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Central Library - Farish Theater
Tuesday, February 19th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Observe African-American History Month with a documentary every Tuesday evening in February.This week:  A History of Black Achievement in America, Vol 3&4.Presented by James Avery, this original series documents 350 years of black achievement in American history, its defining role in the growth of a country, and influence on current events.
Central Library
Friday, February 22nd - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Reinette Jones and Rob Aken are the co-founders and co-managers of the NKAA database, a free online reference tool that receives more than 300,000 hits each year.  They will speak about creating the Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, which is valuable for research in genealogy and African American history.  Ms. Jones is a Librarian in the Special... More Info
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Monday, February 25th - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Age Group(s): adults, seniors,
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Get started researching your family tree with this six week class! We will cover several genealogy topics each week starting with record keeping, software, searching census and vital records and much more. The classes will build on each other but you do not need to attend each class.
Central Library - Farish Theater
Monday, February 25th - 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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In the 1960s, the Old World gay scene was changing. In Lexington, a group of gender-bending artists, drag queens, belles and sexual outlaws formed a loose group called The Pagan Babies. Drawing from a lineage of sexual outlaws dating back to the Civil War, The Pagan Babies changed life in Lexington forever. Join us for an introduction by artist Bob Morgan... More Info
Central Library - Farish Theater
Tuesday, February 26th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Observe African-American History Month with a documentary every Tuesday evening in February.This week:  The MarchWitness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. This watershed event in the Civil Rights Movement helped change the face of America. Recounts the... More Info
Northside Branch
Thursday, February 28th - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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African-American genealogical research can be challenging due to lack of government and public records pre-1870. This class will introduce basic genealogy skills and recommend basic research methods in the pursuit of African-American family history. 
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Saturday, March 2nd - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, high school,
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Are you just starting your family tree, or have you run into a brick wall tracing a distant ancestor? Join us to share tips and learn new research strategies. All levels of experience are welcome! 
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Monday, March 4th - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Age Group(s): adults, seniors,
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Get started researching your family tree with this six week class! We will cover several genealogy topics each week starting with record keeping, software, searching census and vital records and much more. The classes will build on each other but you do not need to attend each class.
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Monday, March 11th - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Age Group(s): adults, seniors,
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Get started researching your family tree with this six week class! We will cover several genealogy topics each week starting with record keeping, software, searching census and vital records and much more. The classes will build on each other but you do not need to attend each class.
Central Library - Room C
Saturday, March 16th - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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