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Summer Reading
"Oceans of Possibilities"

 

Sign up for Summer Reading at the library to be eligible for prizes. Reading logs should be returned by
August 1 to be eligible for the Grand Prize!

Children through age 12 are eligible to sign up for Summer Reading. See our special Summer Reading Events below and on our Events page.

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June 

July

  • Jun 30, 2:00 PM – Jul 30, 4:00 PM
    Mercer County Public Library, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    You will be amazed to discover the vast amount of information you can access through your library's web site! In cooperation with the Mercer County Extension office, we'll show you what you can do with just your library card.
  • Jul 01, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    Harrodsburg, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    For children 18 months to 2 years old. Please call (859) 734-3680 to sign up so we know you're coming!
  • Preschool Story Time
    Fri 01 Jul
    Jul 01, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Mercer County Public Library, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    Story Time for children ages 3-5. Please call the library at (859) 734-3680 to reserve your spot!
  • Jul 04, 12:00 AM – Jul 05, 12:00 AM
    Mercer County Public Library, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    The library will be CLOSED on July 4 to celebrate Independence Day! Have a fantastic 4th!
  • Jul 08, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    Harrodsburg, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    For children 18 months to 2 years old. Please call (859) 734-3680 to sign up so we know you're coming!
  • Preschool Story Time
    Fri 08 Jul
    Jul 08, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Mercer County Public Library, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    Story Time for children ages 3-5. Please call the library at (859) 734-3680 to reserve your spot!
  • Jul 09, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Mercer County Public Library, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    Commander Billie J. Farrell, the first female commander of the USS Constitution ("Old Ironsides") in its 225 year history, will visit and answer questions.
  • Jul 09, 3:00 PM
    Mercer County Public Library, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    After the visit with Cdr Farrell, our own historian will show you how to research military records for clues to your family history. Amazing amounts of information are available.
  • Jul 15, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    Harrodsburg, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    For children 18 months to 2 years old. Please call (859) 734-3680 to sign up so we know you're coming!
  • Preschool Story Time
    Fri 15 Jul
    Jul 15, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Mercer County Public Library, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    Story Time for children ages 3-5. Please call the library at (859) 734-3680 to reserve your spot!
  • Jul 21, 2:00 PM
    Mercer County Public Library, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    This 40-minute interactive magic show is designed for children of all ages. Mark delights his audiences with comedy, magic and lots of audience participation. Please call to reserve a spot!
  • Jul 22, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    Harrodsburg, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    For children 18 months to 2 years old. Please call (859) 734-3680 to sign up so we know you're coming!
  • Preschool Story Time
    Fri 22 Jul
    Jul 22, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Mercer County Public Library, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    Story Time for children ages 3-5. Please call the library at (859) 734-3680 to reserve your spot!
  • Jul 26, 1:30 PM
    Mercer County Public Library, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    Be prepared to get up close and personal with animals from all over the world! Our programs don’t just lecture but involve the crowd, giving the audience members a chance to work with the animals!
  • Preschool Story Time
    Fri 29 Jul
    Jul 29, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Mercer County Public Library, 109 W Lexington St, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    Story Time for children ages 3-5. Please call the library at (859) 734-3680 to reserve your spot!
  • Jul 30, 10:30 AM
    Mercer County Public Library, Harrodsburg, KY 40330, USA
    Open to children up to age 7. Come build your own furry friend! Limited spaces available so call ahead. Sign ups will start one week before the event.
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Family fun time with a nice meal, free books and no screens! Absolutely free. For more info click here.

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Dolly Parton's
Imagination Library
is now available
in Mercer County!

Friday Family Flicks

Friday, July 22 at 7:00 pm

The film follows the dysfunctional Mitchell family that winds up having to save Earth from a global robot uprising while on a road trip.

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Don't miss our exciting dinosaur and fossil exhibit - here for a limited time!

Book Club is Back!

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Check out your copy at the library, or access as an audiobook
on Hoopla - instantly!

Evening book club - Tuesday, July 19 at 6 pm
Lunch Bunch - Thursday, July 21 at 12 noon
in person at the Mercer County Public Library

Connect with our Facebook group for more ongoing information.
Click here:

 

Storytelling

Storytimes every Friday
Ages 18 months-2 years at 9:30 am
Ages 3-5 at 10:30 am 
Save a space by calling (859) 734-3680

We have more residents in our salt water aquarium.

Come see!

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Come see
"Oceans of Possibilities"
in our 125 gallon
salt water aquarium at the library.

 

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We are currently not charging late fees for items, however they will be considered "lost" and charged to your account if they are not returned within 30 days. 

All copies, are 10 cents per side for black & white and color. 

MCPL's digital library is open 24/7/365!
To get started, check out our online resources.