2015 World Refugee Day Summit

A full day of sessions at the Central Library including stories from refugees who now call Lexington home and the chance to talk with other community members and service providers about best practices.

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- Carlos Fuentes

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Memorial Day

All Library locations will be closed on May 25th for Memorial Day.

Central Library Closing Early
Friday, May 29th - 5:00 PM

Central Library will be closing at 5:00 PM on Friday, May 29th, for the Bluegrass & Bourbon event.  All other Library locations will be open until 6:00 PM.

Locations & Hours

Upcoming Events

Join us for a relaxed hands-on introduction to the world of computers and tablets. Classes are open to all experience levels.
Tates Creek Branch
Tue. May 26th - 10:00am to 11:30am
Create your own video project using photos, video clips and music. This is a great class for beginners.
Northside Branch
Tue. May 26th - 10:00am to 12:00pm
The daytime book discussion group at Beaumont meets two Tuesday mornings a month. Previously they did not meet during the summer months, but will be doing so in 2015. Titles selected for reading...
Beaumont Branch
Tue. May 26th - 11:00am to 12:00pm
An intermediate Spanish class focusing on conversation and skills application. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Beaumont Branch
Tue. May 26th - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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.
Village Branch
Tue. May 26th - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Try out experiments and different craft projects every week. This fun program is for children ages 6-12.
Village Branch
Tue. May 26th - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Are you thinking about your future? Is college for you? Do you know how to make a resume or apply for a job? Start finding answers for these questions and to collaborate with UK mentors. For teens in...
Village Branch
Tue. May 26th - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
English as a Second Language class.
Northside Branch
Tue. May 26th - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Learn the basics of 3d architectural modeling with Google sketchup, a free program for mac or pc.
Northside Branch
Tue. May 26th - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Set in Singapore during the 1997 Asian financial crisis. ILO ILO chronicles the day-to-day drama of the Lim family - troublesome grade-schooler Jiale and his overstressed parents, Heck and Leng....
Central Library
Tue. May 26th - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
A storytime for toddlers! Clapping, singing, and enjoying good stories and books! A simple story-related craft or activity is included.
Central Library
Wed. May 27th - 10:00am to 10:30am
This yoga class for 2-5 year olds is part 4 of a series. To register for the series, please see the first series date, May 6. Registration is required.
Eagle Creek Branch
Wed. May 27th - 11:00am to 11:30am
An intermediate to advanced level English class that focuses on developing fluency through small group activities and discussion.
Central Library
Wed. May 27th - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Stories, songs and gentle yoga poses help children develop early literacy skills and strong bodies. For children ages 2 - 5; parent/caregiver participation is required. This four-part series begins...
Tates Creek Branch
Wed. May 27th - 1:00pm to 1:45pm
This class introduces the basic functions and uses of a spreadsheet program. . Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013 or previous experience using spreadsheet software.
Central Library
Wed. May 27th - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Remember, all Library locations will be closed on 5/25. Regular hours resume on 5/26.