Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library

Hocus Pocus – at Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library

Join the Hopkinsville Christian-County Public Library at their showing of the movie Hocus Pocus.

Rated PG | Free Admission

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches’ book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

[Small town meets spooky in this classic Halloween tale.]

Our Town vs Salem’s Lot – at Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library

Join the Hopkinsville Christian-County Library at their book discussion. Stephen King was inspired by “Our Town”‘s plot and narrative structure when he wrote “Salem’s Lot.” The discussion will focus on the similarities between the two stories.

Shadow of a Doubt – at Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library

Join the Hopkinsville Christian-County Public Library at their showing of the classic movie, filmed in 1943,  Shadow of a Doubt.

Rated PG | Free Admission

Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotten) visits his relatives in Santa Rosa. He is a very charming man, but his niece slowly realizes that he is wanted for murder and he soon recognizes her suspicions. Although one of the suspected murderers is killed and the case is considered closed, she still has her suspicions.

[Thornton Wilder was one of the writers for this film.]

Sewing Class – at Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library

The Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library is starting a series of sewing classes. In these two classes you will learn how to make your own pillowcase. Sign ups are open to ages 11 and up at the library front desk.

The library will provide sewing machines, common thread colors, and basic utensils necessary for completion of the project.

$15 for both classes.

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting

As part of the Big Read festivities and part of the program for the annual meeting, playwright Thornton Wilder (aka as our own local thespian Wayne Goolsby) will present an observation of his play Our Town. This event will take place in the community room upstairs in our public library.

Some of his friends from Grover’s Corners will also be on hand, as part of the kickoff for this year’s Big Read program, coming soon in Hopkinsville.

Free copies of Our Town will go to the first ten people to arrive. Our Pennyroyal Museums Director Alissa Keller and Library Director DeeAnna Sova will give a preview of the Big Read project and Our Town activities.
You are invited to enjoy light refreshments at 4:30, hear about the Friends accomplishments, election of officers in a short business meeting, and how to become a Friend for the coming year.
Please come and enjoy an evening of good food, fellowship, and delightful entertainment!

Hoptown FanFest

Mark your calendar for Hoptown Fanfest – September 14th! A comic convention is coming to the Library! Cosplay, comics, games, and more!
The Library will be hosting the comic convention from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. The event will include panel discussions, vendors, a game room, a costume contest, and food trucks.

Schedule of Events:
10:00 am: Tabletop Game Development with Matt Schorr
11:30 am: Cosplay 101 with Kelsey Yang
1:00 pm: Cosplay Contest
2:30 pm: 3D Printing in Cosplay with WillD Designs
3:45 pm: Writing and Illustrating Graphic Novels with Barry Williams
All Day: Game Room led by Philip Burch

Food trucks will be in the parking lot for lunch in the afternoon.

Be sure to keep checking back here, on social media, and on  http://hccpl.org/hoptown-fanfest/ !
If you’re interested in being a vendor, please fill out the vendor application on their website: http://hccpl.org/hoptown-fanfest/

Sewing Class – at Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library

The Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library is starting a series of sewing classes. In these two classes you will learn how to make your own pillowcase. Sign ups are open to ages 11 and up at the library front desk.

The library will provide sewing machines, common thread colors, and basic utensils necessary for completion of the project.

$15 for both classes.