Jessamine County Hemp

While you’re getting outside this summer, why not learn a little bit of history?

Take a self-guided audio tour of downtown Nicholasville in episode three of the Jessamine History Walks podcast. Travel back in time with stories about thirteen different sites, including one with a close connection to the early hemp industry, the E.R. Sparks building. more: Jessamine County Hemp

Welcoming JCPL+ to Wilmore

The Jessamine County Public library is excited to introduce a new, self-service library hub to the city of Wilmore: JCPL+. This extension of JCPL’s services is located inside Wilmore’s City Hall and is available to use Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. more: Welcoming JCPL+ to Wilmore

Go West With These Books

Books and Bites Podcast, Episode 55

JCPL librarians bring you book recommendations and discuss the bites and beverages to pair with them.

On this episode, we discuss the seventh prompt in the Books and Bites 2021 Reading Challenge, Westerns or books that feature cowboys. Saddle up to hear recommendations that go beyond traditional cowboy tales, including a Western vampire novel and a Western with a feminist, dystopian twist. more: Go West With These Books

Page-Turning Travels

Books and Bites Podcast, Episode 54

JCPL librarians bring you book recommendations and discuss the bites and beverages to pair with them.

Get jammed for our Outdoor Adventure summer learning program by listening to this episode which features recommendations for the sixth prompt in the Books and Bites 2021 Reading Challenge, books that take place while the characters are on vacation or traveling. more: Page-Turning Travels