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Current Programs




Special Events 

Pumpkin Crafting

Friday, October 18th from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 19th from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Drop in one or both days to create some beautiful pumpkin-themed crafts!  Ages 14 and up.  Located at the Library Annex. 


Murder Mystery

Tuesday, October 29th

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Put your detective skills to the test as you collect clues and identify evidence to find out whodunit!  A light meal will be provided.  Ages 16 and up. 


Genealogy After Hours:  An Ancestry Research Opportunity

Friday, November 1st

4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Drop in anytme for free snacks, free Ancestry.com, free t-shirts, and free expert help.  Located at the Library Annex.


Genealogy / DNA Class

Saturday, November 2nd

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Interested in learning about your DNA?  Want to know more about your family history?  Combine traditional research and DNA results to get your family tree questions answered.  Guest instructor, Pamela Acquaviva Kalbflesich.  Ages 16 and up.  Located at the Library Annex.


Ancestry.com Classes

Monday, November 4th from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 5th from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Interested in learning more about your family history?  Visit the Library Annex for an in-depth look at Ancestry.com.  Dig, Research, Explore!  Ages 16 and up.


Wreath Making

Tuesday, November 5th

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Visit the library for an evening of wreath making!  No experience necessary and materials will be provided.  Registration is required.  Ages 14 and up. 


Trivia Tuesday

Tuesday, November 26th

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Challenge yourself during an evening of trivia.  Movies, books, music, and so much more will be covered!  Come as an individual or a team.  Ages 14 and up. 



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 or visit our Adult Book Club page HERE


Monday, November 11th at 5:30 p.m.  There will be a lively discussion on Practical Magic by:  Alice Hoffman.  Enjoy "Practical Magic" (1998), Rated PG-13, immediately following the book discussion at 6:30 p.m.  Located at the Library Annex.   


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

Tuesday, October 15th from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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.  This group will meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Annex located across the street from the library.  Participants ages 14 and up are welcome to attend. 


Crochet Corner

Tuesday, November 12th

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Beginners, Intermediate, and Skilled:  All Welcome!  Join the "Twisted Stitches" group!  Drop in anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. 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. 


OCTC SkillTrain - FREE

Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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


Home School Support Space

Thursday, November 7th

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

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. 




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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Hartford, KY  42347



Monday - Tuesday
8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


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424 Main Street
Hartford, KY  42347




9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday - Thursday
By Appointment Only

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.






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