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Tuesday, May 5th - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Small Conference Room

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

An intermediate Spanish class focusing on conversation and skills application. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

Wednesday, May 6th - 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

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 attend all four sessions). Don't forget to wear comfortable clothing! For ages 2-5. Registration required.

Monday, May 11th - 3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Come go Lego-crazy! Join us for special creative challenges and a free build. For ages 5-10. Legos provided. Reservations required.

Tuesday, May 12th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Small Conference Room

The daytime book discussion group at Beaumont meets two Tuesday mornings a month. Previously they did not meet during the summer months, but will be doing so in 2015. Titles selected for reading include nonfiction as well as fiction, and are frequently supplied by the library. The reading schedule is subject to change due to holidays, inclement weather and availability of titles. For more information, please contact us at 859-231-5500 and press 3 to reach the Beaumont branch.

Tuesday, May 12th - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Small Conference Room

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

An intermediate Spanish class focusing on conversation and skills application. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

Tuesday, May 12th - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Lexington has dozens of well-restored landmarks, but so many more are lost forever. The famous Phoenix Hotel, long a stop for weary travelers and politicians alike, has risen from its own ashes numerous times over the past centuries. The works of renowned architect John McMurtry were once numerous around town, but some of the finest examples are gone. The Centrepointe block has been made and unmade so many times that its original tenants are unknown to natives now. Join local blogger, attorney, and preservationist Peter Brackney as he explores the intriguing back stories of these hidden Bluegrass treasures. Registration recommended.

Wednesday, May 13th - 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Join certified yoga instructor Katie as she guides you & your child through fun beginning yoga poses. This is the second of a four-part series (each Wednesday morning in May. Attendees are asked to attend all four sessions). Don't forget to wear comfortable clothing! For ages 2-5. Registration required.

Wednesday, May 13th - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Amanda Cobb, Conference Services Manager and Road Scholar Program Provider at Berea College will hold an informational session about the Road Scholar program, celebrating its 40th year. Road Scholar is focused on lifelong learning for participants who are mostly over the age of 50, who want to expand their world and their minds. Learn about Road Scholar, the programs held at Berea College and the relationship between Berea College and Road Scholar. Registration recommended.

Monday, May 18th - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

The easiest and most prolific plants to grow in your home landscape are the ones that are native to our area. Butterflies, birds and beneficial insects thrive on them, and your house will be graced with fresh flowers throughout the summer. Learn what varieties work best, how and where they like to grow, and which plants attract which butterflies, particularly the threatened Monarch species. Join the nationwide movement to help support and grow Monarchs by planting host and food plants in your yard! Prior registration recommended.

Wednesday, May 20th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learn to create business cards, greeting cards, fliers and more in Microsoft's graphics oriented home publishing program. Prerequisite: Intermediate Features of MS Word 2013.

Wednesday, May 20th - 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Join certified yoga instructor Katie as she guides you & your child through fun beginning yoga poses. This is the third of a four-part series (each Wednesday morning in May. Attendees are asked to attend all four sessions). Don't forget to wear comfortable clothing! For ages 2-5. Registration required.

Wednesday, May 20th - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Small Conference Room

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

Hear all about summer's hot new reads from publishing representatives. All attendees will get to take home a book to kick off their summer reading.

Thursday, May 21st - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration begins on May 7th

Learn about pivot tables, table formatting, and advanced formulas. Prerequisite: Intermediate Features of Excel 2013 or extensive previous experience with Excel.

Thursday, May 21st - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration begins on May 7th

Pinterest is a popular social media site for creating virtual pin boards of the things you discover online. With Pinterest, you can create and share pin boards on any subject you can imagine, from vintage cars to funny cat videos to your favorite tutorials. Join the fun and explore what other people are pinning. Prerequisite: Internet basics. Must have a Valid Email Address.

Friday, May 22nd - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration begins on May 8th

Learners will explore the basic functions and uses of a presentation program and create a simple slideshow presentation. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS word 2013 or previous experience using presentation software.

Tuesday, May 26th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Small Conference Room

The daytime book discussion group at Beaumont meets two Tuesday mornings a month. Previously they did not meet during the summer months, but will be doing so in 2015. Titles selected for reading include nonfiction as well as fiction, and are frequently supplied by the library. The reading schedule is subject to change due to holidays, inclement weather and availability of titles. For more information, please contact us at 859-231-5500 and press 3 to reach the Beaumont branch.

Tuesday, May 26th - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Small Conference Room

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

An intermediate Spanish class focusing on conversation and skills application. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

Wednesday, May 27th - 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Join certified yoga instructor Katie as she guides you & your child through fun beginning yoga poses. This is the fourth of a four-part series (each Wednesday morning in May. Attendees are asked to attend all four sessions). Don't forget to wear comfortable clothing! For ages 2-5. Registration required.

Thursday, May 28th - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learn a little about Japanese culture through a storytime, brief presentation and chopstick challenge game. The event is hosted by Japan Outreach Coordinator, Eimii Nishimura.

Tuesday, June 2nd - 10:30 AM to 10:50 AM
Beaumont Branch

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

Tuesday, June 2nd - 11:15 AM to 11:35 AM
Beaumont Branch

Join us for a lapsit storytime designed to foster a love of books, budding social skills, & child-caregiver interaction. This high-energy program incorporates books, music & movement to engage your 0-24 month year old.

Wednesday, June 3rd - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Come enjoy this high-energy program for twos & threes. Through interactive stories, music, movement & crafts, we'll promote early literacy skills & make new friends. For ages 2-3 with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Wednesday, June 3rd - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4:30 to pick up your reading log, play games, and register for programs. You are invited to dress as your favorite superhero!

Thursday, June 4th - 10:30 AM to 10:50 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

Thursday, June 4th - 11:15 AM to 11:40 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

Friday, June 5th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Join us for engaging stories, music, & activities that promote early learning for preschoolers. For ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver.

Monday, June 8th - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Over 28,000 African American men in Kentucky were finally allowed to join the fight during the Civil War in June 1864. We will follow several of them from the period of their enslavement, to their escape and service in the military. One was enslaved to Senator Garrett Davis of Bourbon County and another to Thomas Hunt of Fayette County. Registration recommended.

Tuesday, June 9th - 10:30 AM to 10:50 AM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

Tuesday, June 9th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Small Conference Room

The daytime book discussion group at Beaumont meets two Tuesday mornings a month. Previously they did not meet during the summer months, but will be doing so in 2015. Titles selected for reading include nonfiction as well as fiction, and are frequently supplied by the library. The reading schedule is subject to change due to holidays (there will be no meeting Dec. 22), inclement weather and availability of titles. For more information, please contact the branch at 859-231-5500 and press 3 to reach the Beaumont Branch.

Tuesday, June 9th - 11:15 AM to 11:35 AM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

Join us for a lapsit storytime designed to foster a love of books, budding social skills, & child-caregiver interaction. This high-energy program incorporates books, music & movement to engage your 0-24 month year old.

Tuesday, June 9th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration begins on May 26th

Wildlife biologist Bob Tarter will showcase a global variety of avian, mammal and reptile species with the amazing ability to fly or glide. See a Eurasian eagle owl, Amazon parrot, hawk, flying squirrels and parachute geckos up close and personal.

Wednesday, June 10th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Come enjoy this high-energy program for twos & threes. Through interactive stories, music, movement & crafts, we'll promote early literacy skills & make new friends. For ages 2-3 with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Wednesday, June 10th - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration begins on May 27th

During our ocean adventure you will explore the Ocean Zones, participate in an oil spill clean up, and learn about blubber! All participants will receive a live goldfish, small supply of fish food, and a small bowl suitable as a temporary habitat. For ages 6-10 with a parent or caregiver. Registration required.

Wednesday, June 10th - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

This talk by Jason Sloan, Director of Preservation at the Blue Grass Trust, covers national trends of preservation from the mid-1800s until present and how they are mirrored in the local Lexington/Central Kentucky context. Also covered are the National Register of Historic Places, local historic districts (H-1s), and the role of preservation in urban planning. Registration recommended.

Thursday, June 11th - 10:30 AM to 10:50 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

Thursday, June 11th - 11:15 AM to 11:40 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

Thursday, June 11th - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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 Wednesday June 10.

Friday, June 12th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Join us for engaging stories, music, & activities that promote early learning for preschoolers. For ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver.

Monday, June 15th - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration begins on June 1st

Fairy tale favorites Little Red Riding Hood, Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel and The Elves & the Shoemaker are brought to life by the talented actors from Bright Star Theatre.

Tuesday, June 16th - 10:30 AM to 10:50 AM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

Tuesday, June 16th - 11:15 AM to 11:35 AM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

Join us for a lapsit storytime designed to foster a love of books, budding social skills, & child-caregiver interaction. This high-energy program incorporates books, music & movement to engage your 0-24 month year old.

Wednesday, June 17th - 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration begins on June 3rd
Play for sensory and motor skills development is great fun and also helps develop literacy skills, too! Bring your little one for a variety of games and activities for sensory and motor skills growth. This program takes the place of regular Side by Side Storytime. Ages 0-4. Registration required.
Wednesday, June 17th - 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration begins on June 3rd

Children learn best through play. This month we learn about our heroes: Police Officers! Ages 3-5. Registration required.

Thursday, June 18th - 10:30 AM to 10:50 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

Thursday, June 18th - 11:15 AM to 11:40 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

Friday, June 19th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Join us for engaging stories, music, & activities that promote early learning for preschoolers. For ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver.

Friday, June 19th - 5:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration begins on June 6th

Mini-golf Around the World! Snacks and fun! All the things! For ages 13-18. Registration required.

Saturday, June 20th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration begins on June 6th

Get ready for science fun while exploring combinations of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). This month we're going to explode stuff while learning the science that makes it all happen! Dress for a potentially messy time. Ages 6-10 Registration required.

Monday, June 22nd - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration begins on June 8th

Jason Lindsey, aka 'Mr. Science', will show how superheroes benefit from science. Attendees will help 'Mr. Science' use a leaf blower shoot toilet paper through the air,
attempt to pull two phone books apart and more.

Tuesday, June 23rd - 10:30 AM to 10:50 AM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

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