Get Your Kids Kindergarten Ready!

Kindergarten - for some mothers just the thought of that word causes anxiety. Starting Kindergarten means that your baby is no longer a baby. The McCracken County Early Childhood Council is doing their part to help with the stress of getting your child (and you) prepared. iLearn the answers at the annual Kindergarten Ready Fair.

Make-A-Wish Volunteer Training

Volunteer Wish-Granter Training is coming to Paducah, Kentucky! Would you like to help make the wishes of local children come true by becoming a Make-A-Wish volunteer? Look no further! Make-A-Wish is possible only with the dedication of their volunteers. iLearn and then I help others.

Hidden Figures @ MAC

WKCTC is hosting a spectacular event to help us celebrate Black History Month. They are partnering with Maiden Alley Cinema to present the movie Hidden Figures. Did you know that the ‘computers’ who figured out how to land a man on the moon were African-American women? iLearn from those who fought so hard to be successful!

Senior Learning for Fun

WKCTC is ramping up their popular Seniors Learning for Fun series this week. Learn about yoga, the roaring twenties, Columbus-Belmont State Park and more! These non-credit programs cover a wide variety of topics and are always fun. Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? iLearn at any age!

What's a Sprocket?

There’s a new makerspace in Paducah called Sprocket. – What’s a makerspace I hear you asking? It’s a collaborative work space for making, learning, exploring and sharing that can use both high tech and no tech tools. Sprocket is open to kids, adults and entrepreneurs and has been created to get folks interested in tech related careers and the tech companies that are springing up in western Kentucky. iLearn in this innovative, creative environment – come join in!

A Good Beer and a Short Story

What goes better with beer you ask? A good short story! Not the answer you were expecting? You may change your mind after attending the next installment of McLib’s Shorts and Stouts. Head on over the Dry Grounds Brewing and get ready to discuss some of James Baldwin’s best short stories. iLearn so much better with a brew!

Next Level Coders Club

McCracken County Public Library recently received grant from the American Library Association (ALA) to design and implement coding programs for young people. Libraries Ready to Code promotes computer science (CS) and computational thinking. Their first coding program under this grant is just around the corner. iLearn with coding!

Bootcamp for Artists

Are you struggling to grow your artistic skills and interests from a hobby into a creative business? Paducah Main Street has a one-day boot camp that offers all the necessary resources to turn your hobby into an income. Murray State Small Business Development Center and Paducah Economic Development will help you develop a business plan and share marketing strategies. iLearn at Boot Camp for Artists and I bet you can too!

Money Matters

The McCracken County Public Library is offering a series of free credit and money management classes to the community through a new partnership with Operation HOPE. They are a nonprofit organization that teaches financial literacy to youth and adults. Managing our credit and budget isn’t always easy, but iLearn from professionals at McLib!

Everything 101 at McLib

The McCracken County Public Library is bringing back its popular 101 series, and it kicks off this week. The 101 series sparks interest in a wide range of unique topics. Programs are free, open to the public and are led by experts in their fields. iLearn at McLib!