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Wednesday, July 29th - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Central Library - Story Room

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us every Wednesday for an energetic story time featuring clapping, singing, dancing, and listening to great books--all activities that promote language development, group interaction, and a life-long love of reading! A simple story-related activity follows. 30 minutes.

Wednesday, July 29th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Come enjoy this high-energy program for twos & threes. Through interactive stories, music, movement & crafts, we'll promote early literacy skills & make new friends. For ages 2-3 with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Wednesday, July 29th - 10:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

Wigglers build language skills with songs, finger plays, and books. For 1-2 year olds.

Wednesday, July 29th - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Stories, songs, and activities that encourage math, science, and literacy skills.

Wednesday, July 29th - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Central Library - Room C

An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.

Wednesday, July 29th - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater
Wednesday, July 29th - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Please note: This is a 3 day class!

Make your first Minecraft Mod! We'll learn the basic process of Mod Creation from concept to installation, build new ores and tools, create new skins, and make a simple 3D model for a new mod. No previous programming experience is required. If you would like to work on your project outside of class, please bring a flash drive. For ages 10-14. Registration required



Wednesday, July 29th - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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

Uncover the dangers you can 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.

Wednesday, July 29th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room

Beginning Adult Literacy class. Referral from Bluegrass Literacy required. Please call (859)299-5982 for a referral prior to coming to your first class.

Wednesday, July 29th - 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 pivot tables, table formatting, and advanced formulas. Prerequisite: Intermediate Features of Excel 2013 or extensive previous experience with Excel.

Wednesday, July 29th - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Come and learn how you can easily transfer your precious home videos into digital format. Transfer costs can be expensive, and you can do this yourself with a home computer, a video player, and some other low cost equipment and software.
You will learn about ways to capture your videos as digital files (AVI files) and then how to compress, convert and burn those files to DVD. You will also learn how to do simple editing of your AVI video files and how to convert them for viewing on your smartphones, Ipads, and tablets. You are welcome to bring one or two sample videos (mini-DV, Hi-8, Digital 8, etc.) that we may use for practice. Registration recommended.
This workshop will be facilitated by Paul Briggs of PandaPix.
Thursday, July 30th - 10:30 AM to 10:50 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

Thursday, July 30th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

Stories, songs, and activities that develop literacy, math, and science skills. For 3-5 year olds.

Thursday, July 30th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Books, music, and activities that
encourage literacy, math,
science, and social skills followed by a fun project or art activity.
Ages 2-3.

Thursday, July 30th - 11:15 AM to 11:40 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Babies 0-24 months are invited to enjoy books, music, movement & activity with their parent or caregiver. Develop budding early skills & social development in this energetic lapsit storytime. For ages 0-24 months. No registration required.

Thursday, July 30th - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Village Branch

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

Learn how to draw author Chris Schweizer's newest characters, The Creeps, four unpopular middle schoolers who routinely save their town
from monsters!

Thursday, July 30th - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Village Branch

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

If you have a passion for
storytelling, you may want to consider finding a career in the narrative
arts - designing video games, creating comics, writing plays, novels, or movies, etc. In
this candid presentation for teens, Chris discusses how to
prepare oneself for these types of jobs, what to study, what to practice, and
how to avoid the many pitfalls that one finds along the way.

Thursday, July 30th - 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, July 30th - 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Village Branch

NEW summer time! This storytime for ages 7 and under includes books, songs, finger-plays, stories, activities, and crafts. It is fun for the whole family!

Thursday, July 30th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

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

Learn how to retouch your photographs like the professionals, restore old photographs, and use Adobe Camera RAW to improve the lighting, color, and composition of the image.

Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics.

Thursday, July 30th - 7:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater
Friday, July 31st - 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.

Friday, July 31st - 10:30 AM to 10:50 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

Build early literacy skills by clapping, singing, and listening to great stories. A simple story-related activity follows.

Friday, July 31st - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit

Join us for engaging stories, music, & activities that promote early learning for preschoolers. For ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver.

Friday, July 31st - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Village Branch

School's out! Let's celebrate with a fun flick on the big screen!

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