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Closed until 10:00am today

9:00AM - 9:00PM

9:00AM - 9:00PM

9:00AM - 9:00PM

9:00AM - 9:00PM

9:00AM - 6:00PM

10:00AM - 5:00PM

1:00PM - 5:00PM

1992 Walton-Nicholson
Independence,, Kentucky 41051
Childrens: (859) 962-4032
Circulation Questions: (859) 962-4038
The Independence location of the Kenton County Public Library opened in January 2007. It is a 39,000 square-foot library, with 25,283 sq. ft. of public space. Features include a drive-through window, 2,000 sq. ft. meeting room,…

Holidays and Closures

  • Easter Sunday
    Sunday, March 31, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Memorial Day & Sunday Before
    Sunday, May 26, 2024 - Monday, May 27, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Independence Day
    Thursday, July 4, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day & Sunday Before
    Sunday, September 1, 2024 - Monday, September 2, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Staff Training Day
    Friday, November 8, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving and Friday After
    Thursday, November 28, 2024 - Friday, November 29, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
    Tuesday, December 24, 2024 - Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Eve
    Tuesday, December 31, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • New Year's Day
    Wednesday, January 1, 2025
    Closed All Day

Upcoming Events

About Independence Branch

    • Business Center (Fax/Copy/Scan)
    • Computers
    • Drive-Thru
    • Meeting/Study Rooms
    • Notary
    • Parking
    • Printing
  • Directions:
    From I-275:
    Take KY-17 exit, Exit 80 toward Covington/Independence
    Merge onto Madison Pike/KY 17 toward Independence (south)
    Turn right onto KY 17
    Turn Right onto Walton-Nicholson Road
    The Library is on the right

    From I75 
    Take 75 South to the Richwood exit 175.
    Go left (East) off of the exit for about 1/2 mile until you hit Rt 25.
    Go right on Rt 25 (South), and proceed for about 3 miles.
    Go right on Rt 16, and this will become Walton-Nicholson Road. The library is about 5 miles from the Rt 25 turnoff.

  • Meeting Rooms 
    A, B & C

    Study Rooms

  • All locations of the branch are accessible.

New at Independence Branch

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