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Board Meeting Rescheduled

Due to scheduling conflicts, the June 2024 meeting of the Marshall County Board of Trustees has been moved to June 20 at 11:30 p.m. in the conference room at the library's Benton branch.

 

All meetings are open to the public.

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Summer Reading for All Ages

As summer approaches, the Kentucky Public Library Association (KPLA) urges families throughout the commonwealth to engage in the enriching activity of summer reading.

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MCHS Partners with MCPL's MakerSpace

The Marshall County Public Library partnered with students in the Marshall County Leadership class this semester to create three student-designed and student-made projects for their schools.

 

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MCPL Recognized by United Way

The Marshall County Public Library has been recognized by United Way of Western Kentucky as Nonprofit Supporter of the Year for collaborating with the goal of growth in the community. 

 

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MCPL Director Named KPLA Chair

The Kentucky Public Library Association (KPLA) proudly announces Tammy Blackwell, Director of the Marshall County Public Library, as its newly appointed Chair. Blackwell's appointment was made official during the organization's annual conference held in March.

 

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Fresh Faces

Two Marshall County Public Library employees—Hayden Eubanks and Emily Williams—have  been honored by the Kentucky Public Library Association (KPLA) as Fresh Faces of 2024.

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After-Hours Pickup

Do you need library materials but can't make it to the library before closing? No problem! All branches of the Marshall County Public Library offer after-hours pickup.

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After-School Programs

After-School Programs are back! Programs for children in grades K-5 meet at 3:30 p.m. at Calvert City on Tuesdays, Benton on Wednesdays, and Hardin on Thursdays. The teen program meets on Wednesdays at Benton at 3:30 p.m.

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Holiday Closings

All branches of the Marshall County Public Library will be closed on the following days:

Monday, December 25

Tuesday, December 26

Monday, January 1

 

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Permanent Time Change

On Wednesday, November 15, 2023, the Marshall County Public Library Board of Trustees voted to change their meeting time to the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. The Board meets in the conference room at the library's Benton branch.

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Winter Hours

The Marshall County Public Library will be operating on its winter schedule December 1 - March 31. Winter hours are:

Benton
Monday 9am-7pm
Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm

Calvert City & Hardin
Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm

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Merry the Christmas Fairy Returns

Merry the Christmas Fairy returns to Marshall County this December! Santa’s librarian has been visiting the children of Marshall County to spread the magic of books since 2015. This year, the Merry the Christmas Fairy book project resumes for the first time since 2019.

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