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Eagle Creek Branch

Transportation
Served by LexTran Light Purple (No. 11 – Richmond Road) and the Bright Red (No. 27 - Richmond Road Express)

Meeting Room Information

Wireless Printing

Special Features

  • Fireplace
  • Dreams, stained glass window by David Wittmer

Address: 

101 N. Eagle Creek Dr.
Lexington, KY 40509

Hours: 

Mon. - Thurs.: 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Upcoming Events at Eagle Creek Branch

Adult Education

Wednesday, September 3rd - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Improve your computer skills with other seniors. Each month has a different tutorial with time for questions.

Tuesday, September 23rd - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Toy Lancaster will train new volunteers for the Story Time Bus.

Tuesday, September 23rd - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Volunteer training for the LPL Story Time Bus

Wednesday, October 1st - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Improve your computer skills with other seniors. Each month has a different tutorial with time for questions.

Arts & Crafts & Activities

Tuesday, September 9th - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Activities include book discussions and reviews, games, and crafts. For grades 1-3. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Reservations required.

Thursday, September 18th - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Teens, think you're a book nerd or simply want to discover great books to read? Then join us every third Thursday of the month for lively book discussion, snacks, games and new people to meet! August's selection is the thriller, Boy Nobody by Allen Zadoff. Call 859-231-5560 to reserve a copy before each meeting. For ages 14-18. Reservations req.

Saturday, September 27th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Build cool Lego creations with other Lego loving friends. Ages 7-12.

Book Clubs & Book Groups

Tuesday, September 9th - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Activities include book discussions and reviews, games, and crafts. For grades 1-3. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Reservations required.

Thursday, September 18th - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Teens, think you're a book nerd or simply want to discover great books to read? Then join us every third Thursday of the month for lively book discussion, snacks, games and new people to meet! August's selection is the thriller, Boy Nobody by Allen Zadoff. Call 859-231-5560 to reserve a copy before each meeting. For ages 14-18. Reservations req.

Computer Class

Wednesday, September 3rd - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learners will discover how to sign up for an account, send messages, add attachments, and manage their inbox. Prerequisite: Internet Basics or previous Internet experience. Must have a working cell phone number to create an account.

Wednesday, September 3rd - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Improve your computer skills with other seniors. Each month has a different tutorial with time for questions.

Thursday, September 4th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

This workshop introduces the cloud storage and highlights Microsoft SkyDrive as well as introducing students to other free storage websites. Learners will discover how online storage can work for them and how to access their stored files from anywhere they have an internet connection. Prerequisite: Internet Basics or previous Internet experience. Must have a working cell phone number to create an account.

Thursday, September 4th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learners will experience more advanced word processing tasks including lists, headers, and cut/copy/paste functions. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013.

Friday, September 5th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

This class introduces the basic functions and uses of a spreadsheet program. . Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013 or previous experience using spreadsheet software.

Tuesday, September 30th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

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 Windows work for you. Prerequisite: Windows 8 Basics or previous experience using Windows 8.

Wednesday, October 1st - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Improve your computer skills with other seniors. Each month has a different tutorial with time for questions.

Cooking & Recipes

Thursday, September 25th - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Attending football games this fall? Join Sharon Thompson of the Herald-Leader and discover new recipes and food safety tips for tailgating. Prior registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome.

Games

Wednesday, September 17th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Are you a chess fan looking for playing opportunities? Come to Eagle Creek and meet up with other chess players. Boards and pieces provided; just bring yourself! All levels are welcome. Please drop in!

Saturday, September 20th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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, September 27th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Build cool Lego creations with other Lego loving friends. Ages 7-12.

Health & Wellness

Tuesday, September 9th - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Small Conference Room

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

Dr. Robert Rettie of St. Joseph Hospital will discuss healthy options that help all members of the family set healthy patterns for life. Prior registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome.

Monday, September 15th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

If you or someone you know is affected by
Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn
the facts. This program provides information on
detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the
disease, treatment, and much more. Please call 800-272-3900 to register.

Tuesday, September 23rd - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Gluten-free eating is becoming a popular option---for some people it's an absolute necessity. Beth Loiselle, registered dietician with Good Foods Coop, will present the facts that help patrons make good choices. Prior reservations are appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome.

Storytimes

Wednesday, September 3rd - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Stories, songs, and activities that encourage math, science, and literacy skills.

Thursday, September 4th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Songs, rhymes and books that encourage literacy, math and science skills plus and art activity.

Monday, September 8th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Monday, September 8th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Tuesday, September 9th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

An interactive lap-sit program designed to stimulate and encourage pre-reading skills. Age 3-12 mos

Wednesday, September 10th - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Stories, songs, and activities that encourage math, science, and literacy skills.

Thursday, September 11th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Songs, rhymes and books that encourage literacy, math and science skills plus and art activity.

Saturday, September 13th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Join us for stories, songs and activities at Saturday morning!
For preschoolers and family.

Monday, September 15th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Monday, September 15th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Tuesday, September 16th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

An interactive lap-sit program designed to stimulate and encourage pre-reading skills. Age 3-12 mos

Wednesday, September 17th - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Stories, songs, and activities that encourage math, science, and literacy skills.

Thursday, September 18th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Songs, rhymes and books that encourage literacy, math and science skills plus and art activity.

Monday, September 22nd - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Monday, September 22nd - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Tuesday, September 23rd - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Toy Lancaster will train new volunteers for the Story Time Bus.

Tuesday, September 23rd - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Volunteer training for the LPL Story Time Bus

Wednesday, September 24th - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Stories, songs, and activities that encourage math, science, and literacy skills.

Thursday, September 25th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Songs, rhymes and books that encourage literacy, math and science skills plus and art activity.

Monday, September 29th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Monday, September 29th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Tuesday, September 30th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

An interactive lap-sit program designed to stimulate and encourage pre-reading skills. Age 3-12 mos

Wednesday, October 1st - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Stories, songs, and activities that encourage math, science, and literacy skills.

Thursday, October 2nd - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Songs, rhymes and books that encourage literacy, math and science skills plus and art activity.

Writing

Saturday, September 6th - 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

This session allows writers (of all experience levels and genres) to work in a concentrated session. Open to everyone with a writing project.

Wednesday, September 24th - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

This is the monthly business meeting of the Eagle Creek Writers Group. Writers of all genres and experience levels are welcome to attend.