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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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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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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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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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Find the egg!

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

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Tuesday, June 24th
11:00am - 1:00pm
Bright Star Theatre Presents "Once Upon a Time"
Village Branch - Program 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

Tuesday, June 24th
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 24th
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 24th
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Entomology Explorers
Village Branch
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, 2nd-3rd grade, middle school
Explore the outdoors and collect fascinating creatures! During this program, attendees will be taking a short walk to a nerby cemetary to hunt for creeping, crawling, bugs! With the guidance of Mr. Newton from the UK Entomology Department there is no limit to what you will learn...
Tuesday, June 24th
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Entomology Explorers
Village Branch
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, 2nd-3rd grade, middle school
Explore the outdoors and collect fascinating creatures! During this program, attendees will be taking a short walk to a nerby cemetary to hunt for creeping, crawling, bugs! With the guidance of Mr. Newton from the UK Entomology Department there is no limit to what you will learn...
Tuesday, June 24th
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bright Star Theatre Presents "Once Upon a Time"
Beaumont 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 10th
Tuesday, June 24th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teen Reads
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Come to the Village branch on Tuesdays at 2 to read Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your A** by Meg Medina and to do crafts and other activities. This program is for teens in grades 6-12.
Tuesday, June 24th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teen Reads
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Come to the Village branch on Tuesdays at 2 to read Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your A** by Meg Medina and to do crafts and other activities. This program is for teens in grades 6-12.
Tuesday, June 24th
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Village Teen Advisory Board
Village Branch
Age Group: high school, middle school
Do you want to help plan library events for teens at the Village Branch? Join the Teen Advisory Board and let us know your ideas.
Tuesday, June 24th
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 24th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
DIY Travel Games @ Tates Creek
Tates Creek 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...
Registration begins on June 10th
Tuesday, June 24th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Desktop Publishing with InDesign
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Use textboxes and paragraph settings to better organize your copy and save time by using presets when creating a multi-page documents. Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
Registration begins on June 10th
Tuesday, June 24th
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Good Foods Film Series
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: all ages
Film screening followed by speaker/discussion.
Tuesday, June 24th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Bright Star Theatre Presents "Once Upon a Time"
Eagle 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.

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

Wednesday, June 25th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Wednesday, June 25th
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 25th
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 25th
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 25th
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.
Wednesday, June 25th
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.
Wednesday, June 25th
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Silly Science with Wile E. Coyote
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: families
Watch a Looney Tunes cartoon, then do an activity based on the hijinks. Recommended for 6 and up.
Registration begins on June 11th
Wednesday, June 25th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
It's Alive! Explore the Human Body
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
From gross to cool, your body is amazing! Come figure out some of the stuff that makes you tick. For ages 5 & up. Reservations required.
Registration begins on June 11th
Wednesday, June 25th
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.
Wednesday, June 25th
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.
Wednesday, June 25th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids Read!
Village Branch
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade, K-1st grade
This book club is for kids in grades K-5. Practice your reading skill by reading out loud and completing fun crafts and activities.
Wednesday, June 25th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids Read!
Village Branch
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade, K-1st grade
This book club is for kids in grades K-5. Practice your reading skill by reading out loud and completing fun crafts and activities.
Wednesday, June 25th
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Men of Character
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
A safe place for young men to discuss what is on their minds while learning valuable life skills. For ages 12-18.
Wednesday, June 25th
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Men of Character
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
A safe place for young men to discuss what is on their minds while learning valuable life skills. For ages 12-18.
Wednesday, June 25th
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 June 4th
Wednesday, June 25th
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Balancing Work and Family
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
There are games to get to, homework to be done, chores, bills, personal commitments, appointments and the list goes on… Examine where the imbalances are in your life so that you can create less stress and more success and peace in your personal and family life. Guest speaker...
Registration begins on May 1st
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