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The John L. Street Library, started as a bookmobile in 1954. The library is now located at 244 Main Street. The library has been recently remodeled with new carpet and tile. The library is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday and is closed on Sunday. The Director is Pam Metts.

The library contains more than 45,000 books, approximately 1,400 music CDs, over 1,100 movies, 12 TV seasons, audio books on tape, CD and Playaway, several newspapers, over 100 magazines (including magazines for children), a microfilm reader featuring records from 1820-1997 from the Trigg Cou
?nty courthouse, and death certificates from 1911-1962, fax, notary, and copier services. Interlibrary loan from any library in the state and several other states, Internet access with six PC and 12 laptops, two early literacy stations for preschoolers, and wireless access is available as well.

Several new databases have been added to the library website ( and on the computers at the library, including Heritage Quest, and Kentucky Virtual Library. Ancestry Library Genealogy, Career Transitions, and News Bank databases can be accessed in the library. The web site also features pictures of Fairholme, and the Library Notes for the newspaper, and an online card catalog. We now have E-books available on our website through Overdrive. Become a fan of the library on Facebook.

The display case is filled each month with a new collection from one of our patrons. If you would like to display a collection Katie would be glad to put you on the schedule.
Storytime is on Wednesdays at 10:30 for children ages two to five years of age. Ms. Cheryl Boyd is in charge of the Children’s programs. A Summer Reading program can be enjoyed every Wednesday in July at 10:30 and 12:30 p.m. All children ages two to 12 are welcome. There is also a special program for Teen students and Adults.

The smiling faces at the front desk are: Pam Metts, Betsy Garland, Charlotte Mewbourne, Cheryl Boyd, Katie Moore, Kim Fortner, Trenton Noel, and Breanna Mount.

The library board members are President Penny Wallace, Vice President Donnie Pogue, Secretary Lisa Thomas, Treasurer Theresa Allen, and Member Phil Graham.

For more information about the John L. Street Library, call 270-522-6301, fax 270-522-1107, or visit us on the Internet at Our e-mail address is

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