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Current Programs



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Free OCTC SkillTrain at the Annex

Fridays from 9:45 a.m. - 4:00 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!  Appointments required! Call 270-864-6824. 


**Masks are REQUIRED at all in-person library programs.**



Cinema Classics

Friday, October 29th

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

Ready for an evening of thrills and chills?  Join us for a special showing of Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 horror-thriller film, "The Birds" - Rated PG-13. 


Drive-Thru Family Trick-or-Treating

Saturday, October 30th

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Bring the family for drive-thru trick-or-treating in the library parking lot! 


Dungeons & Dragons Night

Tuesday, November 2nd OR Friday, November 19th

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

Adventure awaits those brave enough to answer the call!  From beginners to experts: all heroes welcome!  Supplies will be provided.  Ages 14 and up.  *No Rules Lawyering*


Lego League

Saturday, November 6th

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Bring your friends and family to the library for an afternoon of Lego fun!  Ages 4 and up! 


Books and Beyond Book Club for Adults

Monday, November 8th

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

Stop by the Library Annex and join us as we discuss this month's selection: This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger. 


Color Connection Coloring Club

Tuesday, November 9th

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library Annex for a relaxing evening of coloring!  Can't make it?  Pick up a take home craft kit starting November 10th!  Ages 14 and up. 


Board Game Bash

Tuesday, November 9th

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

Bring your family and friends for an evening of board game bliss!  7 wonders, Arkham Horror, Catan Junior, Azul, Ticket to Ride, and so much more!  All ages welcome. 


Home School Support Space

Thursday, November 11th

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

New to homeschooling?  Are you a pro and want to share some ideas?  Join our monthly collaborative support group!  We will take care of the kids while you share ideas! 


Saturday Speaker Series

Saturday, November 13th   

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Stop by the library to be a part of our new monthly guest speaker series!  In honor of Veteran's Day, November will feature Gary Hines, Commander, AMVETS Post KY-117. 




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. 


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. 


Crafter's Corner

Beginners, Intermediate, and Skilled:  All Welcome!  Drop in at the Library Annex to learn basic crafting 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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Hartford, KY  42347




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