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Kentucky Room Resources

The Kentucky Room contains many items of interest to genealogists, especially those researching Fayette County families. A list of important resources may be found in Resources for Genealogists.

The Kentucky Room collection frequently benefits from thoughtful gifts. Published family histories, Lexington telephone directories and city directories dating prior to 1976, and both new and out-of-print books are extremely welcome additions to the Kentucky Room Collection.

Photocopying Kentucky Room Materials

A photocopier is available for patrons using Kentucky Room materials. Rare and fragile items in the Kentucky Room may not be photocopied. Library patrons are responsible for observing posted copyright warnings. Because the Kentucky Room collection is for reference use only, materials may not leave the Kentucky Room or the Central Library.

Current prices for photocopies are:

  • 15 Cents per page for photocopies
  • 25 Cents per page for microfilm reader-printer copies