Join the Library Today at the Louisville Mini Maker Faire 
LFPL will be at the Louisville Mini Maker Faire (part of NuLu Fest) today on Market St., Noon-6 p.m., offering a different workshop each hour.



Maker Faire is a family-friendly event that highlights the creativity and resourcefulness of the Maker movement and tinkerers everywhere. Click the image above for more information.

Stop by the Library's How-to booth and learn about paper crafts, button making, geocaching, stomp rockets, Minecraft hacking, and musical adventures.

Follow @LFPL on Twitter for live Tweets from the event.

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Teen Summer Reading Grand Prize 
The Library's Summer Reading is almost over. We are pleased to announce that this year's GRAND PRIZE will be an ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T. This awesome 10.1" tablet comes with a mobile dock and runs the latest version of Android (Jelly Bean 4.2). Click the image below for more device specifics.

Be sure to turn in your Teen Summer Reading Card before Saturday, August 10 to get your name in for the grand prize drawing.

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Join us for Animecon X! 


Main Library, Friday, August 2, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm


The Louisville Free Public Library is celebrating ten years of Animecon! The annual convention is a day-long celebration featuring anime-themed activities, games, contests, and more - FREE.

Highlights of this year’s event will include a performance by the Cincinnati-Dayton Taiko Drumming Group, a workshop on stop-motion animation, the annual ramen noodle eating contest, costume contests and anime screenings.

This event is free - Click Here to register or call 574-1620.

Teens ages 12-19.

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Teen Survivor Night is Going to be a Blast! 



Friday, June 14, 6-9 p.m. Main Library, 301 York St.

Join us for the 3rd annual Survivor Night at the Library, featuring: Mad Science, Chain Reactions, Catapults & Tower Building, Scary Stories, Kitchen Science, Michael Jackson’s Thriller... and a whole lot more!

The event is free - click here to register. Ages 12-19.

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Announcing Teen Summer Reading 2013: Reading is Elemental 


From June 1st through August 10th, 2013, teens grade 6 through 12 can participate in the library's summer reading program.

All participants who complete the program will receive the following:

  • Free Messenger Bag
  • Free passes to the KY Science Center, Locust Grove, Rauch Planetarium, Lousville Bats Baseball game, Squire Boone Caverns
  • Free class at Hwang's Martial Arts
  • Free Frosty from Wendy's
  • Free Lemon Ice from Fazoli's
  • Free passes to select UofL sporting events

All completed participants will be entered into our grand prize drawing for a chance to win:

  • $100 gift card to Barnes & Noble Book Store
  • Netbook Computer
  • UofL Football Tickets

To complete the summer reading program, teens need to fill out and return the summer reading form after reading 6 books,eBooks, magazines, or graphic novels and completing 1 activity (such as attending a library program or commenting on our Teen Blog). Forms may be picked up and dropped off at any LFPL location during our normal operating hours. Click here to find a branch near you.

For a full list of teen programs, click here .

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