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Community CalendarThe LaRue County Herald News9/21/2022
Grayson promises library $7500 for staffingThe Carter County Times9/21/2022
Lexington libraries challenge censorship, celebrate Banned Books WeekSpectrum 1 News9/21/2022
New CENTRAL LIBRARY open to serve the communityThe Pioneer News9/21/2022
Public library eventsThe Spencer Magnet9/21/2022
‘We’ve moved backwards’: US librarians face unprecedented attacks amid rightwing book bansThe Guardian9/20/2022
KY Library Dept. gives access to Clark InterviewsThe Anderson News9/20/2022
Library offers resources, equipment for small business ownersLink NKY9/20/2022
LINEUPThe Paducah Sun9/20/2022
National Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to readThe Messenger9/20/2022
Spotify launches audiobook store with some 300,000 titlesAssociated Press9/20/2022
A Tip Sheet for Librarians Facing HarassmentPEN America9/19/2022
Advocacy Groups Are Helping Drive a Rise in Book BansThe New York Times9/19/2022
Community CalendarThe News-Enterprise9/19/2022
CREW puts FUN into FamilyThe Pioneer News9/19/2022
EveryLibrary Poll Finds Book Bans Are Broadly Unpopular with Voters  Publishers Weekly9/19/2022
This week in Bullitt CountyThe Pioneer News9/19/2022
Tourism directors collaborate on E. Ky. book driveMurray Ledger & Times9/19/2022
WCPL celebrates satellite branch opening at Michael O. Buchanon ParkWNKY9/19/2022
This Week in the Tri-StateThe Daily Independent9/17/2022
A month-long community reading event shines a light on the Civil WarThe Ledger Independent9/16/2022
American Library Association Releases Preliminary Data on 2022 Book BansAmerican Library Association9/16/2022
Berea, Midway festivals & more: 20 things to do in & around Lexington this weekendThe Lexington Herald-Leader9/16/2022
DCPL to rock with CHUMPSKI, Hamilton and Fogarty tonightMessenger-Inquirer9/16/2022
Give for Good Louisville: More than $7 million raised in just 24 hoursWHAS 119/16/2022
HCCPL kicks off conversational Spanish courseKentucky New Era9/16/2022
Help introduce children to love of written wordThe News-Enterprise9/16/2022
Library to host Kentucky Chautauqua performanceThe Advocate-Messenger9/16/2022
Nelson County library holding free class on car maintenanceWDRB9/16/2022
Paul Sawyier Public Library News — Sept. 18-24The State Journal9/16/2022
Spooky suggestions for haunted readersThe News-Graphic9/16/2022
The Great Gatsby Book TalkThe Messenger9/16/2022
Wilderness Trail chili cook-off is Sept. 24The Interior Journal9/16/2022
Woodford County celebrates POW/MIA in a formal ceremony for the first timeWLEX 189/16/2022
American Library Association Highlights Increasing Censorship Attempts During Banned Books Week ProgrammingAmerican Library Association9/15/2022
Beyond the BooksNews-Democrat & Leader9/15/2022
Brooklyn Public Library has issued 5,100 free library cards to make banned books available for teensCNN9/15/2022
Community Farmers Market to host night market Sept. 29Bowling Green Daily News9/15/2022
Dress for Success Louisville teams up with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid in Ky. to host “HealthyHER”The Trimble Banner9/15/2022
IMLS to Convene Federal Information Literacy TaskforceIMLS9/15/2022
Librarian of the WeekThe Marshall County Tribune-Courier9/15/2022
Morgan County Public Library eventsThe Licking Valley Courier9/15/2022
Trimble County to hold a community baby showerThe Trimble Banner9/15/2022
Voices of Elmwood returns todayMessenger-Inquirer9/15/2022
What’s happening at the Library?The Winchester Sun9/15/2022
Aimed at advancing racial equity, Lexington Black Prosperity Initiative announces 2022 grant winnersSpectrum 1 News9/14/2022
CCPL celebrates Library Card Sign-Up MonthMurray Ledger & Times9/14/2022
Fiscal Court keeps tax rate same as last yearPineville Sun-Courier9/14/2022
Gear Up for Comic Surge with Cosplay CraftsJessamine County Public Library9/14/2022
Grayson library re-opensCarter County Times9/14/2022
Henderson County Public Library celebrates 'Library Card Sign Up' monthWEVV9/14/2022
Libraries Build Business report highlights impact of small business programs on local communities and library fieldAmerican Library Association9/14/2022
Library CornerThe Estill Tribune9/14/2022
Library tax rate to decreaseThe Pioneer News9/14/2022
LINEUPThe Paducah Sun9/14/2022
Local library's jobs program helping people change careers, land ideal rolesWKRC9/14/2022
Long-time love of library services lands O’Hagan in role as new directorThe Pioneer News9/14/2022
Public library eventsThe Spencer Magnet9/14/2022
Sarah Wigginton LoughranMessenger-Inquirer9/14/2022
State-of-art facility ready to serve communityThe Pioneer News9/14/2022
Tax rates set in Boyd, with some decreases and increasesThe Daily Independent9/14/2022
Tax rates set in Boyd, with some decreases and increasesThe Daily Independent9/14/2022
The Librarians: They’re smart, creative, innovative, hard-working — and add a touch of magic to the jobNorthern Kentucky Tribune 9/14/2022
Community Calendar - Sept. 14, 2022The LaRue County Herald News9/13/2022
County approves most of tax ratesThe Paducah Sun9/13/2022
Families First boosts literacy through Read to Sleep programThe Advocate-Messenger9/13/2022
Historic Parkland Library Set to Reopen in West LouisvilleLouisville Eccentric Observer9/13/2022
Lexington Public Library Hosts ‘Kentucky Afield Illustrated’ ExhibitionKentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife9/13/2022
Library NotesThe Cadiz Record9/13/2022
Library offers activities for all agesThe Advocate-Messenger9/13/2022
Library to host event to help VeteransZ93 Radio9/13/2022
Logan Memorial Hospital Announces HealthFest 2022News-Democrat & Leader9/13/2022
Louisville Free Public Library’s Family S.T.E.A.M. Day is backWAVE9/13/2022
National Voter Registration Day in upcomingThe Commonwealth Journal9/13/2022
New York Times bestselling author, Ruta Sepetys, to discuss new book at Kenton County Erlanger libraryNorthern Kentucky Tribune9/13/2022
Nonviolent Owensboro hosting free events at libraryMessenger-Inquirer9/13/2022
Pike County Libraries hosts Fairy Tea Party on Pikeville Story TrailWYMT9/13/2022
RC Public Library and Family Resource and Youth Service Centers Team up for a Halloween Costume DriveLaker Country 104.99/13/2022
The Role of Rural and Urban Libraries in Closing the Digital DivideConnected Nation9/13/2022
Trent Okerson to be featured in McCracken County Public Library Evening Upstairs seriesWPSD9/13/2022
ALA, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Invite Public Libraries to Host Traveling Exhibition on Human EvolutionAmerican Library Association 9/12/2022
Call Number Podcast: Rethinking Your SpaceAmerican Libraries9/12/2022
Carnegie-Whitney Grant awards up to $5,000 for guides to library resourcesAmerican Library Association9/12/2022
Happenings this week in Bullitt CountyThe Pioneer News9/12/2022
National Book Foundation to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Art SpiegelmanNational Book Foundation9/12/2022
Public Library Association (PLA) releases refresh of strategic goals, positioning Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice (EDISJ) at centerAmerican Library Association9/12/2022
The importance of public librariesThe Anderson News9/12/2022
Community CalendarThe News-Enterprise9/11/2022
History to be found at the LibraryCommonwealth Journal9/10/2022
Learning at the libraryWLEX 189/10/2022
This Week in the Tri-StateThe Daily Independent9/10/2022
Ashley Reads a ClassicThe Messenger9/9/2022
Community Events & Announcements Franklin Favorite9/9/2022
Happenings at the Henry County Public LibraryThe Henry County Local 9/9/2022
In 2022, a New Urgency for Banned Books WeekPublishers Weekly9/9/2022
Library starts writers’ groupThe Henry County Local9/9/2022
Paul Sawyier Public Library News — Sept. 12-16The State Journal9/9/2022
Schools and libraries damaged by flooding in Eastern Kentucky struggle to remain beacons of - comfort, learning and normalcyLexington Herald-Leader9/9/2022
South Central KY Area Education Center hosts program for high school studentsWKU News9/9/2022
CalendarThe Cynthiana Democrat9/8/2022
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