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

Lexington, Kentucky (November 29, 2021) – The Lexington Public Library is proud to announce a partnership with Believing in Forever to host a new Luna Library location at its Northside Branch beginning in 2022. Luna Libraries, a program of Believing in Forever, collects and distributes children's books for students in grades K-12 with an African American history or Black character focus.

The new facility will sit at the current site along Versailles Road in Cardinal Valley Neighborhood

Lexington, Kentucky (October 27, 2021) – The Lexington Public Library is asking members of the community to share their ideas and opinions for the design of the new Village Branch Library. The new facility will replace the undersized current site with a 26,000-30,000 square foot building to serve the Cardinal Valley/Versailles Road area, commuters in and out of the city, and all of Lexington. The project will be funded through library savings, public bonding, and a capital campaign through the Lexington Public Library Foundation.

Library will resume children’s programming with five weekly programs as part of Destination Kindergarten initiative.

Lexington, Kentucky (September 8, 2021) – The Lexington Public Library is pleased to announce it will relaunch its school readiness initiative, Destination Kindergarten, and resume five weekly children’s programs beginning the week of September 13. Destination Kindergarten is funded in part funded by the PNC Foundation and its signature cause PNC Grow Up Great® through is support of the Lexington Public Library Foundation.

Drop-in program to be offered Monday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30pm, beginning September 7th

El programa Ayuda con Tarea se ofrecerá de lunes a jueves de 3:30 a 5:30 de la tarde, a partir del 7 de septiembre en la Biblioteca de Village

Lexington, Kentucky (August 31, 2021) – The Lexington Public Library today announced the Village Branch, located at 2185 Versailles Road, will resume its Homework Help program on Tuesday, September 7th.  The program runs daily Monday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30pm on days when Fayette County Public Schools are in session and includes an afterschool snack from God’s Pantry Food Bank. 

Expanded Children’s Area located on the 4th Floor of Central Library

Lexington, Kentucky (August 24, 2021) – The Lexington Public Library today announced that it will hold a grand opening of the new and expanded Children’s Area at Central Library on Wednesday, August 25th from 10am-6pm. 

The new space, located on the 4th floor of Central Library, boasts two children’s play area, an enlarged space for programs, an art area, and a large collection of children’s books, magazines, and movies.  The grand opening will feature take-home crafts and library give-aways during the regular hours at Central Library.

Meeting rooms now available to the public by reservation at five Library locations
Lexington, Kentucky (July 27, 2021) – The Lexington Public Library announced today it has reopened several of its meeting rooms with limited availability at five of its six locations. The public may once again make reservations for meeting room space for use during the days and times indicated at the following branch locations....