News & Upcoming Events

Clifford the Big Red Dog will be our special guest for a morning full of fun activities at Clifford's BIG Pajama Party on Saturday, January 23, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Don't forget to wear your pajamas! This special family event celebrates the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge and is presented with support from Junior League of Louisville.


Winter Wonderland Model Train Show returns for the holidays!

Looking for a fun winter break activity? Stop by the Winter Wonderland Train Show, presented by the Kentucky and Indiana Model Railroad Club, December 19 to January 8 (closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day) at the Southwest Regional Library.  Click here for complete hours of operation. logo for Libraries is an exciting new online educational resource – designed for children ages 2 – 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 Share 100 Stories Before 4th Grade

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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.



TumbleBooks now available online from the Library

TumbleBooks - Animated eBooks for Kids

TumbleBooks are a new online collection of animated, interactive children’s books you can access through the Library's website from your home computer or at the library. The TumbleBook Library includes popular storybooks with bonus features like animation, sound, and narration. Children can also explore educational videos or play reading-themed games and puzzles.

To access the TumbleBook Library - click here.

To access the Spanish version of the TumbleBook Library - 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: 12/22/15