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Find the egg!

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

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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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.
Monday, July 7th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Monday, July 7th
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, July 7th
11:00am - 1:00pm
Scales VS. Tails
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Who’s the coolest creature, the snake, the skink or the alligator? The Newport Aquarium staff will bring all 3 and tell you all about them. For ages 6 & up.

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

Monday, July 7th
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, July 7th
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, July 7th
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Scales VS. Tails
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Who’s the coolest creature, the snake, the skink or the alligator? The Newport Aquarium staff will bring all 3 and tell you all about them. For ages 6 & up.

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

Monday, July 7th
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, July 7th
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, July 7th
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, July 7th
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, July 7th
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, July 7th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Introduction To SLR (single lens reflex) Photography
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
Learn to control your digital or film SLR camera. Get beyond the automatic settings and explore the functions that your camera offers. Topics include: overview of the SLR, shutter speed, aperture, exposure, composition, lenses and basic flash photography. No digital post-...

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

Monday, July 7th
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.
Tuesday, July 8th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Tuesday, July 8th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Scales VS. Tails
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Who’s the coolest creature, the snake, the skink or the alligator? The Newport Aquarium staff will bring all 3 and tell you all about them. For ages 6 & up.
Tuesday, July 8th
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 24th
Tuesday, July 8th
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, July 8th
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, July 8th
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, July 8th
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Scales VS. Tails
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Who’s the coolest creature, the snake, the skink or the alligator? The Newport Aquarium staff will bring all 3 and tell you all about them. For ages 6 & up.
Registration begins on June 24th
Tuesday, July 8th
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, July 8th
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, July 8th
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.
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