Two major events are in the works for this month at LaRue County Public Library.
Kentucky Down Under, the organization in Horse Cave, that features native Australian animals, will make its way to the library at 11 a.m. Friday. They will be bringing a kangaroo, reptiles and birds for participants to see.
A free workshop “Introduction to ExCel” will be 5 p.m. July 12 at the Campbellsville University Brockman Center – Hodgenville. Pre-register at the LaRue County Public Library, call 358-3851 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs for loan.
Books – Danger in Plain Sightby Marta Perry; Between the Linesby Jodi Picoult; Coming Homeby Karen Kingsbury; Summerlandby Elin Hilderbrand; Wicked Businessby Janet Evanovich; Unconquered: The Saga of Cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart and Mickey Gilleyby J.D. Davis; The Pope and Iby Jerzy Kluger; Blood Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys by Lisa Alther; and The Politicianby Andrew Young.
AARP is offering a driver safety program 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 20 at the LaRue County Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. The class includes four hours of instruction time and will have a lunch break, on your own. The class is all indoors and doesn’t involve a road test or a written test.
Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. To register, call the Extension Office at 358-3401. Payment is requested by check-only at the class, made out to AARP. Please bring your driver’s license and AARP card.
Several girls attended the Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Ranch July 1-6 in Gilbertsville. From left, Angela Matthews, Elizabeth McIntosh, Tiffany Brown and Alexis Herrington. In back, LaRue County Deputy Brian Smith escorted the girls to the camp. At right is Ranch Head Counselor Kelly Buck.