One Book One Lexington

Participate in this year's One Book One Lexington events! This year's selection is Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.


Get "Wild" & Take a Walk

Get "Wild" about the great outdoors! Log the number of miles as you walk, run or hike during the month of April, and enter to win a Fitbit.

I was amazed that what I needed to survive could be carried on my back. And, most surprising of all, that I could carry it.
- Cheryl Strayed

Get Inspired.

Opportunity, Inspiration, Discovery: Voices of the Lexington Public Library.


2015 World Refugee Day Summit

A full day of sessions at the Central Library including stories from refugees who now call Lexington home and the chance to talk with other community members and service providers about best practices.

Recognize yourself in he and she who are not like you and me.
- Carlos Fuentes

Locations & Hours

Upcoming Events

Rajiv Joseph's new American play: The lives of two American Marines and an Iraqi translator are forever changed by an encounter with a quick-witted tiger who haunts the streets of war-torn Baghdad...
Central Library
Sun. April 26th - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Learners will discover more about the advanced features of Windows 8, including how to personalize their device with a picture password, create a master control panel for all their settings, the full...
Central Library
Mon. April 27th - 9:30am to 11:30am
Hip babies from crawling to 18 months are invited to join this lively weekly storytime with a parent or caregiver. We'll share stories, songs & activities that promote early learning, foster...
Central Library
Mon. April 27th - 10:00am to 10:30am
Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.
Eagle Creek Branch
Mon. April 27th - 10:30am to 11:00am
Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.
Eagle Creek Branch
Mon. April 27th - 11:00am to 11:30am
Join us the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month. Previous game experience is recommended.
Tates Creek Branch
Mon. April 27th - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Open lab time to work on job search skills, resume or cover letter writing skills, and job applications with computer teachers present to answer questions. No reservations required. Bring complete...
Central Library
Mon. April 27th - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Homework help is available to all children in grades K-12. Please come in and sign up before 7:30pm each day, to ensure that you will receive help.
Village Branch
Mon. April 27th - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Explore the creative aspects of STEAM related programming through projects, experiments, and even some field trips! Don't miss your chance to discover and achieve! For Teens in grades 6-12. Signed...
Village Branch
Mon. April 27th - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
These classes are offered in partnership with Bluegrass Literacy. For more information, contact the Tates Creek branch (859)231-5500.
Tates Creek Branch
Mon. April 27th - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Join us the last Monday of every month for a rip roaring good time at the Farish Theater in the Lexington Public Library. One of two formats will be presented each month. Most months will have a...
Central Library
Mon. April 27th - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Join us for a relaxed hands-on introduction to the world of computers and tablets. Classes are open to all experience levels.
Tates Creek Branch
Tue. April 28th - 10:00am to 11:30am
We will cover the basics of using Apple software and hardware. Some experience with computers is necessary. This class will be using OS X Yosemite.
Northside Branch
Tue. April 28th - 10:00am to 12:00pm
This lapsit story time develops pre-reading skills with books, songs, and activities, and promotes budding social skills and child-caregiver interaction. Ages 0-18 months.
Eagle Creek Branch
Tue. April 28th - 10:15am to 10:45am
Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.
Tates Creek Branch
Tue. April 28th - 10:30am to 10:50am
RT @MSUjazz: The MSU jazz faculty will perform as a part of the Lexington Public Library's "Live at the Library"…