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Research Your Family History

Learn how to use Ancestry.com to view census data, search vital records, and access other features in this free class at the Central Library.
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Are you ready, player one?

Join us in a city-wide Pac-Man tournament for the ages! Bragging rights are on the line.
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Take Classes Online

Over 500 courses, from algebra to yoga, are available through Universal Class with your Lexington Public Library account.
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Water Your Family Tree

A six-class series on genealogy research and resources featuring local experts.
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Find the egg!

Locate images hidden throughout our website, collect code words, then enter to win.
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Enjoy the Sounds and Spirits

Live bluegrass music by Dove Creek, hors d'oeuvres, beer and this year's featured bourbon, Blanton's! Have fun and help raise funds for your library.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Monday, June 9th
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Book Buzz Summer Meetup
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Meet enthusiastic readers, hear about the best new titles from your favorite publishers, and pick up a summer reading log. Event includes light refreshments, swag, and a book galley giveaway. Registration required.
Registration begins on May 19th
Tuesday, June 10th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Tuesday, June 10th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Predator VS. Prey!
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
It’s an ‘eat or be eaten’ world for wildlife. Wildlife biologist Bob Tarter will bring a variety of mammals, reptiles and birds and discuss their role in the food chain. Meet the newest member of his wildlife family, a Eurasian Eagle Owl. Bring your camera! For ages 5 and up...
Registration begins on May 27th
Tuesday, June 10th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Final Cut Pro X Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Create your own 30-45 second video spot using the professional grade video editing software. This class builds on techniques learned in the iMovie class. Prerequisite: iMovie Basics.
Registration begins on May 27th
Tuesday, June 10th
10:30am
Baby and Me!
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: infant (0-12 months), baby (1-2 years)
Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.
Tuesday, June 10th
11:00am - 11:20am
Read and Rhyme
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: families
Learn to love books with stories and songs. Children 5 and younger are welcome.
Tuesday, June 10th
12:30pm - 2:00pm
English Conversation Group
Central Library - Room C
Age Group: adults
An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.
Tuesday, June 10th
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Predator VS. Prey!
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
It’s an ‘eat or be eaten’ world for wildlife. Wildlife biologist Bob Tarter will bring a variety of mammals, reptiles and birds and discuss their role in the food chain. Meet the newest member of his wildlife family, a Eurasian Eagle Owl. Bring your camera! For ages 5 and up...

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

Tuesday, June 10th
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Little Leonardos: Science of Art
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years), preschool (3-5 Years)
Explore the preschool science side of art with a fun project. Please dress to messy!
Registration begins on May 27th
Tuesday, June 10th
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Summer Reading Kickoff
Village Branch
Age Group: all kids, families
Come on in to grab your first reading log and get a sneak peak of all the activities that will be taking place at Village this summer!
Tuesday, June 10th
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Summer Reading Kickoff
Village Branch
Age Group: all kids, families
Come on in to grab your first reading log and get a sneak peak of all the activities that will be taking place at Village this summer!
Tuesday, June 10th
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Predator VS. Prey!
Village Branch - Program Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
It’s an ‘eat or be eaten’ world for wildlife. Wildlife biologist Bob Tarter will bring a variety of mammals, reptiles and birds and discuss their role in the food chain. Meet the newest member of his wildlife family, a Eurasian Eagle Owl. Bring your camera! For ages 5 and up...

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

Tuesday, June 10th
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Tuesday, June 10th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Paws to Read
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: families
Come read stories to the dogs from Love on a Leash. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Drop-ins welcome.
Tuesday, June 10th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
DIY Travel Games @ Beaumont
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Will you be spending a long time in a car or plane with your young child this summer? Need some new boredom-busters for those rainy days? Join us to make some easy travel-sized games that focus on fun and learning. Games will be most suitable for children ages 3-6yrs. Supplies...

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

Tuesday, June 10th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Illustrator Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the basics of creating graphic designs and images from photos and creating unique material using the basic tools and processes of Illustrator.
Registration begins on May 27th
Wednesday, June 11th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Wednesday, June 11th
10:00am - 10:30am
Toddler Time
Beaumont Branch - Story Pit
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
Come enjoy this high-energy program for twos & threes. Through interactive stories, music, movement & crafts, we'll promote early literacy skills & make new friends.
Wednesday, June 11th
10:30am
First Steps Storytime
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: baby (1-2 years)
Experience fun with songs, finger plays, and books! This storytime lasts approximately 15 minutes, making it great for wigglers!
Wednesday, June 11th
11:00am - 11:45am
Preschool Storytime
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit
Age Group: preschool (3-5 Years)
Stories, songs, and activities that encourage math, science, and literacy skills.
Wednesday, June 11th
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Art Garage
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Come to the library for a special afternoon art activity. For ages 6-10 with parent or caregiver. Registration required.
Registration begins on May 28th
Wednesday, June 11th
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Snap Squad: Teen Photography Club
Northside Branch - Production Studio
Age Group: high school, middle school
Join us every Wednesday in June to learn new shooting techniques, studio and natural lighting, photo composition, and theory. Feel free to bring your own camera (any kind will work). Only 10 spots are available, so make sure to register early!
Registration begins on May 21st
Wednesday, June 11th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Save Big with Coupons
Central Library - Room B
Age Group: adults, seniors, families
Are you tired of seeing your grocery bills go up? Come learn the art and science of couponing with Family and Consumer Sciences Fayette County Extension Agent Sara Talbott! This program will teach you have to save BIG, and how to plan for and prepare great meals on a budget!...

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

Thursday, June 12th
10:30am - 12:00pm
English Class for Beginners/Clase de inglés
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: adults
English Class for Beginners/Clase de inglés
Thursday, June 12th
10:30am
Preschool Storytime
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: preschool (3-5 Years)
Stories, songs, and activities that encourage literacy, math, and science skills. 30 minutes
Thursday, June 12th
10:45am - 11:05am
Bouncing Babies
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: baby (1-2 years), infant (0-12 months)
This lapsit storytime develops early skills via books, songs, fingerplays & activities, all while promoting budding social skills & child-caregiver interaction. No registration required!
Thursday, June 12th
11:00am - 11:30am
Read! Play! Learn!
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: families
Build reading readiness skills with stories, songs, and play. Children 5 and younger are welcome.
Thursday, June 12th
11:15am - 11:35am
Bouncing Babies
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: baby (1-2 years), infant (0-12 months)
This lapsit storytime develops early skills via books, songs, fingerplays & activities, all while promoting budding social skills & child-caregiver interaction. For ages 0-24 months and a parent or caregiver.
Thursday, June 12th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Camp Cosmos
Northside Branch - Story Room
Age Group: 4th-5th grade
Imagine that you are going to explore Mars for NASA! Recommended for ages 8-13.

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

Thursday, June 12th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Blast Off to Space Academy
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: all kids
Out of this world activities, crafts and games for junior astronauts. Recommended for ages 7 and up. Reservations Required
Registration begins on May 29th
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