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Attention: 

Due to inclement weather, UK will be operating on Plan B for Thursday, March 5th. Please contact the library location you intend to visit before traveling. Current open/closed information is below.


Confirmed Open: William T. Young Library will open at 10 am on Thursday, March 5th.


Confirmed Closed March 5th: Agricultural Information Center, Design, Education, Little Fine Arts, Medical Center, Morris, Science, Special Collections Research Center, Shaver Engineering, and Transportation.


Service points in William T. Young Library for Thursday, March 5th:
AV Services will be closed.
Reference and PNM desks will open at 10 am.
The UK Writing Center is closed, but scheduled clients should check their email for e-tutoring options.

Driving Directions, Parking and Map

 

Driving Directions

Driving directions are provided to the William T. Young visitor parking lot.  Also see the campus map showing all libraries

From I-75 Northbound (e.g., from Knoxville)

  • Exit #104 onto the Athens-Boonesboro Road (Highway 418)
  • Go toward Lexington (road becomes Richmond Road, then Main Street)
  • Travel until Woodland Avenue (multi-story red brick Woodlands Apartment building on your left)
  • Turn left onto Woodland
  • Travel until Hilltop Avenue
  • Turn right onto Hilltop (this is the only turn-choice possible)
  • Turn right into William T. Young Library visitor's parking lot

From I-64 Eastbound (e.g., from Louisville)

  • Merge with I-75 Southbound
  • Exit #115 onto the Newtown Pike (Highway 922)
  • Go toward Lexington
  • Travel until Main Street
  • Turn left onto Main Street
  • Travel about 3-4 blocks until Broadway
  • Turn right onto Broadway
  • Travel 2 traffic lights until Maxwell
  • Turn left onto Maxwell
  • Travel 6-7 traffic lights until Woodland Avenue
  • Turn right onto Woodland
  • Travel 3-4 blocks until Hilltop Avenue
  • Turn right onto Hilltop (this is the only turn-choice possible)
  • Turn right into William T. Young Library visitor's parking lot

From I-75 Southbound (e.g., from Cincinnati)

  • Exit #115 onto the Newtown Pike (Highway 922)
  • Go toward Lexington
  • Travel until Main Street
  • Turn left onto Main Street
  • Travel about 3-4 blocks until Broadway
  • Turn right onto Broadway
  • Travel 2 traffic lights until Maxwell
  • Turn left onto Maxwell
  • Travel 6-7 traffic lights until Woodland Avenue
  • Turn right onto Woodland
  • Travel 3-4 blocks until Hilltop Avenue
  • Turn right onto Hilltop (this is the only turn-choice possible)
  • Turn right into William T. Young Library visitor's parking lot

I-64 Westbound (e.g., from Ashland)

  • Exit #81 onto the I-75 Southbound then right away, exit again!
  • Exit #110 onto the Winchester Road (Highway 60)
  • Go toward Lexington
  • Travel approx. 2 mi. to Walton Avenue
  • Turn left onto Walton
  • Travel about 6 blocks to Main Street
  • Turn right onto Main
  • Travel about 3-4 blocks to Woodland Avenue
  • Turn left onto Woodland
  • Travel 3-4 blocks to Hilltop Avenue
  • Turn right onto Hilltop (this is the only turn-choice possible)
  • Turn right into William T. Young Library visitor's parking lot

BG Parkway Eastbound (e.g., from Nashville via Elizabethown):

  • At parkway terminus turn right onto Versailles Road (Highway 60)
  • Turn right onto Mason Headley Road (Cardinal Hill Rehab. Hospital is on the corner)
  • Mason Headley becomes Waller Avenue, and then Cooper Street, after crossing Nicholasville Road.
  • At the first stop light, turn left on University drive.
  • When University deadends, you see William T. Young Library in front of you.
  • Turn right on Hilltop.
  • Turn left into the William T. Young Library visitor's parking lot.

From Nicholasville:

  • Take US 27, Lexington Road (becomes Nicholasville Road) North
  • After approximately 12 miles, you pass the Football Stadium on your right,
  • Turn right on Cooper Drive
  • At the first stop light, turn left on University Drive
  • When University dead ends, you see William T. Young Library in front of you
  • Turn right on Hilltop
  • Turn left into the William T. Young Library visitor's parking lot.

From Georgetown:

  • South US-25 (Lexington Road).
  • Stay on the road, Lexington Road becomes Georgetown Road becomes Main Street.
  • Turn right onto Broadway
  • Travel until Maxwell
  • Turn left onto Maxwell
  • Travel until Woodland Avenue
  • Turn right onto Woodland
  • Travel until Hilltop Avenue
  • Turn right onto Hilltop (this is the only turn-choice possible)
  • Turn right into William T. Young Library visitor's parking lot

From Versailles:

  • East on US-60 (Lexington Road)
  • Stay on the road, it becomes Versailles Road.
  • Turn right onto Mason Headley Road (Cardinal Hill Rehab. Hospital is on the corner)
  • Mason Headley becomes Waller Avenue, and then Cooper Drive, after crossing Nicholasville Road.
  • At the first stop light, turn left on University drive
  • When University dead ends, you see William T. Young Library in front of you
  • Turn right on Hilltop
  • Turn left into the William T. Young Library visitor's parking lot.