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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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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.
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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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Are you ready, player one?

Join us in a city-wide Pac-Man tournament for the ages! Bragging rights are on the line.

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

All library locations will be closed on Saturday, April 26th for Memorial Day.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Thursday, May 15th
10:45am - 11:45am
Explore e-mail with Outlook.com
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
This workshop showcases the exciting features of Outlook.com and highlights the sleek new interface. Learners will discover how to sign up for an account, send messages, add attachments, and manage their inbox. Prerequisite: Learn to Navigate Windows 8.
Registration begins on May 1st
Neil Chethik, Executive Director of the Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning, will speak on the topic, "Fathers and Sons." Mr. Chethik is the author of "FatherLoss: How Sons of All Ages Deal With the Deaths of Their Dads" (Hyperion Books) and "VoiceMale: What Husbands...
Thursday, May 15th
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Living With Alzheimer's for Caregivers: Late Stages
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
In the late stage of Alzheimer's disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. Join us and hear about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection for the person with late stage Alzheimer's and...
Thursday, May 15th
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, May 15th
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.
Thursday, May 15th
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, May 15th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Explore More
Village Branch
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Try out experiments and different craft projects every week. This fun program is for children in ages 6-12. Registration is required. Please call to cancel.

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

Thursday, May 15th
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spanish for Beginners
Central Library - Room A
Age Group: adults
A free 7 week Spanish course that focuses on practical application. The class starts with the alphabet and builds up to basic conversation pieces.
Thursday, May 15th
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.
Thursday, May 15th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy Adult Education
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
GED Study Group. Math Focus. Walk-ins welcome. Please call (859)299-5982 for additional information.
Thursday, May 15th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
GarageBand
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the basics of GarageBand, the audio recording and editing software from Apple.
Registration begins on May 1st
Thursday, May 15th
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Resume Assistance
Eagle Creek Branch
Age Group: adults
Come for resume help at Eagle Creek! Skilled volunteers will be available to help job seekers with the creation or editing of their resumes. Patrons will leave their sessions with up-to-date, digital and paper copies of their resumes. Resume Assistance is first-come, first-...
Thursday, May 15th
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Closer Look at Your Social Security Benefits
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Chrysantha Clark from Keystone Financial Group will discuss how to decide when to collect Social Security benefits. She will also discuss how much money one may need in addition to their Social Security benefits in order to cover their expenses during retirement. Securities...

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

Thursday, May 15th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Introduction to PowerPoint 2013
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Learners will explore the basic functions and uses of a presentation program and create a simple slideshow presentation. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS word 2013 or previous experience using presentation software.
Registration begins on May 1st
Thursday, May 15th
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
All Library locations closed for staff training.
All Library locations closed for staff training.
All Library locations closed for staff training.
Friday, May 16th
(All day)
Library Closed: Staff Training
Eagle Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
All Library locations closed for staff training.
Friday, May 16th
(All day)
Library Closed: Staff Training
Northside Branch
Age Group: all ages
All Library locations closed for staff training.
Friday, May 16th
(All day)
Library Closed: Staff Training
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
All Library locations closed for staff training.
All Library locations closed for staff training.
Saturday, May 17th
9:30am - 9:50am
Introduction to Photoshop
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Fix "Red-eye" and remove blemishes from portraits. Learn how to combine several images into a single photo and move parts of one photo to another and add titles and text. Prerequisite: Learn to navigate Windows 8.
Registration begins on May 3rd
Saturday, May 17th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Chess Mates
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, middle school, adults
Chess Mates is a drop-in club for beginners to advanced players. Basic lessons, snacks, and pick-up games are offered. For ages 8-up.Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Saturday, May 17th
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 May 3rd
Narcotics Anonymous Registration Committee Meeting
Saturday, May 17th
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 17th
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.
Friends of the Library will be have books for sale at the 8th Lexington Peace Fair, in front of BCTC on Cooper Drive.
OLLI theater course performance. This course combines students' love of history with research, character creation, and performance.
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