COVID-19 Update

Through Sunday, Jan. 17, the library will only provide virtual, Library in a Box, and curbside services.
Available services:
All drop box locations are currently open.

Holiday Closings

We will be closed on Jan. 18 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Upcoming Service Changes

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the library plans to resume in-library services, unless state or local guidelines recommend otherwise.

Curbside Holds Pickup

Mon. – Fri. 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
               Sat. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Putting items on hold:

  • To hold movies and videogames, call (859) 885-3523.
  • Place other items on hold through the JCPL online catalog or by calling (859) 885-3523.
  • JCPL will contact you when your items are available.

To pick up your items:

  • Wait for a phone call from JCPL to alert you when your item is available for pickup.
  • Download the JCPL App to your smartphone or tablet from your app store of choice. Simply search “Jessamine County Public Library.” (Google Play I iOS)
  • Click the “Curbside Pickup” button.
  • Log in to the library account you used to place your holds.
  • Enter your car’s make, model and color. Then, click “On my way” and let us know how soon you plan to arrive at the library.
  • When you arrive, park in one of the designated Curbside Pickup parking spots at the southeast corner of the library building.
  • In the JCPL app, click “I’m here.”
  • Have your trunk or side door open and your ID or library card ready. We’ll be right out with your items.
  • If you don’t have a smart phone, you can simply call the library when you arrive to pick up your holds. You can reach us at (859) 885-3523.

Ask Us, call us at (859) 885-3523, or Text a Librarian at (859) 538-5885.

Curbside Printing and Copying

Cash only.

Black and white: $0.10 per page.

Color: $0.35 per page.

For copies: Call us at (859) 885-3523.

To print:

  1. Send your document from your computer or mobile device by visiting
  2. Call us at (859) 885-3523.

For more info on printing, download the PrinterOn instructions or click the PrinterOn Tutorial button below.


Library in a Box

JCPL delivers Library in a Box holds and empties book drops as follows:

Kroger/Brannon: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Walmart/Nicholasville: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

WesBanco/Wilmore: Monday (book drop pick-up only), Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday

This schedule is subject to change.

Ask Us Hours

If you have any questions, contact us using the form on our Ask Us page, by email at [email protected], or by text at (859) 538-5885 (standard messaging rates apply). 

Mon. – Fri. 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
           Sat.      10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
          Sun.     1:00 PM – 5:00 PM