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

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

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Locations & Hours

Upcoming Events

Learn about the interface and basic tools of Adobe Photoshop. You'll also learn how to effectively use and work with layers in Photoshop.
Northside Branch
Tue. May 5th - 10:00am to 12:00pm
An intermediate Spanish class focusing on conversation and skills application. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Beaumont Branch
Tue. May 5th - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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
Tue. May 5th - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Try out experiments and different craft projects every week. This fun program is for children ages 6-12.
Village Branch
Tue. May 5th - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Are you thinking about your future? Is college for you? Do you know how to make a resume or apply for a job? Start finding answers for these questions and to collaborate with UK mentors. For teens in...
Village Branch
Tue. May 5th - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Learn the basics of creating graphic designs and images from photos and creating unique material using the basic tools and processes of Illustrator.
Northside Branch
Tue. May 5th - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Watch if you dare! Talk about it if you can find the words! Join us for a free viewing followed by lively discussion of selected classic horror films. Light snacks provided. For the current film...
Tates Creek Branch
Tue. May 5th - 6:30pm to 8:45pm
Make Way for Tomorrow, by Leo McCarey, is one of the great unsung Hollywood masterpieces, an enormously moving Depression-era depiction of the frustrations of family, aging, and the generation gap....
Central Library
Tue. May 5th - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Learners will discover the basics of word processing, including creating, formatting, and printing a simple document. Prerequisite: PC Basics. Students should be comfortable with the mouse and...
Tates Creek Branch
Wed. May 6th - 9:30am to 11:30am
A storytime for toddlers! Clapping, singing, and enjoying good stories and books! A simple story-related craft or activity is included.
Central Library
Wed. May 6th - 10:00am to 10:30am
Join certified yoga instructor Katie as she guides you & your child through fun beginning yoga poses. This is the first of a four-part series each Wednesday morning in May. Attendees are asked to...
Eagle Creek Branch
Wed. May 6th - 11:00am to 11:30am
An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.
Central Library
Wed. May 6th - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Stories, songs and gentle yoga poses help children develop early literacy skills and strong bodies. For children ages 2 - 5; parent/caregiver participation is required. This four-part series begins...
Tates Creek Branch
Wed. May 6th - 1:00pm to 1:45pm
Learners will experience more advanced word processing tasks including lists, headers, and cut/copy/paste functions. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013.
Central Library
Wed. May 6th - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Join certified yoga instructor Katie as she guides you & your child through fun beginning yoga poses. This is the first of a four-part series (each Wednesday morning in May. Attendees are asked...
Beaumont Branch
Wed. May 6th - 2:30pm to 3:15pm
Congrats to Bea Barendregt, who won the Fitbit in our 1 Book 1 Lexington giveaway! Participants logged 1,401.39 total miles during April.