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Check out our blog Out of the Stacks! 

This blog will keep you up to date on our constantly expanding collection of books and quickly grow your to-be-read list.  Check back every Tuesday or sign up on the blog to receive an email every time there is a new post!  You can find the blog here!  


Did you miss the Beekeeping Presentation?

Feel free to watch the video HERE


Books & Beyond Book Club - Online Book Club for Adults

Monday, September 14th from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Join us online for our Book Club for Adults!  Be a part of the discussion from the comfort of your own home!  We will be discussing your favorite James Patterson novel.  Call the library at 270-298-3790 for more information.  Meeting link:  https://zoom.us/j/5781198758


In Times of High Strangeness - with Dustin Pari pari

Friday, October 2nd from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Join us online for an evening of paranormal exploration with Dustin Pari and his lecture entitled, "In Times of High Strangeness."  In this epic lecture, Dustin presentes his A-Z list of strange things.  Cryptid creatures, phantom spirits, and elusive legends all come out to play in this amazing unique presentation.  Fun?  You bet!  Weird?  You have no idea. 

With over 25 years of experience researching the unknown, Dustin Pari brings exciting and positive lectures about the paranormal all across the country.  As a part of SyFy television's Ghost Hunters, Ghost Hunters International,  and appearances on Destination Truth and Ghost Nation, Dustin has traveled the world over looking for answers and expanding his understanding of the unseen realm. 

Meeting link:  https://zoom.us/j/5781198758

To learn more about Dustin Pari, feel free to visit his website at www.dustinpari.com



Library hours will be: 

Monday & Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Curbside hours will be:

Monday & Tuesday 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.




Monthly Events

Adult Book Club

Looking for your new favorite book?  Want to share your favorites?  Join us at the Ohio County Public Library for the Adult Book Club.  The Book Club covers a variety of book titles and genres sure to please any avid reader.  If you are interested, contact the library at 270-298-3790. 


Adult Book Blog

Love Blogging??  Love sharing your favorite reads?  Check out Ohio County Public Library's new adult book blog Books & Beyond!  The blog will feature new book lists, favorite reads, and book reviews from library staff and book club members.  The blog can be accessed from HERE or by going to ohiocountypubliclibrary.wordpress.com. 

Anyone can contribute!  Just email your reviews or recommendations to frontdesk@ohiocountypubliclibrary.org


Color Connection Coloring Club

Looking for a great way to sit back and relax?  Why not become part of the Color Connection at the Ohio County Public Library?  Join us for old school anti-stress coloring, warm drinks, music, conversation and no screens.  Be a part of this relaxation trend.  Supplies will be provided - simply bring yourself.  Participants ages 14 and up are welcome to attend. 


Crochet Corner

Beginners, Intermediate, and Skilled:  All Welcome!  Join the "Twisted Stitches" group!  Drop in at the Library Annex to learn basic tips, techniques, and tricks while sharing with fellow crafters.  Some supplies will be provided or feel free to bring your own. 


Home School Support Space  

The Ohio County Public Library is now offering a Home School Support Space in an effort to assist our Home School families.  Children's activities will be provided during this time. 

For more information on Home Schooling, visit HSLDA Homeschooling Toddlers to Tweens Preschool thru Middle School.  

If you have any questions, please contact the library at 270-298-3790. 


OCTC SkillTrain - FREE

SkillTrain provides adults (ages 19+) with instruction in basic academic and workplace skills.  Prepare for the GED, college or a career option right here! 





Manipulatives - at your library!

Looking for a new and exciting way to rekindle your child's interest in learning?  Why not check out some of the manipulatives and hands-on learning activities we offer in our newest section "The School Stack."  We offer dozens of materials for Math, Science, Reading, and much more.  Come and check some out today!


Better Your Technology Experience (BYTE)

Interested in learning more about computers?  Do you have a new device or phone and not sure how to use it to its full potential?  Contact the Ohio County Public Library to attend one of our many computer classes or schedule a one-on-one tutorial session.  For more information on availability, please contact the library at 270-298-3790. 





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Library Information:

413 Main Street
Hartford, KY  42347



COVID Temporary Hours
Monday - Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday - Friday
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Annex Information:

424 Main Street
Hartford, KY  42347



COVID Temporary Hours

Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.





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