Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

State Employees

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The State Library is dedicated to meeting the information and training needs of all Kentucky state government employees. If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact the Reference staff at (502) 564-8306 or (​800) 928-7000.


A wallet-size and a keychain-size library card are depicted.Apply for a State Lib​​rary Acco​​unt

With a valid State Library account state employees have access to online research databases, the State Library's coll​ections, interlibrary loan (ILL), and downloadable audiobooks and eBooks.​

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​Who Is Classified as a State Employee?

This classification includes persons working in executive, legislative and judicial agencies, commissions, boards, etc.

Employees of public school systems and public higher education institutions can be served by their public and institutional libraries.​