Professor Elizabeth Kitts is returning to discuss the role of piracy in the formation of the Americas. Discover how race and gender shaped piracy, how a crew was structured, and the realities of violence on the high seas. Come to see if pirates are accurately portrayed in the movies.Find out more »
If you are a current member of the Friends of the Laurel County Public Library group, be sure to register and attend the annual dinner that is complete with entertainment.
Registrations are required and can be made by calling Susan at 606-864-5759. They must be received by Wednesday, May 31st.Find out more »
Join us for a free gospel and country concert by local musicians Heidi and Ryan and their band. They put their heart and soul into every song, while bringing mountain influences with contemporary twists. Doors open at 5:30 pm.Find out more »
Because of World War II, women were recruited to fill in and and keep the baseball teams going in the absence of the men. Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, and Lori Petty star in this PG rated family comedy/drama.Find out more »
Dr. Alan S. Oster from Saint Joseph London KentuckyOne Health will be here to discuss injuries, falls, and traumas from an orthopaedic perspective, sports related injuries of the knee and shoulders, and how to understand and prevent non contact ACL injuries. Registration required.Find out more »
If you love sports of all types and love to talk about all aspects of it, then come to this exciting panel discussion. Potential areas of discussion include the influence of sports coverage on language, the image of athletes in the 24/7 sports coverage environment, and parenting choices made in relation to young athletes and the long term effects these decisions may have. Registration is required.Find out more »
Join other Scrabble enthusiasts and pit your wits against other fellow word lovers. This is a great way to meet other library patrons and make new friends. Light refreshments will be served.
Participants must be age 16 or older. Registration is required and will open on May 22nd.Find out more »
Inspired by a true story, When the Game Stands Tall, tells the remarkable journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport. This PG-rated, family friendly sports-drama starring Jim Caviezel, Laura Dern, and Michael Chiklis is a sure winner! Registration is appreciated.Find out more »