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Wednesday, August 6th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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

Learn about the kind of threats you may encounter online, software that can help protect your computer, and steps you can take to keep both you and your computer safer online. Prerequisite: Internet Basics or previous internet experience.

Thursday, August 7th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

This workshop is designed for an audience that is new to computing. Learners will discover how to access the desktop, how to save, create, and move files and folders; and how to pin important stuff to the Start screen. Prerequisite: Students should be able to use the mouse and keyboard.

Thursday, August 7th - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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 references, job history, education, and any other information you might need for a resume or job application.

Thursday, August 7th - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

This group is open to all genres and levels of writing experience.

Thursday, August 7th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

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

Fix "Red-eye" and remove blemishes from portraits. You'll also learn how to combine several images into a single photo and add text to the image.

Thursday, August 7th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learners will experience more advanced word processing tasks including lists, headers, and cut/copy/paste functions. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013.

Thursday, August 7th - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

Free jazz performance featuring "Special Session," sponsored by the Jazz Arts Foundation and Jamey Aebersold Jazz.

Thursday, August 7th - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room

English as a Second Language class.

Friday, August 8th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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

Learners will discover how to sign up for an account, send messages, add attachments, and manage their inbox. Prerequisite: Internet Basics or previous Internet experience. Must have a working cell phone number to create an account.

Friday, August 8th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learn about linked cells, filtering and intermediate formulas. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel 2013 or previous experience with Excel.

Friday, August 8th - 2:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

Kid's film screening: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2

Saturday, August 9th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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

Learners will explore the basic functions and uses of a presentation program and create a simple slideshow presentation. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS word 2013 or previous experience using presentation software.

Saturday, August 9th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

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

Learn the basics of indoor and outdoor digital photography. Feel free to bring your own digital camera, or use your smartphone camera.

Saturday, August 9th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Story Room

Even if it's gloomy outside, stop by the library for some Saturday morning fun! Stories, songs and crafts! Start your weekend right!

Saturday, August 9th - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

Play performance by Sankofa University Summer Camp. Tickets $5.00 - available by calling 281-1248 or at door. Sponsored by the West End Community Empowerment Project of Lexington.

Saturday, August 9th - 2:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Chess Mates is a drop-in club for beginners to advanced players. Basic lessons, snacks and pick-up games are offered. For ages 8-up. Sponsored by Friends of the library.

Monday, August 11th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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

Learners will discover how to effectively navigate in Windows 8. Participants tour the Start screen and experiment with touch gestures, live tiles, and charms. This workshop also shows how to work efficiently with snap and keyboard shortcuts. Prerequisite: PC Basics.

Monday, August 11th - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Do you have what it takes to succeed at the Jedi Academy? Come test your skills with games, crafts, and other activities at our special Jedi training. May the force be with you! For ages 4-9. Registration required.

Monday, August 11th - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Registration Required

Join us the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month. Previous game experience is recommended.

Monday, August 11th - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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 references, job history, education, and any other information you might need for a resume or job application.

Monday, August 11th - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room

These classes are offered in partnership with Bluegrass Literacy. For more information, contact the Tates Creek branch (859)231-5500.

Monday, August 11th - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room

Open to any adult wanting to improve basic reading and writing in English.

Monday, August 11th - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

You took your trash bin to the curb, now what? Esther Moberly of the LFUCG Waste Management Division will share the ins and outs of keeping Lexington clean. Prior registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome.

Tuesday, August 12th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

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

Learn to restore damaged documents and photos while creating a high-quality copy for use to protect the original.

Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics or some experience with Photoshop.

Tuesday, August 12th - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room

English as a Second Language class.

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