We Offer Many FREE services at the Public Library:
Storytimes for children - see the calendar for program dates and times.
Adult book discussion group, Books on the Square, meets the third Tuesday of every month at 1:00.
Teen Advisory Group (ages 12 - 18) meets the last Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m.
Information about the Kentucky Talking Book Library. This service supplies books on tape, along with the machine to play them, to people who cannot read a printed book because of blindness or another physical disability. For more information please go to the KTBL's web page- http://www.kdla.net/libserv/ktbl.htm
Basic Internet instruction including setting up e-mail accounts and reference and searching techniques.
Public computers with Internet access, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
Access to Kentucky Commonwealth Virtual Library and Virtual University. These databases have "virtually" anything you might be looking for in the reference or education areas.
You can also choose from over 500 online classes FREE through Universal Class using your library card to enroll. Just click the 'Universal Class' button on our homepage.
Fiction and nonfiction collections for adults and children.
Discovery Kits: These kits for children are theme based with books, visual aids, sometimes movies and stuffed animals and are educational as well as fun. There is a limit of one kit per adult card at a time. Discovery kits check out for two weeks and there is a $2:00 fine for each day they are overdue. They can be renewed one time.
Seven day dvd checkout on adult library card. Limit 5 movies per card and they check out for 7 days. Movies can be renewed one time.
A $1.00 fine per movie, per day will be charged for overdue DVD's. They must be turned in or renewed before closing time on the day they are due to avoid late fees.
We also carry music cds. Three cds can be
checked out per card and the check out period is for 2 weeks.
Newspapers and Magazines.
The library now offers free downloadable books for ereaders and mp3 players through Kentucky Libraries Unbound. Click the 'Free downloads' link on our homepage.
Special programs - See the calendar of events at http://www.allencountylibrary.com for program dates and times.
Local art exhibits for our patrons to enjoy.
Free notary public service.
Free Interlibrary loan service. We will borrow books for you from other libraries at no cost.
We also offer wireless connection for your laptop.
Some of the services that require a fee are:
Faxes - $1.00 per page to send and .25 per page to receive.
Printing from public access computers .10 cents per page.
Library Staff 2011
Shelia Stovall, Director
Joanne Meador, Technical Services
Jamie Malley, Public Relations & Teen Services
Pam Shaw, Circ. Desk and School Outreach Services
Dianna Martin, Bookmobile Librarian, Technical Services, Acquisitions
Amanda McReynolds, Children’s Librarian
Dianna Vernon, Circulation Desk
Chelsea Howard, Circulation Desk
Delonda Warden, Circulation Desk