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The Perry County Public Library serves the citizens of Perry County, Kentucky with the main library and a bookmobile. The library provides a wide variety of popular materials and services. The bookmobile serves as a mobile branch delivering library services to the entire Perry County area.

Information & Reference

Professional library staff are trained to answer your questions and assist with your informational needs. Call, e-mail, or visit the library with your requests.

Electronic Resources

The library offers computers for Internet access or other computer use. Patrons under the age of 18 must have parental permission to access the Internet. More info...


The Perry County Public Library offers a variety of programs for children and adults throughout the year. This includes Story Time and other entertainment. Watch for listings in the local newspapers, on WYMT TV Community Calendar; listen to WSGS radio, visit our on-line calendar, or call the library for more information.

There are no admission fees for programs and all programs are open to the public. (Some programs may require pre-registration)


The Perry County Public Library genealogy room serves as a reference resource of non-circulating materials on local family genealogy and the history of Perry and surrounding counties. The collection includes a wide variety of materials, such as census records, microfilm, marriage & death records, cemetery guides, newspapers and books. More info...

Special Services

  • The library provides special services which include large print books, the Talking Book Service, a Video-Eye machine and Zoom-Text software for those with low vision.
  • InterLibrary Loan: When requested, materials not owned by the library may be borrowed from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan Service.
  • Copier: Two coin operated copiers are available for public use. Copies are .10 cents (B&W) and .25 cents (color)
  • Fax machine service is available for $1.00 per page to send. No charge for local or toll free numbers.
  • Library Tours are available upon request.
  • Tax forms are available during tax season.

Meeting Rooms / Auditorium

Two meeting rooms are available for public use. Each room will accommodate approximately 25 people. Meetings may be held after hours. All meetings require a $25.00 refundable maintenance deposit. The auditorium seats 176 and has stage area. Maintenance deposit for auditorium is $50.00. Call the library to make reservations. More info...

Bookmobile Service

The Perry County Public Library offers extension service in a state of the art bookmobile. Service is provided to private homes, community stops, clinics, the nursing home, schools and more. Contact the library for route information. More info...

The library will make every reasonable accommodation to assist qualified disabled persons wishing to make use of library facilities or services. If such accommodation is required, patrons are asked to notify any library employee.

Perry County Public Library
289 Black Gold Blvd. | Hazard, KY 41701 | 606-436-2475 | 606-436-4747 | f: 606-436-0191 |