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Fire Prevention Week

We're celebrating the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week (FPW) at the library!

Fire Prevention Week is October 9th-15th.  To celebrate, we will be giving out a limited number of copies of Mrs. Meyer Is on Fire! from Dan Gutman’s “My Weirdest School” book series starting that week (first-come, first-served).

We will have FPW activities available for kids all week in our Children's Area.  Story Time this week will feature a special FPW book!  Story Time happens on Tuesdays at 10:30 and 4:30.

Medicare 101

What does Medicare cover? How much can I expect to pay?  When and where should I apply?  What if I’m still working?

Get answers to all these questions and more at Medicare 101.

Medicare expert Cliff Havens will teach you about the Medicare program and the changes coming in 2023.

We're hosting two Medicare 101 sessions: Saturday, October 1st at 9:30 a.m., and Tuesday, November 15th at 4:45 p.m.  Choose the date that works best for you.

Medicare open enrollment runs from October 15 to December 7.  Attend one of our programs to be prepared!

Banned Books Week 2022

During Banned Books Week – Sept. 18-24 – we highlight instances where books have been challenged or banned & affirm our commitment to ensuring access to any material a person chooses to read.

We are hosting a Community Banned Book Discussion on the book Beloved by Toni Morrison on Tuesday, September 20th at 5:30 p.m.  Free copies of the book will be available at the library while supplies last.  Come in to pick up your copy and register for the book discussion.

Tutor Rooms Available for Use

We are excited to announce the re-opening of two library tutor rooms!

Tutor Room A (a.k.a. the "large tutor room") is available to be reserved for use during regular library hours by small groups of up to six people.  Reservations can be made using our online reservation form.  Learn more or place a reservation request here:

Tutor Room B is open as well.  This room is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Website Survey

We're updating our website, and we want to hear from you!

Please take just a few minutes to complete our short website survey here:

As a library user, we value your thoughts and opinions.  Your input will help guide us as we go through the website update process.

At the end of the survey, you can choose to enter a prize drawing for a $50 gas card!

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us!

Library Card Sign-Up Month 2022

The Pulaski County Public Library currently has 6,233 cardholders, and we have room for more!

September is Library Card Sign-up Month.  Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. During the month, the American Library Association and libraries unite to spread the word about the availability of library cards.

Library Open House

Save the date for our open house on Thursday, August 25th from 4:00 to 6:00!

If you haven’t been in the library since 2020, this is a great opportunity to come and see all the improvements we’ve made, including the teen room, café/lounge, and Delores “Dee” Galbreath Local History Room.

During the event, we’ll have a raffle and giveaways of exclusive PCPL items.  We'll also have refreshments on hand, including ice cream from the Patio and treats from our friends at Sunrise Harvest Farm and their food truck, Ole Blue.

July Book Club for Kids & Tweens

Ever wish you had a way to magically solve all of your problems? The kids at Hopewell Elementary School might have exactly what you're searching for--just walk down the hall and stop at Locker 37.
At July's Tween Book Club for elementary-aged kids, we'll be talking about "The Magic Eraser," the first in the Locker 37 series written by Aaron Starmer and illustrated by Courtney La Forest.
This highly illustrated series is a fun and accessible read, perfect for reluctant readers looking for a little magic!


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