Newbery Honor Award winning author Ann M. Martin
visits the Main Library

Ann M. Martin visits the Main Library

Main Library, Friday, January 12, 6:30 p.m.

Ann M. Martin is the New York Times-bestselling author of Rain Reign and many other award- winning novels, including the much-loved Baby-Sitters Club series. In her novel Rain Reign—just out in paperback—Martin tells the story of Rose, a girl struggling with Asperger's syndrome, and the bond she shares with her beloved dog, Rain.

Martin joins us at the Main Library in this special after-hours book signing and discussion presented by Carmichael's Kids. She will also be interviewed by Monica Cooper, Community Coordinator for Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT). This program is free, but tickets are required - click here.


Preschool Family Fiesta featuring Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, Feb 3, 3-6 p.m., South Central Library

South Central Regional Library, Saturday, February 3, 3-6 p.m.

Come join the fiesta and enjoy an afternoon of fun, hands-on activities, followed by a special live performance by Grammy-winning Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band (concert starts at 5). PLUS, every preschool-aged child attending will receive a free book! This program is funded by the Jefferson County Community Early Childhood Council and is FREE for children and their families.



storytimes at the library

The Library has storytimes for a variety of ages at all 18 branches featuring stories, activities, crafts, songs, dancing, and more! Check out our full schedule of storytimes and plan your next adventure today! logo for Libraries is an exciting new online educational resource - designed for children ages 2 to 7 - that offers more than 3,000 fun learning activities including online books, interactive learning programs, games, puzzles, songs, art activities, and more.  Access to this service is available free at all 18 library locations by clicking here.


LFPL's 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge wins award

Big congrats to our Children’s Librarians and others who have been involved in making the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge a success! At the Summit on Government Performance and Innovation on February 12, LFPL won the Breakthrough Guru Team Award for the program.


What is the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge? - click here.



"Read it Down"

Are overdue fines keeping you from visiting the Library? The Library's new Read It Down program allows children and teens to reduce library fines just by reading. Participants read or listen to books of their choosing in the library. The more you read, the less you owe. It's that simple! Visit any branch of the Louisville Free Public Library today and Read It Down!

Have questions about the Read it Down program? Call 574-1620.





Last Updated: 1/4/18