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Adair Co. School Calender for 2018-2019
ADAIR COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAM
The Adair County Public Library Summer Reading Program has a summer of fun planned for kids of all ages. We will meet every Tuesday at 11:00 am for events featuring, animals, magic, chemistry, movies and ice-cream. Our first program kicks off June 5th at 11:00 am at Adair County Primary Center 158 Casey Cir, Columbia, KY 42728 with Animal Tales: Born to be wild! This is a fun, educational program for all school age children featuring live animals. Come in to get up close and personal with these creatures of the wild and receive 2 free books along with your Summer Reading Events Calendar! If you are unable to make this first program, no problem! Stop by the library anytime through the summer to register and join in the fun.
For more information call the Adair County Public Library at 270-384-2472 or check out our website at:
Below is a link to an Animal Tales video.
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The Adair County Adult Education has a new location!!!
The Adult Education center is now located in the Kentucky Career Center at 969 Campbellsville Rd. The center is open now and classes will resume on July 10, 2017. The phone number for the center has also changed. You can reach the center at 270-384-1741. If you have any questions, or would like to register for upcoming classes, stop by or call today.
A Historical Marker for Camp Boyle
There is a revival movement to erect a Kentucky Historical Marker at the site of Camp Boyle, now in the limits of Columbia. Several years ago a project was announced that did not materialize, except for several monetary donations and pledges. The project is now revived and on the move; this time we intend it will be completed.
This historical marker will preserve the history of Camp Boyle, of the Civil War era in South Central Kentucky, will serve as a memorial of all those men who spent time here, and will be a tribute to those who suffered and died for a cause in which they believed.
The historical marker project is a lengthy and expensive one. The Kentucky Historical Society Marker Program requires specific paperwork—which is nearly completed, numerous letters of support—which is underway, and a sizable monetary donation for the physical marker. The original donations collected are ear-marked and banked by the Adair Heritage Association, a non-profit group based in Columbia, which works to preserve the history of the county. Additional contributions may be delivered to the AHA, mailed to AHA, P.O. Box 963, Columbia, KY 42728, or to the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY 42728. All donations are tax deductible, AHA is a 501(c)(3) group.
This project was formulated Chris Bennett and other like-minded historical preservationists, including Alan Reed and Rev. Paul Patton. Rev. Patton and Mike Watson have agreed to script the sign. At this point the Project needs donations for the actual marker, and letters of support to present with the application to Kentucky Historical Society Marker Program.
For additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org; Adair County Public Library, Lee Ann Jessee; any Adair Heritage Association officer; Camp Boyle Project facebook page.
Old Photos of Homes and Businesses in Columbia
The Adair County Genealogy Society is working with others to acquire copies of old home and businesses that at one time was in the City limits of Columbia. If you have any of these such photos would you be so kind as to bring the to the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg St., Columbia, Ky. 42728, the ladies at the library can scan your photos and then hand them right back to you to take home. We are hoping to obtain enough of these photos that we can publish a booklet with all the photos that we obtain. We are hoping you will be so kind as to help us get this project off the ground.
For more information call Ernie or Lee Ann at the Adair County Public Library at 270-384-2472 for more information.
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