AT THE LIBRARY
The Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library and the South Central Kentucky Cultural Center are partnering with the support of the Kentucky Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities to bring the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street exhibit titled Cross Roads: Change in Rural America to Glasgow. The exhibit will be located in the South Central Kentucky Cultural Center at 200 W. Water Street from April 10 to May 15. A variety of events including speakers, a cemetery tour, exhibits, a book discussion, basket weaving demonstration, and jelly making demonstration that highlight rural south central Kentucky will be presented during the exhibit period.
Many programs will be virtual due to the pandemic. Check the Facebook pages of the Library and the Cultural Center for details.
Public hours of the exhibit are Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday 11–4; and Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9–4.
Appointment hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday 9-11. For appointments call the SCKCC 270-651-9792.
The library is hosting a virtual book discussion of Hannah Coulter by Kentucky author Wendell Berry. Our guest moderator will be Professor Katrina Eicher from Elizabethtown Community & Technical College. This discussion is part of the Kentucky Reads program supported by The Kentucky Humanities Council. The book and a discussion guide will be available at the library beginning March 2. The virtual meeting link will be provided to all who register. If we are able at that time to meet in person we will make those arrangements.
Story Time on Facebook live starts at 10 AM and is available for 24 hours.
Enjoy the virtual art show!
April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, the library invites you to create Book Spine Poems. Stack books so that the titles create a poem, snap a picture, and post it to Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #MWWMLPoems and tag the library. Share your poetry all month.