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Please note:  We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our Interlibrary Loan software.  If you are a new interlibrary loan user, you may not be able to submit your request.  We are working with the software vendor to resolve this as quickly as possible.  Thanks for your patience.


There are some important changes to procedures for borrowing materials (Please read the revised FAQ for complete ILL information):

  • Requests will be limited to five per account.
  • Requests for classroom textbooks will not be processed.
  • Items must be returned on time, or ILL privileges may be suspended.


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The Lexington Public Library offers an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service which allows cardholders to borrow books and magazine articles we do not own and cannot purchase. The Lexington Public Library also lends our books to libraries both inside and outside the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Interlibrary Loan Department

Voicemail: 859-231-5527

Office Hours: M-F 8:00am-3:00pm

Email Address:

If you have any questions, please contact us. You can also review the Frequently Asked Questions.