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Corbin Public Library getting $60,000 grant

The Corbin Public Library will be able to extend its participation in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library until 2025 after being named as a recipient of a $60,000 grant from Pilot Flying J. The program, which provides children with a brand new book each month through age 5,...

Corbin Public Library waiving fines on overdue materials

The Corbin Public Library is offering a pardon to patrons who return their overdue items. On each Friday in October, patrons may return the items without being subject to the accrued fines associated with them. Fines are 10 cents per day on books and audios and $1 per day on...

Corbin Public Library’s ‘Girls Who Code’ draws 12 participants

The first week of the Corbin Public Library’s “Girls Who Code,” drew 12 participants Monday afternoon. The 15-week course, which will be held on Mondays, is designed to teach girls the basics of computer coding while giving them the opportunity to make friends and explore career...

Corbin Library’s ‘Girls Who Code’ class begins Monday

Girls in grades three through twelve are invited to the Corbin Public Library to participate in, “Girls Who Code.” The 15-week course, which begins Monday afternoon, is designed to teach girls the basics of computer coding while giving them the opportunity to make friends and...

Corbin Library hosting cooking night for teens Friday

Middle and high school aged children will have the opportunity to learn some basic kitchen skills and how to make fajitas Friday at the Corbin Public Library’s Teen Cooking Night. Over the course of the hour-and-a-half long class, the students will cut and prepare the vegetables...

Corbin Library holding mammoth book sale to prepare for renovations

The Corbin Public Library is planning the mother of all booksales in preparation for the renovations to the annex building. At Thursday’s regular meeting of the library board, Chair Brenda Jones explained that the first floor of the annex building had become the storage area for...

‘Libraries Rock’ summer reading program starts June 7

Corbin Public Library will be hosting their summer reading program beginning June 7 at 11:00 a.m. with an ice cream social. This summer’s theme is “Libraries Rock!” The library will host events for children every Thursday beginning at 11:00 a.m. to promote continued education...

Corbin Library Board working to close funding hole on annex project

The Corbin Library Board is continuing its efforts to find more than $100,000 needed to fund renovations to the annex building. At its regular monthly meeting Thursday night, the board members noted that the original cost of the project, which came in at $1.2 million, had been...

Corbin Library to host Kelly O. Brengelman as, ‘Rosie the Riveter’

During World War II 310,000 American women worked to produce aircraft for the war effort and none was more famous than Kentucky’s Rose Leigh. Working at the Willow Run bomber factory in Ypsilanti, Michigan as a riveter on B-24 heavy bombers, the Pulaski County native was featured...

Corbin Library hosting teen Lego event

Legos know no age limit and the Corbin Public Library is opening its collection to teens. At 5 p.m. Monday, the library will host its inaugural Teen Lego Night. Library officials said unlike the regular Lego club which permits children to build what they want, the teens (grades...