Frankfort 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 and beyond
Closed Friday

The library will be closed Friday in observance of July 4, Independence Day. Regular hours resume Saturday.

Story Hours
Story hours are now underway. They will continue through July 25. Book Babies is for ages 0-24 months; Parents & Tots, 2-3 year olds; and Preschool Storytime, 4-5 year olds. Countdown to Kindergarten is for those who will be entering kindergarten in the fall and Family Storyhour is for families with children of various ages.

Family programs
Families with children 4 and up are invited to family programs at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Each program will last about an hour. This week’s program, Sensory Science, is July 2, where participants create and experiment with household items.
Upcoming programs are: an Ice Cream Social July 9, where participants will make their own ice cream; Lowe’s Build and Grow Workshop, July 16, focusing on building a wooden project to take home; and bingo July 23 with prizes.

Teen programs
Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse
continues at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The program, Infected, is presented by the Frankfort Health Department to teach participants about infectious diseases.

Shadow Factory
Matt Sandbank will present a puppet show at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. July 10. This interactive show is for all ages. Both shows are at Bridgeport Elementary School.

Summer reading

The summer reading program is underway. The theme is “Fizz Boom Read.”
Sign up for all the fun with reading, crafts, special events and family programs while there is still time.

Computer classes
One-On-One Training
is available for those who need assistance learning to use iPads, tablets, and smartphones.
This is available by appointment only; call the library to set up a date and time.

Nexus Tablets available
The library has five Nexus Tablets that can be checked out. Now you can download books from Kentucky Libraries Unbound onto one of these devices and try it before you buy it.

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