Ashland Library

Entrance view of Main Branch

Branch Details

Address:
1740 Central Ave.
Ashland, KY 41102

Directions:
Google Maps

Phone:
(606) 329-0090

Fax:
(606) 329-0578

Debbie Cosper
Library Director
director@thebookplace.org

Hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur. 9 am to 8 pm
Fri, Sat. 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm

Main Library, located in Ashland, serves as the main branch of Boyd County Public Library District.  It is located in Central Park, just past Crabbe Elementary and next to the pickleball courts. Main houses the largest collection in the district, including books, magazines, newspapers, movies, games, and large print. It has a gaming system for teens and another one for kids, computers and laptops for library use, a copier/scanner, and a fax machine available for public use. 

The Winder Room for Local History and Genealogy, located on the second floor, houses one of the largest family history collections in the area.  The Children’s Room, located in the basement, has a 250 gallon fish tank full of colorful fish and a delightful mural painted by artist, Charles Haskins.  At the southeast entrance is the Reading Garden with access to Central Park and the Library Commons.  There is a large, 50 seat capacity meeting room, and two small study rooms.  The administrative offices are located on the second floor.

Materials Return and Book Drop:

Located opposite of the main entrance, across the street, providing drive up return.

There is also a return inside the building at the Front Desk.

Parking:

Parking is available in front of the library, along the Park, and additional parking is available directly across the street from the Park.

Branch Programs

Basic Computer Class- Ashland

9:00am - 3:00pm
Ashland
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ashland
Room: Ashland Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting

Coming to the Boyd County Library is Digital Skills classes and appointments from SOAR's Digital Navigator. Ashley will be here on June 13 th from 9:00 to 3:00.

Meeting Room Use - Ashland

3:30pm - 6:00pm
Ashland
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ashland
Room: Ashland Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting

To educate voters on Amendment 2, the constitutional amendment about education funding, that is going to be on the ballot in November.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ashland
Room: Ashland Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:

Tiffanie Buckner from the Boyd Co Health Dept will be talking about losing weight and keeping it off! 

 Tweens, Teens and Adults are welcome!

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Ashland
Room: Crabbe Elementary
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Music, Other, Performances, Storytimes
Event Details:

Explore “The Universe with Josh”!