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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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Find the egg!

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

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

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Saturday, June 7th
2:00pm
Summer Reading Kickoff Party
Northside Branch
Age Group: families
Get ready for a summer full of reading and fun!
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
Kick off party for summer reading
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...

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

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.
Monday, June 9th
11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Reading Blast-Off Party!
Central Library - Atrium
Age Group: families
Celebrate the start of 2014 Summer Reading with games, rocking music, and more family fun! Don't forget to bring your camera!
Monday, June 9th
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Mahjongg Play
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
Join us the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month. Previous game experience is recommended.
Monday, June 9th
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Predator VS. Prey!
Beaumont 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
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Summer Reading Kick-Off
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
Enjoy snacks and games as you pick up your Summer Reading log. For all ages
Monday, June 9th
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 9th
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, June 9th
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.
Monday, June 9th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Predator VS. Prey!
Tates Creek 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
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Book Buzz Summer Meetup
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Meet enthusiastic readers, hear about the best new titles from your favorite publishers, and pick up a summer reading log. Event includes light refreshments, swag, and a book galley giveaway. Registration required.
Registration begins on May 19th
Tuesday, June 10th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Tuesday, June 10th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Predator VS. Prey!
Central Library - Farish Theater
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...
Tuesday, June 10th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Final Cut Pro X Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Create your own 30-45 second video spot using the professional grade video editing software. This class builds on techniques learned in the iMovie class. Prerequisite: iMovie Basics.
Registration begins on May 27th
Tuesday, June 10th
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 10th
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 10th
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 10th
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Predator VS. Prey!
Eagle Creek 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...

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

Tuesday, June 10th
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Little Leonardos: Science of Art
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years), preschool (3-5 Years)
Explore the preschool science side of art with a fun project. Please dress to messy!
Registration begins on May 27th
Tuesday, June 10th
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, June 10th
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Predator VS. Prey!
Village Branch - Program 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...

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

Tuesday, June 10th
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 10th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
DIY Travel Games @ Beaumont
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Will you be spending a long time in a car or plane with your young child this summer? Need some new boredom-busters for those rainy days? Join us to make some easy travel-sized games that focus on fun and learning. Games will be most suitable for children ages 3-6yrs. Supplies...

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

Tuesday, June 10th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Illustrator Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the basics of creating graphic designs and images from photos and creating unique material using the basic tools and processes of Illustrator.
Registration begins on May 27th
Wednesday, June 11th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Wednesday, June 11th
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 11th
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!
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