TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Homepage

April 17, 2014

Spring into a good book

Annual sale at Laurel County Public Library open to the public

CORBIN — By LeeAnn Cain / Staff Writer

It’s time to spring into a good book. The Laurel County Public Library’s annual spring book sale opens to the public today (Thursday). While the Friends of the Library had a special Preview Sale Wednesday, the sale opens to the public from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Friday.

Saturday is Bag Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and patrons may fill a bag to the brim for $2.

Hundreds of books, magazines, audiobooks, puzzles, children’s games and DVDs will be available for purchase at discounted prices. According to Laurel County Public Library Community Relations and Adult Program Assistant Magen McCrarey, the price of books will range from 50 cents to $4. All genres of books will be available, from children’s books to science fiction.

Books from the sale are mostly donations from patrons, and a few are old books pulled from the shelves. McCrarey said the library takes donations year-round, and noted the library will need book donations after this week’s sale. According to McCrarey, the books on sale are mostly lightly used and relatively new, although older books are also available.

The funds raised from this sale will assist Friends of the Library to provide programs such as Books for Babies at Saint Joseph London, where all newborns receive their first books. The funds also contribute to extra programming at the library such as theater, dance and musical performances.

You can become a Friends of the Library member by calling 864-5759 or by visiting the library’s circulation desk to ask for an application.

For more information, contact McCrarey or Gwen Stivers at 864-5759.

1
Text Only
Homepage
  • TODAY'S HEADLINES — July 23, 2014

    Couple pleads not guilty to abuse

    W’burg Supt. evaluation postponed

    NIBROC: Just Lose It finalists announced

    NIBROC releases Kids Activities schedule

    Corbin woman appointed to Ky. Board of Education

    Tri-County water treatment plants exceed quality standards

    Man admits to having sex with minor

    July 23, 2014

Local News
Local Sports
0707 NORTH 11-12s FOR WEB.jpg

The North Laurel All-Stars represented Kentucky at the Little League Softball Central Region Tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana. The team lost three straight games and was eliminated from the tournament.

  • End of the Line

    Recil Jones’ North Laurel 11-12 year-old All-Stars finished their stay in the Central Region Tournament with an 0-3 record after dropping a 9-4 decision to Wisconsin state champion Franklin Little League.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Knox County's state title run comes to an end

    The Knox County 11-year-old All Stars came in to Monday’s contest with Owensboro Southern knowing that the winner would move on to the semifinals of the state tournament.

    July 22, 2014

Editorials
Features
0708 Kelsey White Miss Ky.jpg

Kelsey White

  • Local woman vyes for Miss Kentucky crown

    A Williamsburg woman is among the 32 contestants representing local scholarship pageants from across the state who will vye for the title of Miss Kentucky 2014. 

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

Letters
Entertainment
  • July’s jumpin’ in Downtown Corbin

    After Thursday’s fun, festivities and fireworks during the Independence Day Block Party, how do you top the month best known as the sizzling center of summer?

    July 7, 2014

Front page
Featured Ads
AP Video
Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Dozens Feared Dead Republicans Hold a Hearing on IRS Lost Emails Raw: Mourners Gather As MH17 Bodies Transported Robot Parking Valet Creates Stress-free Travel Raw: MH17 Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel Clinton: "AIDS-Free Generation Within Our Reach" Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Facebook