Lexington Public Library

Request a "Bag of Books"


You can request a "Bag of Books" to access our materials when you're unable to browse in person.  Complete the form below, and we'll pull up to 10 items that match your specified interests.  You can help us locate more items by keeping your requests general.  Some examples of requests we can accommodate include:

  • Cozy mysteries
  • Vegan cookbooks
  • Picture books about space
  • Books on CD by James Patterson
  • British TV series on DVD

Please note:  While we will do our best, we may not be able to locate 10 items that match your request.


To use this service, you'll need a library card.  Find out more here.

Need to request specific titles instead?  Log into your account.

Library staff will contact you if they have questions about your request.

Requests are typically filled within 2-3 business days.  You'll receive notification when materials are ready to pick up at the location of your choice.  Need to change your notification method?  Log into your account or give us a call at 859-231-5500.

Once ready, we'll hold your items for 7 days.

Questions?  We're here to help!  Ask us.



Check all that apply.
What types of materials would you like us to pull for you? Remember, general requests help us to locate more items.