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Hardin County Library Bookmobile

Racing to Read!

Bookmobile Schedule (subject to change)

Please welcome Todd Haydon, our new Bookmobile Librarian. Todd will be on the road soon bringing materials and services to those unable to visit the library, child care centers, schools, and adult centers. If you are interested in a special Bookmobile visit or a regular stop, please contact him via email at or call the Hardin County Public Library at 270.769-6337.

Outreach Van

Hardin County Library Bookmobile

Sharon Lee has joined Hardin County Public Library as the new outreach librarian. She will be driving the outreach van around Hardin County as she provides story time to children in local child care centers and reading and enrichment to students in afterschool care programs, as well as to adults at various facilities in the area. Also, look for the Outreach Van at community events around town where she will be highlighting library services. Sharon will be spending this summer promoting the summer reading program to patrons at summer feeding sites, area care facilities, and other community functions. Feel free to contact Sharon if you need library services for yourself or your organization. You can reach her via email at or call the Hardin County Library at 270-769-6337.

Miscellaneous Services

Fax Machine

Library staff members are happy to assist those needing to send faxes. The charge is $1.00 per page to send a fax to a long-distance telephone number. There is no charge to send a fax within the local calling area or to a toll-free number.

There is a $1.00 per page for all incoming faxes, and the recipient holds the responsibility of coming to the Library to pick up incoming faxes. Library staff will notify you that your fax has arrived, as time permits. Material that has been faxed to a patron will be held in the library for seven (7) days. After such time, material will be discarded.

The library is able to send faxes internationally as well. The charge is $6.00 for the first page and $3.00 per additional page.


Our photocopier is not self-service. Library staff members will assist anyone needing items photocopied. The charge is $0.25 per page.


Persons using the Internet or word processing computers are able to print in black and white. Printing charges are $0.15 per page. Patrons must pay for all pages they print. Persons refusing to pay printing charges may have printing privileges revoked.

Book Drop

The outdoor book drop at both Library locations is open 24-hours a day for the return of library materials.

Homebound Delivery

Free delivery of library material to the homebound by our outreach department.

Eligibility Requirements

The Hardin County Public Library offers a "Homebound Delivery" program for eligible individuals who are homebound or permanently disabled.

Available Materials

Hardback, paperback and large print books, audiobooks in CD format and movies in DVD format may all be borrowed through the "Homebound Delivery" program.

How does this program work?

Trained library staff by our outreach department deliver and pickup materials to the participant on a regular schedule to be determined by the participant. Program participants are exempt from fines

Application for Service

Homebound Service is Necessary because:

Days for Delivery

You must choose at least one option below.

Time for Delivery

You must choose at least one option below.

By applying for this service, I give my permission for outreach staff to use my library card to check out books for me.

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