Carnegie’s Reading Room in Triangle Park

Reading_Room_Free_books_for_KidsOpen: April-October, dawn to dusk. Designed and constructed by Nate Hensley of Hensley Custom Studios, and in partnership with the Triangle Foundation, the Carnegie Reading Room is a custom mobile bookcase open from dawn to dusk each day to anyone who wants to sit and enjoy a book. Each patron is allowed one free book per visit.

What’s happening in the Reading Room this summer?

Books and a Movie – Friday, July 21, 8:00 pm
Before Downtown Lexington Corporation’s Fountain Films Showing of The Nightmare Before Christmas, stop by the Reading Room for books, snacks, and a fun activity! For families with children ages 3-13.

Weekly Story Time – For ages 2-5. Click here for dates and to sign up!


Neil_Reading_RoomThe Carnegie Center asks local authors to join Carnegie’s executive director, Neil Chethik (FatherLoss & VoiceMale) and donate a copy of their book to the Reading Room for Lexingtonians and visitors alike to enjoy!