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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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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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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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Find the egg!

Locate images hidden throughout our website, collect code words, then enter to win.
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Water Your Family Tree

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

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Thursday, July 10th
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 10th
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 10th
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 10th
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 10th
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 10th
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 10th
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 10th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Final Cut Pro X Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Create your own 30-45 second video spot using the professional grade video editing software. This class builds on techniques learned in the iMovie class. Prerequisite: iMovie.
Registration begins on June 26th
Thursday, July 10th
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Jazz: Live at the Library!
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: all ages
Free jazz performances every second Thursday of the month at the Farish Theater. Sponsored by the Jazz Arts Foundation and Jamey Aebersold Jazz.
Thursday, July 10th
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fashioning the New Woman
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Vickie Canham of The DAR will offer a slide show of the fashions of the emerging modern woman---- how events affected women's style of dress. Registration requested, but drop-ins are welcome.

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

Friday, July 11th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Friday, July 11th
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 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
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 amazing art projects and super science projects! 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.

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

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.
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