A Lexington Public Library card is required to access some resources outside the library. A few resources are only available from computers at a library location.

Learn about LPL Databases
Access a variety of materials that you can’t get anywhere else on the web. Find information from automotive manuals, reference books, thousands of magazines and newspapers, primary sources and much more...

Can't Get in from Home?
Having trouble accessing the LPL databases from home? Take a look at this section for help with resolving any issues you may be experiencing—from firewalls and browser settings to using bookmarks and favorites.

Articles and Magazines

Books and Literature

Business and Investing


Student Resource Center
Online continuing education courses to schools, libraries, companies, educators,


Genealogy and History

Health & Wellness

Homework Help and Test Preparation

Kentucky Virtual Library


Movies & Television

Freegal Television & Movies is a video service allowing library users to stream

Music & Audiobooks

Freegal is downloadable music service which provides access to the catalog of ar

News and Current Events