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Below you will find information about the parking garage that is available to access our Central Library.

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Surrounding the pendulum above the rotunda’s first floor is a frieze inspired by the concept of time as history rather than simply as seconds, minutes and hours. The frieze, painted by Mrs. Wichman, depicts the history of the horse in the Bluegrass. It features horse-breeds that have played an important part of life in our region: American Saddle Horses (a breed developed by Kentucky pioneers), Arabians, Hunters, Ponies, Working Breeds, Standardbreds and Thoroughbreds.

The frieze also depicts eight Lexington-area jockeys from the turn of the 20th century who won... more info

In 2001, Lexington philanthropist Lucille Caudill Little dreamed of a huge ceiling clock adorning the Central Library rotunda. Due to her generosity, her dream became a reality. Today, our rotunda has been... more info


Served by all LexTran routes via Transit Center on Vine Street.

Two hours of free parking in the Lexington Public Library Parking Garage with ticket validated inside Central Library.

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