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Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, May 30th -
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Age Group(s): seniors, ,
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Join us for a relaxed hands-on introduction to the world of computers and tablets. Classes are open to all experience levels.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Monday, June 5th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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This program will cover the basic brewing techniques that beginners with limited equipment can use to brew. Specifically, extract brewing. (Most beginners start with extract as it is cost efficient and easy.) It will touch on all grain brewing and also more advanced techniques. Registration recommended.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Central Library - Room B
Tuesday, June 6th -
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. The basic elements of a proposal, the "do's" and "don'ts" of writing and submitting a proposal, and how to follow up whether the answer is yes or no will be covered.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Central Library
Thursday, June 8th -
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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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. During this seminar, we will examine:- How Social Security fits into your retirement income plan- When you should start taking benefits- Taxes and how they... More Info
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Eastside Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, June 8th -
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Hearing Loss Association of America Lexington Chapter (HLAALC) meets in Lexington, Kentucky at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of most months at Lexington Public Library.  The Chapter is a self-help organization dedicated to education, advocacy and support for people who do not hear well.  They offer emotional support, camaraderie, tips and techniques for... More Info
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Monday, June 12th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Learn about Belle Brezing, Lexington's infamous madam, and the ways in which she helped Lexington become the city as we know it today. There will be time for questions afterwards, so bring your queries! Registration recommended.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, June 13th -
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Jim Milburn from Mass Mutual Midwest will present a discussion on how to budget and save for your future. A question and answer session will follow. Registration is required. 
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Monday, June 19th -
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Photography Club: for those interested in photography to come for more information, and to meet like minded people. Please bring your camera. If you have any questions, email Jeff at jlbotts66@yahoo.com. Registration is not required. 
Central Library
Tuesday, June 20th -
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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When it comes to your estate, even if you've taken no action at all, you have an estate plan. Your "default plan" may be determined by the laws of your state.  We'll discuss strategies you may want to consider when planning your estate, including: - How your assets are distributed to your family- Who will take care of your minor or special needs children-... More Info
Registration begins on June 6th
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, June 20th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, seniors,
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Bill Best passes on his extensive first-hand knowledge of seeds and draws on interviews with veteran members of the seed-saving community to examine the challenges of raising heirloom varieties, to celebrate traditions, and to expose the social relevance of traditionally sourced food. Best gives practical tips on saving, planting, and growing heirloom... More Info
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Eastside Branch
Wednesday, June 21st -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, seniors,
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This is an overview of investing.  It includes key terms and investment types.  We discuss the basic features of bonds, stocks, and mutual funds along with the importance of asset allocation.    
Registration begins on June 7th
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, June 22nd -
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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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. During this seminar, we will examine:  - How Social Security fits into your retirement income plan - When you should start taking benefits - Taxes and how... More Info
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Saturday, June 24th -
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Age Group(s): all ages, ,
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Has limited mobility kept you from your artistic pursuits? In this introduction to photography, participants will learn about basic camera controls. Participants will also learn general tips for people and nature, as well as indoor still life photography.  We'll discuss lighting techniques, composition and equipment for differently abled photographers. We... More Info
Registration begins on June 4th
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, June 27th -
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Age Group(s): seniors, ,
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Join us for a relaxed hands-on introduction to the world of computers and tablets. Classes are open to all experience levels.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Thursday, June 29th -
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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The Alzheimer's Association is providing the group leader for this care giver support group sponsored by Provision Living at Beaumont Centre. Education and support is available for anyone who would like to attend. Register by the Wednesday at 859-421-9687 or cguthrie@provisionliving.com to receive a free boxed lunch. Drop-ins are welcome if you do not want... More Info
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Tuesday, July 11th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Try your hand at learning a new language and come learn French conversation, writing, and culture on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 11-27. The class will be an engaging experience that will provide you with the tools to have a short conversation in French. We will end each class with a sampling of traditional French desserts. Registration required, class size... More Info
Registration begins on June 11th
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Thursday, July 13th -
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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An interactive educational seminar covering Medicare basics. Gain an understanding of Medicare Parts A B C and D, who is eligible, coverage options, enrollment times, and what to do next. In addition, once covered by Medicare, how you can save money. Lastly, where to find more information. Registration recommended.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Thursday, July 13th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Try your hand at learning a new language and come learn French conversation, writing, and culture on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 11-27. The class will be an engaging experience that will provide you with the tools to have a short conversation in French. We will end each class with a sampling of traditional French desserts. Registration required, class size... More Info
Registration begins on June 11th
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Monday, July 17th -
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Age Group(s): adults, seniors,
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Explore creative avenues for connecting with your loved one diagnosed with dementia by sparking old memories and helping them to have meaningful experiences regardless of their current abilities. An education program provided by the Alzheimer's Association. Designed for family caregivers. Please, no professionals. To register call 1-800-272-3900.... More Info
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Monday, July 17th -
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Photography Club: for those interested in photography to come for more information, and to meet like minded people. Please bring your camera. If you have any questions, email Jeff at jlbotts66@yahoo.com. Registration is not required. 
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Tuesday, July 18th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
Event Type(s):
Try your hand at learning a new language and come learn French conversation, writing, and culture on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 11-27. The class will be an engaging experience that will provide you with the tools to have a short conversation in French. We will end each class with a sampling of traditional French desserts. Registration required, class size... More Info
Registration begins on June 11th
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, July 18th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Crystal Wilkinson is author of The Birds of Opulence, winner of the 2016 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, and Water Street, which was a finalist for both the United Kingdom's Orange Prize for Fiction and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. She is also the winner of the 2008 Denny Plattner Award in Poetry from Appalachian Heritage magazine and... More Info
Registration begins on June 1st
Eastside Branch
Wednesday, July 19th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, seniors,
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Why you need an Estate Plan.  This seminar is intended to help people understand the important role a well-executed plan can play in ensuring their strategy remains aligned with their goals. 
Registration begins on July 5th
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Thursday, July 20th -
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Age Group(s): adults, seniors,
Event Type(s):
This seminar is specifically tailored for women who are preparing for or who have recently transitioned to retirement. Discuss retirement income strategies, including Social Security and making your savings last. In addition, how to prepare for the unexpected, including market risks and the impact of rising costs. Please register by 7/19 at 859-296-0868 or... More Info
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Thursday, July 20th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
Event Type(s):
Try your hand at learning a new language and come learn French conversation, writing, and culture on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 11-27. The class will be an engaging experience that will provide you with the tools to have a short conversation in French. We will end each class with a sampling of traditional French desserts. Registration required, class size... More Info
Registration begins on June 11th

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