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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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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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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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Water Your Family Tree

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

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

The library is closed all day today for Easter.

Upcoming Events & Classes

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All Library locations closed for staff training.
All Library locations closed for staff training.
Friday, May 16th
(All day)
Library Closed: Staff Training
Eagle Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
All Library locations closed for staff training.
Friday, May 16th
(All day)
Library Closed: Staff Training
Northside Branch
Age Group: all ages
All Library locations closed for staff training.
Friday, May 16th
(All day)
Library Closed: Staff Training
Tates Creek Branch
Age Group: all ages
All Library locations closed for staff training.
All Library locations closed for staff training.
Saturday, May 17th
9:30am - 9:50am
Introduction to Photoshop
Central Library - Computer Lab
Age Group: adults
Fix "Red-eye" and remove blemishes from portraits. Learn how to combine several images into a single photo and move parts of one photo to another and add titles and text. Prerequisite: Learn to navigate Windows 8.
Registration begins on May 3rd
Saturday, May 17th
10:00am - 12:00pm
Chess Mates
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: 4th-5th grade, middle school, adults
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.
Saturday, May 17th
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 May 3rd
Narcotics Anonymous Registration Committee Meeting
Saturday, May 17th
11:00am - 11:30am
Super Saturday Storytimes
Central Library - Story Room
Age Group: families
Even if it's gloomy outside, stop by the library for some Saturday morning fun! Stories, songs and crafts! Start your weekend right!
Saturday, May 17th
11:00am - 11:30am
Super Saturday Storytimes
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit
Age Group: families
Join us for special family storytimes each Saturday in May.
Friends of the Library will be have books for sale at the 8th Lexington Peace Fair, in front of BCTC on Cooper Drive.
OLLI theater course performance. This course combines students' love of history with research, character creation, and performance.
Dance program
Monday, May 19th
9:30am - 10:30am
Explore PC basics
Central Library - Computer Lab
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 May 5th
Monday, May 19th
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
Monday, May 19th
10:45am - 11:45am
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 May 5th
Monday, May 19th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Summer Fun Storytime Picnic
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Group: toddler (2-3 years), preschool (3-5 Years)
Bring your lunch and enjoy a storytime picnic as we read summertime stories, dance to music, and work on a summertime art project. For ages 2-5, Reservations required.
Registration begins on May 5th
Monday, May 19th
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...
Monday, May 19th
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.
Monday, May 19th
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.
Monday, May 19th
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
Monday, May 19th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Boys Space
Village Branch
Age Group: middle school, high school
A safe place for young men to discuss what is on their minds while learning valuable life skills. For ages 12-18.
Tuesday, May 20th
10:00am - 11:30am
Introduction to Pages
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Age Group: adults
Learn to use iWork's word processing and desktop layout program with templates for flyers and cards, and with a blank document.
Registration begins on May 6th
Tuesday, May 20th
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, May 20th
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.
Tuesday, May 20th
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.
Tuesday, May 20th
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.
Tuesday, May 20th
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Bluegrass Literacy ESL Class
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room
Age Group: adults
English as a Second Language class.
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