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Are you ready, player one?

Join us in a city-wide Pac-Man tournament for the ages! Bragging rights are on the line.
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Find the egg!

Locate images hidden throughout our website, collect code words, then enter to win.
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Take Classes Online

Over 500 courses, from algebra to yoga, are available through Universal Class with your Lexington Public Library account.
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Ready, Set, Go!

Members of our staff are running the KY Derby Festival Marathon Relay on April 19th. Help us reach our fundraising goal, and cheer us on as we train for the finish line!
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Enjoy the Sounds and Spirits

Live bluegrass music by Dove Creek, hors d'oeuvres, beer and this year's featured bourbon, Blanton's! Have fun and help raise funds for your library.
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Writing Contest

Village Branch is holding a writing contest for children in grades K-5. Tell us what the Library means to you, and enter to win a bicycle!
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Water Your Family Tree

A six-class series on genealogy research and resources featuring local experts.

All library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20th for Easter.

All library locations will be closed on Saturday, April 26th for Memorial Day.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Friday, April 18th
9:30am - 11:30am
Introduction to MS Word 2013
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Learners will discover the basics of word processing, including creating, formatting, and printing a simple document. Prerequisite: Learn to Navigate Windows 8.

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

Friday, April 18th
9:30am - 11:30am
Web Design
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Discover how to plan, create and host a website. The class exercise uses Weebly.com’s free hosting service to get students started. Prerequisite: Internet Basics and you must have a working email address.

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

Friday, April 18th
10:30am
The Young and the Restless
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
Clapping, singing, and listening to great books! Simple story-related activity follows. 25 minutes
Friday, April 18th
10:30am
The Young and the Restless
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
Clapping, singing, and listening to great books! Simple story-related activity follows. 25 minutes
Friday, April 18th
10:30am - 11:00am
Preschool Play and Learn
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit
Age Group: preschool (3-5 Years)
Stories, songs, and activities that encourage literacy, math, science, and social skills.
Friday, April 18th
10:30am - 11:00am
Preschool Play and Learn
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit
Age Group: preschool (3-5 Years)
Stories, songs, and activities that encourage literacy, math, science, and social skills.
Friday, April 18th
11:00am - 7:00pm
Friends of the Library Food Trucks Benefit
Other Location - See Description
Age Group: all ages
Food trucks will be located across from Thoroughbred Park on Main Street in downtown Lexington. 10% of the profits for the day will be designated for Friends of Lexington Public Library.
Friday, April 18th
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Gallery Hop
Central Library - Gallery
Age Group: all ages
Gallery Hop
Friends Book Cellar will be open in the Lower Level of the Central Library during the Gallery Hop. All items will be 20% off.
Learners will discover how to use OverDrive, Zinio, OneClick Digital, and Freegal to check out e-magazines, stream movies, download free music and more. For PCs, tablets, and e-readers. Feel free to bring your own device.

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

Saturday, April 19th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Chess Mates
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, middle school, adults
Chess Mates is a drop-in club for beginners to advanced players. Basic lessons, snacks, and pick-up games are offered. For ages 8-up.Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Saturday, April 19th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Desktop Publishing with InDesign
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Use textboxes and paragraph settings to better organize your copy and save time by using presets when creating a multi-page documents. Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

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

Saturday, April 19th
11:00am
Saturday Storytime
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: families
A story time filled with books, songs, and a story-related activity.
Saturday, April 19th
11:00am - 11:30am
Super Saturday Storytimes
Central Library - Story Room
Age Group: families
Even if it's gloomy outside, stop by the library for some Saturday morning fun! Stories, songs and crafts! Start your weekend right!
Saturday, April 19th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lego Time
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Take some time to explore your creative side and build your own Lego creations. For ages 5 and up, reservations required

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

Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
All Branches
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Central Library
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Beaumont Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Eagle Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Northside Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Sunday, April 20th
(All day)
Library Closed: Easter
Village Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Monday, April 21st
(All day)
Attack of the Lexitron!
Central Library
Age Group: adults, high school
The Lexitron is Lexington’s premier locally-crafted arcade cabinet! Built with love by local game development group Run Jump Dev, the Lexitron features six exciting games created solely by local game developers. During the week of 4/21 through 4/27, the Lexitron will visit the...
Monday, April 21st
9:30am - 11:30am
Introduction to Photoshop
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Fix "Red-eye" and remove blemishes from portraits. Learn how to combine several images into a single photo and move parts of one photo to another and add titles and text. Prerequisite: Learn to navigate Windows 8.

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

Monday, April 21st
10:30am - 12:00pm
English Class for Beginners/Clase de inglés
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: adults
English Class for Beginners/Clase de inglés
Monday, April 21st
11:00am - 11:30am
Jump Baby Jump
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: baby (1-2 years), toddler (2-3 years)
Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months. Registration required, call 231-5500.
Monday, April 21st
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Job Lab @ Central Library
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
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...
Monday, April 21st
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Homework Help/Ayuda con tarea
Village Branch
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, middle school, high school
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.
Monday, April 21st
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Monday, April 21st
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Illusionist Tyler Robertson
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: families
Tyler Robertson, illusionist, will perform close-up card trick illusions at the Village branch. The street-magician style show will be interactive fun for all. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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