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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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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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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.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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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....
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.
Tuesday, May 13th
5:30pm
Teen Cafe
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Bored? Come join in the Teen Cafe nights at the Village Branch. Teens ages 12 and up can come to enjoy activities, crafts, games, and snacks on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30-6:30pm.
Tuesday, May 13th
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Tuesday, May 13th
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Tuesday, May 13th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Illustrator Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the basics of creating graphic designs and images from photos and creating unique material using the basic tools and processes of Illustrator.
Registration begins on April 29th
Tuesday, May 13th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
BCTC Presents: Shorts - A Student Showcase
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: adults
Bluegrass Community and Technical College present their final projects.
Wednesday, May 14th
9:30am - 11:30am
Introduction to MS Word 2013
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Learners will discover the basics of word processing, including creating, formatting, and printing a simple document. Prerequisite: Learn to Navigate Windows 8.
Registration begins on April 30th
Wednesday, May 14th
10:00am - 10:30am
The Young and the Restless
Central Library - Story Room
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
A storytime for toddlers! Clapping, singing, and enjoying good stories and books! A simple story-realted craft or activity is included.
Wednesday, May 14th
10:00am - 3:00pm
OLLI Spanish Class/UK
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: seniors
3 levels of Spanish classes for seniors. Contact Richard Dwyer at richarddwyer99@yahoo.com
Wednesday, May 14th
11:00am - 11:45am
Corduroy Party
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: preschool (3-5 Years)
Come celebrate everyone's favorite brown bear with stories, activities and crafts! Registration required. For ages 2-5 with a parent or caregiver.
Registration begins on April 30th
Wednesday, May 14th
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Computer Club for Seniors
Eagle Creek Branch
Age Group: seniors, adults
Improve your computer skills with other seniors. Each month has a different tutorial with time for questions.

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

Wednesday, May 14th
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Introduction to Excel 2013
Central Library - Computer Lab
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.
Registration begins on April 30th
Wednesday, May 14th
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dragon Book Club
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade
Activities include book discussions and reviews, games, and crafts. For grades 1-3. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Reservations required.
Wednesday, May 14th
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.
Wednesday, May 14th
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.
Wednesday, May 14th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy Adult Education
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Beginning Adult Literacy class. Referral from Bluegrass Literacy required. Please call (859)299-5982 for a referral prior to coming to your first class.
Wednesday, May 14th
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Keep Your House Clean and Organized in Less Time
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Professional organizer Kathleen Crosmer shares insights from the book "The House That Cleans Itself" by Mindy Starns Clark. Tips on keeping your house cleaner and more organized in less time.

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

Wednesday, May 14th
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Guitar Class
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Learn guitar basics. For teens ages 12-18.
Wednesday, May 14th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Additional features of Excel 2013
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Learn about pivot tables, linked cells, filtering and advanced formulas. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel 2013 or previous experience with Excel.
Registration begins on April 30th
Wednesday, May 14th
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy Adult Education
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
GED Study Group, Reading and Essay Writing. Referral from Bluegrass Literacy required. Please call (859)299-5982 for a referral prior to coming to your first class.
Thursday, May 15th
9:30am - 10:30am
Internet Basics
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Students will learn about browser options and tools, how to search and navigate the web, and basic troubleshooting for connection problems. Prerequisite: Students should be able to use the mouse and keyboard.
Registration begins on May 1st
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