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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

Monday thru Saturday 10am-4pm
First Sunday of each month 1pm-5pm

The first Sunday of every month we'll be open 1pm-5pm, and everyone is welcome!
Additionally, all members will receive a whopping 30% discount on in-store merchandise like books, DVDs, CDs, art, etc. making it a perfect day to get great deals!


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

Sunday, February 5th - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Central Library
Sunday, March 5th - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Central Library
Sunday, April 2nd - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Central Library