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Interlibrary Loans (ILLs)

Persons must have a library card, not have an overdue item, and not owe a fine of more than $3.00. ILLs may only be made for books older than one year. Ill Requests may be made by phone or at your library. The fine for late ILL books is $1.00 per day. Due dates for…

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NCPL Computer Use Policy

A Nelson County Public Library Internet and Computer Use Agreement form must be read and signed in order to use the Library’s computers. Ask for a copy at the circulation desk. Patrons under the age of 18 must have a Nelson County Public Library Internet and Computer Use Agreement form signed by a parent or…

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Wi-Fi – Computer & Internet Access

In support of its public service mission, the library provides free access to computers and to internet resources. The internet offers access to many valuable information sources. However, some information found on the internet may be inaccurate, incomplete, dated, or offensive to some. Customers must evaluate the validity and appropriateness of information found on the…

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Adult Events

Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. – Red Hat Readers and Sippers meet in Community Room 1 for a book discussion on “The Book Thief” by Marcus Zusak. German cuisine pot-luck to accompany the conversation. Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 10:30- Life Story Writing group meets in the Conference Room with the assigned piece “a fictionalized…

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Young Adult Programming

October 12-18th is Teen Read Week!  To celebrate, the library will be holding a teen book swap, on Tuesday, October 14th at 6 PM.  Teens can bring unwanted new and gently used books and trade them for something else!  Also, we will be screening Read or Die: The TV show. Anime Night resumes as scheduled…

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Children’s Events

The Nelson County Public Library would like to welcome you and your children to our story time programs. Story time for 2 year olds (Toddlers) is Friday from 10:00-10:30 a.m. (What parents/caregivers should know about 2 year old storytime) Story Times for 3-5 year olds (Preschool) are Wednesday 10:30-11:15 a.m.and Thursday 1:30-2:15 p.m. (What parents/caregivers…

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Quick Reference

Almanacs InfoPlease.com Almanacs Fact Monster Dictionaries OneLook Dictionaries Rhyming Dictionary Encyclopedias Encyclopedia Mythica Encyclopedia Smithsonian Wikipedia Internet Directories Internet Public Library My Facts Page from redesk.com StartSpot Network Virtual Reference Desk More Fast Facts 50states.com American Fact Finder Bardstown, KY Bartleby.com Calendars Calculators Congress.org Contacting the Congress FAQs of the U.S.Government Finding People and Organizations…

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Genealogy

Main Library Hours: Mon., Fri., Sat. 9-5 Tues., Wed., Thurs. 9-8 Sunday 1-5 Online 24/7 Library Resouces | Web Resources Ancestry (Library Edition) Ancestry is only available within the library. Heritage Quest Heritage Quest is accessible from home.  You will be asked for the 14 digit number on your library card.

Internet Guides

A African Americans Almanacs B The Bible (See Christianity) Black Plague Book Reviews Business, Starting Your Own C Calendars Careers Chemical Elements Child Abuse Children’s Librarian Churches, Nelson County Christianity Colleges Computers Consumer Information D Dictionaries Domestic Violence E Earthquakes Employment Encyclopedias Evaluating Web Resources F G Genealogy Government H Health Holidays & Celebrations Homeschooling…

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Research Online Databases

EBSCO Testing and Education Reference Center Access Higher Education information as well as Test Preparation for ACT, SAT, GRE, PRAXIS, AP, TOEFL, as well as the civil service and military exams. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number. GALE Legal Forms Online access to Kentucky Legal Forms, including divorce, bankruptcy, and wills. Remote access:…

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