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Times for Summer Reading Program

The schedule for the Summer Reading Program is as follows:

Birth to Kindergarten              10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

1st & 2nd Grade                        12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m.

3rd & 4th Grade                          2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

5th & Up                                      4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call 298-7766 or 395-6500.

Summer Reading Enrollment

The reading program for all ages will begin on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at the Martin County Public Library and Thursday, June 11, 2009 at the Rufus Reed Public Library.

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Closing the library on Saturday's.

The Martin County Public Library & Rufus Reed Branch Library will be closed Saturday's. Sorry for any inconvenience it may cause. We would like our patrons input please take this survey.

MCPL Emergency Management Prize Winner!

Congratulations to Ray Staton, our Emergency Management prize winner! Ray attended the Emergency Management program at the Martin County Public Library! Be looking for other programs at the libraries, attend them, and you could be a prize winner, too!

RRPL Emergency Management Prize Winner!

Congratulations to Joann Fletcher, our Emergency Management prize winner! Joann attended the Emergency Management program at the Rufus Reed Public Library! Be looking for other programs at the libraries, attend them, and you could be a prize winner, too!

Rufus Reed Public Library Book Club Winner!

The Rufus Reed Public Library book club Winner is Joann Fletcher. Join the book club and you could be a winner too!


Do you love reading but are unable to visit the library? The Martin County Public Library bookmobile is now on the road. Call the library for information and areas of service provided. For more information, please call (606) 298-7766.

Story Time @ MCPL and RRPL

Preschool Story Time continues on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.  at the Inez library. Preschool Story Time continues on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the Lovely library. We will learn a letter of the week, make a craft, dance, and learn a nursery rhyme. This program is for all preschoolers from birth to age 5.

In addition, Story Time After School continues on Tuesdays, at 4:30 p.m. at the Inez library and on Thursdays at the Lovely library. School age children from age 6 and up are welcome to attend. We will read and discuss books, make a craft, and play a game.

These weekly Story Time programs are free of charge, and parents are encouraged to bring their children and attend. We hope you and your child will join us for all the fun, excitement, and learning at the libraries!

Zinio Digital Magazines

Zinio Digital MagazinesMartin County Public Library now offers Zinio magazines in digital format that you may check out and enjoy on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. View full digital copies of your favorite magazines! You see the exact same material you get in print‚ plus some issues include features like video, audio and live links. Magazine issues are not checked out so they're always available any time. Read online or download issues to your computer or mobile device to read offline. You must have a current Martin County Public Library card to use this collection.

Kentucky Libraries Unbound (OverDrive)

Kentucky Libraries UnboundWith Kentucky Libraries Unbound, you'll be amazed as you search, and download more and more media on your PC and portable devices. Patrons now have unlimited access to many types of downloadable media such as audio books, e-books, music and videos. All it takes to access Kentucky Libraries Unbound is a valid library card and pin.

With download media available 24/7, your library is always open! Get started with a Guided Tour or Quick-Start Guide. All EPUB & many PDF eBooks are ready to enjoy on the Sony® Reader & other devices such as the Barnes & Noble nook™. For a list of known compatible devices, click here. Requires installation of Adobe® Digital Editions.


TumbleBooksTumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.


ChiltonLibrary.comThis comprehensive and dynamically updated online resource is an ideal fit for today’s mobile user. Now patrons can access Chilton’s car manuals from library, home, garage or anywhere they have Internet access. What an advantage for the on-the-road breakdown or the need to share information quickly.

Legal Forms - KY

Legal Forms - KYThe ideal resource for students, law school faculty and legal researchers, Legal Forms features a comprehensive collection of major legal publications. This invaluable resource provides indexing for more than 1,500 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals and international legal journals, including more than 250 titles in full text.

Price It! Antiques & Collectibles

Price It! Antiques & CollectiblesPrice It! Antiques & Collectibles is a comprehensive database for identifying, researching and pricing art, antiques and collectibles. Containing more than 23 million records, it’s a sophisticated, up-to-date, easy-to-use tool whether the user is a professional art appraiser or a budding collector.

Genealogy, Family Trees and Family History Records Online Library EditionThe Martin County Public Library is pleased to announce the purchase of ProQuest's Ancestry Library Edition. Ancestry is a genealogy research tool with data from census, military records, court, land, probate, vital and church records, passenger lists, etc. It covers Canada, the US, UK, and some European countries. The license covers Authorized Users of public libraries (i.e, library cardholders, walk-in patrons while they are on -site and library staff) through any workstation at the main library. The product is not licensed for remote access. Visit the main library and search your ancestry. Contact the library for details. Click Here.

Adult Book Club at The Martin County Library

Current Book Club Selection

The pioneer woman : black heels to tractor wheels--a love story

Written by

American blogger and food writer Ree Drummond relates the real life story of how she met and married her "Marlboro Man." Her stories about her husband, family, and country living paint a warm and touching picture of life on an Oklahoma ranch.

Icon  Next Meeting: Thursday, May 21 2015 3:00 PM

Adult Book Club at Rufus Reed Library

Current Book Club Selection

The story hour : a novel

Written by Thrity N Umrigar

Befriending a young Indian woman named Lakshmi--who is suicidal, lonely, and trapped in a loveless marriage--psychologist Maggie finds their relationship warped by conflicting expectations and threatened by the revelation of long-buried secrets.

Icon  Next Meeting: Friday, July 31 2015 12:00 PM