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Water Your Family Tree

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

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Wednesday, June 4th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Wednesday, June 4th
10:00am - 10:30am
Toddler Time
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
Come enjoy this high-energy program for twos & threes. Through interactive stories, music, movement & crafts, we'll promote early literacy skills & make new friends.
Wednesday, June 4th
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, June 4th
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, June 4th
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Snap Squad: Teen Photography Club
Northside Branch - Production Studio
Age Group: high school, middle school
Join us every Wednesday in June to learn new shooting techniques, studio and natural lighting, photo composition, and theory. Feel free to bring your own camera (any kind will work). Only 10 spots are available, so make sure to register early!
Registration begins on May 14th
Wednesday, June 4th
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, June 5th
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, June 5th
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, June 5th
10:45am - 11:05am
Bouncing Babies
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: baby (1-2 years), infant (0-12 months)
This lapsit storytime develops early skills via books, songs, fingerplays & activities, all while promoting budding social skills & child-caregiver interaction. For ages 0-24 months with a parent or caregiver.
Thursday, June 5th
11:00am - 11:30am
Read! Play! Learn!
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: families
Build reading readiness skills with stories, songs, and play. Children 5 and younger are welcome.
Thursday, June 5th
11:15am - 11:35am
Bouncing Babies
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: baby (1-2 years), infant (0-12 months)
This lapsit storytime develops early skills via books, songs, fingerplays & activities, all while promoting budding social skills & child-caregiver interaction. For ages 0-24 months and a parent or caregiver.
Thursday, June 5th
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, June 5th
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Tates Creek Writers Group
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
This group is open to all genres and levels of writing experience.
Thursday, June 5th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Introduction to Mac
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
We will cover the basics of using Apple software and hardware. Some experience with computers is necessary. This class will be using OS X Mavericks.
Registration begins on May 22nd
Thursday, June 5th
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Resume Assistance
Eagle Creek Branch
Age Group: adults
Resume Assistance is one-on-one help for jobseekers. Sign-ups are taken in the library at 6 p.m., and sessions begin at 6:30. Please bring an existing resume or the data needed for a resume. Jobseekers can leave the library with a digitized version and paper copies. Please call...
Thursday, June 5th
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Friday, June 6th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Friday, June 6th
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
Saturday, June 7th
9:30am - 1:30pm
Eagle Creek Writers Group Write-In
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
This session allows writers (of all experience levels and genres) to work in a concentrated session. Please bring a project to work on. Open to everyone with a writing project.
Saturday, June 7th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Introduction to Digital Photography
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the basics of indoor and outdoor digital photography. Feel free to bring your own digital camera, or use your smartphone camera.
Registration begins on May 24th
Saturday, June 7th
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, June 7th
11:00am
Saturday Storytime
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: families
A story time filled with books, songs, and a story-related activity.
Saturday, June 7th
1:00pm - 2:00pm
LexPhil Lecture Series: Science of Sound
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors, families
This year LexPhil is exploring the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and how they relate to music as we launch our S.T.E.M to S.T.E.A.M educational programming. How does sound work? The way sound travels to your ear, the way sound travels within an instrument...

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

Saturday, June 7th
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Grow Your Own Food - Vegetable Gardening 101
Central Library - Room B
Age Group: adults, families
Learn how to grow healthy and delicious vegetables at home (whether or not you have a yard!), and get a free packet of seeds to help get you started! This program is presented by the Masters Gardeners Speakers Bureau. Registration preferred.

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

Saturday, June 7th
2:00pm
Summer Reading Kickoff Party
Northside Branch
Age Group: families
Get ready for a summer full of reading and fun!
Sunday, June 8th
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Basic Bike Maintenance
Central Library - Atrium
Age Group: adults
Do you rely on your bike for transportation? Come learn how to take care of it to keep your ride smooth, and get a free blinky light to help keep you safe on the streets at night. Presented by the Broke Spoke Community Bike Shop.
Monday, June 9th
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, June 9th
10:30am - 12:30pm
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: all kids
Join us for fun activities & crafts to celebrate the beginning of the Summer Reading Program! Grab your log & get started reading to receive prizes & coupons.
Monday, June 9th
10:30am - 12:30pm
Predator VS. Prey!
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
It’s an ‘eat or be eaten’ world for wildlife. Wildlife biologist Bob Tarter will bring a variety of mammals, reptiles and birds and discuss their role in the food chain. Meet the newest member of his wildlife family, a Eurasian Eagle Owl. Bring your camera! For ages 5 and up...
Registration begins on May 26th
Monday, June 9th
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.
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