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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.
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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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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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Research Your Family History

Learn how to use Ancestry.com to view census data, search vital records, and access other features in this free class at the Central Library.
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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.

The library is closed all day today for Easter.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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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.
Thursday, April 24th
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 24th
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 24th
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 24th
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 24th
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 24th
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 24th
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.
Thursday, April 24th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Final Cut Pro X Beyond Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the more advanced editing functions of Final Cut Pro X including: color correction, green screen effects, and much more. All "problem" video clips will be provided for you. Prerequisite: Final Cut Pro X Basics.

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

Thursday, April 24th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Introduction to MS Word 2013
Beaumont 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

Thursday, April 24th
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sayre Spring Concert
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: all ages
Sayre high school spring concert featuring performances by Sayre School students. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, April 24th
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Friday, April 25th
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 25th
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
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