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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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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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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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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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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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Water Your Family Tree

A six-class series on genealogy research and resources featuring local experts.
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Find the egg!

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

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Wednesday, April 16th
11:00am - 11:45am
Preschool Storytime
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit
Age Group: preschool (3-5 Years)
Stories, songs, and activities that encourage math, science, and literacy skills.
Wednesday, April 16th
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Mahjong 101
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
While the origin of mahjong,called mah-jongg in the US, is unknown, the fast-paced four-player game is popular throughout Asia.If you're interested, this is a great opportunity to learn and play with others. At Tates Creek, we host two ongoing Mahjongg playing groups that meet...

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

Wednesday, April 16th
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Computer Club for Seniors
Eagle Creek Branch
Age Group: seniors, adults
Improve your computer skills with other seniors. Each month has a different tutorial with time for questions.

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

Wednesday, April 16th
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Introduction to MS Word 2013
Central Library - Computer Lab
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

Wednesday, April 16th
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.
Wednesday, April 16th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy Adult Education
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Beginning Adult Literacy class. Referral from Bluegrass Literacy required. Please call (859)299-5982 for a referral prior to coming to your first class.
Wednesday, April 16th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tabletop Game Night
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Bring your friends for an evening tabletop gaming competition. Games include Apples to Apples, Checkers, Ticket to Ride, Scrabble, and Chess. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Light refreshments will be provided.

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

Wednesday, April 16th
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Guitar Class
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Learn guitar basics. For teens ages 12-18.
Wednesday, April 16th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Introduction to Excel 2013
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
This class introduces the basic functions and uses of a spreadsheet program. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013 or previous experience using spreadsheet software.

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

The Lexington Film League presents the Lexington premiere screening of Lance Bangs' documentary on the seminal Louisville band Slint, BREADCRUMB TRAIL. Tickets $5 on sale at CD Central.
This year's One Book One Bluegrass selection (Ready Player One) is chock full of 80's references. To help us celebrate this, local downtown coffee shop A Cup Of Commonwealth is transforming their weekly Wednesday night trivia competition into an 80's trivia night! Buff up on...
For advanced Spanish-language learners, this club will provide a place for participants to practice their conversational Spanish in a friendly environment.
For advanced Spanish-language learners, this club will provide a place for participants to practice their conversational Spanish in a friendly environment.
Wednesday, April 16th
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy Adult Education
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
GED Study Group, Reading and Essay Writing. Referral from Bluegrass Literacy required. Please call (859)299-5982 for a referral prior to coming to your first class.
Thursday, April 17th
9:30am - 11:30am
Windows 8: Tips and Tricks
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Learners will discover more about the advanced features of Windows 8, including how to personalize their device with a picture password, create a master control panel for all their settings, the full range of keyboard shortcuts and a number of time and effort saving ways to make...

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

Thursday, April 17th
10:30am
Preschool Storytime
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: preschool (3-5 Years)
Stories, songs, and activities that encourage literacy, math, and science skills. 30 minutes
Thursday, April 17th
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
Thursday, April 17th
10:45am - 11:05am
Bouncing Babies
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: infant (0-12 months), baby (1-2 years)
Join us for a lapsit storytime with engaging activities, rhymes and books all meant to stimulate your child's early skills. Ages 0-24 months
Thursday, April 17th
11:00am - 11:30am
Toddler Time
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
Songs, rhymes and books that encourage literacy, math and science skills plus and art activity.
Thursday, April 17th
11:00am - 11:30am
Read! Play! Learn!
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
Build reading readiness skills with stories, songs, and play. Children 5 and younger are welcome.
Thursday, April 17th
11:15am - 11:35am
Bouncing Babies
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: baby (1-2 years), infant (0-12 months)
Join us for a lapsit storytime with engaging activities, rhymes and books all meant to stimulate your child's early skills. Ages 0-24 months
Thursday, April 17th
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Little Explorers
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: preschool (3-5 Years)
Discover new things with your preschooler. Each session will explore a new topic through math, science, arts, and play. For ages 3-5. Registration required.

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

Thursday, April 17th
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...
Thursday, April 17th
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.
Thursday, April 17th
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Big and Little Storytime
Village Branch
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years), preschool (3-5 Years), K-1st grade
This storytime for ages 7 and under includes books, songs, finger-plays, stories, activities, and crafts. It is fun for the whole family!
Thursday, April 17th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Explore More
Village Branch
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Try out experiments and different craft projects every week. This fun program is for children in ages 6-12. Registration is required. Please call to cancel.

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

Thursday, April 17th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cool Snacks
Village Branch
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
A representative from the UK Extension office will show you how to make cool, healthy, and delicious afterschool snacks! This program is for children in grades K-5.
Thursday, April 17th
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spanish for Beginners
Central Library - Room A
Age Group: adults
A free 7 week Spanish course that focuses on practical application. The class starts with the alphabet and builds up to basic conversation pieces.
Thursday, April 17th
5:30pm
Teen Cafe
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Bored? Come join in the Teen Cafe nights at the Village Branch. Teens ages 12 and up can come to enjoy activities, crafts, games, and snacks on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30-6:30pm.
Thursday, April 17th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy Adult Education
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
GED Study Group. Math Focus. Walk-ins welcome. Please call (859)299-5982 for additional information.
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