x122. Chess Lessons with James Patterson During Family Game Night, local chess player and United States Chess Federation member James Patterson is here to teach anyone of any age about the game of chess. Patterson believes chess is an important tool for building problem-solving skills, increasing the ability to solve puzzles, keeping the brain healthy, and challenging us to think logically. Most of his early knowledge of the game came from reading books at the McCracken County Public Library.
Jan
31
Jan 31st 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Saturday, we clear out the conference room to make room for our giant collection of Lego bricks! Legos at the Library is open to all children, boys and girls, that want to turn their creativity into something they can design and then build. Parents are welcome to get involved to build something amazing with their child. The best part is that the library requires shoes, so you can't step on a lego brick with your bare feet! Legos at the Library is a chance for children to learn fine motor skills and problem solving, express their creativity and use their imaginations, and learn to share or even collaborate with others. Be sure to join us every Saturday from 1-4pm in the second floor Conference Room. For more information, contact the Youth Services department at 270-442-2510 x122.
Feb
03
Feb 03rd 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Feb 03rd 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join Miss Retta, Miss Nicole, Brary Bear, and Bob Dog for Story Time! This weekly program brings the children's books of the library to life through puppet shows, skits, songs, and dances. Shows are held on Tuesdays at 10am and 1pm and all are welcome to attend. Come hear a new story at Story Time!
Feb
03
Feb 03rd 11:00 am - 11:20 am
Baby and Me is a special story time for babies 0-2 years of age. The class is 20 minutes long and meets after Story Time on Tuesdays at 11 AM. One child and one caregiver will join Miss Katie in singing songs, finger-playing, and introducing babies to stories and books. Baby and Me uses The Very Ready Reading Program, which suggests early literacy tips and fun ways to begin the love of reading with your child. The group style setting of the class is great for baby socialization and meeting new families. No registration is required. For more information, contact Katie in the Youth Services department at 270-442-2510 x122.
Feb
03
Feb 03rd 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Feb 03rd 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join Miss Retta, Miss Nicole, Brary Bear, and Bob Dog for Story Time! This weekly program brings the children's books of the library to life through puppet shows, skits, songs, and dances. Shows are held on Tuesdays at 10am and 1pm and all are welcome to attend. Come hear a new story at Story Time!

Most-held Books

Week of January 26 | () = change from last week.

#1 (--) 
The Stranger / Harlan Coben

#2 (+1) 
NYPD Red 3 / James Patterson & Marshall Karp

#3 (+1) 
Prodigal Son / Danielle Steele

#4 (+2) 
Obsession in Death / J. D. Robb

#5 (+3) 
Endangered / C. J. Box

#6 (+1)
Wicked Charms: A Lizzy and Diesel Novel / Janet Evanovich

#7 (NEW) 
One Wish / Robyn Carr

#8 (+2) 
Motive / Jonathan Kellerman

#9 (NEW)
Cold Betrayal / J. A. Jance

#10 (NEW) 
Crash and Burn / Lisa Gardner

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