Daily Archives: November 19, 2010

Fall Into Books brings award winning author and illustrator to Bowling Green

Fall Into Books, a program sponsored by SOKY Book Fest partners, brought Evelyn THurman award winning author Crystal Hubbard and illustrator Robert McGuire to Bowling Green this week.    Ms. Hubbard and Mr. McGuire visited area elementary schools, to discuss their picture book The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby.  The book is about Jimmy Winkfield, one of history’s finest horsemen and the last African American to win the Kentucky Derby.  Ms. Hubbard and Mr. McGuire will be honored on Friday at the Evelyn Thurman Award luncheon held at the KY Museum.

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Screen Door Porch entertains at Java City

Screen Door Porch at Java City 2010

Wednesday saw the return of a local favorite to WKU Libraries Noon Concert Series.  Wyoming/Houston –based folk band “Screen Door Porch” wowed the crowd at Java City with their unique Americana sound.  Thanks as always to our sponsor Independence Bank.

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