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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

Adult Education

Monday, November 17th - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Photography Club: for people interested in photography to come for more information, and to meet like minded people. Please bring your camera. If you have any questions, email Jeff at jlbotts66@yahoo.com.

Arts & Crafts & Activities

Wednesday, October 22nd - 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.

Friday, October 31st - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Join us for our annual Pumpkin Party Extravaganza--complete with songs and dancing, a costume parade and trick-or-treating, and a small craft.

Wednesday, November 5th - 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.

Monday, November 17th - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Photography Club: for people interested in photography to come for more information, and to meet like minded people. Please bring your camera. If you have any questions, email Jeff at jlbotts66@yahoo.com.

Wednesday, November 19th - 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, November 19th - 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

Wednesday, October 22nd - 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, October 23rd - 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

Learn about the kind of threats you may encounter online, software that can help protect your computer, and steps you can take to keep both you and your computer safer online. Prerequisite: Internet Basics or previous internet experience.

Thursday, October 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

Learn about linked cells, filtering and intermediate formulas. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel 2013 or previous experience with Excel.

Friday, October 24th - 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 the basics of word processing, including creating, formatting, and printing a simple document. Prerequisite: PC Basics. Students should be comfortable with the mouse and keyboard.

Tuesday, October 28th - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Large 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, November 18th - 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 discover the basics of word processing, including creating, formatting, and printing a simple document. Prerequisite: PC Basics. Students should be comfortable with the mouse and keyboard.

Wednesday, November 19th - 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 sign up for an email account, send messages, work with attachments, and manage their inbox. Prerequisite: Internet Basics or previous Internet experience.

Thursday, November 20th - 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 more advanced word processing tasks including lists, headers, and cut/copy/paste functions. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013.

Thursday, November 20th - 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 class introduces the basic functions and uses of a spreadsheet program. . Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013 or previous experience using spreadsheet software.

Friday, November 21st - 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.

Foreign Languages & ESL

Monday, November 3rd - 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, November 10th - 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, November 17th - 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, October 27th - 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, November 1st - 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, November 10th - 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, November 15th - 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.

Movies

Tuesday, November 4th - 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, November 1st - 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, November 15th - 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

Wednesday, October 22nd - 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, October 23rd - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Friday, October 24th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Saturday, October 25th - 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Tuesday, October 28th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Wednesday, October 29th - 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, October 30th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Friday, October 31st - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Saturday, November 1st - 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Tuesday, November 4th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Wednesday, November 5th - 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, November 6th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Friday, November 7th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Saturday, November 8th - 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Tuesday, November 11th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Wednesday, November 12th - 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, November 13th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Friday, November 14th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Saturday, November 15th - 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Tuesday, November 18th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Wednesday, November 19th - 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, November 20th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Friday, November 21st - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Writing

Thursday, November 6th - 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.