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Join us for a very special art exhibit featuring fifty pieces of Maurice Sendak’s original artwork – including his first sketches for Where the Wild Things Are.

Make mischief at over a dozen programs held in December and January at the Central Library and our branches, along with our partners the Lexington Childrens Theater, the Scott County Library, the Clark County Public Library, the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, a Cup of Commonwealth, and High on Coffee and Art.

Stay & play at Central Library

Explore our jungle, rock in Max’s boat, play games, snap photos, & more!

Dress the Night Kitchen Baby

Give the notoriously naked baby a new outfit!
Tag & share #LPLwildthings to win prizes

Snag & tag free Wild Thing swag at all our branches

#lexpublib #LPLwildthing

Central Library - Farish Theater
Wednesday, December 26th - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Join us for a 1 PM showing of the 2009 movie "Where the Wild Things Are" (PG) based on the beloved children's book by Maurice Sendak, then enjoy a hands-on activity or craft from...
Central Library
Wednesday, December 26th - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Kids are invited to drop by and enjoy a hands-on Where the Wild Things Are activity or craft from 2-4 PM.The Wild Things Are Here! Don't forget to view exhibit of Maurice Sendak's...
Central Library - Farish Theater
Thursday, December 27th - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Join us for a 1 PM showing of the 2009 movie "Where the Wild Things Are" (PG) based on the beloved children's book by Maurice Sendak, then enjoy a hands-on activity or craft from...
Central Library - Farish Theater
Friday, December 28th - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Join us for a 1 PM showing of the 2009 movie "Where the Wild Things Are" (PG) based on the beloved children's book by Maurice Sendak, then enjoy a hands-on activity or craft from...
Central Library
Sat. January 5th
Join us for a special Sendak-themed storytime in Central Library's Gallery, with interactive stories & songs, followed by a hands-on activity!  For families. The Wild Things
Central Library
Sat. January 5th
Join Bricks 4 Kidz Lexington for a hands-on LEGO workshop featuring items from the world of Maurice Sendak. For K-5. Registration required.
Village Branch
Thu. January 10th
Snap a photo with our Wild Thing mascot, then stay for hands-on activities and crafts. For families. No registration required. The Wild Things Are Here! Don't forget to view
Beaumont Branch
Fri. January 11th
Snap a photo with our Wild Thing mascot, then stay for hands-on crafts and activities! For ages 2-5. No registration required. 
The Wild Things are here! Don't forget to view
Central Library
Sat. January 12th
Join us for A Wild Rumpus party in Central Library's atrium. Our rumpus will feature a reading of Sendak's classic, Where the Wild Things Are, a meet and greet with a real wild
Central Library
Sat. January 12th
In honor of Maurice Sendak's book, Chicken Soup with Rice, help us make a cozy batch of soup to sample. For families.  
Central Library
Sun. January 13th
Have you ever wanted to rule your own kingdom and have everyone do what you say? Do you have a wild thing waiting to get out? Come join Lexington Children's Theatre and Lexington
Eastside Branch
Thu. January 17th
Snap a photo with our Wild Thing mascot, then stay for hands-on activities and crafts. For families. No registration required.
The Wild Things are here! Don't forget to view
Central Library
Fri. January 18th
The Wild Things Are Here! Join us for a very special "hop" night as you view our exhibit of Maurice Sendak's art at the Central Library, complete our digital scavenger hunt for a
Central Library
Sat. January 19th
Join us for a special Sendak-themed storytime in Central Library's Gallery, with interactive stories & songs, followed by a hands-on activity!  For families. The Wild Things
Central Library
Sat. January 19th
Have you ever wanted to rule your own kingdom and have everyone do what you say? Do you have a wild thing waiting to get out? Come join Lexington Children's Theatre and Lexington
Village Branch
Thu. January 24th
Celebrate Sendak's "Chicken Soup with Rice" in English and Spanish. Stories followed by a cooking demonstration. For families. 
Central Library
Sat. January 26th
Join us for a special Sendak-themed storytime in Central Library's Gallery, with interactive stories & songs, followed by a hands-on activity!  For families. The Wild Things

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