LFPL's Main Branch Prepares for Public Open House

by Stephanie Crosby Last-minute touches continue at the Main Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library for the branch’s open house on Saturday. The library has recovered from a historic flash flood on August fourth. The main library was among the hardest-hit Louisville landmarks in the flood. In some places, Director Craig Buthod says there… Continue reading LFPL's Main Branch Prepares for Public Open House

Library Workers Continue Work to Dry Out Main Branch

The work to clear out 50,000 water-damaged books from the Main Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library continues this week. Director Craig Buthod says library employees are working to keep track of each book that has to be thrown out. “Part of the challenge here is the inventory,” says Buthod. “All of the books… Continue reading Library Workers Continue Work to Dry Out Main Branch

Main Library Moving Offices to Heyburn Building

The Main Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library was among the hardest hit public structures in this week’s flood – but neighbors are pitching in to help get the library back on its feet. Library Director Craig Buthod says the managers of the neighboring Heyburn Building have donated space for the library to house… Continue reading Main Library Moving Offices to Heyburn Building