Introducing Our Digital Archives

You can now access digital versions of items in our collection to explore the rich history of Fayette County and the surrounding area. New material is continually being scanned and added.

Heaven must be a Kentucky kind of place.
- Daniel Boone

New Episode Available

In the latest episode of Checked Out, we talk about Hisam Matar's memoir, The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between, one of the best reviewed books of 2016.

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Locations & Hours

Upcoming Events

AARP Tax Aide volunteers will assist taxpayers, regardless of age or income, in preparing personal tax returns. Service is first come, first served. Please plan to arrive as early as possible to get...
Tates Creek Branch
Tue. February 21st -
9:30am to 1:00pm
AARP Tax Aide volunteers assist taxpayers, regardless of age or income, in preparing personal tax returns. Walk-in assistance may not be available due to the demand for this popular service. Obtain a...
Northside Branch
Tue. February 21st -
9:30am to 11:30am
3D printing has made its way to the Digital Studio! This 2-hr session will run through the basics of using our new 3D printers. We'll start with setting up a print job, work our way through loading...
Northside Branch
Tue. February 21st -
10:00am to 11:00am
This fun and energetic lapsit story time develops pre-reading skills with books, songs, and activities, and promotes budding social skills and child-caregiver interaction. For ages 0-24 months.
Eastside Branch
Tue. February 21st -
10:15am to 10:45am
Build baby's language skills with songs, a short story, and play. Ages 0-18 months.
Tates Creek Branch
Tue. February 21st -
10:30am to 11:00am
Build reading readiness skills with books, songs and play. Children 5 and under are welcome.
Northside Branch
Tue. February 21st -
11:00am to 11:30am
This fun and energetic lapsit story time develops pre-reading skills with books, songs, and activities, and promotes budding social skills and child-caregiver interaction. For ages 0-24 months.
Eastside Branch
Tue. February 21st -
11:00am to 11:30am
Too young for Side by Side, too old for BabyTime? Come rhyme, bounce, and read with other toddlers and their grownups. This Storytime program will engage your children with short stories, finger...
Beaumont Branch
Tue. February 21st -
11:00am to 11:30am
Join us as we build crazy catapult contraptions, and learn about siege engines and their roles throughout history. We will apply physics to fling our ammunition through the skies.  2nd through 5th...
Village Branch
Tue. February 21st -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Volunteers will assist students with daily homework assignments, reading, and school projects.  Students will be helped in the order they sign up.  Homework Help is available Monday through Thursday...
Village Branch
Tue. February 21st -
4:30pm to 7:00pm
Learn the basics of 3d architectural modeling with Google sketchup, a free program for mac or pc.
Northside Branch
Tue. February 21st -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Central Library
Tue. February 21st -
6:30pm to 9:00pm
Learn about how the Town Branch Commons will construct two new urban parks and a 3.2 mile urban greenway that will connect the Legacy and Town Branch trails through downtown Lexington. After...
Beaumont Branch
Tue. February 21st -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Bring your project, supplies, and sewing machine and join us for creative fun. We love to share ideas and help each other along the way. All skill levels welcome.
Eastside Branch
Wed. February 22nd -
9:30am to 2:00pm
AARP Tax Aide volunteers assist taxpayers, regardless of age or income, in preparing personal tax returns. Walk-in assistance may not be available due to the demand for this popular service. Obtain a...
Northside Branch
Wed. February 22nd -
9:30am to 11:30am
Don't forget to join for "Friends, Books & Brews" at today 1-5pm. Details:… https://t.co/WjQQqUmEfm