Museums & Libraries

McLean County Historical & Genealogy Museum

McLean County Historical & Genealogy Museum

540 Main Street, P.O. Box 34
Calhoun, KY 42327

This museum includes over 800 surnames, research books, displays on military, coal mining, old toys, ladies homemaking tools and more. It also has an original newspaper article published in 1862 documenting the Battle of Sacramento. Open Mondays and Fridays or call for appointment.

Livermore Community Library

Livermore Community Library

Fine Arts Gallery & Displays
116 East 2nd Street
Livermore, KY 42352

The library is home to a wide variety of books including a large collection of children's books and information on local genealogy, Kentucky history and Civil War. Housed in c.1880 building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the library also has an art gallery featuring original artwork and prints of local artists and displays and artifacts on the history of early Livermore. Open 10 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday or call for appointment.

Funding/MOAs/Partnerships for the Proposed Library MOA and more information.

McLean County Public Library Study

Recommendations | Public Input | Meetings | HB 380 Library Committee Members

Through funding provided in 2006, HB 380 - Budget Bill, a study is being conducted to review state standards for developing a public library for McLean County. The study will also evaluate the Livermore Community Library to determine what would need to be done for it to meet the qualification requirements to become a public library for the county. (Below are links to other sites.)

Community Library meeting minutes.