Get Lit® Lou (short for Get Literary Louisville) is LFPL's brand-new winter reading program for adults, encouraging everyone to "read responsibly" this holiday season. From December to February, participants who read any three books and attend three programs - either at the Library or at Get Lit® Lou-specific programs with partners like Heine Brothers' Coffee, Against the Grain Brewery, and 502 Fit Pass - will earn a prize and be entered into drawings for bigger prizes. In addition, participants with a valid library card can receive discounts at partner businesses.

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Get Lit® is a registered trademark of Servonta® LLC; used with permission.


Read any three books and attend three approved programs between December 1 and February 28 to be eligible for prizes and drawings. Certain prizes may include additional restrictions.* Participants must be 18 years or older to qualify.

Approved programs include:


*U of L women’s basketball tickets cannot be awarded to a current high school student. For any prize involving alcohol, the winner must be 21+.



Everyone who completes the program will receive a coupon sheet for prizes and discounts redeemable at our program supporters, including:

Weekly Drawing Prizes - Everyone who completes the program will also be entered to win one of our weekly drawing prizes, including:


Get Fit Lou
Middletown Library, Saturday, January 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
A full day of fitness & wellness programming, including topics like Pilates, essential oils, and an introduction to the 502 Fit Pass.

Brews & Bots
Against the Grain Brewery, Tuesday, February 21, 6-9 p.m.
Robots are taking over the brewery! Grab your favorite beverage and check out LFPL’s robotic friends.  We have robots that roll, jump, light up and follow your programmed commands. (Don’t worry—they’re beer-proof, too.)

Pop-Up Libraries @ Heine Brothers’ Coffee!
Looking for a great read to go along with a delicious beverage? We’re bringing the library to your favorite Heine Brothers' coffee shop! Check out a book (including titles recommended by the fine folks at Heine Brothers’), get a new library card and sign up for Get Lit® Lou. (10am – 12pm all dates)

January 17 – Douglass Loop
January 31 – Shelbyville Road
February 10 – Schnitzelburg
February 17 – Chenoweth Lane
February 24 – Northfield


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Last Updated: 1/24/17