Friends of Kentucky Libraries

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The Friends of Kentucky Libraries is a nonprofit organization made up of individuals and local Friends chapters and local boards of trustees who support and celebrate Kentucky’s libraries.

We are…
– a network of library supporters from across the state sharing ideas and news
– a source of assistance for creating or revitalizing your local Friends of the Library Chapter
– a unified voice to advocate for your library and all Kentucky Libraries

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  • SB167
    Friends chapter contacts: Unfortunately SB167 passed in the House of Representatives late on Wednesday night by a vote of 52-37.  You will notice it was barely a majority of the House and 11 representatives didn’t vote.  Still it received enough support to pass.  Since the House made a minor change, […]
  • Book Sale Alert!
    Friends of Paul Sawyier Public Library next book sale will be as follows:SPRING BOOK SALENEW DATES: May 3 thru 7, 2022PAUL SAWYIER PUBLIC LIBRARYRiver Room319 Wapping StreetFrankfort , KY Tues., May 3 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Friends’ Preview Day)Wed. & Thur., May 4&5 10:00 am – 6:00 pmFri. May […]
  • SB167
    We have just learned that SB167 which would abolish the library boards effective January 1 and allow the county judge executives to appoint new library boards of their choosing will be heard in the State and Local Government Committee today at noon.  This bill would also require unanimous fiscal court […]
  • PreOrder available: Thoughts Here and There: Selected Writings 1952-2019 by Evelyn Richardson
    Thoughts Here and There: Selected Writings 1952-2019 by Evelyn Richardson – available for preorder through Friends of the Logan County Public Library
  • Book Sale Alert!
    Winter Book SaleFriends of Paul Sawyier Public LibraryRiver Room319 Wapping StreetFrankfort, KY NEW DATES Tues., March 1 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Friends’ Preview Day)Wed. & Thur., March 2 and 3 10:00 am – 6:00 pmFri. March 4 10:00 am – 3:30 pmSat., March 5 10:00 am – 2:00 pm […]

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