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Corbin Library plans teen spaghetti, marshmallow building challenge

The Corbin Public Library is offering area teens the opportunity to show off their building skills using marshmallows and spaghetti. On Feb. 12, the library will host the Teen Marshmallow Building Challenge. Sasha Ledger, circulation manager at the library, said the challenge...

Corbin Public Library board discusses adding notary public to library services

The Corbin Public Library is considering adding notary public to its public services. At the regular meeting of the library board last Thursday, the board members asked Director Donna Chadwell to contact the library’s attorney, Wes Tipton to determine whether or not it would be...

Corbin Public Library challenges parents to read 1,000 books to children before they start kindergarten

The Corbin Public Library is encouraging local parents to read 1,000 books to their children before they begin kindergarten. “By reading just one book a night, families can reach the 1,000-book goal in three years and provide their children essential early literacy skills,”...

Corbin Library holding book signing for local author

The Corbin Public Library will hold a book signing for local author Patricia Estep O’Neal Friday night. O’Neal’s book, “Wait ‘Till You Hear This One,” is a series of humorous essays in which O’Neal describes her family and childhood in the hills of Appalachia. The book includes...

Corbin, Whitley Library boards hammer out contract

Members of the Corbin and Whitley Library Boards of Directors met in joint session Tuesday to work out a tax revenue sharing agreement. After several back-and-forth contract proposals, members of the Corbin and Whitley County Library boards came together Tuesday night to hammer...

Corbin Public Library ‘Run for Literacy’ 5K set for Saturday

The Corbin Public Library is hosting its “Run for Literacy” 5K at 8 a.m. Saturday. The annual event will start and end in front of the library on Laurel Ave. Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. The cost is $25. Diane Mitchell with the Friends of the Corbin Public Library said...

Tax funding may soon be restored to Corbin Public Library

The Corbin Public Library may soon see the return of its portion of the Whitley County Library Tax revenue. At the regular monthly meeting of Whitley County Public Library Thursday, the library board took the proposed contract detailing the division of the tax revenue between the...

Corbin Public Library approves contract with Whitley Co. Public Library

After reviewing it with its attorney, the Corbin Public Library Board approved a contract Friday night with the Whitley County Public Library Board detailing the division of county library tax revenue between the two entities. Under the original one-page agreement drafted in...

Corbin Public Library hosting annual ‘Fancy Nancy Tea Party’

The Corbin Public Library is hosting its annual “Fancy Nancy Tea Party” Saturday. The event will feature story time with special guest children’s author, Tonya Moreland. Circulation Clerk Cassandra Estep said Moreland has written two books, “When Am I Beautiful, and “Who Will I...

Contract in the works between Whitley County Public Library, Corbin Public Library

After meeting Friday, the Whitley County Public Library Board agreed to continue withholding disbursements of county library tax funds to the Corbin Public Library Board of Trustees pending the signing of a formal contract. In light of a series of allegations by Corbin Library...