library http://wkms.org en What's Happening at the Calloway County Library http://wkms.org/post/whats-happening-calloway-county-library <p>In our regular monthly conversation with Calloway County Library's Sandy Linn, &nbsp;Linn talks about the upcoming Dr. Seuss Celebration, a new book club at Hickory Woods Retirement Center and other book clubs including the Ft. Donelson&nbsp;Discussion Group.</p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 21:46:58 +0000 Kate Lochte 38747 at http://wkms.org What's Happening at the Calloway County Library Events & Activities at Calloway County Public Library http://wkms.org/post/events-activities-calloway-county-public-library <p>We continue our&nbsp;<em>Library Sounds Good</em> feature with the Calloway County Public Library’s Acquisitions and Programming Director Sandy Linn. She tells Kate Lochte about what's going on at the library, how wet weather has caused an issue in the library, and registration underway for the Monday Club, which includes middle schoolers interested in activities at the library like shaving cream art, tie-dye, paper flowers, game day, movies and more! Also, Sandy Linn explains Freegal and how this free music service is available at the library.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.callowaycountylibrary.org/">Click here for more information about library events</a>.</p><p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:37:22 +0000 Kate Lochte 34135 at http://wkms.org Events & Activities at Calloway County Public Library 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 TN Public Libraries Get Cheaper, Faster Book-Sharing Service http://wkms.org/post/tn-public-libraries-get-cheaper-faster-book-sharing-service <p></p><p>Tennessee's public libraries will soon be able to share books cheaper and faster thanks to a new interlibrary loan service. The Secretary of State’s office says the Tennessee State Library and Archives has been paying about 200 thousand dollars annually to help libraries mail books to each other. But that amount only covered about half of the postage costs. Thu, 27 Dec 2012 13:44:52 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 26127 at http://wkms.org TN Public Libraries Get Cheaper, Faster Book-Sharing Service Madisonville-Hopkins County Library Board Looks to Sell Buildings http://wkms.org/post/madisonville-hopkins-county-library-board-looks-sell-buildings <p></p><p>The former downtown Madisonville-Hopkins County Library location may be up for sale soon. Library Board finance committee chair Bill Smith says the two buildings that housed the library have become financial burdens. The buildings were abandoned in 2009 because they are structurally unsound. Smith says repairs and renovations would cost more than 1 million dollars. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 18:04:46 +0000 Angela Hatton 25428 at http://wkms.org Madisonville-Hopkins County Library Board Looks to Sell Buildings Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library continues to face troubles http://wkms.org/post/hopkins-county-madisonville-public-library-continues-face-troubles <p>The Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library has been beset with difficulty specifically regarding a physical location.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 20:31:51 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 20579 at http://wkms.org Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library continues to face troubles Ballard-Carlisle Library Opens with Support from Ballard County Fiscal Court http://wkms.org/post/ballard-carlisle-library-opens-support-ballard-county-fiscal-court <p>After several years of planning, Ballard and Carlisle County residents will have access to their own library. The Ballard-Carlisle Library has opened with funds supplied by the Ballard Fiscal Court. WKMS&rsquo;s Shelly Baskin spoke with Librarian Sonya Mainord about the services the new library will provide for patrons.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 11 May 2012 23:30:00 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17952 at http://wkms.org Ballard-Carlisle Library Opens with Support from Ballard County Fiscal Court Hopkins County-Madisonville Library Seeks Loan Funding http://wkms.org/post/hopkins-county-madisonville-library-seeks-loan-funding <p>The Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library&#39;s financial challenges continue as its board asks the County and&nbsp;the city of Madisonville to help finance a loan to renovate its downtown location. The board estimates the renovations to cost $672,000 and wants the city and county to pay $38,000 a piece annually for the ten year life of the loan.The Library has faced other financial challeges including a nearly 20 percent budget cut imposed by the city last summer. The board hopes to receive this funding to move the library back to its original main street location. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 21:15:23 +0000 Seth Helton 17358 at http://wkms.org MSU Ceases Library Talks http://wkms.org/post/msu-ceases-library-talks <p>The Murray State Board of Regents has unexpectedly suspended all internal and external conversations on building a new library. The board voted Friday to cease conversations on its number one agency bond project due to funding limitations and a bleak budget outlook. MSU was prepping to move forward with the building by paying for it with a student fee system. MSU President Dr. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 13:47:29 +0000 Chad Lampe 17144 at http://wkms.org