Computer Access / WIFI Connectivity Patrons with accounts in good standing and out-of-town guests may use the library's computers for Internet access, library databases, spreadsheet applications, desktop publishing, word processing, and more. The first five black and white printouts are free; each additional page after ten is $0.10 per page. Color printouts are available for $0.50 per page. Laptops are available for checkout at some locations, and wireless access is available at all locations (NOTE: printing is not possible from those connected through WIFI connections). View the library's computer use policy for more information. (back to top of page)
Notary Service Documents can be notarized at no charge by our public notaries. The person signing must be present at the time of the notarization, with proper photo identification on hand. This service is available during all library hours at the Main Library, as well as at several branch locations during select service hours; call your nearest branch for specific times. (back to top of page)
Educational Services Delivery Local schools, daycares, and after-school programs may use this service to deliver materials to their sites. Teachers or group leaders can request a selection of books and audiovisual materials to support curriculum needs or for recreational reading in the classroom. Materials will be checked out to a classroom account and can stay at an organization's site for two weeks at a time. For more information about the program or to find out how to include your organization in a delivery rotation, call 270-782-0252 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To set up a new Educational Services library account, please print, complete and fax this form (PDF) to 270-781-1447. To request materials for delivery, please print, complete and fax this form (PDF)to 270-781-1447. (back to top of page)
Home Delivery Services This service provides library materials to Warren County residents of any age who cannot use the library due to a physical disability or illness. Individuals qualifying for the service include those who are unable to use the library due to a personal or physical limitation, whether a physical disability, handicap, illness, advanced age, short-term convalescence, or illness resulting in limited mobility, such as cardiac or arthritic conditions. In addition, Nursing Homes, Senior Daycare Centers and Elderly Housing Complexes may request drop-off service. For more information or to see if you or your agency qualifies, contact Patty Teague at 270-782-0252 ext. 206. (back to top of page)
Interlibrary Loan The library can borrow materials for patrons in good standing from a network of lending libraries across the country. Delivery time is approximately 2 weeks, and patrons are limited to three ILL requests per week. To request an item from Interlibrary Loan (ILL), fill out an ILL Request Form (PDF), and take it to any library location. NOTE: The following types of materials are NOT available through ILL: new books, DVDs, recorded books, textbooks, music recordings, feature films,microfilm (except census microfilm), and genealogy materials. For new items, submit a Purchase Request Form (PDF) at any location or submit an online Request Form to suggest that the library purchase the material for its collection. (back to top of page)
Meeting Rooms: Meeting Room information and request forms can be found here. The Main Library, the Bob Kirby Branch, and the Smiths Grove Branch have meeting rooms that can be reserved using the Meeting Room Reservation form. Please read the Meeting Room Policies before submitting a reservation request.
WCPL Book Discussion Groups: WCPL offers three book discussion groups that are free and open to the public. Please check the special events calendar for specific dates and selections. For information on joining one of our book groups, call the Main Library at 270-782-4882.
- Each month on the first Tuesday at 6 p.m. and the second Tuesday at noon. Great Books meets at the Main Library for an hour, sharing thoughts on a short selection. Members are encouraged to attend either or both discussions, which frequently feature different works. Click here for a complete list (PDF) of 2013 selections for both groups.
- Cover to Cover (formerly Fireside Chats) meets each month on the third Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Bob Kirby branch. A complete fiction or nonfiction book is featured. Please check the calendar for Cover to Cover selections.
- The Divas meet at the Smiths Grove branch each month on the third Monday at 6 p.m. to discuss a new book.
Online Book Club: Sign up here.