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Water Your Family Tree

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

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Friday, June 20th
3:00pm - 5:00pm
3D Printing Live Demo
Central Library - Atrium
Age Group: all ages, adults, families
Learn all about 3D printers and watch one in action! Ben from ArtLabKY will give a presentation starting at 3pm, but will be printing for much of the afternoon - come check it out, or just drop in and be memorized by one of the coolest new technologies!
Friday, June 20th
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Proposal Writing Basics
Central Library - Room C
Age Group: adults
An introduction to grants proposal writing basics, sponsored by the Foundation Center. Learn the basics of proposal writing, submitting the proposal to prospective donors, and more! Reservations required.
Registration begins on June 6th
Friday, June 20th
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Gallery Hop
Central Library - Gallery
Age Group: all ages
Gallery Hop
Saturday, June 21st
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cool Collage with Michael Albert
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Create amazing collage art from cereal boxes and other cardboard packaging. N.Y. pop artist Michael Albert will show you how. For ages 6 & up.
Registration begins on June 7th
Saturday, June 21st
10:00am - 12:00pm
Lego Club
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Build cool Lego creations with other Lego loving friends. Ages 7-12.
Saturday, June 21st
10:00am - 12:00pm
Blender Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the basics of the open source 3D animation software Blender.
Registration begins on June 7th
Saturday, June 21st
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 21st
11:00am
Saturday Storytime
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: families
A story time filled with books, songs, and a story-related activity.
Saturday, June 21st
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cool Collage with Michael Albert
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Create amazing collage art from cereal boxes and other cardboard packaging. N.Y. pop artist Michael Albert will show you how. For ages 6 & up.

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

Saturday, June 21st
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Most Dangerous Book Club!
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: families
Do amazing art projects and super science projects! Recommended for kids ages 9 to 13.
Monday, June 23rd
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cool Collage with Michael Albert
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Create amazing collage art from cereal boxes and other cardboard packaging. N.Y. pop artist Michael Albert will show you how. For ages 6 & up.

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

Monday, June 23rd
10:00am - 12:00pm
Bright Star Theatre Presents "Once Upon a Time"
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk are brought to life by the talented actors from Bright Star Children’s Theatre. For ages 5 and up.
Monday, June 23rd
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 23rd
11:00am - 11:30am
Jump Baby Jump
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit
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 23rd
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 23rd
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Step Class with Dallas for Kids
Village Branch
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Learn new rythms and awesome moves. This step class with Dalls is for kids in grades K-5. Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.
Monday, June 23rd
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Step Class with Dallas for Kids
Village Branch
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Learn new rythms and awesome moves. This step class with Dalls is for kids in grades K-5. Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.
Monday, June 23rd
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bright Star Theatre Presents "Once Upon a Time"
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk are brought to life by the talented actors from Bright Star Children’s Theatre. For ages 5 and up.

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

Monday, June 23rd
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Step Class with Dallas
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Learn new rythms and awesome moves. This step class with Dalls is for teens in grades 6-12. Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.
Monday, June 23rd
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Step Class with Dallas
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Learn new rythms and awesome moves. This step class with Dalls is for teens in grades 6-12. Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.
Monday, June 23rd
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Explore More!
Village Branch
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade
Try out experiments and different craft projects every week. This fun program is for children ages 6-12. Registration is required. Please call to cancel.
Monday, June 23rd
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Explore More!
Village Branch
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade
Try out experiments and different craft projects every week. This fun program is for children ages 6-12. Registration is required. Please call to cancel.
Monday, June 23rd
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 23rd
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Greener Landscape Practices
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Reducing the amount of chemicals and garbage in our world is something each of us is responsible for. But that doesn't mean sacrificing lush lawns and gardens. Learn the how's and whys of creating a healthy, sustainable landscape in your yard. Presented by Mike Moynahan, Master...
Registration begins on May 12th
Monday, June 23rd
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 23rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Bright Star Theatre Presents "Once Upon a Time"
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk are brought to life by the talented actors from Bright Star Children’s Theatre. For ages 5 and up.
Registration begins on June 9th
Tuesday, June 24th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Tuesday, June 24th
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 May 25th
Tuesday, June 24th
10:00am - 12:00pm
iPhoto Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Enhance and organize digital photos and create a slideshow with music and text. This is a great class for beginners.
Registration begins on June 10th
Tuesday, June 24th
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.
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