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Kick off to 100 days of Reading

The Whitley County Public Library’s 100 Days of Reading officially kicked off on Tuesday. Children are encouraged to read 20 minutes a day for 100 days during the program. The library provides logs for children to record their hours. Children who spend 20 minutes a day reading...

Corbin, Whitley County libraries begin curbside pickup of materials

The Corbin and Whitley County Public libraries have not yet reopened their buildings to the public, but their books and other materials are now available. Officials at each library announced last week that patrons may call and request materials which may be picked up curbside....

Whitley County agencies utilizing technology to meet online, social distance

As the old saying goes, “the show must go on,” and when it comes to governing our local councils, commissions, boards and so forth still have pay the bills, apply for grants, make sure that employees get their checks and carry out numerous other functions despite the COVID-19...
Posted On 05 Apr 2020

W’burg summer activities kick off with Movies in the Park Friday night

Once again this summer you don’t have to go any further than Bill Woods Park in Williamsburg most Friday nights to find either free live concerts or free movies in the park. “I am looking forward to another great summer of fun with our block parties and movies in the park and all...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019

WARTA partners with WC Library to help fight hunger

Paying a fine is usually considered a bad thing, but the Whitley County Library staff found a way to make it work for good by allowing customers with overdue books to pay their fines by donating food to the “Yes, We Can Feed Kentucky” food drive sponsored by the Whitley Area...

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...

AG: Whitley Co. Library violated open records law

The Kentucky Attorney General’s Office has found the Whitley County Public Library violated Kentucky law when it failed to respond to an open records request regarding the meeting minutes and documentation concerning employee complaints against the Corbin Public Library Board in...

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...

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...