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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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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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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!
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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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Find the egg!

Locate images hidden throughout our website, collect code words, then enter to win.
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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.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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Tuesday, May 6th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn to navigate Windows 8
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
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: Explore PC Basics.
Registration begins on April 22nd
Representatives from Dreamland Skateparks design firm will receive public input on what should be included in Lexington’s next skatepark to be located at Berry Hill Park. This meeting is is hosted by LFUCG Parks and Recreation in partnership with Friends for Skateparks,...
Wednesday, May 7th
9:30am - 10:30am
Explore PC basics
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
This workshop is designed for an audience that is new to computing. In addition to getting an introduction to the Windows 8 PC, learners will discover how to access the desktop, how to use files, folders, and libraries; and how to pin important stuff to the Start screen....
Registration begins on April 23rd
Wednesday, May 7th
10:00am - 10:30am
The Young and the Restless
Central Library - Story Room
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years)
A storytime for toddlers! Clapping, singing, and enjoying good stories and books! A simple story-realted craft or activity is included.
Wednesday, May 7th
10:45am - 11:45am
Internet Basics
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Students will learn about browser options and tools, how to search and navigate the web, and basic troubleshooting for connection problems. Prerequisite: Students should be able to use the mouse and keyboard.
Registration begins on April 23rd
Wednesday, May 7th
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn to use the mouse and keyboard
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Learners will experience a tutorial that teaches all the basic mouse movements, along with a brief introduction to ergonomics and touch typing. No computer experience necessary.
Registration begins on April 23rd
Wednesday, May 7th
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Homework Help/Ayuda con tarea
Village Branch
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, middle school, high school
Homework help is available to all children in grades K-12. Please come in and sign up before 7:30pm each day, to ensure that you will receive help.
Wednesday, May 7th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy Adult Education
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
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, May 7th
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Guitar Class
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Learn guitar basics. For teens ages 12-18.
Wednesday, May 7th
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Computer Security
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
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.
Registration begins on April 23rd
Wednesday, May 7th
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy Adult Education
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
GED Study Group, Reading and Essay Writing. Referral from Bluegrass Literacy required. Please call (859)299-5982 for a referral prior to coming to your first class.
This workshop introduces the cloud connectivity of Windows 8 and highlights Microsoft SkyDrive as well as introducing students to other free storage websites. Learners will discover how online storage can work for them and how to access their stored files from anywhere they have...
Registration begins on April 23rd
Thursday, May 8th
9:30am - 11:30am
Additional features of MS Word 2013
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Learners will experience more advanced word processing tasks including lists, headers, and cut/copy/paste functions. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013.
Registration begins on April 24th
Thursday, May 8th
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, May 8th
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Organizing and THE HOUSE THAT CLEANS ITSELF
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
Based on the principles included in the book by Mindy Starns Clark, THE HOUSE THAT CLEANS ITSELF, local home organizer, Kathleen Crosmer will introduce participants to efficient ways to manage their homes.

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

Thursday, May 8th
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Living With Alzheimer's For Caregivers in the Middle Stages
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
This program addresses the issues involved in caring for a person in the middle stages of Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. Specific topics covered include behavioral and role/relationship changes, medication, safety and residential options. To register, call 1-800-272-...
Thursday, May 8th
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, May 8th
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Big and Little Storytime
Village Branch
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years), preschool (3-5 Years), K-1st grade
This storytime for ages 7 and under includes books, songs, finger-plays, stories, activities, and crafts. It is fun for the whole family!
Thursday, May 8th
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Homework Help/Ayuda con tarea
Village Branch
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, middle school, high school
Homework help is available to all children in grades K-12. Please come in and sign up before 7:30pm each day, to ensure that you will receive help.
Thursday, May 8th
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Homework Help/Ayuda con tarea
Village Branch
Age Group: 2nd-3rd grade, middle school, high school
Homework help is available to all children in grades K-12. Please come in and sign up before 7:30pm each day, to ensure that you will receive help.
Thursday, May 8th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Explore More
Village Branch
Age Group: K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Try out experiments and different craft projects every week. This fun program is for children in ages 6-12. Registration is required. Please call to cancel.

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

Thursday, May 8th
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spanish for Beginners
Central Library - Room A
Age Group: adults
A free 7 week Spanish course that focuses on practical application. The class starts with the alphabet and builds up to basic conversation pieces.
Thursday, May 8th
5:30pm
Teen Cafe
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
Bored? Come join in the Teen Cafe nights at the Village Branch. Teens ages 12 and up can come to enjoy activities, crafts, games, and snacks on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30-6:30pm.
Thursday, May 8th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy Adult Education
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
GED Study Group. Math Focus. Walk-ins welcome. Please call (859)299-5982 for additional information.
Thursday, May 8th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Photoshop Basics
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
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.
Registration begins on April 24th
Thursday, May 8th
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Introduction to Excel 2013
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
This class introduces the basic functions and uses of a spreadsheet program. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013 or previous experience using spreadsheet software.
Registration begins on April 24th
Thursday, May 8th
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, May 8th
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Friday, May 9th
9:30am - 11:30am
Windows 8: Tips and Tricks
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults
Learners will discover more about the advanced features of Windows 8, including how to personalize their device with a picture password, create a master control panel for all their settings, the full range of keyboard shortcuts and a number of time and effort saving ways to make...
Registration begins on April 25th
Saturday, May 10th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Recharging Your Goals: Getting Back on Track
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: adults, seniors
We're 5 months into the year. How many of your New Year’s resolutions have you already broken?Research shows at least a third of New Year’s resolutions are abandoned before the end of January and less than 25% of them are kept long-term. So how do you rescue your goals from the...

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

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