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Water Your Family Tree

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Friday, July 11th
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 11th
1:00pm
Discovery Hour
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 11th
1:00pm
Discovery Hour
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 11th
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 11th
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 11th
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Entomology, Anyone?
Central Library - Atrium
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Join us in making a bug catcher to study insects up close.
Registration begins on June 27th
Saturday, July 12th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Introduction to Digital Photography
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the basics of indoor and outdoor digital photography. Feel free to bring your own digital camera, or use your smartphone camera.
Registration begins on June 28th
Saturday, July 12th
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 12th
11:00am
Saturday Storytime
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: families
A story time filled with books, songs, and a story-related activity.
Saturday, July 12th
2:00pm - 4:00pm
CHESS MATES
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: all ages
Drop-in chess club. Lessons, snacks, and pick-up games. Ages 8-up.
Saturday, July 12th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Most Dangerous Book Club!
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: families
Do you want to take over the world? 1. Join the Most Dangerous Book Club. 2. Become the smartest kid in the world. 3. Prove your mettle, crack the code, and you will be rewarded! Recommended for kids ages 9 to 13.
Monday, July 14th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Monday, July 14th
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 14th
11:00am - 1:00pm
Music Builds Science
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Explore the science of sound with the musicians of the Lexington Philharmonic. Learn how sound travels, why some instruments are louder than others and more. For ages 5 and up. Reservations required.
Registration begins on June 30th
Monday, July 14th
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, July 14th
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 14th
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 14th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Music Builds Science
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Explore the science of sound with the musicians of the Lexington Philharmonic. Learn how sound travels, why some instruments are louder than others and more. For ages 5 and up.
Registration begins on June 30th
Monday, July 14th
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 14th
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 14th
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 14th
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 14th
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 14th
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 14th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Storytelling Through Music
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Without words, music has often been used throughout history to tell stories; folk tales, bluegrass music, jazz, classical – almost every genre of music has been used to tell stories and pass our history down from one generation to the next. Each instrument has a different sound...
Registration begins on June 1st
Monday, July 14th
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, July 14th
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy READ/WRITE Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Open to any adult wanting to improve basic reading and writing in English.
Tuesday, July 15th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Tuesday, July 15th
10:00am - 12:00pm
GarageBand
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the basics of GarageBand, the audio recording and editing software from Apple.
Registration begins on July 1st
Tuesday, July 15th
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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