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Dr. Drew Andrews

The rocks under our landscape play a critical role in defining the shape and the characteristics of the land we live on. Landforms, streams, resources, and natural hazards are all related to the geology of an area.

Anne Shimojima

On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, and the Japanese American community was never the same again. Eventually, over 120,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned behind barbed wire in incarceration camps for the crime of looking like the enemy. 

Christopher T. Hall

Audiences are in for a treat as they sit back and listen to a candid discussion about the discipline of archaeology and what it tells us about our own history.

Bil Lepp

Could a story about a kid who never wins anything – not swimming races, not costume contests, not science fairs – possibly be a story that includes the water cycle, werewolves, family vacations, a trickster grandfather, long car trips, a kid who thinks he needs to change the world, and two friend

Mack Cox

The first of two short lectures will explore early Frankfort furniture dating from about 1795 to 1820. The second documents decorative inlay in early Kentucky furniture from the same period.

Priscilla Howe

In 2015, Priscilla Howe traveled to Bulgaria on a Fulbright Scholarship, aiming to collect trickster tales and animal stories. She did that, and so much more, including hearing stories from strangers on the street and performing in a Bulgarian storytelling and joketelling competition.

Dr. Richard Taylor

Bourbon enthusiasts worldwide are familiar with Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. for his reputation as the founding father of the modern bourbon industry. However, the Taylor family's influence on Frankfort can trace its roots back to the earliest pioneer days of Kentucky.

Roda Ferraro

Keeneland Library's traveling exhibit, The Heart of the Turf: Racing's Black Pioneers, highlights the lives and careers of 80 African American horsemen and women from the mid-1800s to today.

Howard W. Cox

A fresh examination of the life and crimes of the highest-ranking federal official ever tried for treason and espionage, American Traitor examines the career of the notorious Gen.

Jessica Stavros

In the late 19th century, famed American artist and poet Robert Burns Wilson made Frankfort his adoptive home. During his time here, Wilson had a deep friendship with fellow artist Paul Sawyier and Mary Mason Scott, the last member of the Brown family to live in Liberty Hall.

Read Me a Story

Gift your children and grandchildren a special video that they can keep and share for years to come!

Staff Picks for Halloween (Adult Fiction)

Hocus Pocus: The All-New Sequel by A.W. Jantha

Be spellbound by a fresh retelling and novelization of the original film, followed by the all-new sequel that continues the story with the next generation of Salem teens.

Carrie Sue Ayvar

Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, Carrie Sue Ayvar chooses from her large repertoire to connect people, languages, and cultures through her stories.

Kevin Kling

Humorist, playwright, and author, Kevin Kling is hailed as a Minnesota state treasure. Former Guthrie Theater artistic director Joe Dowling said that "Kevin has the ability to be genuinely funny, but he can also move you to tears.

Arif Choudhury

Arif Choudhury is a professional storyteller, filmmaker, theater artist, and stand-up comic.