Berea

Berea branch location exterior

Location Details

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

Directions:
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Danny Jacobs 
Branch Services Supervisor

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 "Berea" group.

Berea Needle Arts Club

9:00am - 10:30am
Berea
Library Branch: Berea
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational, Arts & Crafts, How To
Event Details:
Berea Needle Arts Club weekly group is open to all who engage in the needle arts. Everything from knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, spinning and more. We meet weekly on Friday morning from 9:00-10:30 am at the Madison County Public Librar...
This event is in the "Richmond" group.

Story Time

10:00am - 11:00am
Richmond
Library Branch: Richmond
Room: Main Floor Community Room #142
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes

Story Time

This is a program for preschool age children ages 3-5. When your child is too old for Baby & Toddler Time, move up to Story Time. We love to read picture books, do music & movement activities, develop early literacy skills, and do simple crafts. This program lasts 45 minutes to an hour and we could get messy so please dress appropriately!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

For special assistance during a library program, please contact the library at least 72 hours before the scheduled event.

This event is in the "Richmond" group.

Crafternoon: Wooden Safari Animals

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Richmond
Library Branch: Richmond
Room: Main Floor Community Room #142
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join us in the Community Room to color your own wooden safari animal to take home! We will be using wood markers, so please dress accordingly. Aprons will be provided. This is a drop-in program, but please allow yourself plenty of time to comple...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks or face coverings required

Due to social distancing guidelines, attendees are required to wear a mask or face covering to participate in this event. 

This event is in the "Virtual" group.

TeenCraft: Trip Alarms

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Educational, Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
One kit will be available per registration. You will need scissors for this project. Kits will be available for pick up in Berea and Richmond on Thursday.  When you register for this program, please make sure you provide a valid email addr...
This event is in the "Richmond" group.

The Tabletop Adventurers' Society

1:30pm - 5:30pm
Richmond
Library Branch: Richmond
Room: Main Floor Conference Room #138
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Entertainment, Workshop

Tabletop Adventurers

The Tabletop Adventurers' Society is a gathering of various RPG gamers joined together as one organization in order to provide easy access to a list of potential group members (players, DM's, etc.) to anyone looking to fill out their table, as well as to provide a regular meet-up for play and encouraging new players into the hobby.

The Society will work to promote a friendly social environment while fostering learning, exploring new concepts and promoting creativity through the act of collectively telling stories together. It will take a look at and utilize various tabletop RPG systems to delve into these stories and immerse participants in the various events and interactions to help promote personal and intellectual growth.

This event is in the "Berea" group.

Preschool Story Time

10:00am - 11:00am
Berea
Library Branch: Berea
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us every Monday at the Berea branch this summer for a very special story time! Each week we will be featuring a different theme and book. This program is intended for toddlers and preschoolers, but all are welcome to attend! ...

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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