Calloway County Public Library

Calloway County Public Library Looks Ahead to 2015

Dec 29, 2014
Matt Markgraf - WKMS

As 2014 comes to a close, Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn recounts this year's achievements and next year's new programming. Toward the end of each month, Linn visits Sounds Good to renew awareness of what's happening at the Calloway County Public Library.

Through a grant from the Kentucky Arts Council, the Calloway County Public Library recently held a forum on The Art of Caregiving, with a panel of health experts on how to make end of life decisions for family members. As a follow-up, the library is hosting a book discussion on Will Schwalbe's The End of Your Life Book Club in January. Kate Lochte speaks with the library's Sandy Linn about the event and the grant on Sounds Good.

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On October 30, the Calloway County Public Library hosts a meet and greet with local and state legislators, to spread awareness about the importance of local libraries and their educational services. Sandy Linn stops by Sounds Good with a preview of the event and also reflects on fall break activities and the Fort Donelson Community Discussion Group's recent trip to Stones River National Battlefield. 

Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with an update on the Library's activities, from the upcoming trip to Stones River National Battlefield, a recap of the first meeting of the new Friends of the Library program and an overview of some of the new electronic resources made available with a library card.

Friends of the Calloway County Public Library's first meeting is an event open to all. Sandy Linn brings the details about "Celebrate Calloway County Authors" Sunday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Library. There will be nearly 20 authors signing books, available for purchase.

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Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn visits on our monthly Libraries Sound Good update. Kentucky author Bobbie Smith Bryant returns to the library for a presentation on Kentucky cooking. Also, Linn talks about a special drawing for Murray State students and previews a new tutoring service for students of all ages.


During the summer months at Calloway County Public Library, over 26,000 items were checked out and over 3,300 people attended special programs. Sandy Linn from the library stops by Sounds Good with a preview of the book sale this Saturday, featuring exclusive early access for Charter Members; and fall reading programs: the in-depth Sunday Reads Club and the Fort Donelson Civil War group.

On today's Sounds Good, we welcome regular guest from Calloway County Public Library, Sandy Linn, with the latest on the range of activities the library this summer like Jim Gill's Contagious Tunes Tour, the 2014 Summer Reading Program and the Teen Creative Canvas Event. They also talk about the book lending service. 

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Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn visits Sounds Good to speak with Kate Lochte about the library's strategic plan and hopes for expansion. They also talk about the summer youth reading program and more summer activities at the library. 

Kentucky author  and Calloway County native Bobbie Smith Bryant holds a talk about the social and cultural experience of life on the farm at Calloway County Public Library. Her two books are Passions of the Black Patch: Cooking & Quilting in Western Kentucky and Forty Acres & A Red Belly Ford: The Smith Family of Calloway County. She previews her talk today on Sounds Good.