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Friends of the Library

Please note: Starting from May 24, 2021, the Central Library will only be open to the public Monday thru Friday. 
The Friends Book Cellar will be open on the same days for in-person shopping.  We apologize for the inconvenience. 

New (temporary) store hours: Monday thru Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m

Details and questions: 
(859) 231-5505

Mission Statement

In appreciation of the role the Library plays in the quality of life in this area, the Friends of the Lexington Public Library provides financial, advocacy and volunteer support to the Library, and functions consistently with the goals and objectives of the Lexington Public Library and its Board of Trustees.

Lexington Public Library
Central Library, Lower Level
140 East Main St
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 231-5505


Learn more about the Friends Book Cellar
Learn more about becoming a Friends Volunteer

Summer Kids and Teens Buy One Get One Sale!

To celebrate the Summer season, we offer a special sale for Children and Teenagers' books
for Friends Members starting on June 1st while supplies last.

Buy one get one FREE (same value or less) and no other discounts apply. 

Membership available at the store or join us online in advance. 

Questions call (859) 231-5505.

Join or renew your Friends Membership Now!

Thank You For Your Support!


Upcoming Events

Sorry, there are currently no upcoming events for the Friends of The Lexington Public Library.

Upcoming Book Sales

Please check back for news about upcoming sales.

Location:  Friends Book Cellar, Central Library, 140 E. Main St.

If you have questions or would like to volunteer for the sale, please call (859) 231-5505 or email: