Events Planned for 'Live @ The Library'
By WestKyStar & McCracken Co. Library
PADUCAH, KY - McCracken County Public Library hosts activities, programs, entertainment and events called "Live @ The Library." Following are some of the upcoming dates for those events.

Front and Center - Serenade String Quartet
Friday, Dec 1,  3 - 5 pm 
In celebration of the holiday season, the Serenade String Symphony Quartet will be here for a special live concert on the first floor.

Evenings Upstairs: An Evening with Eddie and Alonzo Pennington
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 7 - 8 pm
Live concert with award –winning guitarists

Evenings Upstairs - 2018
Season Kick-off Concert with the Solid Rock'It Boosters
Thursday, Jan 25, 7 - 8 pm
Solid Rock'it Boosters are seasoned veterans of roots music, and they are sure to entertain audiences with solid rhythms, infectious hooks and masterful musicianship.

Nancy Green, Being Aunt Jemima
Thursday, Feb 8,  7 - 8 pm
Portrayed by actress Debra Faulk
Kentucky Chautauqua Event, Sponsored by Kentucky Humanities & The Friends of the Library. The role of "Aunt Jemima" gave Green financial independence few African Americans and few women experienced at the time. She used her wealth as a means to empower her community.

Evenings Upstairs
Readings with Acclaimed Author Crystal Wilkinson
Thursday, Feb 15,  7 - 8 pm
Crystal Wilkinson is a poet and fiction writer whose debut novel, The Birds of Opulence, received the 2016 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. Her other works include the short-story collections Blackberries, Blackberries, winner of the Chaffin Award for Appalachian Literature and Water Street, a finalist for both the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award.

All programs are free & open to the public and are hosted on site at the McCracken County Public Library, 555 Washington St. in downtown Paducah. Paducah.

For more information, contact Bobbie Wrinkle at 270-442-2510 ext. 119 or email:

Published 03:03 AM, Sunday Nov. 19, 2017
Updated 06:29 PM, Sunday Nov. 19, 2017

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