• May is Get Caught Reading Month

    Get Caught Reading is a national campaign to promote the joys of reading for the fun of it - for readers of all ages. Find your next title in the KDLA Catalog.

  • BIG CHANGES are coming THIS SUMMER to how KDLA provides access to its collections!

    When you search KDLA WorldCat Discovery, you have access to the world’s most comprehensive library database. KDLA WorldCat Discovery explands your access to KDLA’s collection, including digital and physical resources. Searching is simple, in a streamlined, modern interface, where you can borrow resources from library collections or connect directly to full text!

    Coming in July 2015!


  • 2015 Kentucky Archives Institute

    The 31st annual Kentucky Archives Institute is scheduled for June 19, 2015, at the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, 300 Coffee Tree Road, Frankfort.  The Institute, sponsored by the Friends of Kentucky Public Archives, Inc., provides information for scholars, general researchers, and genealogists interested in archival research.


    Featured speakers at this year's event include Kandie Adkinson of the Secretary of State’s Land Office; Walter Bowman, Lance Hale, and Kari May of the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.  Participants will also have the opportunity to tour the Kentucky State Archives.

    2015 Kentucky Archives Institute Registration Information

  • The annual Statistical Report of Kentucky Public Libraries, Fiscal Year 2013-2014 is now available online. This report contains information taken from the Annual Report of Public Libraries. Among this edition’s contents are a summary of Kentucky’s public libraries statistics for the current fiscal year and comparisons with the three prior years, a series of charts on various per capita measures, and a county by county library statistics in 92 categories.


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