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Friends of the Library - Appointment Shopping

Friends Book Cellar
Offers Appointment Shopping

In-person shopping by Appointment - starting March 8

Monday thru Saturday 10-2


Call (859) 231-5505 for details and reservations


Members of the Friends of the Lexington Public Library may now take advantage of appointment shopping in the Book Cellar to purchase books, DVDs, music, and magazines.

This new service complements our online and curbside pickup shopping opportunities as we seek to serve Friends during this temporary period of restricted access to our bookstore.

Just follow these simple procedures for admission to the bookstore:

  • Call us at 859-231-5505 on Mondays or Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to make an appointment request. You may also email the store manager at

  • Shopping will be offered on Mondays - Saturday of the month from 10-2 at your appointed time. Appointment duration will vary from one hour for individuals, two hours for families, and three hours for business members. A maximum of 10 shoppers will be allowed in the bookstore at one time.

  • Call 859-231-5505 when you arrive for your appointment. We will meet you at the side door, located in the breezeway just off Main Street that runs through the building. Your temperature will be taken; 100.4 or higher will not be admitted. Masks are required at all times.

  • Payment may be made with Visa, Mastercard, debit card, or check. Sorry, no cash. You may also renew your Friends membership while at the store, or online in advance at

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