2015 World Refugee Day Summit

A full day of sessions at the Central Library including stories from refugees who now call Lexington home and the chance to talk with other community members and service providers about best practices.

Recognize yourself in he and she who are not like you and me.
- Carlos Fuentes

Locations & Hours

Upcoming Events

Film screening: Southern action drama film about cockfighting.
Central Library
Sun. May 31st - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Yang Family Tai Chi Long Form. Free class meets Sundays from 2 - 4 pm at Village Branch. Reservations are not required. Please wear comfortable clothing, and soft soled shoes.
Village Branch
Sun. May 31st - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
College information session. This is free and open to the public.
Central Library
Sun. May 31st - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Discover how to sign up for an email account with Mail.com, send messages, work with attachments, and manage your inbox. Class email accounts will be provided. Prerequisite: Internet Basics or...
Central Library
Mon. June 1st - 9:30am to 11:30am
Hip babies from crawling to 18 months are invited to join this lively weekly storytime with a parent or caregiver. We'll share stories, songs & activities that promote early learning, foster...
Central Library
Mon. June 1st - 10:00am to 10:30am
Summer is Super when you read and Summer Reading begins TODAY! Pick up your reading log, create your own super hero, make a super bracelet and enjoy a cool snack.
Northside Branch
Mon. June 1st - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.
Eagle Creek Branch
Mon. June 1st - 11:00am to 11:30am
Everyone is invited to kick off summer reading in style! Grab your summer reading log to get started, then join us for music, games, & more. For ages 0-100.
Central Library
Mon. June 1st - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Summer Reading is here! Pick up summer reading logs for the whole family. We'll play games and have a SUPER great time!
Village Branch
Mon. June 1st - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Summer Reading starts today! Drop in anytime between 2 and 4 pm to get your reading log, play games and register for door prizes. You're invited to dress as your favorite hero.
Tates Creek Branch
Mon. June 1st - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Open lab time to work on job search skills, resume or cover letter writing skills, and job applications with computer teachers present to answer questions. No reservations required. Bring complete...
Central Library
Mon. June 1st - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
This program shares tips for breaking the ice and having difficult conversations around some of the most common issues that arise when someone shows signs of Alzheimer's or dementia. Issues such as...
Eagle Creek Branch
Mon. June 1st - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Open to any adult wanting to improve basic reading and writing in English.
Northside Branch
Mon. June 1st - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Create your own video project using photos, video clips and music. This is a great class for beginners.
Northside Branch
Tue. June 2nd - 10:00am to 12:00pm
This lapsit story time develops pre-reading skills with books, songs, and activities, and promotes budding social skills and child-caregiver interaction. For ages 0-18 months.
Eagle Creek Branch
Tue. June 2nd - 10:15am to 10:45am
RT @KRMlex: New KRM clients visited @lexpublib this morning! Can't wait to start checking out books! #refugees #ShareTheJourney http://t.co/vFYZfvoVtT