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Tates Creek Branch

Transportation
Served by LexTran Dark Blue Route (No. 3 – Tates Creek Road)

Meeting Room Information

Wireless Printing

Special Features

  • Geothermal heating and cooling
  • Amazon Sanctuary, mural by Lori James

Address: 

3628 Walden Dr.
Lexington, KY 40517

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 Tates Creek Branch

Adult Education

Thursday, October 9th - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Author Jesse Sisken discusses the genesis of The Minoan Gold Trilogy, a series of stories set in Crete, Santorini and other Aegean islands from the 17th century B. C. to modern times.

Tuesday, October 14th - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Erich Castillo of Cornerstone Wealth Management will discuss how social security benefits are calculated, when you should apply and strategies to further increase your benefits.

Monday, October 20th - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Photography Club: for people interested in photography to come for more information, and to meet like minded people. Please bring your camera. If you have any questions, email Jeff at jlbotts66@yahoo.com.

Arts & Crafts & Activities

Wednesday, September 24th - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Discover new things with your preschooler. Each session will explore a new topic through math, science, arts, and play. For ages 3-5. Registration required.

Wednesday, October 8th - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Discover new things with your preschooler. Each session will explore a new topic through math, science, arts, and play. For ages 3-5. Registration required.

Monday, October 20th - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Photography Club: for people interested in photography to come for more information, and to meet like minded people. Please bring your camera. If you have any questions, email Jeff at jlbotts66@yahoo.com.

Book Clubs & Book Groups

Wednesday, October 15th - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Small Conference Room

If you're an early bird, please join us for a lively discussion on the third Wednesday of the month. Each month we'll pick a new book, fiction or nonfiction. Bring your opinions, ideas and perhaps a mug of coffee.

Computer Class

Tuesday, September 23rd - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learn about linked cells, filtering and intermediate formulas. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel 2013 or previous experience with Excel.

Wednesday, September 24th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

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 efficiently with snap and keyboard shortcuts. Prerequisite: PC Basics.

Thursday, September 25th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Learners will discover how to sign up for an account, send messages, add attachments, and manage their inbox. Prerequisite: Internet Basics or previous Internet experience. Must have a working cell phone number to create an account.

Thursday, September 25th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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, September 26th - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Students will learn about browser options and tools, how to search and navigate the web, and basic troubleshooting for connection problems. Prerequisite: Students should be able to use the mouse and keyboard.

Tuesday, September 30th - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Join us for a relaxed hands-on introduction to the world of computers and tablets. Classes are open to all experience levels.

Tuesday, October 21st - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

This class introduces the basic functions and uses of a spreadsheet program. . Prerequisite: Introduction to MS Word 2013 or previous experience using spreadsheet software.

Games

Monday, September 22nd - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Join us the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month. Previous game experience is recommended.

Saturday, October 4th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Take some time to explore your creative side and build your own Lego creations. For ages 5 & up. Reservations Required.

Monday, October 13th - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Join us the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month. Previous game experience is recommended.

Saturday, October 18th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Take some time to explore your creative side and build your own Lego creations. For ages 5 & up. Reservations Required.

Gardening & Farming

Thursday, October 16th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Please join us as we dedicate Lexington Public Library's first Monarch Waystation habitat. Monarch Waystations are being established throughout the country to provide feeding grounds for the declining monarch butterfly population. For more information visit www.monarchwatch.org

Legal

Tuesday, October 14th - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Erich Castillo of Cornerstone Wealth Management will discuss how social security benefits are calculated, when you should apply and strategies to further increase your benefits.

Movies

Tuesday, October 7th - 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Watch if you dare! Talk about it if you can find the words! Join us for a free viewing followed by lively discussion of selected classic horror films. Light snacks provided. For the current film title, please contact Tates Creek Branch Library. 859-231-5500.

Special Events

Saturday, October 4th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Take some time to explore your creative side and build your own Lego creations. For ages 5 & up. Reservations Required.

Thursday, October 16th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

Please join us as we dedicate Lexington Public Library's first Monarch Waystation habitat. Monarch Waystations are being established throughout the country to provide feeding grounds for the declining monarch butterfly population. For more information visit www.monarchwatch.org

Saturday, October 18th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Take some time to explore your creative side and build your own Lego creations. For ages 5 & up. Reservations Required.

Storytimes

Tuesday, September 23rd - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.

Wednesday, September 24th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Experience fun with songs, finger plays, and books! This storytime lasts approximately 15 minutes, making it great for wigglers!

Thursday, September 25th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Friday, September 26th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Saturday, September 27th - 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Tuesday, September 30th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.

Wednesday, October 1st - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Experience fun with songs, finger plays, and books! This storytime lasts approximately 15 minutes, making it great for wigglers!

Thursday, October 2nd - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Friday, October 3rd - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Saturday, October 4th - 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Tuesday, October 7th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.

Wednesday, October 8th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Experience fun with songs, finger plays, and books! This storytime lasts approximately 15 minutes, making it great for wigglers!

Thursday, October 9th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Friday, October 10th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Saturday, October 11th - 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Tuesday, October 14th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.

Wednesday, October 15th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Experience fun with songs, finger plays, and books! This storytime lasts approximately 15 minutes, making it great for wigglers!

Thursday, October 16th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Friday, October 17th - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Saturday, October 18th - 11:00 AM
Tates Creek Branch

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

Tuesday, October 21st - 10:30 AM
Tates Creek Branch

Lap-sit storytime introducing books, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 6-18 months. 20 minutes.

Summer Reading

Monday, October 20th - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

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

Photography Club: for people interested in photography to come for more information, and to meet like minded people. Please bring your camera. If you have any questions, email Jeff at jlbotts66@yahoo.com.

Writing

Thursday, October 2nd - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room

This group is open to all genres and levels of writing experience.