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Thursday, February 26th - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Room Reservation for AARP

Thursday, February 26th - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Farish Theater

American Art History lecture series on Thursday mornings. Registration required at 859-321-1341. Registration fee. Other dates in lecture series: March 5, 12, 19, and 26.

Thursday, February 26th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

Stories, songs, and activities that encourage literacy, math, and science skills. 30 minutes

Thursday, February 26th - 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, February 26th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Northside Branch - Story Room

Build reading readiness skills with stories, songs, and play. Children 5 and younger are welcome.

Thursday, February 26th - 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, February 26th - 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, February 26th - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Northside Branch

This 4 week series will explain how to best care for diabetes and prevent complications. FREE and open to anyone with diabetes, including family and friends. Sponsored by Lexington Health Department.

Thursday, February 26th - 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, February 26th - 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Village Branch

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, February 26th - 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Village Branch

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

Thursday, February 26th - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Central Library - Room A

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

An intermediate Spanish class focusing on conversation and skills application. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

Thursday, February 26th - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Village Branch

Questions about FAFSA, resume building, college applications, or other career paperwork? Ask! Learn more about entering the workforce and how to pursue the best educational opportunities for you!

Thursday, February 26th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Central Library - Farish Theater

Join author, attorney, local historian, and preservationist Peter Brackney in the Farish Theater as he discuss his newest book, Lost Lexington. Come explore the back stories of the many hidden Bluegrass treasures. A book signing follows in the 3rd floor Kentucky Room. Books available for sale, or bring your own copy. For more information call (859) 231-5500.

Thursday, February 26th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

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

Create your own video project using photos, video clips and music. This is a great class for beginners.

Thursday, February 26th - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Debra Watkins of LexHistory covers the history of slavery in Fayette County from the first slave's entrance to the state in 1751 with owner Christopher Gist to the harsh world of post-emancipation Kentucky. Learn about what it was like to be a slave in Kentucky, the state's anti-slavery movement, and much more.

Thursday, February 26th - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Northside Branch - Small Conference Room

English as a Second Language class.

Friday, February 27th - 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Beaumont Branch - Large Conference Room

Service is first come, first serve. Signups begin at 9:30 AM and the last return is begun at 1:00pm.
You must bring all necessary documents for service:
Valid photo ID
Copy of previous year tax return. If necessary, contact the IRS for a copy of last year's return.
W-2 forms from each employer
All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-misc., etc.) showing interest and/or dividends as well as documentation showing the original purchase price of your sold assets
If you were paid Social Security benefits, bring your SSA-1099
If you received a pension or annuity, bring your 1099R
All forms indicating federal income tax paid
If applicable, unemployment compensation statements
Child care provider information (name, employer ID, SSN)
If itemizing deductions, bring all receipts or canceled checks for items such as medical expenses, taxes paid, mortgage interest paid, and charitable contributions
Social Security numbers for all dependents

Friday, February 27th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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

Learn to create business cards, greeting cards, fliers and more in Microsoft’s graphics oriented home publishing program. Prerequisite: Intermediate Features of MS Word 2013.

Friday, February 27th - 10:30 AM to 10:55 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

Clapping, singing, and listening to great books! Simple story-related activity follows. 25 minutes

Friday, February 27th - 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.

Saturday, February 28th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Central Library - Computer Lab

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

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: Introduction to MS Word 2013 or previous experience with photo manipulation software.

Saturday, February 28th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Build cool Lego creations with other Lego loving friends. For Ages 7-12.

Saturday, February 28th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

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

Learn to colorize a black and white photo with Photoshop actions and painting. All photos will be provided.

Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics

Saturday, February 28th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Story Pit

A story time filled with books, songs, and a story-related activity.

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