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Lexington Public Library and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Eastside and Northside branches are open for limited service on Monday-Saturday, 11am-6pm.  All other Lexington Public Library locations are closed to the public.


  • Curbside pickup for holds is available at all locations on Monday-Saturday, 11am-6pm.

  • You can place up to 20 items on hold using our online catalog.  You can place a few items on hold by calling (859) 231-5500 on Monday - Saturday, 11am-6pm.

  • We'll pull up to 10 items for curbside pickup that match your interests if you complete our "Bag of Books" form.

  • You can check the status of your holds at any time by logging into your account.

  • You will receive automated notices via email, phone, and/or text as new holds arrive for pickup.

  • Please follow signage when you enter the parking lot.



Please visit these sites for the latest information on COVID-19:

US Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
The CDC works to protect America from health, safety and security threats, including fighting diseases and supporting communities and citizens to do the same.

World Health Organization (WHO)
The WHO works worldwide to promote health and safety by identifying and responding to health emergencies, especially in vulnerable communities.

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government
This page from the Mayor's Office relays information from organizations across our community.

Kentucky Department for Public Health
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is responsible for developing and operating state public health programs and activities for the citizens of Kentucky.

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department
The LFCHD provides programs, classes, information, and support for the health of Lexington-Fayette County.


Here are other resources that may be helpful during this time:

Business & Career Resources


Government Resources


Social Services Resources