Hopkinsville Christian County Public Library http://wkms.org en Kentucky Non-Profit Gives Grants to Public Libraries to Expand Collections, Improve Literacy http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-non-profit-gives-grants-public-libraries-expand-collections-improve-literacy <p></p><p>Non-profit Kentucky Book Fair is giving three of its seven grants to public and community college libraries in our region.</p><p>Livingston County Public Library is receiving one of the largest grants with 15-hundred dollars to purchase more books about the arts for adults and children. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:52:35 +0000 Whitney Jones 35812 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Non-Profit Gives Grants to Public Libraries to Expand Collections, Improve Literacy Watson & Robinson Collection Offers Glimpse into African-American History in Hopkinsville http://wkms.org/post/watson-robinson-collection-offers-glimpse-african-american-history-hopkinsville <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Louise Jones of the Kentucky Historical Society about the Watson &amp; Robinson Families Collection on exhibit at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library. The collection features 27 handwritten letters detailing family history information and offers a glimpse into the history of African-American communities in Hopkinsville. A free community event, made possible by the Kentucky Historical Society and the African American Genealogy Group of Kentucky, will be held July 20 at the library. Sessions include open-sharing sessions about the letters, and a special panel discussion on researching African-American roots. For more information, contact the KHS Reference Desk at 502-564-1792, extension 4460, or email <a href="mailto:KHSrefdesk@ky.gov">KHSrefdesk@ky.gov</a>.</p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:42:21 +0000 Kate Lochte 32900 at http://wkms.org Watson & Robinson Collection Offers Glimpse into African-American History in Hopkinsville