MCLIB http://wkms.org en Over 15,000 Items in McCracken County Library's Winter Sale http://wkms.org/post/over-15000-items-mccracken-county-librarys-winter-sale <p>The Friends of the McCracken County Public Library host their Winter Book Sale this weekend (Jan 17 - 18), which features over 15,000 books, movies, and CDs. The event will be held at the St. Paul Lutheran Church gymnasium. Kate Lochte speaks with coordinator Maudine Buchanan about navigating the sea of books.</p><p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 21:15:08 +0000 Kate Lochte 37999 at http://wkms.org Over 15,000 Items in McCracken County Library's Winter Sale Kentucky's Contribution in the War of 1812 topic for MCLIB Presentation Thursday http://wkms.org/post/kentuckys-contribution-war-1812-topic-mclib-presentation-thursday <p>The “Raisin”—short for the River Raisin that runs by the site—was the first national battlefield park devoted to the War of 1812. And it’s no Gettysburg, but rather a small patch of “brownfield” - ground contaminated by industry - south of Detroit. Thursday at 7 p.m. the McCracken County Public Library hosts author and historian Eddie Price for its Evenings Upstairs program - titled "Remember The Raisin!" Kentucky's Contribution in the War of 1812. Mr. Price joins Kate Lochte for a preview.</p><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:02:12 +0000 Kate Lochte 36471 at http://wkms.org Kentucky's Contribution in the War of 1812 topic for MCLIB Presentation Thursday Kentucky Foundation for Women Holds Workshop in Paducah http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-foundation-women-holds-workshop-paducah <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Judi Jennings, Executive Director of the Kentucky Foundation for Women. They talk about a workshop coming to the McCracken County Public Library about opportunities for women in the arts. The mission of the Foundation is to promote positive social change by supporting varied feminist expression in the arts.. Judi also talks about how the Foundation got started, how women in the region have benefited, how to apply for the artist enrichment grant, and what kind of funding the foundation manages annually. <a href="http://www.kfw.org/">Read more about the Kentucky Foundation for Women</a>.</p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:32:18 +0000 Kate Lochte 33516 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Foundation for Women Holds Workshop in Paducah All About MCLIB's Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale http://wkms.org/post/all-about-mclibs-friends-library-summer-book-sale <p>Kate Lochte is joined by Friends of the McCracken County Library President Jenni Boyarski&nbsp;on Sounds Good. They talk about the library's book sale Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. The sale will feature books, cds, and visual material, located at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 211 S. 21st St. On Friday, the sale runs from 9 am to 7 pm, and Saturday runs from 9 am to 1 pm. Proceeds benefit the public library.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mclib.net/friends/">Click here for more information about the Friends of the Library</a>.</p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 20:23:25 +0000 Kate Lochte 33197 at http://wkms.org All About MCLIB's Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale All About the A.W.E. Early Literacy Station at McCracken Co. Public Library http://wkms.org/post/all-about-awe-early-literacy-station-mccracken-co-public-library <p>Kate Lochte speaks with McCracken County Public Library’s Director Julie Hart on <em>Sounds Good</em>. The Library has added a new computer system designed for children ages 2 to 8, the A.W.E. Early Literacy Station. This is a new service at the library where children can play educational games on specialized computers, geared towards learning math, reading and language skills. <a href="http://www.mclib.net/">Learn more at mclib.net</a>.</p><p> Fri, 03 May 2013 21:31:42 +0000 Kate Lochte 31396 at http://wkms.org All About the A.W.E. Early Literacy Station at McCracken Co. Public Library "Explore Kentucky's Diverse Fiddling Traditions" at MCLIB's 'Evenings Upstairs' http://wkms.org/post/explore-kentuckys-diverse-fiddling-traditions-mclibs-evenings-upstairs <p>MCLIB's next Evenings Upstairs program on March 21 at 7 pm is titled "Explore Kentucky's Diverse Fiddling Traditions." John Harrod has been performing over forty years as he brings old music to new generations. Because of its location between major routes of western migration, Western Kentucky became a melting pot of culture in the 18th and 19th centuries. Harrod explores the region's musical roots and gives a preview on <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:30:34 +0000 Kate Lochte 29312 at http://wkms.org "Explore Kentucky's Diverse Fiddling Traditions" at MCLIB's 'Evenings Upstairs'