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Find the egg!

Locate images hidden throughout our website, collect code words, then enter to win.
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Water Your Family Tree

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

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

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Tuesday, April 22nd
12:30pm - 2:00pm
English Conversation Group
Central Library - Room C
Age Group: adults
An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.
Tuesday, April 22nd
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Water Your Family Tree: Collect Oral Histories
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: seniors, adults
Learn how to conduct and save oral histories for your family research. In the 4th floor Computer Lab at Central Library, 3PM to 5PM, Tuesday, April 22.

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

Tuesday, April 22nd
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ready for Kindergarten
Village Branch
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years), preschool (3-5 Years)
For ages 2-5,children will participate in learning activities that will increase their Kindergarten readiness skills and parents will learn how to help their children prepare for Kindergarten. Registration Required.

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

Tuesday, April 22nd
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.
Tuesday, April 22nd
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.
Tuesday, April 22nd
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Tuesday, April 22nd
6:00pm - 8:30pm
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

Tuesday, April 22nd
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Photoshop Art
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Use the Wacom tablet interface to create original sketches and manipulate color, brightness, and contrast to get the best out of your illustrations and photos. Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics.

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

Tuesday, April 22nd
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Good Foods Film Series
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: all ages
Film screening followed by speaker/discussion.
Tuesday, April 22nd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn to use the mouse and keyboard
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Learners will experience a tutorial that teaches all the basic mouse movements, along with a brief introduction to ergonomics and touch typing. No computer experience necessary.

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

Tuesday, April 22nd
7:00pm - 8:00pm
80's Fashions and Vintage Shopping
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Cara Larkin of Street Scene will recap 80's fashions and offer tips for vintage shopping. Drop-ins welcome, but prior registration is appreciated.

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

Wednesday, April 23rd
9:30am - 11:30am
Learn to navigate Windows 8
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Learners will discover how to effectively navigate in Windows 8. Participants tour the Start screen and experiment with touch gestures, live tiles, and charms. This workshop also shows how to work efficiently with snap and keyboard shortcuts. Prerequisite: Explore PC Basics.

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

Wednesday, April 23rd
10:00am - 10:30am
Toddler Time
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
Come enjoy this high-energy program for twos and threes. Through interactive stories, music, movement and crafts, we'll promote early literacy skills and make new friends! For 2 & 3 year olds with a parent or caregiver.
Wednesday, April 23rd
10:00am - 10:30am
The Young and the Restless
Central Library - Story Room
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
A storytime for toddlers! Clapping, singing, and enjoying good stories and books! A simple story-realted craft or activity is included.
Wednesday, April 23rd
10:30am
First Steps Storytime
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: baby (1-2 years)
Experience fun with songs, finger plays, and books! This storytime lasts approximately 15 minutes, making it great for wigglers!
Wednesday, April 23rd
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.
Luncheon lecture with speaker Charles Coulston. Central Library, Conference Room A. Bring your lunch and be entertained!
Wednesday, April 23rd
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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 23rd
1:30pm - 3:30pm
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

Wednesday, April 23rd
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Extreme Explorers
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Come enjoy engaging science, literature & art activities as we explore the world around us. Contact branch for this month's theme. For ages 6-10 with a parent or caregiver. Registration required.

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

Wednesday, April 23rd
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 23rd
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Eagle Creek Writers Group
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Bring a current work for this reading and editing session.
Wednesday, April 23rd
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 23rd
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 23rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Additional features of MS Word 2013
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Learners will experience more advanced word processing tasks including lists, headers, and cut/copy/paste functions. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013.

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

Wednesday, April 23rd
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 24th
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 24th
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 24th
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 24th
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.
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