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Due to inclement weather, UK will be operating on Plan B for Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th. 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 and will close at 8 pm on Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th.

Confirmed Closed March 5th & 6th: 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 and 6th:
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.

Depository Timeline




The UK Libraries were designated a land-grant Federal Depository library in 1907, shortly after the Wright brothers made their first flight at Kitty Hawk, NC, in 1903.  This flight was re-enacted to celebrate the golden anniversary of the flight in 1953; see p. 16 of H. Doc 480 from the 83rd Congress.

Wright Brothers' Flight Reenactment
Reenactment of the flight by Billy Parker, p. 16.