Hot New Releases [Books]
Library Board Member
Now accepting applications for library board member. We meet on the fourth Monday of each month at 5:00 P.M. Applications are on this webpage.
Bookmobile is out of service!
The Bookmobile branch services are out of service till
further notice. If you have any library materials you can bring them in to the Martin
County Public Library or Rufus Reed Branch Library. We also have a drop box at
either location. If you have no way to return the library materials you can
call us at 606-298-7766 to arrange pickup.
Story Time @ MCPL and RRPL
Preschool Story Time continues on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.
at the Inez library. Preschool Story Time continues on Thursday at 11:00
a.m. at the Lovely library. We will learn a letter of the week, make a
craft, dance, and learn a nursery rhyme. This program is for all preschoolers
from ages 3 to 5.
In addition, Story Time After School continues on Tuesdays, at
4:30 p.m. at the Inez library and on Thursdays at the Lovely library. School
age children from age 6 and up are welcome to attend. We will read and
discuss books, make a craft, and play a game.These weekly Story Time programs are free of charge, and parents are
encouraged to bring their children and attend. We hope you and your child will
join us for all the fun, excitement, and learning at the libraries!
Toddler Time @ MCPL & RRPL
Toddler Time is a wonderful experience for parents to share with
their toddlers from birth to age 3. Toddler Time is an important program that
helps children of this age to learn to gather as a group, socialize, and work
on their language development. The goal of Toddler Time is to set the stage for
life-long learning and reading.
Please join us for Toddler Time
at Inez beginning on August 23 at 10:00 a.m. Please join us for Toddler
Time beginning at Lovely on August 23 at 10:00 a.m. This program is
free of charge and lasts about 45 minutes.
With Cypress Resume, your patrons can effortlessly create professional resumes in minutes! Best of all, its easy-to-use format assures they are unlikely to need additional assistance once you show them the site, so you’ll be free to focus on other tasks.
Zinio Digital Magazines
Martin County Public Library now offers Zinio magazines in digital format that you may check out and enjoy on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. View full digital copies of your favorite magazines! You see the exact same material you get in print‚ plus some issues include features like video, audio and live links. Magazine issues are not checked out so they're always available any time. Read online or download issues to your computer or mobile device to read offline. You must have a current Martin County Public Library card to use this collection.
Kentucky Libraries Unbound (OverDrive)
With Kentucky Libraries Unbound, you'll be amazed as you search, and download more and more media on your PC and portable devices. Patrons now have unlimited access to many types of downloadable media such as audio books, e-books, music and videos. All it takes to access Kentucky Libraries Unbound is a valid library card and pin.
With download media available 24/7, your library is always open! Get started with a Guided Tour or Quick-Start Guide. All EPUB & many PDF eBooks are ready to enjoy on the Sony® Reader & other devices such as the Barnes & Noble nook™. For a list of known compatible devices, click here. Requires installation of Adobe® Digital Editions.
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
This comprehensive and dynamically updated online resource is an ideal fit for today’s mobile user. Now patrons can access Chilton’s car manuals from library, home, garage or anywhere they have Internet access. What an advantage for the on-the-road breakdown or the need to share information quickly.
Legal Forms - KY
The ideal resource for students, law school faculty and legal researchers, Legal Forms features a comprehensive collection of major legal publications. This invaluable resource provides indexing for more than 1,500 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals and international legal journals, including more than 250 titles in full text.
Price It! Antiques & Collectibles
Price It! Antiques & Collectibles is a comprehensive database for identifying, researching and pricing art, antiques and collectibles. Containing more than 23 million records, it’s a sophisticated, up-to-date, easy-to-use tool whether the user is a professional art appraiser or a budding collector.
Genealogy, Family Trees and Family History Records Online
The Martin County Public Library is pleased to announce the purchase of ProQuest's Ancestry Library Edition. Ancestry is a genealogy research tool with data from census, military records, court, land, probate, vital and church records, passenger lists, etc. It covers Canada, the US, UK, and some European countries. The license covers Authorized Users of public libraries (i.e, library cardholders, walk-in patrons while they are on -site and library staff) through any workstation at the main library. The product is not licensed for remote access. Visit the main library and search your ancestry. Contact the library for details. Click Here.
Martin County Public Library Book Club
Come and join in on a wonderful monthly discussion of books. Each month we’ll select a popular title for discussion. The selections consists of different genres. There are no fees or cost for membership, and the library provides snacks and drinks. If you are interested in joining, please come in and pick up the current selection. The meetings are held at the main library in the meeting room the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm.
Current Book Club Selection
The Battle of Perryville -- "Such is the effects of war" -- "Long hours of unnoted agony" -- "Every house was a hospital" -- "Lay him down and let him die" -- "Broken in spirit" -- "A sight I never wish to see again" -- "The picture of desolation" -- "Enough to make any man oppose war" -- "Her grief was heart-rending" -- "The best of soldiers".
Next Meeting: Thursday, February 16 2017 6:00 PM
Adult Book Club at Rufus Reed Library
Current Book Club Selection
Florida Grace Shepherd, eleventh child of the itinerant, snake-handling Reverend Virgil Shepherd, grew up traveling across the Appalachian South. In her heart, she raged against the constant hardships that her parents insisted were part of the Lord’s plan. As she got older, she learned of her father’s “backsliding” with other women, and watched as it drove her mother to an early grave.
Next Meeting: Friday, February 24 2017 12:00 PM