New coffee house and book shop opens in Lexington

(photo credit: Second Wave Coffee and Books Facebook)

Second Wave Coffee and Books is not only a place to get great coffee but you can pick out your favorite must read.  The biggest and the best part of Second Wave Coffee and Books is that is powered by the Arc of the Midlands employment initiative. The Arc of the Midlands provides employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

“Second Wave Coffee & Books exists to create a community with and for individuals with disabilities to work and learn valuable skills for life. Second Wave employs adults with disabilities and provides assessment, skill development, and supported employment in the retail setting. ” According to their Facebook page.


Second Wave is located at 529 S. Lake Drive in Lexington and is open 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday.

Visit Second Wave Coffee and Books on Facebook.