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The Kentucky History collection contains Kentucky-related documents not specifically related to Fayette County.


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Alex Garcia is originally from Los Angeles, California. He attended the University of Kentucky in 2004 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2008. He then attended the University of Kentucky College of Law and earned his law degree in 2012. After graduating from law school, he began his legal career working at the Fayette Commonwealth’s Attorney Office prosecuting serious felony crimes such as murder, robbery, kidnapping, and assault. He then joined the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office as a Special Prosecutor in January 2020 and now focuses on complex criminal cases statewide. Alex also has the honor of serving as an Officer in the United States Army Reserve and serves as an attorney for the Judge Advocate General’s Corp (JAG). Alex has been a member of multiple local organizations in Fayette County and he currently sits on the board of Partners for Youth, a non-profit organization, and the Fayette County Bar Association. He enjoys promoting and observing positive youth development within the Lexington community and believes in surrounding our youth with a positive community and providing mentorship to those who are at-risk.

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The Lexington Public Library has made an effort to ensure that all of our digital collections are public domain, or that we have gotten approval from the copyright holders to display their work. Most - but not all - of these collections, to the best of our knowledge, have no known US copyright restrictions. Some items in the collection are under copyright but qualify for online display by libraries under Section 108(h) of United States Copyright Law. Some of the collections provided in the Library's Digital Archives are made available under an assertion of fair use, which does not necessarily apply to an individual's use of them.

The Central Kentucky Cemeteries Maps are powered by Google Maps.  Counties include:  Fayette, Bourbon, Clark, Garrard, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Montgomery, Nicholas, Powell, Scott, and Woodford.

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Discover unique resources in our Digital Archives that tell the story of Fayette County.  Visit cemeteries throughout Central Kentucky using our cemetery maps.  Contact our resident experts in the Central Library's Kentucky Room with questions.

Podcast Episode
Jennifer and Erin have combed through the summer’s most anticipated releases lists, and discuss the ones they’re looking forward to the most. Erin interviews Doug Tattershall about the library’s gallery spaces.