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Oral History


Serving Our Community

We enjoy serving the LaRue County community by providing essential library services including genealogical research help, historical obituaries and much more. Be sure to check out our Oral History Project – focusing on your stories of our community. We believe that an informed community is a strong community, and we value the opportunity to do our part in Hodgenville, all of LaRue County and beyond!

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Oral History Project 

Experience LaRue County history through our residents.

LaRue County Public Library holds a place in the community where everyone can connect, explore, discover and grow. We want to share that passion through your community experience! Enjoy these peeks into the past and find out more about our amazing community of LaRue County!

LaRue County Genealogy Resources

Ancestry Library Edition

The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives is partnering with KYVL to provide access to Ancestry Library Edition.

Find a Grave

World’s largest gravesite collection. Over 226 million memorials created by the community since 1995.

Family Search

Bring to life your family’s history by exploring the lives of those that came before you.

Library Genealogy Records

LaRue County Public Library Genealogy Records Overview.

Billion Graves Website

BillionGraves is the world’s largest resource for searchable GPS cemetery data, and is growing bigger and better every day.

Census Records

You can start your census records search with only the name of your relative or ancestor, and the state where he or she resided.

Veterans' Service Records

Request Military Service records, research using Military Records, replace lost metals and awards, or browse historical photographs.

How Can We Help?

Books, Magazines, Audiobooks & DVD's

Let us help you find your next favorite book, magazine, digital book or DVD.

Programs For All Ages

Come join us for fun and educational events for kids of all ages!

Interlibrary Loan Requests

Borrow physical materials or receive electronic documents from another library.

Copies, Fax & Scans

We offer a copier, fax, printing, scanners and lamination services for your personal or business needs. *Costs Apply

Internet Access and Wireless

Enjoy free internet access and wireless.

Recommend a Title

Share your recommendations. We do our best to have what you are looking for!

Meeting Rooms

We offer meeting spaces free of charge to individuals and organizations.

Kentucky Virtual Library Database

Resources in partnership with participating libraries and more.

Notary Public

Happy to serve our community and now offer Notary Public services.

LaRue County Herald News Obituaries

We enjoy serving the LaRue County community by providing essential library services including access to annual bound editions of the LaRue County Herald News publication. Below, select obituaries are available to view. Other years’ obituaries are available in the library’s on-site reference section.


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Our Mission

The mission of the LaRue County Public Library is to provide materials and services for personal enrichment, enjoyment and educational needs to all county residents of all ages. This is to be done during convenient hours and in pleasant surroundings. We believe that an informed community is a strong community and the library values the opportunity to do our part.


215 Lincoln Drive
Hodgenville, KY 42748
Phone: 270-358-3851


Monday 9am – 5pm
Tuesday 9am – 7pm
Wednesday 9am – 5pm
Thursday 9am – 7pm
Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 2pm
Sunday Closed

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