1894 - Free public library services in Breathitt County with the Kentucky Federation of Women's Club effort known as the Traveling Library project which sent book boxes to places in Kentucky.
1930 - February 5- Breathitt County Library purchased the old Hargis Commercial Bank Building on Main Street
1967 -Voters overwhelmingly approved the creation of the Breathitt County Public Library Taxing District.
1972 - The Library purchases the Red Reynolds' Ford Dealership and moves to College Avenue
2004 -The Breathitt County Public Library begin the planning of a future building project.
2012 - The Breathitt County Public Library Board purchases the College Avenue Building of Hazard Community and Technical College. This is now known the Library Annex building
"We continue to support the mission of the Breathitt County Public Library in the belief that everyone can learn and everyone must have access to information in order to make our community a better place for not only ourselves, but more importantly our kids and grandkids."
Stephen D. Bowling
Media Specialist and Circ.
Breathitt County Public Library
Board of Trustees
Cataloging and Circulation
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