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who you


  • Programing for all ages.
    • Toddler
    • Pre-Teen
    • Teens 
    • And Adults
  • 20 Public Access Computers.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • Nearly 60,000 Books, Movies, Videos and Recorded Books.
  • Multiple Meeting Room spaces.
  • A newly renovated and expanded children's area.
  • A friendly and helpful staff.
  • Fun and educational program for developing youngsters!

Library Collection Overhaul

Our staff has been hard at work moving, cleaning and resolving titles over the past few weeks.

All in an effort to better serve you, the people of Breatthitt County.

To find out more please click the link below!

Learn More!

Click the image to visit our Genealogy Page!

Click the image to visit our Digital Media Services Page!

BCPL Expands Digital Collection and online Capability!

The Breathitt County Public Library works hard to bring you the best services we can.  Our services have long reached far beyond our shelves, rooms and doors into our schools, families, community and now they reach directly into the palm of your hand!

In addition to our Digital Media Services the BCPL has just unveiled a way to access Breathitt County's History.

Click the photo to learn more!


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It's time to Return to the Castle....

The BCPL is excited to announce a bitter-sweet set of programs. We are ecstatic to announce we are returning to the magical roots of our very first immersive programs as we once again return to the American School of Magic and Mystery!

However, the three programs will be the FINAL TIME the castle opens its doors!

Our Magical Adventure series is based on the writings of J.K. Rowling and Washington Irving and spins the two worlds into one wild ride!

Want to learn more? Click below!

Looking for something? Find it here!

Click the image to search our entire collection!

Click the image to visit our Programing Page!

Arrr ye ready for adventure?

The BCPL, YOUR Library

What we offer

The siren song has been sung and it is time we pirates be a gatherin' at Buccaneer Fortress.

Our king has been sent to the depths and we be needin' yer help to elect the new pirate king!

Join us for a brand new immersive adventure.....

PIRATES: The Search for the Next Pirate King

The Breathitt County Public Library has been serving the people of Breathitt County and Breathitt Countians at heart for more than 120 years. 

The Library houses one of the largest Genealogical collections in the state including the J.K. and Addie Murphy Photography collection! 

In addition, the Library also offers 20 public access computers, more than 52,000 books and more than 1,100 DVD's, Blu-Ray's including today's hit movies, classic films and multiple television series.

We have been working hard to preserve the history  of Breathitt County in a way that would be easily accessible to the people of Breathitt County and Breathitt Countians at heart. This is why we are proud to introduce our new digital collection of Genealogical  and historical items!


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