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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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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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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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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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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.

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Thursday, May 29th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Photoshop 2: Restoration
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn to restore damaged documents and photos while creating a high-quality copy for use to protect the original. Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics or some experience with Photoshop.
Registration begins on May 15th
Thursday, May 29th
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Friday, May 30th
9:30am - 6:00pm
Harry Dean Stanton Film Festival
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: adults
Lexington Film League presents the Harry Dean Stanton Film Festival
Saturday, May 31st
9:00am - 5:00pm
Harry Dean Stanton Film Festival
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: adults
Lexington Film League presents the Harry Dean Stanton Film Festival
Saturday, May 31st
9:30am - 11:30am
Web Design
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Discover how to plan, create and host a website. The class exercise uses Weebly.com’s free hosting service to get students started. Prerequisite: Internet Basics and you must have a working email address. .
Registration begins on May 17th
Saturday, May 31st
10:00am - 12:00pm
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.
Registration begins on May 17th
Saturday, May 31st
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 31st
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.
The Friends Book Cellar is open from 1:00-5:00 PM on the first Sunday of each month for a 20% off sale. The Friends Book Cellar is located in the Lower Level of the Central Library.
Monday, June 2nd
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 2nd
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.
Monday, June 2nd
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...
Monday, June 2nd
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Medicare Simplified
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: seniors, adults
This program will provide valuable information to individuals turning age 65 and first eligible for Medicare and those considering enrolling in Medicare after age 65. The seminars are also helpful for those already on Medicare. This seminars will cover many topics including:•...

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

Monday, June 2nd
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fizz! Boom! Bang! Summer Reading Kick-off
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: families
Sign up for Summer Reading, enjoy a magic show and learn how sometimes magic can be science.
Registration begins on May 19th
Monday, June 2nd
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Intermediate ESL
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
These classes are offered in partnership with Bluegrass Literacy. For more information, contact the Tates Creek branch (859)231-5500.
Tuesday, June 3rd
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Tuesday, June 3rd
10:00am - 12:00pm
iMovie Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Create your own video project using photos, video clips and music. This is a great class for beginners.
Registration begins on May 20th
Tuesday, June 3rd
10:30am
Baby and Me!
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: infant (0-12 months), baby (1-2 years)
Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.
Tuesday, June 3rd
11:00am - 11:20am
Read and Rhyme
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: families
Learn to love books with stories and songs. Children 5 and younger are welcome.
Tuesday, June 3rd
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, June 3rd
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, June 3rd
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Paws to Read
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: families
Come read stories to the dogs from Love on a Leash. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Drop-ins welcome.
Tuesday, June 3rd
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Photoshop Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Fix "Red-eye" and remove blemishes from portraits. You'll also learn how to combine several images into a single photo and add text to the image.
Registration begins on May 20th
Tuesday, June 3rd
6:30pm - 8:45pm
Classic Horror Film Club
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults, high school
Watch if you dare! Talk about it if you can find the words! Join us for a free viewing followed by lively discussion of selected classic horror films. Light snacks provided. For the current film title, please contact Tates Creek Branch Library. 859-231-5500.
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

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