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.

Recognize yourself in he and she who are not like you and me.
- Carlos Fuentes

Get Inspired.

Opportunity, Inspiration, Discovery: Voices of the Lexington Public Library.

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Tates Creek Branch Closed May 24th
Sunday, May 24th (All day)

Tates Creek Branch will be closed May 24th while the parking lot is being paved.  Our other locations will be open that day.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Memorial Day
Monday, May 25th (All day)

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

Locations & Hours

Upcoming Events

Learn how to sign up, build, and run your very own Etsy Shop. We'll talk about how to format and upload images, write interesting and engaging product descriptions, keep yourself organized for tax...
Central Library
Sat. May 23rd - 9:30am to 11:30am
Need some time to write? The meeting room will be open, so drop in for an hour, or more! Open to everyone, bring your writing project.
Eagle Creek Branch
Sat. May 23rd - 10:00am to 2:30pm
Learn about the interface and basic tools of Adobe Photoshop. You'll also learn how to effectively use and work with layers in Photoshop.
Northside Branch
Sat. May 23rd - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Stop by the library each Saturday for storytime featuring great books, games & activities! For preschoolers & their families.
Central Library
Sat. May 23rd - 11:00am to 11:30am
Play performance: A suicidal 19 year old boy finally learns how to truly live when he meets that delightfully wacky octogenarian. Tickets available at www.balagula.com.
Central Library
Sat. May 23rd - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Play performance: A suicidal 19 year old boy finally learns how to truly live when he meets that delightfully wacky octogenarian. Tickets available at www.balagula.com.
Central Library
Sun. May 24th - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Yang Family Tai Chi Long Form. Free class meets Sundays from 2 - 4 pm at Village Branch. Reservations are not required. Please wear comfortable clothing, and soft soled shoes.
Village Branch
Sun. May 24th - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Library closed
All Branches
Mon. May 25th (All day)
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
Mon. May 25th - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
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
RT @LexYPA: The Young Professionals Committee of the @lexpublib will host Bluegrass & Bourbon on May 29th from 5:30-8:00 pm at the @lexpublib dowtown