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Horse Mania Exhibit Kicks off at Central Library this Friday as part of LexArts Hop

The spring LexArts Hop kicks off this Friday at the Lexington Public Library’s Central Library Gallery with a special “Library After Hours” event celebrating Horse Mania from 6-8pm. The evening will consist of artist renderings of the upcoming Horse Mania 2022, music by Matt Wiley, and refreshments provided by Pivot Brewing.

Returning to a wide range of fun, free, educational, in-person events and activities

Lexington, Kentucky (May 12, 2022) – Lexington Public Library announced today it will be returning to a full schedule of in-person summer programming this year, beginning Tuesday, May 31 and running throughout June and July.

More than 250 individuals had records expunged and/or found gainful employment

Lexington, Kentucky (May 5, 2022) – Lexington Public Library announced today the success of last Friday’s Clean Slate Lexington Expungement Clinic and Job Fair which was co-sponsored by LFUCG. Thanks to 35 volunteer attorneys, 254 individuals who had their records expunged and/or received advice on how to progress through the legal system. Approximately 1000 job opportunities were represented at the event.

Lexington Public Library Extending Hours beginning Monday, May 2nd

Lexington Public Library is committed to providing the best possible user experience to their customers and is pleased to be extending its hours of operation beginning Monday, May 2 at all branch locations.


  • Monday – Thursday: 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Innovative Job Fair Features Local Employers and Educational Resources

Lexington, Kentucky (March 31, 2022) – Beginning Thursday, April 7, the Lexington Public Library will again provide tote bags full of employment opportunities from various employers in Greater Lexington, that are currently hiring prospective employees.  Anyone can visit any Lexington Public Library location and obtain a bag for themselves or a friend.

Public invited to Opening Celebration on March 24 from 4-5:30 at Central Library

Lexington, Kentucky (March 17, 2022) – Lexington Public Library is proud to announce that the opening of the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab at Central Library with an opening celebration scheduled for Thursday, March 24th from 4:00-5:30pm.  This family-friendly event is open to the public and will include hands-on tech demos, a brief ribbon cutting ceremony, and refreshments.  The space is named in honor of the Kloiber Foundation, which

New Versailles Road Library Branch to be named Marksbury Family Branch

Lexington, Kentucky (March 9, 2022) – Lexington Public Library and Lexington Public Library Foundation are honored to announce that the Marksbury Family Foundation has committed the lead gift for the capital campaign to rebuild the library branch at the corner of Versailles Road and Village Drive.  In recognition of their generosity, the new facility will be named the Marksbury Family Branch when it opens in 2024.

Initiative to Read One Book as a Community Kicks off Today

Lexington, Ky. (March 1, 2022) – Lexington Public Library is relaunching its popular One Book One Lexington program by inviting everyone in the greater Lexington community to read Heather McGhee‘s New York Times bestselling, non-fiction book “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together” in March and April.

Special collection related to African-American History and Black Characters honors Kamaria Spaulding, who would have been 20 this week.

Luna Library Grand Opening, Saturday February 19th