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Upcoming Events for Teens

Central Library - Room A
Sat. May 25th - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Join local crafter June Crawford to learn how to make whimsical art dolls made from repurposed matchboxes and other found materials. Please note the length of this workshop, bring a bagged lunch if desired. All materials provided.

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

Eastside Branch - Large Conference Room
Sat. May 25th - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Branch out in textile arts! Come weave with an expert, learn techniques, and leave with a project you can be proud of. 

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

Central Library - Atrium
Sat. May 25th - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Using musical greeting cards for parts, we will construct an alarmed jar for keeping your treasures safe from prying hands! While supplies last.
Central Library - Kentucky Room
Sat. May 25th - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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! 
Central Library - Reference Area
Sun. May 26th - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
A mental health crisis kit is a collection of comforting items or a list of activities to keep on hand when things get tough mentally. Drop in to Central Library from 2:00-4:00pm to learn more and assemble your own. While supplies last.
Central Library - Atrium
Sun. May 26th - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Stop by The Nook to hang out, sip tea, and create a tiny masterpiece! While supplies last. For ages 11-17.

Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Sun. May 26th - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Participants are invited to try different embroidery and stitching techniques to bring stress relief through color and tactile experience. For ages 13 and up. While supplies last.
Northside Branch -
Wed. May 29th - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Get crafty during after school snack time! We're making pinata bookmarks with supplies from our art cart. 
Village Branch - Meeting Room A
Wed. May 29th - 4:30pm to 5:15pm
Calling all teens! Explore the virtual world through games.
Central Library - Computer Center
Thu. May 30th - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Learn new techniques for editing your photos for Instagram! We'll use the free apps A Color Story and VSCO, as well as Instagram's advanced editing features. Please bring your own device. For Older Teens & Adults, Registration Required.

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

Central Library - Computer Center
Sat. June 1st - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
How quickly can you get from the Roman Colosseum to Altoids? Compete to find the shortest connection between separate Wikipedia articles. For All Ages.
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Mon. June 3rd - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Create a custom container to grow your very own plant. For grades 6-12. Registration required. 

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

Central Library - Kentucky Room
Mon. June 3rd - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Lexington has dozens of well-restored landmarks, but so many have been lost forever. Join local blogger, attorney, and preservationist Peter Brackney as he explores the intriguing backstories of these bygone Bluegrass treasures. For adults...
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Tue. June 4th - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn to create a digitally monitored greenhouse with Raspberry Pi! No experience necessary- we'll teach you everything you need to know! For grades 6-12. Registration required.

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

Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Wed. June 5th - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Design your own jewelry using 3D printing.Templates provided, or bring your own designs to print. No experience necessary- we'll teach you everything you need to know! For grades 6-12. Registration required.

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

Village Branch - Meeting Room A
Wed. June 5th - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn about natural ingredients to enhance your skin's appearance, then create your own custom mask for your skin type. For ages 13-18. Registration required.

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

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