Kentucky Shakespeare’s two-person Twelfth Night

Enjoy FREE performances of Kentucky Shakespeare’s two-person Twelfth Night, touring all LFPL locations during November and December. This FREE family-friendly program is recommended for ages six and up.

The tour kicks off on Saturday, November 4 at the Main Library at 2 p.m.

Click here for the complete list of performances

This tour is made possible through a grant from Metro Louisville


Nutcracker Family Storytime with Louisville Ballet

Children of all ages and their families are invited to a special Nutcracker Family Storytime with Louisville Ballet. The event features a Louisville Ballet dancer reading the classic holiday story The Nutcracker, followed by Nutcracker-inspired crafts and activities. Plus, one lucky family will receive 4 tickets to see the Louisville Ballet’s production of The Brown-Forman Nutcracker.

St. Matthews Library - Tuesday, November 21

Fern Creek Library - Tuesday, November 28*
*Space is limited, call (502) 231-4605 to sign up.

Southwest Regional Library - Thursday, November 30

Main Library - Tuesday, December 5

Middletown Library - Tuesday, December 12

Iroquois Library - Thursday, December 14

All storytimes begin at 6:30 p.m.

The Louisville ChildrenÄ‚Â¢Ă¢â€šÂ¬Ă¢â€žÂ¢s Museum for the four-part Listen. Learn. Create. series

Come join the educators from Louisville Children’s Museum for the four-part Listen. Learn. Create. series that explores Louisville through a lens of imagination, creativity and tactile learning. Throughout each part of the series children will discover the rich history, landmarks, and influences of Louisville through stories and hands-on activities! All ages are welcome, but the activities are best suited for children ages 2-8.

Middletown - Tuesdays in November, 2 p.m.


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: 11/21/17