The library building is open to the public on Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Check out our events tab at www.allencountylibrary.com to see all the great programs planned. If you click on the program, you can pre-register to reserve your spot by adding your name and email.
Toddlers are invited to Toddler Time on Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Parents/guardians may choose from three Pre-K Story Hours for their preschool-age child. We’ll offer the same program on Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am and on Wednesday at 1:00 pm. 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. On Thursdays at 2:00 pm, Home-School teens are invited to enrichment programs. Students ages 10-12 are invited to The InBetweens on Mondays at 3:30 pm. We hope you’ll make visiting the library a part of your weekly routine.
If you are homebound, we are happy to make non-contact home deliveries. Call Ms. Delonda at 270-237-3861 if you need this service.
New books for children include: Tiny T. Rex and the Grand Ta-Da! by Jonathan Stutzman, The Red Tin Box by Matthew Burgess, 10-Minute No-Sew Projects by Elsie Olson, Crafting with Wood: DIY Woodworking Projects by Rebecca Felix, The Fastest Tortoise in Town by Howard Calvert, How to Catch a Garden Fairy by Alice Walstead & Andy Elkerton, Jazzy in the Jungle by Lucy Cousins, The New Year’s Eve Sleepover from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler, Pokémon: Sword & Shield by Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi Yamamoto, Sonic the Hedgehog: Chao Races & Badnik Bases by Evan Stanley and Adam Bryce Thomas, Parachut Kids: A Graphic Novel by Betty C. Tang, Miracle by Karen S. Chow, Scool Trip by Jerry Craft, Big Tree by Brian Selznick, and Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes.
New books on the adult fiction shelf include: Windswept Way by Irene Hannon, How I’ll Kill You by Ren DeStefano, I Love When You Lie by Kristen Bird, The Last Beekeeper by Julie Carrick Dalton, Red London by Alma Katsu, A House with Good Bones by T. Kingfisher, The Kind Worth Saving by Peter Swanson, All That is Mine I Carry With Me by William Landay, The White Lady by Jacqueline Winspear, Lessons at the School by the Bay by Jenny Colgan, The Dance Tree by Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Play the Fool by Lina Chern, Take What You Need by Idra Novey, The Last Russian Doll by Kristen Loesch, The Only Game in Town by Lacie Waldon, Strangers in the Night by Heather Webb, and Birnam Wood: A Novel by Eleanor Catton.
New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Tough Plans for Tough Places by Sharon Amos, Eat to Beat Your Diet by William W. Li, MD, The Courage to Be Free by Ron DeSantis, Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue by Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Amanda L. Tyler, and The Origin of Time by Thomas Hertog, Multimedia and Graphic Designers: A Practical Career Guide by Kezia Endsley, and Ya’ll Eat Yet by Miranda Lambert with Holly Gleason.
New large-print books for adults include: Word of Honor by Hallee Bridgeman, The Sound of Light by Sarah Sundin, That Wasn’t in the Script by Sarah Ainslee, A Mark of Grace by Kimberley Woodhouse, The Weight of Air by Kimberly Duffy, Remember Me by Tracie Peterson, and Daughter of Eden by Jill Eileen Smith.
To get a free library card, call 270-237-3861 or stop by the library with a photo I.D. and recently postmarked mail. Then you’ll be able to check out or download library materials. Also, if there’s a particular book, movie, or music artist you would like added to the collection, please let us know. We’ll do our best to fulfill your requests.