The mission of KDLA is to support and promote access to library services and to ensure that documentation of government activities is created, preserved and made available for public use.
We envision a future in which Kentuckians value the importance of libraries and Kentucky government records and we are recognized for:
- Innovative and creative approaches for preserving and providing access to government records
- Enabling libraries to be essential to their communities
- Being a valued partner in the educational and economic development of the Commonwealth
2023-2027 LSTA Five-Year Plan (PDF)
Organizational Chart (PDF)
History of the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) Committee was formed in 2021.