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
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

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...
Central Library
Thu. May 28th - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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
Thu. May 28th - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
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!
Village Branch
Thu. May 28th - 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Learn a little about Japanese culture through a storytime, brief presentation and chopstick challenge game. The event is hosted by Japan Outreach Coordinator, Eimii Nishimura.
Beaumont Branch
Thu. May 28th - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Spring 2015 Series For more information go to www.lexingtonhealthdepartment.org Find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @LFCHD This 4-week series will explain how to best care for diabetes and...
Tates Creek Branch
Thu. May 28th - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the more advanced editing functions of Final Cut Pro X including: color correction, green screen effects, and much more. All "problem" video clips will be provided for you. Prerequisite: Final...
Northside Branch
Thu. May 28th - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Come learn budgeting skills that will give you the background you need for a steady financial future. This session will provide strategies to slash your debts, and give you tips on staying out of...
Eagle Creek Branch
Thu. May 28th - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ryota (Masaharu Fukuyama) is a successful Tokyo architect who works long hours to provide for his wife, Midori (Machiko Ono) and six-year-old son, Keita. But when a blood test reveals Keita and...
Central Library
Thu. May 28th - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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...
Central Library
Fri. May 29th - 9:30am to 11:30am
Learn about linked cells, filtering and intermediate formulas. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel 2013 or previous experience with Excel.
Central Library
Sat. May 30th - 9:30am to 11:30am
Learn the basics of GarageBand, the audio recording and editing software from Apple. Basic experience with Mac computers is recommended before taking this class.
Northside Branch
Sat. May 30th - 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 30th - 11:00am to 11:30am
Animated film: Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.
Central Library
Sat. May 30th - 12:00pm to 1:45pm
Spruce up an old t-shirt with Sharpie markers and a little imagination! Registrants, please bring one or two shirts to dye. A limited supply of t-shirts will be provided by the library.
Central Library
Sat. May 30th - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Play the old-school way. We will provide the games. Fun for the whole family.
Tates Creek Branch
Sat. May 30th - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
RT @LibraryMary1209: Get LOLA PLANTS A GARDEN @lexpublib : http://t.co/0aEPqMV1JA. Read it, and draw pictures of the flowers in her garden. #earlyliteracy