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Water Your Family Tree

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

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

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Wednesday, July 16th
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.
Wednesday, July 16th
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.
Wednesday, July 16th
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.
Wednesday, July 16th
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.
Wednesday, July 16th
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Men of Character
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.
Wednesday, July 16th
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Men of Character
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.
Wednesday, July 16th
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Extreme Explorers: Messy Science
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Pretend you are a mad scientist as we experiment with the messy side of science!Be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty. For ages 6-10 with a parent or caregiver. Registration required.
Registration begins on July 2nd
Wednesday, July 16th
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Eagle Creek Writers Group
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
This is the monthly business meeting of the Eagle Creek Writers Group. This event is open to all interested writers: bring a current work for this reading and editing session.
Wednesday, July 16th
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Spanish Conversation Club
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: adults
For advanced Spanish-language learners, this club will provide a place for participants to practice their conversational Spanish in a friendly environment.
Thursday, July 17th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Thursday, July 17th
10:30am
Preschool Storytime
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: preschool (3-5 Years)
Stories, songs, and activities that encourage literacy, math, and science skills. 30 minutes
Thursday, July 17th
10:45am - 11:05am
Bouncing Babies
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: baby (1-2 years), infant (0-12 months)
This lapsit storytime develops early skills via books, songs, fingerplays & activities, all while promoting budding social skills & child-caregiver interaction. No registration required!
Thursday, July 17th
11:00am - 11:30am
Read! Play! Learn!
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: families
Build reading readiness skills with stories, songs, and play. Children 5 and younger are welcome.
Thursday, July 17th
11:15am - 11:35am
Bouncing Babies
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: baby (1-2 years), infant (0-12 months)
This lapsit storytime develops early skills via books, songs, fingerplays & activities, all while promoting budding social skills & child-caregiver interaction. For ages 0-24 months and a parent or caregiver.
Thursday, July 17th
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Music Builds Science
Eagle Creek 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

Thursday, July 17th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Camp Cosmos
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: 4th-5th grade
Imagine that you are going to explore Mars for NASA! Recommended for ages 8-13.

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

Thursday, July 17th
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 17th
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 17th
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 17th
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 17th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Final Cut Pro X Beyond Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the more advanced editing functions of Final Cut Pro X including: color correction, green screen effects, and much more. All "problem" video clips will be provided for you. Prerequisite: Final Cut Pro X Basics.
Registration begins on July 3rd
Thursday, July 17th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Family Movie Night
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: families
Bring a blanket and a friend, we'll provide the snacks. Call the library for movie title. Reservations required. All ages
Registration begins on July 3rd
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