Evenings Upstairs at McLib

PADUCAH, KY - McCracken County Public Library, 555 Washington St. in downtown Paducah has an interesting and educational month planned for June.....

Summer Jam  
Saturday, June 2, 1 - 4 pm
Join them as they kick off Summer Reading 2018 with a Summer Jam, featuring the sounds of DJ Corndog, an inflatable bouncy house, local vendors, food, games, and fun for the whole family.

Historic Preservation 101
Thursday, June 7, 7 - 8 pm
Presented by Chris Black, president of Ray Black & Son.
In this presentation Black will discuss the background of historic preservation in Paducah and its role in community development.
He currently serves as a member of the Kentucky Heritage Council, The State Historic Preservation Office. Mr. Black has served as Chairman of the Kentucky Heritage Council as well as the Paducah Main Street board. He has been instrumental in the development of several public/private partnerships for the redevelopment of historic properties in downtown Paducah.

Shorts and Stouts Discussions: John Cheever
Monday, June 11, 7 - 8 pm
Led by Matt Jaeger, author and library assistant.
Shorts & Stouts will focus on a pair of stories by John Cheever: "The Swimmer" and "The Enormous Radio".
Shorts & Stouts is a short story discussion group sponsored by the McCracken County Public Library and held at Dry Ground Brewery.

Pedal In Paducah - The Coke Plant
Tuesday, June 12, 6 - 8 pm
This program series is in partnership with the Chain Reaction Cycling Club.
Tour some of Paducah's most notable spots in this series of laid-back, leisurely-paced, family-friendly rides. No rider left behind. They start and finish in the library parking lot. Bring your bike and helmet.
In this ride, they travel down historic Jefferson Street to the beautifully renovated midtown hub of the Coke Plant, where they'll tour the Sprocket Makerspace and visit some of the businesses there.

Evenings Upstairs - Kentucky and the Great War: World War I on the Home Front
Thursday, June 14, 7 - 8 pm
Presented by award-winning author David Bettez
Co-sponsored by Kentucky Humanities
Based on Bettez's book, Kentucky and the Great War: World War 1 on the Home Front, this presentation looks at the domestic side of World War I: how Kentuckians rallied to support the war effort.

All programs are free & open to the public

For more information, contact Bobbie Wrinkle: 270-442-2510 ext. 119 or email bwrinkle@mclib.net

Published 11:00 AM, Saturday May. 26, 2018
Updated 12:24 PM, Saturday May. 26, 2018


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