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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.
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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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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.
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Water Your Family Tree

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Thursday, May 1st
9:30am - 11:00am
Using Ancestry.com to Research Your Family History
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults, seniors
This is an introduction to the current version of Ancestry's Library Edition. By the end of the class, students will be able to conduct searches for Census information, vital records information and military information. The student will also be shown the tabbed features:...

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

Thursday, May 1st
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, May 1st
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Living With Alzheimer's For Caregivers in the Early Stages
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
In the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, families face new questions as they adjust. What does the diagnosis mean? What Kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? Join us and hear practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage. To...
Thursday, May 1st
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, May 1st
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Big and Little Storytime
Village Branch
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years), preschool (3-5 Years), K-1st grade
This storytime for ages 7 and under includes books, songs, finger-plays, stories, activities, and crafts. It is fun for the whole family!
Thursday, May 1st
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.
Thursday, May 1st
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Explore More
Village Branch
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Try out experiments and different craft projects every week. This fun program is for children in ages 6-12. Registration is required. Please call to cancel.

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

Thursday, May 1st
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.
Thursday, May 1st
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy Adult Education
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
GED Study Group. Math Focus. Walk-ins welcome. Please call (859)299-5982 for additional information.
Thursday, May 1st
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Tates Creek Writers Group
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
This group is open to all genres and levels of writing experience.
Thursday, May 1st
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.

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

Thursday, May 1st
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Resume Assistance
Eagle Creek Branch
Age Group: adults
Come for resume help at Eagle Creek! Skilled volunteers will be available to help job seekers with the creation or editing of their resumes. Patrons will leave their sessions with up-to-date, digital and paper copies of their resumes. Resume Assistance is first-come, first-...
Thursday, May 1st
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Creating Monarch Way Stations
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, families
Blake Newton of the UK Extension Office, will share information and tips about Monarch Way Stations, beautiful feeding and growing sites you can create in your own yard. Registration preferred, but drop-ins are welcome.

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

Thursday, May 1st
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Saturday, May 3rd
9:30am - 11:30am
Introduction to PowerPoint 2013
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Learners will explore the basic functions and uses of a presentation program and create a simple slideshow presentation. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS word 2013 or previous experience using presentation software.

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

Saturday, May 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.

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

Saturday, May 3rd
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 3rd
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.
Saturday, May 3rd
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Derby Hats!
Central Library
Age Group: all kids
Ready for the big event? You're not ready to run for the roses till you've made your hat! Drop by to create your own masterpiece!
Saturday, May 3rd
2:30pm - 4:45pm
Chess Mates
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, 2nd-3rd grade
Chess Mates is a drop-in club for beginners to advanced players. Basic lessons, snacks and pick-up games are offered. For ages 8-up. Sponsored by Friends of the library.
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, May 5th
9:30am - 11:30am
Introduction to MS Word 2013
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Learners will discover the basics of word processing, including creating, formatting, and printing a simple document. Prerequisite: Learn to Navigate Windows 8..

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

Monday, May 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
Monday, May 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...
Monday, May 5th
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, May 5th
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Monday, May 5th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Boys Space
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.
Monday, May 5th
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.

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

Monday, May 5th
6:30pm - 8:45pm
Teens and Tools
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: middle school, high school
Learn to use tools and create useful items from different materials. This program is for teens ages 12-18.
Global Lens Film Series presents THE FINGER (Argentina, 2011) 93 minutes.
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