Library news


The Paul Sawyier Public Library is located at 319 Wapping St. Registration for programs may be accomplished in person at the library, on the phone, 502-352-2665 or by visiting the website, Unless otherwise stated, registration is required for all programs. For a more detailed listing of all library programs and services, visit the website.

This week
& beyond
Book signing

Local author Jerry Deaton will be at the library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday to sign and talk about his book, “Kentucky Boy: My Life in Twenty Words.”

Summer reading begins
The summer reading program has begun with a theme of “Fizz Boom Read.” Sign up for all the fun with reading, crafts, special events and family programs while there is still time.
Stop by the library to pick up a summer reading booklet that lists all the activities, or check out the website for details. There are activities for kids, tweens, teens and adults.
Read or listen to books to enter to win prizes like an iPad Mini and Toys ‘R’ Us gift cards.
The Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library sponsor the Summer Reading program.

‘Doktor Kaboom!’
Performing original interactive science shows for all ages, Doktor Kaboom blends theater with scientific exploration. Join him for a sidesplitting journey of increasingly spectacular experiments and demonstrations.
The program is twice June 12 at Bridgeport Elementary School, at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. All ages are welcome and registration is not required. Groups are welcome, but the leader should advise the library in advance.

Friends Book Sale
The Summer Book Sale will be held June 11, which is Friends Preview Day, through June 14. The sale will be held in the Community Room. 

Computer classes
Resumé Builder, 1 p.m. Tuesday, will show participants how to create a professional looking resumé.  Bring in your information, put together a resumé immediately and print a copy.
Word Processing, 1 p.m. June 24,  is an introduction to Microsoft Word. Learn to create a document and the basics of word processing.
World Vital Records, 6:30 p.m., June 26, offers access to a variety of genealogical records from around the world.
Computer Basics, 10 a.m. June 26, is designed for those with no computer experience by offering participants an opportunity to become more familiar with a computer.
One-on-One Training is available to help adult patrons use iPads, tablets (most models), eReaders, Kindles and/or Smartphones. Make an appointment with Ernie Dixon by calling the library, ext. 109.

Outreach services

Do you love to read, but are unable to come to the library because of physical limitations, illness, or other difficulties?
The staff of the library’s Outreach Services Department can help by offering free selection and delivery of library materials.
For further information, call and ask for Janice or Miller in Outreach Services at extension 111, or reach them by email at or

New Book Group
The library is sponsoring a book group that will meet at 1 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the Franklin County Senior Activity Center.
This book group will read and discuss a wide variety of literature. If you are interested in joining please call the Library and ask for Mark.

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