Candidate Forums

Candidate forums that took place in our Farish Theater are now available online thanks to The League of Women Voters and Cable Channel 20.

Wherever the people are well informed they can be trusted with their own government.
- Thomas Jefferson

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.

Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.
- Unknown

Home Energy & Water Audit Kits

Kits are available for free 14-day checkout at Library locations. Each kit includes tools to help you improve home energy or water consumption.

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
- Cicero
Downtown Traffic Impacts
Friday, October 31st - 3:30 PM to Saturday, November 1st - 11:45 PM

Heavy traffic is expected in the downtown area on Friday, October 31st, and Saturday, November 1st. The Central Library will be open for regular hours on both days. Traffic patterns will be altered exiting Central Library's parking garage. Please follow signs and plan accordingly. Thank you!

Locations & Hours

Upcoming Events

The Friends Book Cellar is open from 1:00-5:00 PM on the first Sunday of each month for a 20% off sale. The Friends Book Cellar is located in the Lower Level of the Central Library.
Central Library
Sun. November 2nd - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Lexington Premiere of Documentary Feature FIND YOUR WAY. In this honest and heart-felt documentary, one busker turned filmmaker takes us inside the world of street musicians. Lexington Film League...
Central Library
Sun. November 2nd - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Lexington Premiere of Feature Film FLOOD TIDE. A group of artists, shaken by the death of their friend, build extraordinary boats out of ordinary junk and set out for open water. Lexington Film...
Central Library
Sun. November 2nd - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learners will experience more advanced word processing tasks including lists, headers, and cut/copy/paste functions. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013.
Central Library
Mon. November 3rd - 9:30am to 11:30am
Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.
Eagle Creek Branch
Mon. November 3rd - 10:30am to 11:00am
Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.
Eagle Creek Branch
Mon. November 3rd - 11:00am to 11:30am
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...
Central Library
Mon. November 3rd - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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.
Village Branch
Mon. November 3rd - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Will be meeting in the Large Meeting Room.
Village Branch
Mon. November 3rd - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Explore the creative aspects of STEAM related programming through projects, experiments, and even some field trips! Don't miss your chance to discover and achieve! For Teens in grades 6-12. Signed...
Village Branch
Mon. November 3rd - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Explore the creative aspects of STEAM related programming through projects, experiments, and even some field trips! Don't miss your chance to discover and achieve! For Teens in grades 6-12. Signed...
Village Branch
Mon. November 3rd - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
These classes are offered in partnership with Bluegrass Literacy. For more information, contact the Tates Creek branch (859)231-5500.
Tates Creek Branch
Mon. November 3rd - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
University of Kentucky entomolgist Ricardo Bessin will present a program on the basic biology of honey bees. Come learn about the importance of these pollinators in our ecosystem and what makes them...
Beaumont Branch
Mon. November 3rd - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Open to any adult wanting to improve basic reading and writing in English.
Northside Branch
Mon. November 3rd - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
12 short films from Kentucky filmmakers ranging from experimental gems to animated award winners. Lexington Film League and Lexington Public Library present the Filmslang Film Fest.
Central Library
Mon. November 3rd - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wishing you all a safe and happy Halloween! Don't forget about Saturday's #Booktacular: http://t.co/PGKI3R1ic6