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Eagle Creek Branch

Transportation
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Meeting Room Information

Wireless Printing

Special Features

  • Fireplace
  • Dreams, stained glass window by David Wittmer

Address: 

101 N. Eagle Creek Dr.
Lexington, KY 40509

Hours: 

Mon. - Thurs.: 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Upcoming Events at Eagle Creek Branch

Adult Education

Tuesday, September 23rd - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Toy Lancaster will train new volunteers for the Story Time Bus.

Tuesday, September 23rd - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Volunteer training for the LPL Story Time Bus

Wednesday, October 1st - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Improve your computer skills with other seniors. Each month has a different tutorial with time for questions.

Tuesday, October 7th - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

This presentation is designed to give new beneficiaries and their caregivers a better understanding of the Medicare program. Even those who currently have Medicare coverage could benefit from this detailed overview. Topics will include Medicare coverage, supplemental Medicare Health plans such as Supplements, Advantage plans, and Part D prescription drug coverage.
Pete Alberti, of Kentucky Health Solutions, will offer this 60-minute presentation. Prior registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome.

Arts & Crafts & Activities

Saturday, September 27th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Thursday, October 16th - 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Art activities with a variety of materials and methods. Please dress to be messy. Ages 2-5. Reservations required.

Thursday, October 16th - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Teens, think you're a book nerd or simply want to discover great books to read? Then join us every third Thursday of the month for lively book discussion, snacks, games and new people to meet! Call 859-231-5560 for book title before each meeting. For ages 14-18. Reservations req.

Book Clubs & Book Groups

Tuesday, October 14th - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch

STORIES, GAMES, CRAFTS, AND FUN! A SPECIAL BOOK CLUB FOR GRADES 1-3!
MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND LEARN NEW THINGS!

Thursday, October 16th - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Teens, think you're a book nerd or simply want to discover great books to read? Then join us every third Thursday of the month for lively book discussion, snacks, games and new people to meet! Call 859-231-5560 for book title before each meeting. For ages 14-18. Reservations req.

Computer Class

Tuesday, September 30th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learners will discover more about the advanced features of Windows 8, including how to personalize their device with a picture password, create a master control panel for all their settings, the full range of keyboard shortcuts and a number of time and effort saving ways to make Windows work for you. Prerequisite: Windows 8 Basics or previous experience using Windows 8.

Wednesday, October 1st - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learners will discover the basics of word processing, including creating, formatting, and printing a simple document. Prerequisite: PC Basics. Students should be comfortable with the mouse and keyboard.

Wednesday, October 1st - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Improve your computer skills with other seniors. Each month has a different tutorial with time for questions.

Thursday, October 2nd - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learners will experience a tutorial that teaches all the basic mouse movements, along with a brief introduction to ergonomics and touch typing. No computer experience necessary.

Thursday, October 2nd - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learners will experience more advanced word processing tasks including lists, headers, and cut/copy/paste functions. Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013.

Friday, October 3rd - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

This workshop is designed for an audience that is new to computing. Learners will discover how to access the desktop, how to save, create, and move files and folders; and how to pin important stuff to the Start screen. Prerequisite: Students should be able to use the mouse and keyboard.

Cooking & Recipes

Thursday, September 25th - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Attending football games this fall? Join Sharon Thompson of the Herald-Leader and discover new recipes and food safety tips for tailgating. Prior registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome.

Games

Saturday, September 20th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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, September 27th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Saturday, October 4th - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch

Drop-in chess club. Lessons, snacks, and pick-up games. Ages 8-up.

Wednesday, October 15th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Are you a chess fan looking for playing opportunities? Come to Eagle Creek and meet up with other chess players. Boards and pieces provided; just bring yourself! All levels are welcome. Please drop in!

Saturday, October 18th - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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.

Gardening & Farming

Thursday, October 16th - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Beate Popkin of the Lexington Chapter of Wild Ones, a nonprofit organization devoted to furthering native landscapes, will guide area gardeners in pursuit of environmentally sound landscaping ideas. Prior registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome.

Health & Wellness

Tuesday, September 23rd - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Gluten-free eating is becoming a popular option---for some people it's an absolute necessity. Beth Loiselle, registered dietician with Good Foods Coop, will present the facts that help patrons make good choices. Prior reservations are appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome.

Thursday, October 9th - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Dr. Lucia Hardi of Kentucky One Health will discuss fibromyalgia and current treatments. Prior registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome.

Storytimes

Monday, September 22nd - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Monday, September 22nd - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Tuesday, September 23rd - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Toy Lancaster will train new volunteers for the Story Time Bus.

Tuesday, September 23rd - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Volunteer training for the LPL Story Time Bus

Wednesday, September 24th - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Thursday, September 25th - 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.

Monday, September 29th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Monday, September 29th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Tuesday, September 30th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

This lapsit story time develops pre-reading skills with books, songs,
and activities, and promotes budding social skills and
child-caregiver interaction. Ages 0-18 months.

Wednesday, October 1st - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Thursday, October 2nd - 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.

Monday, October 6th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Monday, October 6th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Tuesday, October 7th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

This lapsit story time develops pre-reading skills with books, songs,
and activities, and promotes budding social skills and
child-caregiver interaction. Ages 0-18 months.

Wednesday, October 8th - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Thursday, October 9th - 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.

Saturday, October 11th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

Join us for stories, songs and activities at Saturday morning!
For preschoolers and family.

Monday, October 13th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Monday, October 13th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Tuesday, October 14th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

This lapsit story time develops pre-reading skills with books, songs,
and activities, and promotes budding social skills and
child-caregiver interaction. Ages 0-18 months.

Wednesday, October 15th - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Story Pit

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

Thursday, October 16th - 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.

Monday, October 20th - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Eagle Creek Branch

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Monday, October 20th - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Music and playtime for young toddler. Ages 18-30 months.

Registration required, call 231-5500.

Writing

Wednesday, September 24th - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

This is the monthly meeting of the Eagle Creek Writers Group that gives participants an opportunity for critique and discussion. Writers of all genres and experience levels are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, October 8th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Jennifer Barricklow, facilitator of the Eagle Creek Writers Group, will lead this two-part writing workshop (second session to follow at Central location on Saturday, October 11th). This is a great chance to explore Tarot and enhance your writing skills. Writers of all levels and genres are welcome; please register in advance.