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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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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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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.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Thursday, May 8th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Photoshop Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Fix "Red-eye" and remove blemishes from portraits. You'll also learn how to combine several images into a single photo and add text to the image.

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

Thursday, May 8th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Introduction to Excel 2013
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
This class introduces the basic functions and uses of a spreadsheet program. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013 or previous experience using spreadsheet software.

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

Thursday, May 8th
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, May 8th
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Friday, May 9th
9:30am - 11:30am
Windows 8: Tips and Tricks
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Learners will discover more about the advanced features of Windows 8, including how to personalize their device with a picture password, create a master control panel for all their settings, the full range of keyboard shortcuts and a number of time and effort saving ways to make...
Registration begins on April 25th
Saturday, May 10th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Recharging Your Goals: Getting Back on Track
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
We're 5 months into the year. How many of your New Year’s resolutions have you already broken?Research shows at least a third of New Year’s resolutions are abandoned before the end of January and less than 25% of them are kept long-term. So how do you rescue your goals from the...

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

Saturday, May 10th
10:00am - 12:00pm
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 April 26th
Saturday, May 10th
10:00am - 2:00pm
Eagle Creek Writers Group Write-In
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Bring your own work-in-progress to this drop-in writing session or use the prompts provided to generate some new material.
Saturday, May 10th
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, May 10th
11:00am - 11:30am
Super Saturday Storytimes
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit
Age Group: families
Join us for special family storytimes each Saturday in May.
Saturday, May 10th
1:30pm - 2:30pm
STEAM Saturdays
Village Branch - Program Room
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, middle school
Activites, games, experiments... don't miss any of these exciting STEAM programs. For kids in grades 4-8.
Make a handprint picture for your mom! Please wear clothes that can get messy.
Monday, May 12th
9:30am - 11:30am
Advanced Features of MS Word 2013
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Learners will get experience using tables, running a mail merge, customizing Word settings and more. Prerequisite: Additional Features of Word.
Registration begins on April 28th
Monday, May 12th
10:30am - 12:00pm
English Class for Beginners/Clase de inglés
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: adults
English Class for Beginners/Clase de inglés
Monday, May 12th
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, May 12th
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, May 12th
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Homework Help/Ayuda con tarea
Village Branch
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, middle school, high school
Homework help is available to all children in grades K-12. Please come in and sign up before 7:30pm each day, to ensure that you will receive help.
Monday, May 12th
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Homework Help/Ayuda con tarea
Village Branch
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, middle school, high school
Homework help is available to all children in grades K-12. Please come in and sign up before 7:30pm each day, to ensure that you will receive help.
Monday, May 12th
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Monday, May 12th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Boys Space
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.
Monday, May 12th
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.

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

Monday, May 12th
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Considering laser vision correction or cataract removal?
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, adults
Join Dr. D. Conklin Jr., M.D., a board-certified ophthalmologist, as he discusses advances in refractive and cataract surgery. Dr. Conklin will give an overview of LASIK, LASEK, intraocular lenses, and advancements in vision correction and cataract removal technology....
Monday, May 12th
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Global Lens Series: MOURNING (2011, Iran)
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: adults
Global Lens Film Series presents MOURNING (Iran, 2011) 84 minutes
Tuesday, May 13th
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 April 29th
Tuesday, May 13th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Beaumont Day Book Discussion Group
Beaumont Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
The daytime book discussion group at Beaumont meets two Tuesday mornings a month during the months September through May. Titles selected for reading include nonfiction as well as fiction, and are frequently supplied by the library. The reading schedule is subject to change due...
Tuesday, May 13th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Preschool Play Date!
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: preschool (3-5 Years)
Enjoy some play centers with your friends! Recommended for kids 5 and younger.
Tuesday, May 13th
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, May 13th
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ready for Kindergarten
Village Branch
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years), preschool (3-5 Years)
For ages 2-5,children will participate in learning activities that will increase their Kindergarten readiness skills and parents will learn how to help their children prepare for Kindergarten. Registration Required.

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

Tuesday, May 13th
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Homework Help/Ayuda con tarea
Village Branch
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, middle school, high school
Homework help is available to all children in grades K-12. Please come in and sign up before 7:30pm each day, to ensure that you will receive help.
Tuesday, May 13th
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Homework Help/Ayuda con tarea
Village Branch
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, middle school, high school
Homework help is available to all children in grades K-12. Please come in and sign up before 7:30pm each day, to ensure that you will receive help.
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