Oct 11 2018 Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing Celebrates 25 Years with Archaeology Day Event

The public is invited to a free, family-friendly afternoon to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the opening of  Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing on Sunday, October 21 from 1-5 p.m.   

Oct 10 2018 Louisville Free Public Library Director Jim Blanton announces departure

Mayor appoints Lee Burchfield to serve as Interim Director

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Jim Blanton is leaving his post as Director of Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) in early November for a similar post in Asheville, N.C., to be closer to family.

Sep 12 2018 Author Sarah Vowell to speak at Locust Grove

Author Sarah Vowell will speak at Locust Grove on Friday, September 21, 2018 for “Lafayette in Louisville: An Evening with Sarah Vowell”. The New York Times’ bestselling author of Lafayette in the Somewhat United States will speak about the Marquis de Lafayette—followed by an 1825-style Grand Dinner to honor the French hero of the American Revolution.

Jul 18 2018 Code Louisville training creates local tech jobs and careers for more than 250 people

Code Louisville, which provides training to help people quickly enter the technology field, has helped more than 250 people start or advance their careers in technology, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

May 7 2018 Empowerment and Career Fair Day at the Nia Center on May 10

Louisvillians hoping to find a fresh start, help with finances or a new career direction will find a wealth of opportunities at the “Be Empowered at the Nia” event on Thursday, May 10.  The event is being held at the Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Apr 2 2018 Neighborhood Place Participates in a Month-long Shoe Drive, Three Employment Recruitment Events and More

Neighborhood Place partners offer healthy events and services in April to benefit the entire family including a month-long athletic shoes collection for JCPS students; employment recruitment opportunities with FedEx Ground, ElderCare 4 Families and Sodexo; a Family Spring Fling at Portland Community Center and much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Apr 28 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Host a Job Fair, a College Match Workshop and a Gigantic Yard Sale

Neighborhood Place sites bring together multiple partners in May offering opportunities to improve your livelihood and health including a job fair at Portland Community Center, a college match information session, as well as a diabetes awareness and self-management class.  A gigantic yard sale and bake sale is also being held at Bethany United Church of Christ on May 12 and 13.  To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone

Oct 31 2016 810 Neighborhood Place Relocates and Renames to Charmoli Center

New Location Expands Footprint of Services

A new Neighborhood Place will open this week in the East Government Center in Middletown, expanding the agency’s footprint to low-income residents long underserved by its programs.

Oct 25 2016 Louisville sets new record in education attainment

Louisville’s adult population has set a new record for college attainment, according to 2015 data released this week from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Highlights of the data include:  The percentage of working-age adults with at least an associate degree now stands at 44.7 percent, up 3 percentage points over the previous year. 

The percentage with at least a bachelor’s degree was also up to 35.7 percent, a 2.4 percentage point increase.

Oct 17 2016 4th Annual Community Shield Conference on Oct. 20
Themes:  Increase Community Awareness and Reduce the Impact of Violence
Sep 7 2016 City Website Ranked Among Best in the Nation

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the Center for Digital Government has again named Louisvilleky.gov, the official city website for Louisville Metro Government, as one of the top city websites in America.

The Best of the Web Awards recognize cities that constantly innovate, focus on services and work to improve the user experience. This is the eighth year the site has placed in the top 5 nationally.

Aug 31 2016 LFPL adds more popular titles to eMagazine offerings with Flipster

People, Real Simple, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, and Sports Illustrated—these are just a few of the popular magazines being offered free of charge through the Louisville Free Public Library’s new online service Flipster.

Aug 31 2016 Louisville Free Public Library explores government, civics, and the right to vote this election season

With the presidential election just around the corner, our government and voting are in the spotlight. And at the Louisville Free Public Library, that means it’s a great time to learn something new and to get involved. To kick things off this Thursday, August 18 (6:00 p.m.), the Main Library will screen the 2015 film Suffragette, followed by a lecture on The History of Women’s Suffrage in Louisville delivered by noted speaker Marsha Weinstein.

Aug 29 2016 LFPL, JCPS now accepting submissions for the Kentucky Youth Film Festival

Once again, the Louisville Free Public Library is teaming up with Jefferson County Public Schools and Louisville’s International Festival of Film to invite aspiring young filmmakers, ages 12 to 19, to submit their original short films to the Kentucky Youth Film Festival (KYFF). Works on any topic or genre are accepted as long as they are G- or PG-rated and suitable for a teen audience.

May 27 2016 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Healthy Lifestyle Workshops, Support Groups

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer several opportunities for healthy workshops and screenings in June including blood pressure checks, an educational baby shower and colon cancer screenings.