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2021 Summer Reading Tails and Tales

Caleb and Lucas Trent Photo submitted

Special to the Herald-News 


The Metcalfe County Public Library has had a busy summer. Here a few statistics from our folks at the library.  

 There were 554 craft to go bags picked-up by patrons. 

Cooking with the Cat included 150 participants. 

Checkers Library TV had 680 participants. 

The ABC Circus had 20 participating. 

123 people took part in Kick-Off events. 

SRP Finals had 50 people participating. 

There were 242 Facebook live drawings. 


The MCPL Summer Reading Program entitled ‘Tails and Tales’ had 152 participants with 130 of those being children (11 and under) and 22 teens. In total, there were 2,227 books read and that equaled out to 7,037,320 minutes of time spent reading, according to library calculations. 


The reading prize winners by age category were: 

Ages 0 – 2 

Critt London 

Mason Clemmons 

Ella Mae Kilgore 

Allie Plott 

Harlan Wilson 

Caleb Trent 

Ramsey Schambon 

 Ages 3 – 5 

Ruby Garrett 

Olivia Cloyd 

Riley Plott 

Cash Baker 

Adalyn Neal 

Jencey Woosley 

McKinlee White 

 Ages 6 – 8 

Sarah Franklin 

Rhett Schambon 

Lucas Trent 

Harmony Kilgore 

Tymber Garrett 

Ava Caffee 

Tucker Garrett

Ages 9 – 11 

Liberty Phelps 

Loryn Logsdon 

Clay Shive 

Daniel Franklin 


Trinity Kilgore 

Emmaline Phelps 

Chase Cloyd 


The Checkers Library TV Trivia question winner was Allie Plott who got a $50 Visa Gift Card and the reading log winner was Caleb Trent who got $25 of Metcalfe Money.


Emmaline and Liberty Phelps Photo submitted

Harmony Kilgore Photo submitted

Ella Kilgore Photo submitted



Trinity Kilgore Photo submitted

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