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Check out our blog Out of the Stacks! 

This blog will keep you up to date on our constantly expanding collection of books and quickly grow your to-be-read list.  Check back every Tuesday or sign up on the blog to receive an email every time there is a new post!  You can find the blog here!  

 

 

 

Color Connection Craft Pickup & Crafter's Corner Craft Pickup

Stop by the library each month to pick up a free Color Connection Craft Kit or a Crafter's Corner Craft Kit.  Can't decide which to get...why not get both?  Available for ages 14 and up. 

 

 

Free OCTC SkillTrain at the Annex

Wednesdays from 12:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Fridays from 9:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

SkillTrain provides adults (ages 19+) with instruction in basic academic and workplace skills.  Prepare for the GED, college, or a career option right here!  Appointments required! Call 270-864-6824. 

 

 

 

Identity Theft & Scam Awareness Program by the Federal Trade Commission

Thursday, April 15th

4:00 p.m. - ?

Join us on Zoom as we discuss Internet and identity scams, threats, and what you can do to protect yourself.  Featuring experts from the Federal Trade Commission.  https://zoom.us/j/5781198758

 

Books & Beyond Book Club for Adults

Monday, April 19th

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join us online for our Book Club for Adults!  Be a part of the discussion from the comfort of your own home!  We will be discussing The Guest Book by Sarah Blake.  Meeting link:  https://zoom.us/j/5781198758

Trivia Night Online

Monday, April 26th

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join us online for a Zoom Trivia Night!  Sign on with your friends and team up for an epic battle!  Featuring categories like movies, books, history, music, and more!  Ages 14 and up.  Join us at https://zoom.us/j/5781198758

 

Picnic at the Park!

Saturday, May 8th

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Join us at the Ohio County Park in Hartford for a family storytime!  Lunch will be provided by Ohio County Parks & Recreation! 

 

Books & Beyond Book Club for Adults

Monday, May 10th

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Join us Online or in Person!!  We will be discussing One Second After by William R. Forstchen.  Meeting Link:  https://zoom.us/j/5781198758

 

Genealogy Night at the Library Annex

Friday, May 14th

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Appointments Requested

Make an appointment for assistance with your genealogical research and consult an expert historian for advice.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Masks are required per state guidelines. 

 

Color Connection Coloring Club

Tuesday, May 18th

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Stop by the Library Annex for a relaxing evening of coloring!  Can't make it?  Pick up your free kit anytime after May 18th!  Ages 14 an up.  Masks are required per state guidelines. 

 

Crafter's Corner

Tuesday, May 25th

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Join us at the Library Annex for an afternoon of crafts and conversations!  Can't make it in person?  Pick up your free kit anytime after May 25th.  Ages 14 and up.  Masks are required per state guidelines. 

 

Free Outdoor Family Movie

Saturday, May 29th

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Join us under the stars to watch Raya and the Last Dragon - Rated PG.  Free popcorn and drinks will be provided.  Be sure to bring your lawn chairs! 

 

Trivia Night

Monday, May 31st

6:00 p.m.

Join us in person for Trivia Night!  Come by yourself or with your friends and team up for an epic battle!  Ages 14 and up.  Masks are required per state guidelines. 

Library hours will be: 

Monday & Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Curbside hours will be:

Monday & Tuesday 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 

 

Monthly Events

Adult Book Club

Looking for your new favorite book?  Want to share your favorites?  Join us at the Ohio County Public Library for the Adult Book Club.  The Book Club covers a variety of book titles and genres sure to please any avid reader.  If you are interested, contact the library at 270-298-3790. 

 

Adult Book Blog

Love Blogging??  Love sharing your favorite reads?  Check out Ohio County Public Library's new adult book blog Books & Beyond!  The blog will feature new book lists, favorite reads, and book reviews from library staff and book club members.  The blog can be accessed from HERE or by going to ohiocountypubliclibrary.wordpress.com. 

Anyone can contribute!  Just email your reviews or recommendations to frontdesk@ohiocountypubliclibrary.org

 

Color Connection Coloring Club

Looking for a great way to sit back and relax?  Why not become part of the Color Connection at the Ohio County Public Library?  Join us for old school anti-stress coloring, warm drinks, music, conversation and no screens.  Be a part of this relaxation trend.  Supplies will be provided - simply bring yourself.  Participants ages 14 and up are welcome to attend. 

   

Crochet Corner

Beginners, Intermediate, and Skilled:  All Welcome!  Join the "Twisted Stitches" group!  Drop in at the Library Annex to learn basic tips, techniques, and tricks while sharing with fellow crafters.  Some supplies will be provided or feel free to bring your own. 

 

Home School Support Space  

The Ohio County Public Library is now offering a Home School Support Space in an effort to assist our Home School families.  Children's activities will be provided during this time. 

For more information on Home Schooling, visit HSLDA Homeschooling Toddlers to Tweens Preschool thru Middle School.  

If you have any questions, please contact the library at 270-298-3790. 

 

OCTC SkillTrain - FREE

SkillTrain provides adults (ages 19+) with instruction in basic academic and workplace skills.  Prepare for the GED, college or a career option right here! 

 

 

 

 

Manipulatives - at your library!

Looking for a new and exciting way to rekindle your child's interest in learning?  Why not check out some of the manipulatives and hands-on learning activities we offer in our newest section "The School Stack."  We offer dozens of materials for Math, Science, Reading, and much more.  Come and check some out today!

 

Better Your Technology Experience (BYTE)

Interested in learning more about computers?  Do you have a new device or phone and not sure how to use it to its full potential?  Contact the Ohio County Public Library to attend one of our many computer classes or schedule a one-on-one tutorial session.  For more information on availability, please contact the library at 270-298-3790. 

 

 

  

       

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Library Information:

413 Main Street
Hartford, KY  42347

1-270-298-3790

info@ohiocountypubliclibrary.org

COVID Temporary Hours
Monday - Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday - Friday
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday
Closed

Sunday
Closedsocial

Annex Information:

424 Main Street
Hartford, KY  42347

1-270-298-3790

info@ohiocountypubliclibrary.org

COVID Temporary Hours

Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

      

 

 

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