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Busy month shaping up at the libraryThe Messenger2/12/2020
Bringing Congress on Board with #eBooksForAllAmerican Libraries Magazine2/11/2020
In 2021 Budget Proposal, Trump Once Again Seeks to End Federal Library FundingPublishers Weekly2/11/2020
Kentucky by Heart: Return to Harrodsburg brings back childhood memories of visit to Ft. HarrodNorthern Kentucky Tribune2/11/2020
Lexington Public Library earns its first five-star ratingThe Lane Report2/11/2020
ALA publishes free facilitation skills training materials for small and rural library workersALA2/10/2020
ALA takes FY 2021 budget cuts seriously, urges members of Congress to visit librariesALA2/10/2020
Lexington librarian helps hundreds discover family genealogyWKYT2/10/2020
Spreading truth, dispelling myths about wild animalsThe Sentinel Echo2/10/2020
0208 LIBRARY NEWSGlasgow Daily Times2/7/2020
Discussing true crime at the Laurel County Public LibraryThe Sentinel Echo2/7/2020
PLA 2020: Stacey Abrams, Samantha Bee Headline in NashvillePublishers Weekly2/7/2020
Vintage and collectible items return to the Laurel County Public LibraryThe Sentinel Echo2/7/2020
At the library for Feb. 6, 20The Jessamine Journal2/6/2020
Herstory event aims to empower girlsBowling Green Daily News2/6/2020
Make it come alive with 3D printers at JCPLThe Jessamine Journal2/6/2020
25 local government agencies receive nearly $575,000 in grants to preserve local recordsThe Lane Report2/5/2020
Baptist Health Corbin hosting heart awareness events beginning FridayThe News Journal2/5/2020
Bingo @ The LibraryThe LaRue County Herald News2/5/2020
Homelessness isn't just a big city problemAXIOS2/5/2020
Kentucky towns submitted to be on HGTV's Home Town TakeoverWKYT2/5/2020
New ALA program will help libraries address climate crisisALA2/5/2020
Former Black Crowes drummer Gorman, who has BG connections, to speak at WCPLBowling Green Daily News2/4/2020
LEXTRAN HONORS ROSA PARKS BY RESERVING BUS SEATSWTVQ2/3/2020
Librarians Could Face Charges for ‘Age-Inappropriate’ Material Under ProposalThe New York Times (Missouri)2/3/2020
New exhibits aim to educate viewers on often overlooked part of horse racing historyFox 562/3/2020
Playtime with puppies: the Australians reimagining what libraries can lendThe Guardian2/3/2020
What’s Happening at the Library: Celebrate Black History Month at the libraryWinchester Sun2/3/2020
Marshalltown library among first with breast-feeding podQuad-City Times (Iowa)2/2/2020
Book clubs offered at the Laurel County Public LibraryThe Sentinel Echo2/1/2020
Council to hold expungement sessionThe Paducah Sun2/1/2020
Burrowed in BooksAmerican Libraries1/31/2020
Census quilt on the roadThe Paducah Sun1/31/2020
FRIDAY FIVE: Winter book sale to benefit library this weekendRichmond Register1/31/2020
Paul Sawyier Public Library News published Feb. 1, 2020The State Journal1/31/2020
A magical event: Library celebrates ‘Harry Potter Book Night’Kentucky New Era1/30/2020
As KentuckyWired stumbles, local internet providers get $55 million for rural broadbandCourier Journal1/29/2020
BCPL offers LearningExpress Library to help students succeedIronton Tribune1/29/2020
American Truth: Public LibrariesWPSD Local 61/28/2020
Burgers for Books: Ferrell’s, library partner for fundraiserKentucky New Era1/28/2020
More Americans went to the library than the movies in 2019CBS News1/28/2020
Crosby Kemper III Named Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services IMLS1/27/2020
Homeschool student support at Greenup LibraryThe Daily Independent1/27/2020
How to best advocate for funds and press on the local stageAmerican Libraries Magazine1/27/2020
Little Food Pantry at county library invites people to 'Take what you need; leave what you can'The Gleaner1/27/2020
MARUSKIN: New, classic Kentucky natural history books at the local libraryWinchester Sun1/27/2020
New, classic Kentucky natural history books at the local libraryWinchester Sun1/27/2020
ALA Midwinter 2020: Macmillan CEO John Sargent, Librarians Spar Over E-book EmbargoPublishers Weekly1/26/2020
Sharing the love: Hands That Touch A Heart returnsDaily Independent1/25/2020
Kentucky Census Quilt shows the importance of connectionsMayfield Messenger1/24/2020
Library spotlight: new faces at the circulation deskAdvocate-Messenger1/24/2020
NAMI Morehead announces movie showingThe Morehead News1/24/2020
Olympic medalists Maia and Alex Shibutani to serve as 2020 National Library Week honorary chairsALA News1/24/2020
HB 141 proposes changes to library boardNews-Graphic1/23/2020
HB 141 proposes changes to library boardNews-Graphic1/23/2020
Kentucky public libraries break E-rate record with more than $2.1 million in fundingTimes Tribune1/23/2020
Women Suffrage Centennial Celebration and Chorus celebrates Kentucky’s ratification of 19th AmendmentThe State Journal1/23/2020
Breaking down books read in 2019The Messenger1/22/2020
Library presents Books After Dark discussion groupThe Eagle Post1/22/2020
Library’s new ‘memory lab’ allows digitization of old mediaThe Anderson News1/22/2020
OGCC hosts first collaborative event with county libraryKentucky New Era1/22/2020
Agency serves more homeless from Oldham than other countiesThe Oldham Era1/21/2020
Library Board plans to invest in CDThe Outlook1/21/2020
Night of Hope and Healing' at MCHSTribune Courier1/21/2020
Birding in BrazilThe State Journal1/20/2020
Library, nursing home host penguin visitsThe Ledger Independent1/20/2020
Libraries as part of your fitness routine? Why not. BCPL has several options availableNorthern Kentucky Tribune1/19/2020