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Tates Creek Branch

Transportation
Served by LexTran Dark Blue Route (No. 3 – Tates Creek Road)

Meeting Room Information

Wireless Printing

Special Features

  • Geothermal heating and cooling
  • Amazon Sanctuary, mural by Lori James

Address: 

3628 Walden Dr.
Lexington, KY 40517

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 Tates Creek Branch

Arts & Crafts & Activities

Wednesday, September 10th - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Discover new things with your preschooler. Each session will explore a new topic through math, science, arts, and play. For ages 3-5. Registration required.

Book Clubs & Book Groups

Wednesday, September 17th - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room

If you're an early bird, please join us for a lively discussion on the third Wednesday of the month. Each month we'll pick a new book, fiction or nonfiction. Bring your opinions, ideas and perhaps a mug of coffee.

Computer Class

Tuesday, August 26th - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room

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

Join us for a relaxed hands-on introduction to the world of computers and tablets. Classes are open to all experience levels.

Tuesday, August 26th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

This workshop is designed for an audience that is new to computing. Learners will discover how to access the desktop, how to save, create, and move files and folders; and how to pin important stuff to the Start screen. Prerequisite: Students should be able to use the mouse and keyboard.

Wednesday, August 27th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learners will experience a tutorial that teaches all the basic mouse movements, along with a brief introduction to ergonomics and touch typing. No computer experience necessary.

Thursday, August 28th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learners will discover how to effectively navigate in Windows 8. Participants tour the Start screen and experiment with touch gestures, live tiles, and charms. This workshop also shows how to work efficiently with snap and keyboard shortcuts. Prerequisite: PC Basics.

Thursday, August 28th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

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.

Friday, August 29th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

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.

Foreign Languages & ESL

Monday, August 25th - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room

These classes are offered in partnership with Bluegrass Literacy. For more information, contact the Tates Creek branch (859)231-5500.

Games

Monday, August 25th - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Join us the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month. Previous game experience is recommended.

Saturday, September 6th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Take some time to explore your creative side and build your own Lego creations. For ages 5 & up. Reservations Required.

Monday, September 8th - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Join us the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month. Previous game experience is recommended.

Saturday, September 20th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Take some time to explore your creative side and build your own Lego creations. For ages 5 & up. Reservations Required.

Monday, September 22nd - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Join us the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month. Previous game experience is recommended.

Genealogy & History

Saturday, August 30th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

TBD
Johnna Waldon will introduce us to online genealogy resources that we can use from our own home computers as well as resources offered by LPL.

Movies

Tuesday, September 2nd - 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Watch if you dare! Talk about it if you can find the words! Join us for a free viewing followed by lively discussion of selected classic horror films. Light snacks provided. For the current film title, please contact Tates Creek Branch Library. 859-231-5500.

Special Events

Saturday, September 6th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Take some time to explore your creative side and build your own Lego creations. For ages 5 & up. Reservations Required.

Saturday, September 20th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Take some time to explore your creative side and build your own Lego creations. For ages 5 & up. Reservations Required.

Storytimes

Tuesday, September 2nd - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.

Wednesday, September 3rd - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Experience fun with songs, finger plays, and books! This storytime lasts approximately 15 minutes, making it great for wigglers!

Thursday, September 4th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Stories, songs, and activities that encourage literacy, math, and science skills. 30 minutes

Friday, September 5th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Clapping, singing, and listening to great books! Simple story-related activity follows. 25 minutes

Saturday, September 6th - 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch

A story time filled with books, songs, and a story-related activity.

Tuesday, September 9th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.

Wednesday, September 10th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Experience fun with songs, finger plays, and books! This storytime lasts approximately 15 minutes, making it great for wigglers!

Thursday, September 11th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Stories, songs, and activities that encourage literacy, math, and science skills. 30 minutes

Friday, September 12th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Clapping, singing, and listening to great books! Simple story-related activity follows. 25 minutes

Saturday, September 13th - 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch

A story time filled with books, songs, and a story-related activity.

Tuesday, September 16th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.

Wednesday, September 17th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Experience fun with songs, finger plays, and books! This storytime lasts approximately 15 minutes, making it great for wigglers!

Thursday, September 18th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Stories, songs, and activities that encourage literacy, math, and science skills. 30 minutes

Friday, September 19th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Clapping, singing, and listening to great books! Simple story-related activity follows. 25 minutes

Saturday, September 20th - 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch

A story time filled with books, songs, and a story-related activity.

Writing

Thursday, September 4th - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

This group is open to all genres and levels of writing experience.