The following services are available to library cardholders:

NewspapersThe Crittenden Press, Livingston Ledger, Paducah Sun, and Wall Street Journal
Print Books, Magazines, Audiobooks,See checkout policies
Special CollectionsGenealogy, Local History, Maps
In-Library Use of Computers and LaptopsAvailable with Microsoft Office software
Wireless Internet AccessNo password required – look for “CCPL Guest” in your list of networks
Copy, Scanning, Faxing, Mobile PrintingPlease ask for help from our staff
Computer ClassesTech Help on Thursdays 10-12 am
Interlibrary LoanPlease ask staff for specific titles
Online, Overdrive eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines available with the Libby App, KYVL


Interlibrary Loan

Call or come by the library to fill out a request form for materials not available in our library. We can borrow from libraries from across the state, delivered by our courier service. The statewide courier arrives at CCPL on Tuesdays before noon.

Visit Worldcat Advanced Search to find titles. Then call the library at 270-965-3354 to ask us to order them for you. We will make every attempt to accommodate requests.

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Library Card & Checkouts

To apply for a library card, inquire at the circulation desk or fill out the online form found at the library catalog page. Required information to open an account at Crittenden County Public Library is a photo ID that includes proof of residency in Crittenden County. You will be issued a card at registration. Your first card is free, replacement cards cost $1.00. Please view the library circulation policy for specific information about borrow rights and responsibilities.

With Established Borrowing Record

Checkout lengths for different materials:

MediaDuration / Limits
Books3 weeks
eBooks (Libby or Freading)3 weeks (no fines, books disappear from reader after 2 weeks unless renewed)
Audio Books (cassette and CD)3 weeks
DVD1 week *
Magazines1 week
Library material checkout limitsUp to 20 items per card including a combination of books, audiobooks, 2 DVD, or magazines


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Computer Use

The Crittenden County Public Library has 8 public-use, Internet computers available and 6 laptops that can be used in the library only. Computers may be used for one, one-hour session per day.

For a complete list of rules and limitations, refer to the Computer Use Policy. 

Besides the 8 public-access computers, we also have available 3 Internet-accessible computers in the Genealogy Department for use by job seekers, genealogists and students needing longer than the public-access computer limits.

Meeting Rooms

The Meeting Room at the Crittenden County Public Library is available for use by non-profit organizations, with preference to library activities. To reserve the meeting room, check the library’s online calendar to see if the time you need is available, then ask at the circulation desk or call the library at 270-965-3354. At this time, our board policy states that the room may not be used for private events such as birthday parties and showers. Please refer to the Meeting Room Policy for more information.

Print, Scan & Fax

Services available with a small fee

Printing.25 per page, .10 with your own paper
Photocopying.25 per page, 10 with your own paper
Fax Service$1.00 per page, sending and receiving


Kentucky Drivers Manuals

We have printed copies of the Kentucky Drivers Manuals available to review in the library for a fee of $5.00 per manual.
If you can’t come to the library, the manuals are all available to view online, free of charge here.

Download Driver's Manual

Online Resources

CCPL is available to offer a variety of online resources through our partnerships and subscriptions.


View Online Resources