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Friends of the Library

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

Material Donations accepted 
Mondays and Tuesdays from 11am to 2pm

  • Main Street Entrance (Breezeway)
  • Park at Yellow Curbside sign
  • Call us 859-231-5505



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


Thank you to our customers for visiting the Spring 2022 Mini Sale and making it a success!

It could not have happened without the support of our volunteers and the Lexington Public Library - thank you.

We are looking forward to our large October Sale featuring newly stocked shelves in the sale room and all of the categories you know and love!

Continue to visit us Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.


New Shopping Hours

Monday thru Friday 10-4
Saturday 10-1

Call for questions & donations
(859) 231-5505


Rod Brotherton - Friends Book Cellar

Many thanks to Rod Brotherton, the president of the FRIENDS 
for representing the Friends Book Cellar for a TV interview at our bookstore. 

Upcoming Events

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