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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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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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Find the egg!

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

The library is closed all day today for Easter.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Thursday, May 22nd
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Living Well With Diabetes
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
A four week series on the latest information to deal with diabetes each day, including: healthy eating, developing an active lifestyle, reducing health risks, taking medication and problem solving.

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

Thursday, May 22nd
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, May 22nd
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, May 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.
Thursday, May 22nd
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, May 22nd
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Photoshop 2: Retouching
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn to retouch your photos like the professionals do! We'll use multiple techniques, and talk about avoiding the dreaded "Photoshop Disaster." Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics
Registration begins on May 8th
Thursday, May 22nd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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.
Registration begins on May 8th
Thursday, May 22nd
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Friends of the Library will be have books for sale at the UK Chandler Medical Center.
Friday, May 23rd
9:30am - 11:30am
Introduction to Excel 2013
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
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.
Registration begins on May 9th
Saturday, May 24th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Lego Club
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade
Build cool Lego creations with other Lego Loving friends. Ages 7-12
Saturday, May 24th
10:00am - 12:00pm
After Effects Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the basic functions of Adobe's motion graphics and video effects compositing software. Some experience with Photoshop or another video editing program, such as Final Cut Pro is required.
Registration begins on May 10th
Saturday, May 24th
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, May 24th
11:00am - 11:30am
Super Saturday Storytimes
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit
Age Group: families
Join us for special family storytimes each Saturday in May.
Saturday, May 24th
1:00pm - 4:00pm
"Therapy Session"
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: all ages
Magic and comedy show for all ages. Two shows: 1pm and 3pm. Advanced Tickets: $10-Adults and $5-Kids 12yrs and under are available at https://squareup.com/market/lionsmagic/therapy-session. Tickets at door: $15-Adults and $10-Kids 12yrs and under.
Saturday, May 24th
1:30pm - 2:30pm
STEAM Saturdays
Village Branch - Program Room
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, middle school
Activites, games, experiments... don't miss any of these exciting STEAM programs. For kids in grades 4-8.
Play performance of comedy by Oscar Wilde.
All library branches are closed.
Monday, May 26th
(All day)
Library Closed: Memorial Day
Central Library
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Monday, May 26th
(All day)
Library Closed: Memorial Day
Beaumont Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Monday, May 26th
(All day)
Library Closed: Memorial Day
Eagle Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Monday, May 26th
(All day)
Library Closed: Memorial Day
Northside Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Monday, May 26th
(All day)
Library Closed: Memorial Day
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
Library closed
Library closed
Monday, May 26th
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, May 26th
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, May 27th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Photoshop for Photographers
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Use Photoshop digital darkroom techniques and Adobe Camera RAW to improve the lighting, color, and composition of the image. Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics.
Registration begins on May 13th
Tuesday, May 27th
10:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Computer Club For Seniors
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: seniors
Join us for a relaxed hands-on introduction to the world of computers and tablets. Our first session in April will focus on computer and Windows 8 basics. Classes are open to all experience levels.
Registration begins on April 27th
Tuesday, May 27th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Beaumont Day Book Discussion Group
Beaumont Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
The daytime book discussion group at Beaumont meets two Tuesday mornings a month during the months September through May. Titles selected for reading include nonfiction as well as fiction, and are frequently supplied by the library. The reading schedule is subject to change due...
Tuesday, May 27th
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.
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