Hot New Releases [Books]
Summer Reading Enrollment
The reading program for all ages will begin on Tuesday, June 9, 2009
at the Martin County Public Library and Thursday, June 11, 2009
at the Rufus Reed Public Library.
Closing the library on Saturday's.
The Martin County Public Library & Rufus Reed Branch Library will be closed Saturday's. Sorry for any inconvenience it may cause. We would like our patrons input please take this survey.
MCPL Emergency Management Prize Winner!
Congratulations to Ray Staton, our Emergency Management prize winner! Ray attended the Emergency Management program at the Martin County Public Library! Be looking for other programs at the libraries, attend them, and you could be a prize winner, too!
RRPL Emergency Management Prize Winner!
Congratulations to Joann Fletcher, our Emergency Management prize winner! Joann attended the Emergency Management program at the Rufus Reed Public Library! Be looking for other programs at the libraries, attend them, and you could be a prize winner, too!
Rufus Reed Public Library Book Club Winner!
The Rufus Reed Public Library book club Winner is Joann Fletcher. Join the book club and you could be a winner too!
MARTIN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE IS NOW IN SERVICE!
Do you love reading but are unable to visit the library? The Martin County Public Library bookmobile is now on the road. Call the library for information and areas of service provided. For more information, please call (606) 298-7766.
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 birth to age 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!
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.
Adult Book Club at The Martin County Library
Current Book Club Selection
For all the talk of the Civil War "pitting brother against brother," there has never before been a single book that traces the story of one family ravaged by that conflict. And no family could better illustrate the personal toll the war took than Lincoln's own. Mary Todd Lincoln was one of fourteen siblings who were split between the Confederacy and the Union. Three of her brothers fought, and two died, for the South. Several Todds--including Mary herself--bedeviled Lincoln's administration with their scandalous behavior. Historian Berry tells their saga with the emotional intensity of a novelist. The Todds' struggles haunted the president and moved him to avoid tactics or rhetoric that would dehumanize or scapegoat the Confederates. Drawing on his own familial experience, Lincoln was inspired to articulate a humanistic, even charitable view of the enemy that seems surpassingly wise in our time, let alone his.--From publisher description.
Next Meeting: Thursday, May 21 2015 3:00 PM
Adult Book Club at Rufus Reed Library
Current Book Club Selection
"When Floyd Collins became trapped in a cave in southern Kentucky in early 1925, the sensationalism and hysteria of the rescue attempt generated America's first true media spectacle, making Collins's story one of the seminal events of the century. The crowds that gathered outside Sand Cave turned the rescue site into a carnival. Collins's situation was front-page news throughout the country, hourly bulletins interrupted radio programs, and Congress recessed to hear the latest word. Trapped! is both a tense adventure and a brilliant historical recreation of the past. This new edition includes a new epilogue revealing information about the Floyed Collins story that has come to light since the book was first published.#
Next Meeting: Friday, May 29 2015 12:00 PM