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Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Monday, May 1st -
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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Prohibition and Bourbon in KentuckyCome learn the history of distilling from ancient Babylonia to today's bourbon resurgence, and the role that prohibition played in America's native spirit and our country's history. From NASCAR to the MADD movement, and including historic, traditional recipes that would whet any appetite, hear about Kentucky history from... More Info
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Monday, May 1st -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, families, middle school
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The world of Instagram and Snapchat can be a great place, but you and your children need to know how to navigate it. Don't worry, Kris First has the map. Kris is a social worker and mother whose agency, Kids First, works to address issues of child safety and community wellness. She'll show how your family can keep social media safe and fun. Registration... More Info
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Village Branch - Program Room
Tuesday, May 2nd -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, families, middle school
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The world of Instagram and Snapchat can be a great place, but you and your children need to know how to navigate it. Don't worry, Kris First has the map. Kris is a social worker and mother whose agency, Kids First, works to address issues of child safety and community wellness. She'll show how your family can keep social media safe and fun. Registration... More Info
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, May 3rd -
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Better understand the Medicare program with this detailed overview. Appropriate for new beneficiaries and their caregivers, as well as those who already have Medicare coverage. Topics include an introduction to Medicare including what Medicare covers, supplemental Medicare Health plans including Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage plans, and Part D... More Info
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, May 4th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, families, middle school
Event Type(s):
 The world of Instagram and Snapchat can be a great place, but you and your children need to know how to navigate it. Don't worry, Kris First has the map. Kris is a social worker and mother whose agency, Kids First, works to address issues of child safety and community wellness. She'll show how your family can keep social media safe and fun. Registration... More Info
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Sunday, May 7th -
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, seniors,
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You spoke and we heard you! Please join Lexington's 10th District to listen and give input on the proposed solutions for the Beaumont Traffic Study. This meeting is far anyone who lives, works, shops, or drives in the corridor. The meeting will lay out proposed solutions, cost, and effectiveness and gather public appetite for each proposed solution. Drop-in... More Info
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, May 11th -
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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 Script Your Family's Future: Why You Need an Estate PlanWhen 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... More Info
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Eastside Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, May 11th -
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
Thursday, May 11th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, high school,
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Author S.G. Savage presents the first of a five-book series with Lydia's League of Angels, a romantic thriller, laced with history and fantasy. Four God-chosen heroines fight to protect women and children from horrific crimes that are spiraling out of control. Registration recommended.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Monday, May 15th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, seniors,
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If you have a loved one who is newly diagnosed, or if you just want to learn more about Alzheimer's disease, this program is for you. This presentation will explore what everyone should know about memory loss issues and what they mean for all of us. To register, please call 1-800-272-3900.  Registration required.
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Monday, May 15th -
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 - Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, May 16th -
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Ashland Curator Eric Brooks will explore the life and legacy of Henry Clay through 25 artifacts from Ashland, some recently added to this collection. This expanded tour will tell a fascinating story and illustrate the richness of the collection at Ashland. Come see what treasures abound! Registration recommended.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, May 18th -
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Patrick Portman from Thoroughbred Asset Management will hold a FREE workshop on how to take control of your money while working! Topics include:-Ways to save for college-Determining retirement goals-How to save alongside a pension-Understanding life insurance needs-Debt managementRegistration recommended.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Monday, May 22nd -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Kentucky will have been a state for 225 years on June 1st. Lexington historian Foster Ockerman, Jr., will talk about the "Road to Statehood," including the eight constitutional conventions, foreign intrigue, and the first meeting of the new government in Lexington, the provisional capital. Registration recommended.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, May 23rd -
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Social Security: Your Questions AnsweredSocial 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... More Info
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, May 23rd -
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Hear all about summer's hot new reads from publishing representatives. All attendees will get to take home some books to kick off their summer reading. Registration recommended.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, May 24th -
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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How to invest in a changing world. Increase your Investing IQ with our Foundations of Investing presentation to help you learn about: the importance of developing a strategy, the impact of asset allocation, the influence of inflation on your long-term goals, and many other topics. Please RSVP to 859-296-0868 or Jennifer.Rice@EdwardJones.com by May 23.... More Info
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Thursday, May 25th -
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
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
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Covers the basics of writing a grant proposal
Registration begins on May 23rd
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
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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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.
Registration begins on May 5th
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, June 13th -
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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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. 
Registration begins on May 15th
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Monday, June 19th -
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. 

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