Berea

Berea branch location exterior

Location Details

Address:
Madison County Public Library
319 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40403

Directions:
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Anne Lawson 
Branch Services Manager

Christina Cornelison
Director

Phone:
(859) 986-7112

Fax:
(859) 986-7208

Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 9AM-8PM

Friday - Saturday: 9AM-6PM
Sunday: 1PM-5PM

MCPL’s Berea location features a reading area with a scenic nature view, a fireplace, study room, outdoor reading garden, theater, and dividable community room with a full kitchen.

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Richmond" group.

Crafternoon: Mask Painting

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Richmond
Library Branch: Richmond
Room: Main Floor Community Room #142
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Get ready for Halloween by painting your very own paper maché mask here at the library! We will be using tempera paint, so please dress accordingly. Aprons will be provided. This is a drop-in program, but please allow yourself plenty of time to compl...
This event is in the "Berea" group.

Crafternoon: Mask Painting

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Berea
Library Branch: Berea
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Get ready for Halloween by painting your very own paper maché mask here at the library! We will be using tempera paint, so please dress accordingly. Aprons will be provided. This is a drop-in program, but please allow yourself plenty of time to compl...
This event is in the "Richmond" group.

Free GED Classes

4:00pm - 7:30pm
Richmond
Library Branch: Richmond
Room: Main Floor Conference Room #138
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Free GED classes are now being held at the Madison County Public library, Richmond location. Space is limited. Please call 859-622-8065 to enroll. The classes are being offered through a partnership brought together by Madison County Adult Education ...
This event is in the "Richmond" group.

Nifty Needlers

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Richmond
Library Branch: Richmond
Room: Top Floor Meeting Room #205
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, How To

Nifty Needlers

You may be a Nifty Needler if . . . you love to knit and/or crochet; your bumper sticker says “I brake for yarn stores;” you make items for your church, Project Linus or other charities; you’d love to share a great pattern or yarn you found with people who understand; your family would call Hobby Lobby first if you went missing. If you answered yes to any of these, join us for stitching.

This event is in the "Richmond" group.

Free Reading and Language GED Classes

9:00am - 12:30pm
Richmond
Library Branch: Richmond
Room: Main Floor Conference Room #138
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
This course is designed for the student who wishes to improve their reading and language skills.  It is a great steppingstone for those seeking to earn their GED, but all others are welcome too. Call 859-622-8065 to learn more. ...
This event is in the "Berea" group.

Toddler Time

10:00am - 11:00am
Berea
Library Branch: Berea
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us for fun literacy-based group activities for the very young! Toddlers and the adults who love them will make new friends as they play and learn. We play with a parachute, sing songs, learn finger plays, play games, dance, make music and share ...

Berea Community Resources

Berea Senior Citizen's Center
Address:

214 West Jefferson Street
Berea, KY 40403
United States

Phone:
502-839-7520

Connects seniors with a variety of community resources, such as housing, heating assistance , transportation, Medicare and other available programs. Provides on-site health and wellness classes.

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Goodwill Industries of Kentucky
Address:

Richmond location
680 Eastern Bypass
Richmond, KY 40475
United States

Phone:
Berea location: 859-985-9816; Richmond location: 859-623-7173

Berea location:
112 Prince Royal Dr 
Berea, KY  40403 

Helps job seekers who need help getting a foot in the door with employers or who may need a second chance to participate in the workforce due to criminal backgrounds, language barriers, limited education, lack of transportation, and chronic poverty.

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Madison County Health Department
Address:

Richmond office
216 Boggs Lane Richmond, KY 40475
Richmond, KY 40475
United States

Phone:
Richmond: 859-623-7312; Berea: 859-986-1192

Berea office:
1001 Ace Drive
Berea, KY 40403

Clinic offering health services for children and adults. General services include immunizations, preventitive care, Freedom from Smoking classes, syringe exchanges, CARE, HANDS, and WIC programs.

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New Opportunity School for Women
Address:

204 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40403
United States

Phone:
859-985-7200

Offers a free, two-week educational residency to Appalachian women; focuses on self esteem and wellness, career and education, arts, culture and community.

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Office of Family Support
Address:

Richmond Office
304 Anna Hume Blvd
Richmond, KY 40403
United States

Phone:
1-855-306-8959

Berea Office:
204 Pauline Dr, Berea, KY  40403-0461

Local office offering assistance with food benefits, medical and welfare. 

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Saint Joseph Berea
Address:

305 Estill Street
Berea, KY 40403
United States

Phone:
859-986-3151

Hospital offering 24/7 emergency care, general surgery, primary care, women's care, sliding scale dental care, and a Senior Renewal Center.  

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The Prep Academy
Address:

Richmond:
301 Bellevue Drive
Richmond, KY 40475
United States

Phone:
Richmond: 859-623-8546; Berea: 859-756-3091

In Berea:
214 West Jefferson Street 
Berea, KY 40404

Head Start for children 3-5 years old, offered to families who meet eligibility requirements.

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