One Book One Lexington

Participate in this year's One Book One Lexington events! This year's selection is Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.


Get "Wild" & Take a Walk

Get "Wild" about the great outdoors! Log the number of miles as you walk, run or hike during the month of April, and enter to win a Fitbit.

I was amazed that what I needed to survive could be carried on my back. And, most surprising of all, that I could carry it.
- Cheryl Strayed

Digital Magazines

Read over 70 titles on your computer or mobile device for free with your library card. Now easier than ever!


Ask a Librarian

You can contact us via chat or text during all normal operating hours. We will assist you with Library services, your account, or brief, factual questions.

The one who asks questions does not lose his way.
- Akan proverb
Sunday, April 5th (All day)

All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 5th, for the Easter holiday.

Library Messages

Kentucky Room Closed for Renovations

The Kentucky Room at Central Library is currently closed for renovations.  Please call (859) 231-5500, ext. 1005, this weekend for availability.   We apologize for any inconvenience.

Locations & Hours

Upcoming Events

Service is first come, first serve. Signups begin at 9:30 AM and the last return is begun at 1:00pm.You must bring all necessary documents for service:Valid photo IDCopy of previous year tax return....
Beaumont Branch
Mon. March 30th - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Hip babies from crawling to 18 months are invited to join this lively weekly storytime with a parent or caregiver. We'll share stories, songs & activities that promote early learning, foster...
Central Library
Mon. March 30th - 10:00am to 10:30am
Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.
Eagle Creek Branch
Mon. March 30th - 10:30am to 11:00am
Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.
Eagle Creek Branch
Mon. March 30th - 11:00am to 11:30am
Watch "Click, Clack, Moo, Cows That Type" and other stories by Doreen Cronin and make a fun craft.
Northside Branch
Mon. March 30th - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Open lab time to work on job search skills, resume or cover letter writing skills, and job applications with computer teachers present to answer questions. No reservations required. Bring complete...
Central Library
Mon. March 30th - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Explore the creative aspects of STEAM related programming through projects, experiments, and even some field trips! Don't miss your chance to discover and achieve! For Teens in grades 6-12. Signed...
Village Branch
Mon. March 30th - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
These classes are offered in partnership with Bluegrass Literacy. For more information, contact the Tates Creek branch (859)231-5500.
Tates Creek Branch
Mon. March 30th - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Open to any adult wanting to improve basic reading and writing in English.
Northside Branch
Mon. March 30th - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Join us the last Monday of every month for a rip roaring good time at the Farish Theater in the Lexington Public Library. One of two formats will be presented each month. Most months will have a...
Central Library
Mon. March 30th - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
AARP Tax Aide volunteers assist taxpayers, regardless of age or income, in preparing personal tax returns.
Northside Branch
Tue. March 31st - 9:30am to 10:00am
Join us for a relaxed hands-on introduction to the world of computers and tablets. Classes are open to all experience levels.
Tates Creek Branch
Tue. March 31st - 10:00am to 11:30am
We will cover the basics of using Apple software and hardware. Some experience with computers is necessary. This class will be using OS X Yosemite.
Northside Branch
Tue. March 31st - 10:00am to 12:00pm
This lapsit story time develops pre-reading skills with books, songs,and activities, and promotes budding social skills andchild-caregiver interaction. Ages 0-18 months.
Eagle Creek Branch
Tue. March 31st - 10:15am to 10:45am
Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.
Tates Creek Branch
Tue. March 31st - 10:30am to 10:50am
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