Outreach Services

Delivering Books to Everyone!

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What is Outreach?

Outreach is the area of Anderson Public Library’s Adult Services that is devoted to traveling throughout and connecting with our community, delivering services and materials that are engaging, informative and life-enriching to members where they reside.

Though COVID-19 has currently placed limitations on some library services, we continue to deliver a selection of materials including books, audiobooks, magazines, DVDs, crafts, and more–right to your door, completely for free!

We also serve our local nursing home, senior center, and assisted living facility.

We look forward to resuming informative and entertaining programs as state guidelines allow.

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Eligibility for Outreach Services

Any resident of Anderson County that meets one or more of the following criteria is eligible for Outreach Services:

  • Has a visual disability
  • Has a physical disability
  • Has a cognitive disability
  • Is a Senior Citizen (over 65)
  • Has no viable means of transportation
  • Resides at a Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility
  • Participates in an Adult Day Care Facility

Fill out the form below to apply for Outreach Services, or call (502) 839-6420 for more information.

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Outreach Delivery Schedule

We deliver books to our members (weather permitting) once every two weeks. Materials will be placed on your porch as per social distancing guidelines. We will work with you to find a time that suits your needs.

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Other Resources

Outreach Newsletter

Our Outreach Newsletter is filled with interesting and uplifting information in an easy-to-read, large-type print. Outreach Members can subscribe to receive printed copies of the newsletter upon request.

You can also view or download a PDF copy of our latest newsletter below.

Take and Make Craft Kits

Our “Take and Make” Craft Kits are fun and creative projects that you can make at your leisure. Each kit contains the supplies necessary to complete the craft as well as instructions.

Kentucky Talking Book Library

Are you or a loved one visually impaired? Let us assist you in signing up for the Kentucky Talking Book Library! This service provides home delivery (via US Mail) of audiobooks and magazines for your listening pleasure. Kentucky Talking Book Library staff will provide the player and assist you with selecting material that you will enjoy.

Call 1 (800) 372-2968 or visit the Kentucky Talking Book Library website.

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Apply For Outreach Services

To apply for Outreach Services for you or someone you care for, fill out the form on this page and submit. Outreach Services will get in touch with you. You can also inquire in person at the Anderson Public Library circulation desk.

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Contact Outreach Services

If you have questions about Outreach Services or would like more information, fill out the form on this page or call (502) 839-6420.

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