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Central Library

Central Library Picture
Location Hours: 
Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
Mon-Thu 9 am - 9 pm
Fri 9 am - 6 pm
Sat 9 am - 5 pm
Location Address: 
140 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
United States
Phone Number: 
859-231-5500 (General)
859-231-5504 (Conference Rooms)
859-231-5505 (Friends Book Cellar)
859-231-5523 (Kentucky Room)
859-231-5500 (Telephone Reference)
Location Map: 

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

Parking

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

Meeting Room Information

Special Features

Upcoming Events, Classes, & Storytimes

Foreign Languages & ESL

English Conversation Group

An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.

Central Library - Room C
Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 12:30PM - 2:00PM
English Conversation Group

An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.

Central Library - Room C
Tuesday, Apr 29th, 12:30PM - 2:00PM
English Conversation Group

An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.

Central Library - Room C
Tuesday, May 6th, 12:30PM - 2:00PM
English Conversation Group

An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.

Central Library - Room C
Tuesday, May 13th, 12:30PM - 2:00PM

Friends Book Sales

Friends of the Library present: "Fathers and Sons" with Neil Chethik

Neil Chethik, Executive Director of the Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning, will speak on the topic, "Fathers and Sons." Mr. Chethik is the author...

Central Library
Thursday, May 15th, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Friends of the Library Gallery Hop 20% Off Sale

Friends Book Cellar will be open in the Lower Level of the Central Library during the Gallery Hop. All items will be 20% off.

Central Library
Friday, Apr 18th, 5:00PM - 8:00PM

Movies

BCTC Presents: Shorts - A Student Showcase

Bluegrass Community and Technical College present their final projects.

Central Library - Farish Theater
Tuesday, May 13th, 6:00PM - 8:00PM

all ages

Public meeting for design input on Lexington's next skatepark.

Representatives from Dreamland Skateparks design firm will receive public input on what should be included in Lexington’s next skatepark to be located at...

Central Library - Farish Theater
Tuesday, May 6th, 6:30PM - 8:00PM
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