The Richmond Register

Arts/Events

October 8, 2013

EKU Special Collections, public library announce transportation partnership

Every Thursday, Oct. 10-Nov. 21

RICHMOND — Eastern Kentucky University Special Collections and Archives and the Madison County Public Library have partnered to make utilizing the university’s rich archival treasures for research or genealogy projects more convenient for patrons.

Every Thursday, Oct. 10-Nov. 21, free “door-to-door” transportation will be provided from the Madison County Public Library, 507 W. Main St., Richmond, to EKU’s John Grant Crabbe Main Library, home of Special Collections and Archives.

Patrons can park at the Madison County Library and be transported at 10 a.m. to the EKU facility in the heart of campus. Return transportation will be provided from EKU to the local library at 2 p.m.

For more details about EKU Special Collections and Archives, visit archives.eku.edu.

Because space is limited, weekly registration is required. Call 623-6704 or text 859-408-3973 to reserve transportation.

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