Calloway County Public Library

Liam Niemeyer / WKMS

 The Calloway County Public Library Board of Trustees heard preliminary details Tuesday night of a new expansion plan to add on a new children’s library connected to the existing building. The board voted in August to move forward with the plan, despite community objection and disapproval. 

 

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Calloway County Judge Executive Kenny Imes is directing the county library board of trustees to restart a board appointment process after one of the finalists withdrew their name. 

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

The Calloway County Public Library Board is moving forward with a new expansion plan despite objection and disapproval from community members at another tense meeting Tuesday evening. Board members voted three to one to proceed with a plan to build a new children's library next to the current library and to connect the two buildings. 

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

The Calloway County Public Library Board has selected two candidates to fill a seat opening in August.

Rob Canning / WKMS

The Calloway County Public Library will not trade properties with a neighbor as part of an expansion proposal. 

Taylor Inman

The Calloway County Public Library Board is considering trading properties in a new expansion proposal.

Taylor Inman / WKMS

The Calloway County Public Library Board is no longer going to pursue the former Regions Bank building in downtown Murray as an alternative for library expansion.

Taylor Inman / WKMS

A working group created to provide the Calloway County Public Library Board with recommendations for a library expansion received pushback from some board members Tuesday night.

Rob Canning / WKMS

Calloway County Judge/Executive Kenny Imes has named members of a group to give recommendations to the county public library board on plans to renovate and expand.

Liam Niemeyer

Government leaders from Calloway County and Murray gave their take on the state of the region and set goals for the new year at a breakfast Tuesday morning held by the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce. In those speeches, the newly-elected Calloway County judge executive also announced the formation of a special group on county library renovations.

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