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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.
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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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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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Ready, Set, Go!

Members of our staff are running the KY Derby Festival Marathon Relay on April 19th. Help us reach our fundraising goal, and cheer us on as we train for the finish line!
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Water Your Family Tree

A six-class series on genealogy research and resources featuring local experts.
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Writing Contest

Village Branch is holding a writing contest for children in grades K-5. Tell us what the Library means to you, and enter to win a bicycle!

All library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20th for Easter.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Tuesday, July 8th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Scales VS. Tails
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Who’s the coolest creature, the snake, the skink or the alligator? The Newport Aquarium staff will bring all 3 and tell you all about them. For ages 6 & up.
Tuesday, July 8th
10:00am - 12:00pm
iPhoto Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Enhance and organize digital photos and create a slideshow with music and text. This is a great class for beginners.
Registration begins on June 24th
Tuesday, July 8th
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, July 8th
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, July 8th
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, July 8th
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Scales VS. Tails
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Who’s the coolest creature, the snake, the skink or the alligator? The Newport Aquarium staff will bring all 3 and tell you all about them. For ages 6 & up.
Registration begins on June 24th
Tuesday, July 8th
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 June 24th
Tuesday, July 8th
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, July 8th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Adobe Bridge Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Use Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop to organize photos, and use automation to resize, watermark, and batch edit them. Prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Photography or some experience with Photoshop.
Registration begins on June 24th
Wednesday, July 9th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Wednesday, July 9th
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, July 9th
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, July 9th
11:00am - 1:00pm
Scales VS. Tails
Village Branch - Program Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Who’s the coolest creature, the snake, the skink or the alligator? The Newport Aquarium staff will bring all 3 and tell you all about them. For ages 6 & up.

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

Wednesday, July 9th
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, July 9th
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Gentle Carousel Horses
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: all ages
Get ready for Breyerfest with Gentle Carousel's Breyer Model Horses, Magic and Hamlet. Don't leave without a horse hug!
Wednesday, July 9th
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Scales VS. Tails
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Who’s the coolest creature, the snake, the skink or the alligator? The Newport Aquarium staff will bring all 3 and tell you all about them. For ages 6 & up.

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

Wednesday, July 9th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Origami Yoda and Other Star Wars Paper Creations
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, 2nd-3rd grade
Learn to make an Origami Yoda, Darth Paper, the Fortune Wookie and other creations from Tom Angleberger's popular series. Recommended for ages 9 and up. Reservations Required
Registration begins on June 25th
Thursday, July 10th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Thursday, July 10th
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, July 10th
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, July 10th
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, July 10th
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, July 10th
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Job Lab @ Central Library
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
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...
Thursday, July 10th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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.
Registration begins on June 26th
Thursday, July 10th
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Jazz: Live at the Library!
Central Library - Farish Theater
Age Group: all ages
Free jazz performances every second Thursday of the month at the Farish Theater. Sponsored by the Jazz Arts Foundation and Jamey Aebersold Jazz.
Thursday, July 10th
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fashioning the New Woman
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Vickie Canham of The DAR will offer a slide show of the fashions of the emerging modern woman---- how events affected women's style of dress. Registration requested, but drop-ins are welcome.

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

Friday, July 11th
9:30am - 6:30pm
Summer Reading Programming
Village Branch - Large Meeting Room
Age Group: all kids
Summer Reading Programmin
Friday, July 11th
10:30am
The Young and the Restless
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
Clapping, singing, and listening to great books! Simple story-related activity follows. 25 minutes
Friday, July 11th
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Entomology, Anyone?
Central Library - Atrium
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Join us in making a bug catcher to study insects up close.
Registration begins on June 27th
Saturday, July 12th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Introduction to Digital Photography
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn the basics of indoor and outdoor digital photography. Feel free to bring your own digital camera, or use your smartphone camera.
Registration begins on June 28th
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