Louisville Free Public Library, Louisville

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The Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) is the largest public library system in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Officially opened in 1908, the library's main branch is sited at Fourth and York streets, south of Broadway in downtown Louisville. The library's Head of Reference from its opening until 1910 was Marilla Waite Freeman, who would go on to become one of the most well-known librarians in the country.

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  • I have to give them their due when it comes to interesting lectures. At the present they are doing a 6 week course on 200 years of the British Monarchy which is quite good. Earlier they had a lecture....  more »
  • This building is a must see! It is very old and ornate. The library has a vast amount of books and information. The Staff is also willing to help.  more »
  • Great service to the community. They offer free wifi, laptops, computer use, art exhibits, children's area, meeting area, educational meetings, and much more. Security can be a tad bit "overbearing" due to interactions with a large amount of homeless who converge there to use restrooms. However, there is no substitute for professionalism and a well placed "ma'am" or "sir".
  • Have had mixed bag of experiences here ,some pleasant, & others, well ;-not so much.... Overall ,I loveeeโคthe library- ,to read๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“š,surf Wi-Fi๐Ÿ”Œ๐Ÿ”Œ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐Ÿ“ฒand get on computer๐Ÿ’ปโŒจ๐Ÿ–ฑ,&just simply socialize w;/others๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿ˜‰

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