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Covington Address:
502 Scott Boulevard
Covington, KY 41011


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Monday 9:00 9:00
Tuesday 9:00 9:00
Wednesday 9:00 9:00
Thursday 9:00 9:00
Friday 9:00 6:00
Saturday 10:00 5:00
Sunday 1:00 5:00


Covington Local History and Genealogy Department Hours:

Beginning September 16, 2018

MONDAY         9:00 – 9:00
TUESDAY         9:00 – 5:00
WEDNESDAY   9:00 – 5:00
THURSDAY      9:00 – 9:00
FRIDAY            9:00 – 5:00
SATURDAY     10:00 – 5:00
SUNDAY           1:00 – 5:00


Drive-thru Window Hours:

Sunday 1:00 – 4:00
Monday 9:00 – 8:00
Tuesday 9:00 – 8:00
Wednesday 9:00 – 8:00
Thursday 9:00 – 8:00
Friday 9:00 – 5:00
Saturday 9:00 – 4:00

wireless_printingWireless Printing
Print from home or your mobile device and pick it up at the Covington Branch within 24 hours.




Take a Tour:

Main Floor
History & Genealogy
Children’s Department

About Us:

The Covington branch is on the corner of 5th and Scott in downtown Covington. Free parking is provided. Library computers include Microsoft Office, Internet access and black & white or color printing. You will need a Library card to access the computers. Copy machines are available for color or black & white copying. All copies/prints are 10 cents for b&w or 50 cents for color.

A fax machine is also available. The service uses credit or debit cards only. The cost is $1.75 for the first page, and $1.00 for each additional page. Higher rates apply for international faxes.

The Covington location opened in 1974. An extensive remodel was finished in 2013.  It houses Northern Kentucky’s largest collection of genealogy and local history materials.

Wi-Fi Access Available

arrowSave time checking out with our drive-thru window, it is open during regular business hours.
You can also return your items in our book drop at any time.

Notary Services

Meeting Rooms:

The Library has several meeting rooms and computer labs available for public use. Please use one of our forms to request a space for your meeting or class.  By submitting your request you are agreeing to follow our meeting room policy.

 Request a Meeting Room

2018 Holiday Closures:

January 1st New Year’s Day
April 1 Easter Sunday
May 27th &  28th Memorial Day & Sunday Before
July 4th Independence Day
September 2nd & 3rd Labor Day & Sunday Before
November 2nd Staff Day
November 22nd Thanksgiving
December 24th, 25th Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
December 31st Close at 5PM
January 1st, 2019 New Year’s Day


Branch Staff

Branch Manager:
Paul Duryea

Circulation Supervisor:
Please contact the circulation supervisor if you have any problems with your Library account including lost items and late fees.
Lesley Daley

Genealogy & Kentucky History Supervisor:
Elaine Kuhn

Reference Supervisor:
John Graham

Children’s Supervisor:
Kari Jones

Circulation Direct:  859-962-4084
Reference Direct:  859-962-4071
Children’s Direct:  859-962-4077
Local History/Genealogy:  859-962-4070

From I71/75 North or South, take the 5th Street exit

Follow 5th Street for approximately one mile until you reach Scott Boulevard

The library will be on the far right corner of 5th and Scott

Turn right on Scott Blvd.

Our free parking is available in the lot on the left directly past the library.


The Covington Library has a free parking lot for our visitors. Please note that free parking may not be available at all times, especially during popular events

Metered parking and a fee-based parking garage are also available. Street meters are free after 4 pm and on weekends. TANK bus serves the Covington Library.
Check for schedules and route information.

Floor plans

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