The library building is open to the public on Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 am – to 7:00 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am – to 4:00 pm.
If you’d like to learn to knit or crochet, join us for Strings ‘n Things on Wednesdays at 2:30. We’ll provide new participants with a starter kit. All you need to do is register for the program under our events tab and show up.
Our book club, “Books on the Square,” meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm. In October, we’re reading I’m Not Dying with You Tonight by Gilly Segal. We also have a Murder/Mystery Book club called “There’s a Mystery at the Library” that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm. In October, we’re reading Open Season by C.J. Box. Stop by the library to pick up a copy of either book so you can join the conversation. There are no right or wrong answers, but lots of book talk. We hope you’ll join us.
Animal Tales will be at the library on Thursday, October 5, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm with their Creepy Critters for fall break. Their animal ambassador for the program may include a python, tarantula, scorpion, hissing cockroach, and rat. Kids of all ages are invited to this free program.
Toddlers are invited to Toddler Time on Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Parents/guardians may choose from two Pre-K Story Hours for their preschool-age child. We’ll offer the same program on Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am. Call 270-237-3861 to reserve your child’s place, or click on the events tab @ www.allencountylibrary.com. On Tuesday at 1:00 pm, Home-School children ages 5-12 are invited to enrichment programs. We hope you’ll make visiting the library a part of your weekly routine.
Teens are invited to an acrylic painting class on Saturday, September 30, from 9:30 – 11:30 am. All supplies will be provided by the Scottsville Art Guild. Space is limited to ten, so register for this free program by clicking on the events tab @ www.allencountylibrary.com
New books for children include: Summer is for Cousins by Rajani LaRocca, The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems, Pea, Bee, & Jay: The Big Bully by Brian “Smitty” Smith, Mario and Luigi: Super Mario Bros Heroes by Kenny Abdo, In the Night Garden by Carin Berger, Construction Site Gets a Fright by Sherri Duskey Ringer and Ag Ford, Witch & Wombat by Ashley Belote, What a Map Can Do by Gabrielle Balkan, Game One! Mario by Paige V. Polinsky, In My Heart: A Book of Feelings by Jo Witek, Cannonball by Sacha Cotter, Gilmore Girls: At Home in Stars Hollow by Micol Ostow, The Monsters & Creatures Compendium by Ji Zub, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Deserted Island Diary by Kokonasu & Rumba, Olivia Counts by Ian Falconer, Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes by Kimberly & James Dean, and Pókemon Adventures X*Y by Hidenori Kusaka & Satoshi Yamamoto,
New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Honey Drop Dead by Laura Childs, Small Town Sins by Ken Jaworowski, Mrs. Porter Calling by A.J. Pearce, Tom Lake by An Patchett, Talulah’s Back in Town by Brenda Novak, Savage Sin by Helen Hardt, The Heart’s Bidding by Kelly Irvin, The Bookbinder by Pip Williams Cast in Firelight by Dana Swift, The One That Got Away by Charlotte Rison, The Girl in the Eagle’s Talons by Karin Smirnoff, Now Is Not the Time to Panic by Kevin Wilson, Good Bad Girl by Alice Feeney, California Golden by Melanie Benjamin, The Romantic by William Boyd, The Last Masterpiece by Laura Morelli, A Bakery in Paris by Aimie K. Runyan, Mixed Signals by B.K. Borison, Between Us by Mhairi McFarlane, The Roommate Pact by Allison Ashley, Code Red by Vince Flynn, and Hemlock Island by Kelley Armstrong.
To get a free library card, call 270-237-3861 or stop by the library with a photo I.D. and a recently postmarked piece of mail. Then, you’ll be able to check out or download library materials. Also, please let us know if there’s a particular book, movie, or music artist you would like added to the collection. We’ll do our best to fulfill your requests.