• New KDLA Phone System


    KDLA has a new phone system that goes into effect December 2nd. Each KDLA employee
    has a unique 7-digit phone number—no more extensions! Kindly update your records.
    We hope to serve you better once our new telephone system is in place.

    Need to contact a KDLA employee? Find that employee’s new telephone number in the
    Staff Directory.

  • Thanksgiving Centerpiece
    Peace on Earth
    "The Kentucky Floral Clock, Christmas 1961."
    From the Public Information Photo Collection, Public Records Division.
  • New State Records Center

    All State Records Centers holdings are located at our new facility, 1425 Leestown Road, Frankfort.  For additional information, please visit the State Records Center webpage.

    The KDLA main building address has not changed. 

  • Barry Bernson narrating

    Barry Bernson, a narrator for the American Printing House for the Blind and former reporter for local Louisville news stations, recorded his 2012 memoir, Bernson’s Corner: A Reporter’s Notebook, for the Kentucky Talking Book Library. This title will be available soon to 4,000 Kentucky Talking Book patrons and more than 700,000 nationwide. For more information, contact the Kentucky Talking Book Library.

  • Sign the Declaration for the Right to Libraries

    Citizens across the Commonwealth are showing their support for Kentucky’s libraries by signing the Declaration for the Right to Libraries. The Friends of Kentucky Libraries plan to present the declaration signatures to the Kentucky General Assembly in February.

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear was the first to sign the Declaration, followed by First Lady Jane Beshear, Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson, and Madeline Abramson. All the other constitutional state officers have signed. Many public libraries and school libraries are holding signing events so patrons can add their names to the declaration. You can give your support for Kentucky’s libraries by signing the declaration online at http://www.FriendsKyLibraries.org/.


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