Outreach

What We Do

JCPL’s outreach team extends library services to people of all ages throughout Jessamine County by working with schools, care centers, and community organizations.

Some of our most common services include:

  • Book lending
  • Storytimes
  • Educational programs
  • And fun activities. 

A variety of our services are available year-round. As always, there is no charge to attend our programs or use our services.

If you are an individual or organization interested in these services, we’d love to hear from you! Please contact us using the form below.

Children’s Outreach

Children’s Outreach Services provides library services to children ages 0 through 5th grade by working with childcare centers, the local school system, and other community organizations.

Children's Outreach Librarians pictured in a JCPL vehicle.

Children’s Outreach Librarians Katie Block and Heather Lee on their way to a preschool storytime.

A few of our services include leading storytimes, providing activities at after school programs, implementing book clubs with elementary schools, and attending community events such as literacy nights, festivals, and career days.   

Adult Outreach 

Adult Outreach Services works with adults and seniors to deliver library materials and programs through partnerships with a variety of organizations, from care and residential centers to educational facilities. 

The Adult Outreach Librarian loading books into a JCPL van.

Adult Outreach Librarian Peri Costley delivering books to a residential center.

If you are an adult resident of Jessamine County who is unable to visit the library due to a permanent or temporary condition, you may also be eligible for Library Link.  

Teen Outreach   

Teen Outreach Services provides library services to teens in grades 6 through 12 by working with the local school system and community organizations.

Teen Outreach Librarian Adam Wheeler

Teen Outreach Librarian Adam Wheeler.

Services include but are not limited to supplemental book lending, STEAM workshops, library resource instruction, offering reader’s advisory, visiting residential facilities, implementing book clubs with middle and high schools, and attending community events like college and career fairs and school open-houses.  

Contact the JCPL Outreach Team

We’d like to get to know you better. If you’re interested in working with our outreach team, please fill out the form below.