Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Calvert City Branch
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

The Challenger Learning Center will set up their mobile, inflatable planetarium and show "Journey through the Stars".  Registration is required for the planetarium show and is open to those who have finished grades K-5.  On the registrat

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Photos

Photos may be taken at this event and used for library promotional purposes. If you do not wish for you or your child's photo to be taken, please speak with the librarian hosting the program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Calvert City Branch
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

The Challenger Learning Center will set up their mobile, inflatable planetarium and show "Journey through the Stars".  Registration is required for the planetarium show and is open to those who have finished grades K-5.  On the registrat

Disclaimer(s)

Photos

Photos may be taken at this event and used for library promotional purposes. If you do not wish for you or your child's photo to be taken, please speak with the librarian hosting the program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "PreK" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Stroller Stories

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Elementary, PreK, Babies, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Meet Ms. Sara at HH Lovett Park in Benton for a strolling storytime. Bring your littles, dressed for the weather, and we'll stroll around the track, stopping along the way to share some books, rhymes, and songs.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "PreK" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Mike Miller Park Day

10:00am - 4:00pm
Nature, Other
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Elementary, PreK, Teens, All Ages
Program Type: Nature, Other
Event Details:

Come hang out at the park with your favorite librarians. Lot of fun and activities planned for children of all ages. T

Disclaimer(s)

Outdoor Program - Cancel

This program will be canceled in the event of bad weather.

Photos

Photos may be taken at this event and used for library promotional purposes. If you do not wish for you or your child's photo to be taken, please speak with the librarian hosting the program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "PreK" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Musical Mondays

10:00am - 11:00am
Storytime
Library Branch: Benton Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Children, Elementary, PreK, Babies, All Ages, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Get ready to move and groove as we sing, dance, and play! This program will encourage children’s natural instincts to move, sing, and play.

Disclaimer(s)

Photos

Photos may be taken at this event and used for library promotional purposes. If you do not wish for you or your child's photo to be taken, please speak with the librarian hosting the program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "PreK" group.

Story Hour

10:00am - 11:00am
Storytime
Library Branch: Benton Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Children, PreK
Program Type: Storytime

Meet the Children's Librarians

Hayley with snake

Hayley Fountain

Hayley Fountain is the Children's Librarian at the Calvert City branch of the Marshall County Public Library.  She began working at the library as a circulation clerk in 2011, and then started as the children's librarian in 2012.  Hayley's favorite part of her job is getting to use her creativity to plan fun programs for the kids and then playing and crafting right alongside them.

Madison reading during storytime

Madison Singery

Madison Singery is the Children's Librarian at the Marshall County Public Library's Hardin Branch. She began working for the library as a circulation clerk in 2020, and has served as a Children's Librarian since 2022. Madison's favorite part of her job is creating a safe, fun, educational, and memorable experience for the children who visit our library. 

Sara Dittman reading at storytime

Sara Dittman

Sara Dittman is the Children’s Librarian at the Benton branch of the Marshall County Public Library. She began working at the Hardin branch in 2015 and moved to the Benton branch in 2021. Sara’s favorite part of her job is working with children of all ages and watching their faces light up as they explore their world and make new connections.

Katie Underwood leaning against a shelf of children's books holding a copy of Runaway Bunny

Katie Underwood

Katie Underwood is a Youth Services Assistant at the Marshall County Public Library. She began working for the library as a circulation clerk in 2022, started working full-time at the Hardin Branch (2022-2023) and currently works at the Benton branch. Katie’s favorite part of her job is getting to know and work with the families that come to the library.

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