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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

Tuesday, January 6th - 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, December 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, January 13th - 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 get an overview of some of the more popular blogging sites, how to navigate around a blog and the basics of posting and commenting. Prerequisite: Internet Basics.

Thursday, January 15th - 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 use OverDrive, Zinio, OneClick Digital, and Freegal to check out e-magazines, stream movies, download free music and more. For PCs, tablets, and e-readers. Feel free to bring your own device.

Friday, January 16th - 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 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.

Education & Homework Help

Saturday, January 10th - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room

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

Local engineer Sanjay Upreti will help you understand math and physics homework. For high school. Registration required.

Foreign Languages & ESL

Monday, January 5th - 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.

Monday, January 12th - 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, December 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.

Tuesday, December 30th - 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, January 10th - 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, January 12th - 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.

Health & Wellness

Wednesday, January 14th - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? Join us and hear practical answers to the questions that arise in the early
stage. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early stage diagnosis. To register, call 1-800-272-3900 or email infoky-in@alz.org.
This program was created especially for family caregivers, so please no professionals.

Movies

Tuesday, December 23rd - 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

Bring a blanket and a friend, we'll provide the snacks. Call the library for movie title. Reservations required. All ages

Tuesday, January 6th - 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, December 20th - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Join AKF Lexington Martial Arts to learn some moves and be your best.
Kung Fu Panda will visit after the program. Parent or Guardian of participants will be asked to sign a permission slip. For participants ages 6 -12. All ages may observe.

Tuesday, December 30th - 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, January 10th - 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, January 6th - 10:30 AM to 10:50 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Wednesday, January 7th - 10:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Thursday, January 8th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Friday, January 9th - 10:30 AM to 10:55 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Saturday, January 10th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Tuesday, January 13th - 10:30 AM to 10:50 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Wednesday, January 14th - 10:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Thursday, January 15th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Friday, January 16th - 10:30 AM to 10:55 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Summer Reading

Tuesday, December 23rd - 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

Bring a blanket and a friend, we'll provide the snacks. Call the library for movie title. Reservations required. All ages

Writing

Thursday, January 8th - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room

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