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Friday, September 4th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

Learn how to sign up, build, and run your very own Etsy Shop. We'll talk about how to format and upload images, write interesting and engaging product descriptions, keep yourself organized for tax time, and tackle the dreaded question: How much should I charge? Prerequisite: Email Basics or equivalent experience and a valid email address.

Friday, September 4th - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Central Library

Do you dream of the perfect pet? Come to the library and design your own pet rock, complete with a training manual!

Saturday, September 5th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Story Room

Stop by the library each Saturday for storytime featuring great books, games & activities! For families.

Saturday, September 5th - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Central Library

Do you dream of the perfect pet? Come to the library and design your own pet rock, complete with a training manual!

Sunday, September 6th - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Central Library

The Friends Book Cellar is open from 1:00-5:00 PM on the first Sunday of each month for a 20% off sale. The Friends Book Cellar is located in the Lower Level of the Central Library.

Sunday, September 6th - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

Silent films every Sunday in September! Harold Lloyd's biggest box-office hit was this silent comedy gem, featuring the befuddled everyman at his eager best as a new college student. Though he dreams of being a big man on campus, the freshman's careful plans inevitably go hilariously awry, be it on the football field or at the Fall Frolic. But he gets a climactic chance to prove his mettle-and impress the sweet girl he loves-in one of the most famous sports sequences ever filmed. This crowd-pleaser is a gleeful showcase for Lloyd's slapstick brilliance and incandescent charm, and it is accompanied here by a new orchestral score by Carl Davis.


Monday, September 7th - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Central Library - Story Room

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 friendship & are tons of fun!

Tuesday, September 8th - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Central Library - Room C

Social Security will likely be the foundation of your retirement income. That's why it's so important to understand your options and the effect your decisions have on your retirement before you retire. We will examine how Social Security fits into your retirement income plan, when you should start taking benefits, and taxes and how they may affect your benefits. Presented by Griffin Johnson, Edward Jones Investments, Member SPIC. Please register at 859-223-4471 or megan.mcgee@edwardjones.com on or before Tuesday September 8th.

Tuesday, September 8th - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

In this darkly comedic odyssey, Academy Award nominee Rinko Kikuchi (Babel, Pacific Rim) stars as Kumiko, a frustrated Office Lady whose imagination transcends the confines of her mundane life. Kumiko becomes obsessed with a mysterious, battered VHS tape of a popular film she's mistaken for a documentary, fixating on a scene where a suitcase of stolen cash is buried in the desolate, frozen landscape of North Dakota. Believing this treasure to be real, she leaves behind Tokyo and her beloved rabbit Bunzo to recover it - and finds herself on a dangerous adventure unlike anything she's seen in the movies. With Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter, indie mavericks the Zellner Bros. spin a strangely touching underdog fable, populated by eccentrics and elevated to sonic heights by a Sundance award-winning score from electro-indie outfit The Octopus Project, that will leave audiences rooting for the impossible. 

Wednesday, September 9th - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Central Library - Story Room

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us every Wednesday for an energetic story time featuring clapping, singing, dancing, and listening to great books--all activities that promote language development, group interaction, and a life-long love of reading! A simple story-related activity follows. 30 minutes.

Wednesday, September 9th - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Central Library - Room C

An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.

Wednesday, September 9th - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

Uncover the dangers you can encounter online, software that can help protect your computer, and steps you can take to keep both you and your computer safer online. Prerequisite: Internet Basics or previous internet experience.

Wednesday, September 9th - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Central Library - Room C

The Japan/America Society of Kentucky is offering Japanese for Beginners to the community, free of charge, once a week for 10 weeks. The free Japanese class will start with Hiragana "ABC of Japanese" and introduce basic conversational phrases.

The Japan/America Society of Kentucky (JASK), established in 1987, is dedicated to sustaining a favorable business and community relationship between Japan and Kentucky by promoting cooperation and mutual understanding.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Please visit the following link to enroll:  http://www.jask.org/event-2007945


Wednesday, September 9th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

Firefox. Internet Explorer. Google Chrome. Learn your way around a browser and the tools that can make working with webpages a breeze. Prerequisite: Students should be able to use the mouse and keyboard.

Thursday, September 10th - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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 references, job history, education, and any other information you might need for a resume or job application.

Thursday, September 10th - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

A monthly live jazz show presented by the Jazz Arts Foundation

Friday, September 11th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

Learners will discover how to effectively navigate in Windows 8. Participants tour the Start screen and experiment with touch gestures, live tiles, and charms. This workshop also shows how to work efficiently with snap and keyboard shortcuts. Prerequisite: PC Basics.

Friday, September 11th - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Central Library - Atrium

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

We'll have fun from A to Z with this party celebrating the beloved classic with hands-on activities & crafts. For ages 2-5 with a parent or caregiver. Registration required.

Saturday, September 12th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

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 keyboard.

Saturday, September 12th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Story Room

Stop by the library each Saturday for storytime featuring great books, games & activities! For families.

Saturday, September 12th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Central Library

Saturday, Sept. 12th 6pm-8pm Central Library.

Limited engagement, Retired NYPD Detective & Co-Star of
Travel Channel's hit TV Series "Dead Files" leads a historical
investigation and history tour through Lexington Public
Library's Central Library
, former location of the Historic & Haunted
Phoenix Hotel, where he will provide a Detective's factual point of view on the
claimed "hauntings" and activity still experienced in this beautiful & modern Central
Library
. Guest Psychic to assist in the investigation & evidence
collection, and historical documentation. Psychic to be announced.
Attendees will enjoy an intimate & exclusive group setting for casual
meet & greet and interaction with Steve, as well as many other perks! Wine
provided by Chrisman Mill Winery, Transportation to and from the Library &
Convention Center provided by Lextran Trolley & Uber Car services.

$60 per person. Limited availability.

Tickets: www.thescarefest.com

Saturday, September 12th - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

Never before shown or released in the U.S., join Celebrity
film-makers, Christopher and Adrian Booth for this limited seating engagement
as they present their Director's Cut of the Award winning film "Dead
Still". The Booth Brothers will be on hand for Q & A, photos and
autographs as well as several other surprises! Props from the movie will be on
hand. Wine provided by Chrisman Mill Winery, Transportation to and from The
Library & Convention Center provided by Lextran Trolley & Uber Car
Services.

$10 per person, limited seating!

Tickets: www.thescarefest.com

Sunday, September 13th - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

Silent films every Sunday in September! With its stunning camerawork and striking compositions, Carl Th. Dreyer'sThe Passion of Joan of Arc convinced the world that movies could be art. Renée Falconetti gives one of the greatest performances ever recorded on film, as the young maiden who died for God and France. Long thought to have been lost to fire, the original version was miraculously found in perfect condition in 1981-in a Norwegian mental institution. Criterion is proud to present this milestone of silent cinema in a new special edition featuring composer Richard Einhorn's Voices of Light, an original opera/oratorio inspired by the film.

Monday, September 14th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

This class introduces the basic functions and uses of a spreadsheet program. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013 or previous experience using spreadsheet software.

Monday, September 14th - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Central Library - Story Room

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 friendship & are tons of fun!

Monday, September 14th - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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 references, job history, education, and any other information you might need for a resume or job application.

Tuesday, September 15th - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

Lexington Forum special presentation on race.

Wednesday, September 16th - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Central Library - Story Room

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us every Wednesday for an energetic story time featuring clapping, singing, dancing, and listening to great books--all activities that promote language development, group interaction, and a life-long love of reading! A simple story-related activity follows. 30 minutes.

Wednesday, September 16th - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Central Library - Room C

An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.

Wednesday, September 16th - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

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 keyboard.

Wednesday, September 16th - 3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Central Library - Atrium

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

You are invited to party celebrating the beloved Mo Willems' characters Elephant & Piggie! We'll celebrate the dynamic duo with games & activities. For ages 3-8 with a parent or caregiver. Registration required.

Wednesday, September 16th - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Central Library - Room C

The Japan/America Society of Kentucky is offering Japanese for Beginners to the community, free of charge, once a week for 10 weeks. The free Japanese class will start with Hiragana "ABC of Japanese" and introduce basic conversational phrases.

The Japan/America Society of Kentucky (JASK), established in 1987, is dedicated to sustaining a favorable business and community relationship between Japan and Kentucky by promoting cooperation and mutual understanding.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Please visit the following link to enroll:  http://www.jask.org/event-2007945


Wednesday, September 16th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500

This class introduces the basic functions and uses of a spreadsheet program. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013 or previous experience using spreadsheet software.

Wednesday, September 16th - 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

Join jazz musicians in their preparatory rehearsal for an upcoming performance for the "Jazz: Live at the Library" concert series.  This program, which is free and open to the public, gives customers the opportunity to interact with the musicians when they are not playing.  

Thursday, September 17th - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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 references, job history, education, and any other information you might need for a resume or job application.

Thursday, September 17th - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater


The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who struggles to keep order while she falls in love with the local astrophysics professor. He is busy trying to save the camp from a deadly piece of NASA's Skylab which is hurtling toward earth. All that, plus: a dangerous waterfall rescue, love triangles, misfits, cool kids, and talking vegetable cans. The questions will all be resolved, of course, at the big talent show at the end of the day.


Friday, September 18th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab
Registration begins on September 4th

Get up to
speed on how to create, use, and maintain a Facebook page of your own,
including understanding the complex Facebook privacy policies and
settings. Learn the ins and outs of one
of the most widely used social networking programs. Prerequisite:
Email basics. Must have a Valid Email
Address.

Friday, September 18th - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Central Library - Gallery

Gallery Hop

Saturday, September 19th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab
Registration begins on September 5th

Learners will experience more advanced word processing tasks including lists, headers, and cut/copy/paste functions. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013.

Saturday, September 19th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Story Room

Stop by the library each Saturday for storytime featuring great books, games & activities! For families.

Saturday, September 19th - 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Central Library - Atrium
Registration begins on September 5th

Color your world at our family painting party! Explore different ways to use color and everyday objects to create amazing art. Remember to dress for mess!

Saturday, September 19th - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

Community forum on African American LGBTQ in Lexington. This event is sponsored by University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Black Pride.

Sunday, September 20th - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

Silent films every Sunday in September!

In the pre-Civil War South, a bumbling young man goes to claim his family estate, meets a pretty girl en route -- and her clan -- who've been involved in a feud with his own family for decades. Meticulously re-created period settings and brilliant physical gags abound in Keaton's third feature.

Monday, September 21st - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab
Registration begins on September 7th

This workshop is designed for an audience that is new to computing. Learners will discover how to access the desktop, how to save, create, and move files and folders; and how to pin important stuff to the Start screen. Prerequisite: Students should be able to use the mouse and keyboard.

Monday, September 21st - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Central Library - Story Room

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 friendship & are tons of fun!

Monday, September 21st - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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 references, job history, education, and any other information you might need for a resume or job application.

Monday, September 21st - 3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Central Library - Atrium
Registration begins on September 7th

In this month's American Girl Club, we'll feature Julie. We'll make groovy crafts, play games, & learn about her era- the 1970's. For grades K-5.

Tuesday, September 22nd - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater
Wednesday, September 23rd - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Central Library - Story Room

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us every Wednesday for an energetic story time featuring clapping, singing, dancing, and listening to great books--all activities that promote language development, group interaction, and a life-long love of reading! A simple story-related activity follows. 30 minutes.

Wednesday, September 23rd - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Central Library - Room C

An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.

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