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Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Wednesday, October 5th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): toddler (18-36 months), ,
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Toddlers and their caregivers explore the world through the fives senses while making new friends in this hands-on sensory program about pumpkins. For children 18-36 months. No registration required.

Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Wednesday, October 5th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-5th grade, middle school, high school
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Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab as we celebrate HallowSTEAM and make our own ghostly egg carriers. We will then test them out and see if they can protect the egg as they get dropped from the 5th floor of Central.


For Grades 3-12.

Participants must register for this program. 
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Central Library - Farish Theater
Wednesday, October 5th - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, high school,
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Join us for Open Mic Night the first Wednesday of every second month.

Bring your poems, flash fiction, spoken word performance, friends and enthusiasm. We'll provide the stage and snacks. Farish Theater doors open at 5 and performances start at 5:30. Performers will be selected by drawing names from a hat. Please limit your...

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Central Library - Story Room
Thursday, October 6th - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 years), ,
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Preschoolers and their caregivers can participate in a variety of self-directed themed activities to get them on the path to school readiness.  For ages 3 to 5. 

Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Thursday, October 6th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-5th grade, middle school, high school
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Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab as we celebrate HallowSTEAM and make our own slime that glows in the dark.


For Grades 3-12.

Participants must register for this program. 
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Central Library - Room D
Friday, October 7th - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-5th grade, ,
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Drop in anytime at the assigned hours to challenge yourself to complete works of tiny art, building challenge and more! For ages 5 -12.  October focus is faith Ringgold. Dress for mess please.

Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Saturday, October 8th - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-5th grade, high school, middle school
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Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab as we paint spooky 3D printed necklaces. 


For grades 3-12

If you are planning on bringing a large group (10+ people) please contact the Experiential Learning Supervisor for accommodations. (859) 231-5500.
Central Library - Farish Theater
Saturday, October 8th - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Kentucky Poet Laureate Crystal Wilkinson gives the keynote address for this year's Kentucky State Poetry Society annual conference. Wilkinson will speak in person at the Lexington Public Library's Farish Theater to a live, local audience, as well as to a remote audience at the conference in Bowling Green.

Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Tuesday, October 11th - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Age Group(s): K-5th grade, high school, middle school
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Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab as we face our fears of spiders, heights and more while watching virtual reality videos on the Oculus Quest 2 headsets.


Participants are welcome to drop-in anytime between 3:30-5:30 pm and stay as a little or as long as you would like!

For grades 3-12...
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Central Library - Story Room
Wednesday, October 12th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 PM
Age Group(s): toddler (18-36 months), ,
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Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

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