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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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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.
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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.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Thursday, July 3rd
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hooked on Science
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Award winning science educator Jason Lindsey will literally blow you away! Hands-on science experiments include exploding watermelons, exploding sandwich bags and creating film canister rockets. For ages 6 & up.
Registration begins on June 19th
Thursday, July 3rd
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Healthy Choices on a Budget
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Learn how to plan and prepare delicious healthy meals for the whole family, on a budget. This program is for teens in grades 6-12. Registration required.
Thursday, July 3rd
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Healthy Choices on a Budget
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Learn how to plan and prepare delicious healthy meals for the whole family, on a budget. This program is for teens in grades 6-12. Registration required.
Thursday, July 3rd
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.
Thursday, July 3rd
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.
Thursday, July 3rd
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, July 3rd
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Hooked on Science
Village Branch - Program Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Award winning science educator Jason Lindsey will literally blow you away! Hands-on science experiments include exploding watermelons, exploding sandwich bags and creating film canister rockets. For ages 6 & up.

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

Thursday, July 3rd
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, July 3rd
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, July 3rd
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Tates Creek Writers Group
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
This group is open to all genres and levels of writing experience.
Thursday, July 3rd
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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 June 19th
Thursday, July 3rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hooked on Science
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Award winning science educator Jason Lindsey will literally blow you away! Hands-on science experiments include exploding watermelons, exploding sandwich bags and creating film canister rockets. For ages 6 & up.

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

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Friday, July 4th
(All day)
Library Closed: Independence Day
Eagle Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
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Friday, July 4th
(All day)
Library Closed: Independence Day
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
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Library closed
Friday, July 4th
10:30am
The Young and the Restless
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
Clapping, singing, and listening to great books! Simple story-related activity follows. 25 minutes
Friday, July 4th
11:00am - 11:30am
Discovery Time
Village Branch
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years), preschool (3-5 Years)
Bring your little one and let them discover new textures, colors, sounds, and so much more!For ages 2-5. No registration required.
Friday, July 4th
11:00am - 11:30am
Discovery Time
Village Branch
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years), preschool (3-5 Years)
Bring your little one and let them discover new textures, colors, sounds, and so much more!For ages 2-5. No registration required.
Friday, July 4th
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Family Movie Time
Village Branch
Age Group: all kids, families
Watch cool movies, both old and new. Fun for the whole family. No registration requried.
Friday, July 4th
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Family Movie Time
Village Branch
Age Group: all kids, families
Watch cool movies, both old and new. Fun for the whole family. No registration requried.
Saturday, July 5th
10:00am - 12:00pm
After Effects Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the basic functions of Adobe's motion graphics and video effects compositing software. Some experience with Photoshop or another video editing program, such as Final Cut Pro is required.
Registration begins on June 21st
Saturday, July 5th
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, July 5th
11:00am
Saturday Storytime
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: families
A story time filled with books, songs, and a story-related activity.
Saturday, July 5th
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Composting and Vermiculture
Central Library - Room B
Age Group: adults, families
Give your garden what it craves - juicy and nutritious compost made from kitchen scraps, and even worms! Come learn the basics of Composting and Vermiculture, and help your garden shine. Presented by the Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau. Registration preferred.

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

Saturday, July 5th
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.
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.
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