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William E. Durr Branch

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Address:
1992 Walton-Nicholson Road
Independence, KY 41051
859-962-4030

Hours:

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

 

The Drive-Thru Closes 1 Hour Before the Branch

 



Library Services:

Notary Services

The Library has staff available to notarize documents.  Please contact the Branch to make sure someone is available.


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

 


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

 


Art & Collections Exhibits:

Are you an artist eager to display your work, or do you have an interesting collection to display?  Contact us with a sample of your work to learn more about our exhibit space.

Request an Exhibit

 


2019 Holiday Closures:

January 1st New Year’s Day
April 21 Easter Sunday
May 26th &  27th Memorial Day & Sunday Before
July 4th Independence Day
September 1st & 2nd Labor Day & Sunday Before
November 1st Staff Day
November 28th Thanksgiving
December 24th, 25th Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
December 31st Close at 5PM
January 1st, 2020 New Year’s Day

 


The William E. Durr 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, two study rooms, 15 station computer lab, 32 public access computers and a reading garden. The children’s area includes 12 computers, a separate activity room, family assisted restrooms.

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 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.

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.

 

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Contact the Durr Branch

Branch Manager
Faith Mulberry
859-962-4036

If you have questions about your Library account
including lost items and late fees call,
859-962-4038 or email.

Reference questions:  859-962-4031
Children’s Service Desk:  859-962-4032
Local History/Genealogy Department:  859-962-4070  (located at the Covington Branch Library)

Interlibrary loan (ILL) is a service whereby a patron of one library can borrow books, DVDs, music, and more that are owned by another library. To learn more, including renewals, call:
859-962-4081

Homebound Service
Homebound Delivery is a service designed to offer Library materials to Kenton County residents with a disability or medical condition that prevents them from visiting the Library. To learn more, contact:
859-962-4061.

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.

 


Who was William E. Durr?
William E. Durr was a long-time resident and business owner in southern Kenton County. His brother, R.C. Durr, businessman and community builder, donated a gift which partially funded the new building as a tribute to his brother William.

At the groundbreaking ceremony, William received the first library card issued from the branch that bears his name. He was also the first person to check out a book in this library.

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