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Kid Librarian

2024-06-17 00:00:00 2024-06-17 23:59:00 America/New_York Kid Librarian Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books!  Eastside Branch -

Monday, June 17
All day

Add to Calendar 2024-06-17 00:00:00 2024-06-17 23:59:00 America/New_York Kid Librarian Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books!  Eastside Branch -

Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Do you love making book recommendations? This opportunity is for you! Apply today to be a Kid Librarian and create your own book display. Please click the link to apply.

www.lexpublib.org/kid-librarian

We will then contact you to schedule a time to visit us! The display will be shown in the youth service department at Eastside Branch for 2-3 weeks. For more information, please contact EJ Bae, ebae@lexpublib.org

AGE GROUP: | Middle School | 3rd-5th Grade |

EVENT TYPE: | Exhibits & Displays | Books, Writing & Authors |

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Eastside Branch

Phone: 859-231-5500

Hours
Mon, Jun 24 9:30AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jun 25 9:30AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 9:30AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 9:30AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 29 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 30 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

The Eastside Branch is located near the intersection of Man 'o War Boulevard and Palumbo Drive.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Jun 25, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Learn about cholera and its causes, investigate the difference between pandemics and epidemics, and use mortars and pestles to roll 19th-century herbal pills. For grades 3-6. Registration required.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Central Library
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library
Join us for some discussion & activities based on our reading pick! This month, "Choose Your Own Adventure: The Golden Path vol. 1" by Anson Montgomery (recommended for middle school level)

Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Makers of all ages, join us in the Marksbury Family Branch Makerspace for Open Studio. Come make buttons, stickers and more. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Tue, Jun 25, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Beat the summer heat, and join us for free movies at the library!

Tue, Jun 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
Learn about cholera and its causes, investigate the difference between pandemics and epidemics, and use mortars and pestles to roll 19th-century herbal pills. For grades 3-6. Registration required.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Northside Branch - Digital Studio,Production Studio
Learn to play a handful of Swiftie favorites All Too Well with this 3-day ukulele workshop.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jun 25, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to learn about the science behind rainbows and create a colorful watercolor painting! For Grades 3-12.

Tue, Jun 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Beaumont Branch
Learn about cholera and its causes, investigate the difference between pandemics and epidemics, and use mortars and pestles to roll 19th-century herbal pills. For grades 3-6. Registration required.

Tue, Jun 25, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Join us at the Eastside branch to learn the skills to utilize 3D models to make physical structures with 3D printers.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 36 months.

Wed, Jun 26, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Wed, Jun 26, All day
Central Library
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Central Library and create a display for your favorite books!

Wed, Jun 26, 9:30am - 10:45am
Tates Creek Branch - Small Meeting Room
This group is open to adults interested in reading and talking about it.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room B
Clases de inglés básico dos veces por semana para ayudar a los participantes a mejorar sus habilidades en inglés. Basic English classes twice a week to help individuals improve their English.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Central Library
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 11:45am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Jun 26, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Beat the summer heat, and join us for a free movie at the library!

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Eastside Makerspace. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Button Maker and more. Or bring your project to work on in the space.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Beaumont Branch
Take a pretend summer vacation with activities perfect for preschoolers. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Northside Branch - Digital Studio,Production Studio
Learn to play a handful of Swiftie favorites All Too Well with this 3-day ukulele workshop.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch
Learn how to embroider and create a corner bookmark!

Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to explore VR & AR! We will play games, make music and more! For middle school and high school. Registration recommended

Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Join instructors from Kentucky Refugee Ministries for this free citizenship class. Student must be a Green Card holder for at least 4 years and 9 months. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Eastside Branch - Teen Space
Come hang out in a sensory friendly space!

Canceled
Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch
University of Kentucky Healthcare will soon accept applications for its competitive Pharmacy Technician training program. Attend this session to learn more!

Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch
Hank and friends will give out backpacks filled with school supplies. Backpacks will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Must be present to receive a backpack. For ages 18 and younger.

Wed, Jun 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Practica tus habilidades para hablar inglés en una reunión grupal semanal para hispanohablantes que quieran aprender inglés. Practice your English speaking skills in a weekly group meeting.

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Library - Kentucky Room
Discuss the book with the author, Stuart W. Sanders!

Thu, Jun 27, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Learn amazing facts about insect characteristics and defense, then get up close and personal to meet live insects and mounted specimens! For grades 1-5. Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Northside Branch
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Jun 27, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Beat the summer heat, and join us for a free movie at the library!

Thu, Jun 27, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Join us to learn how to design, cut and apply permanent vinyl to make a custom water bottle, using the Cricut Machine. Class is taught in English and Spanish. La clase se enseñara en Ingles y Español

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Eastside Makerspace. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Button Maker and more. Or bring your project to work on in the space.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Celebrate summer with bubble making, chasing, and art! Recommended for children ages 2-5 with caregivers.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
Learn amazing facts about insect characteristics and defense, then get up close and personal to meet live insects and mounted specimens! For grades 1-5. Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Twitch
Watch our Teen Librarians fail at your favorite games!

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Northside Branch - Digital Studio,Production Studio
Learn to play a handful of Swiftie favorites All Too Well with this 3-day ukulele workshop.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join Northside Branch for a fun, all-ages Spanish film series. Educational listening comprehension activities, free journals & stickers for all ages. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR EACH PARTICIPANT.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch
Hola! Looking to improve your Spanish speaking skills? Why not join our friendly weekly group meeting? It's a great opportunity to practice and meet new people!

Thu, Jun 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to learn about the science behind rainbows and create a colorful watercolor painting! For Grades 3-12.

Thu, Jun 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Eastside Branch - Children's Program Room,Large Meeting Room
Learn amazing facts about insect characteristics and defense, then get up close and personal to meet live insects and mounted specimens! For grades 1-5. Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch
Join us in using digital tools to create new works of art and explore new ways of making your art a reality! Located at the Makerspace at Eastside Ages 13+ All skill levels welcome.

Thu, Jun 27, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Beginning English classes will be held twice weekly to help participants improve English language reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
New venue Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Flexible Space
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for young children and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 5 and under.

Fri, Jun 28, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Fri, Jun 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Fri, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Learn amazing facts about insect characteristics and defense, then get up close and personal to meet live insects and mounted specimens! For grades 1-5. Registration required.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Central Library
Happy Pride! Stop by the Central Branch today to decorate our sidewalks with supportive art, messages, and positivity using sidewalk chalk!

Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Fri, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Eastside Makerspace. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Button Maker and more. Or bring your project to work on in the space.

Fri, Jun 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Learn amazing facts about insect characteristics and defense, then get up close and personal to meet live insects and mounted specimens! For grades 1-5. Registration required.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with a Matinee

Fri, Jun 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Learn amazing facts about insect characteristics and defense, then get up close and personal to meet live insects and mounted specimens! For grades 1-5. Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 29, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Sat, Jun 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room D
See how well you can match an animal to its environment when you color a butterfly to camouflage in the library. Can you find the hidden butterflies? How well can yours hide in plain sight?

Sat, Jun 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Come to the Eastside Makerspace and make your own expressive watercolor portrait. Bring your own reference or one will be provided. All artistic levels welcome! 13 and up. 
This event is full

Sat, Jun 29, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Join us at the Northside library for an enchanting DIY Summer Flowers Headband Workshop, where you will craft your very own headband masterpiece. All craft supplies will be provided.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Tempur Sealy Children?s Discovery Zone
Join us at the Village Branch for Chess Club! All are welcome! Beginners, prodigies and everyone in between!

Sun, Jun 30, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Sun, Jun 30, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Beginning English classes will be held twice weekly to help participants improve English language reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
This event is full

Sun, Jun 30, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Join us in reading a selected "Cult Classic", then come in for a free screening of the film adaptation followed by discussion. This month: Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

Sun, Jun 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Central Library - Meeting Room B
Are you an adult who likes to read children's books? Together we will find that door to fairyland, ask interesting questions, and get to know some children's books.

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Mon, Jul 01, 9:30am - 7:00pm
Eastside Branch
Stop by the Children's Department to participate in a scavenger hunt. Images will be hidden around the department and it's up to you to find them all! Scavenger hunts will change throughout the month.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
New venue Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room B
Clases de inglés básico dos veces por semana para ayudar a los participantes a mejorar sus habilidades en inglés. Basic English classes twice a week to help individuals improve their English.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Northside Branch
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:30am - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Makers of all ages, join us in the Marksbury Family Branch Makerspace for Open Studio. Come make buttons, stickers and more. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Mon, Jul 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace,Medium Meeting Room
Learn a new skill and take something home!

Mon, Jul 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Stop by Central to watch Lady Macbeth, based on the 1865 novella Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District by Nikolai Leskov.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Beaumont Branch
You know and love the library scavenger hunts, now get ready for the extreme version! Drop in and see if you've got what it takes to complete it! For ages 6-12. No registration required.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Join the African American Arts Association to explore how our favorite artist's mental health, backgrounds, and world impact shape the music they make.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Advanced Beginner to Intermediate ESOL listening comprehension and conversation practice. For adults.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room B
University of Kentucky Healthcare will soon accept applications for its competitive Pharmacy Technician training program. Attend this session to learn more!

Tue, Jul 02, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Central Library
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
The title selected for July 2 is "The Man Who Died Twice" by Richard Osman.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:30am - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Makers of all ages, join us in the Marksbury Family Branch Makerspace for Open Studio. Come make buttons, stickers and more. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Tue, Jul 02, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Beat the summer heat, and join us for a free movie at the library!

Tue, Jul 02, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to create paper rockets and airplanes! For Grades 3-12.

Tue, Jul 02, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 36 months.

Wed, Jul 03, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Wed, Jul 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room B
Clases de inglés básico dos veces por semana para ayudar a los participantes a mejorar sus habilidades en inglés. Basic English classes twice a week to help individuals improve their English.

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Central Library
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 11:45am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Jul 03, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Beat the summer heat, and join us for a free movie at the library!

Wed, Jul 03, 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Makerspace at Eastside. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Large Format Printer and more. Or bring your own project to work on in the space.  Visit lexpublib.org/makerspace for more details on equipment available.

Wed, Jul 03, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Eastside Branch - Children's Program Room
Join us for 'Let's Move: Summer Beach Party' where there will be beach-themed storytime, water fun, games, sand play, popsicles, and creative indoor activities. Get ready to get wet and have fun!

Wed, Jul 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room (A & B)
Play instruments and experience the therapeutic benefits of music!
This event is full

Wed, Jul 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Paint your own canvas tote bag! This activity will be fun for all ages. All materials provided. While supplies last. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 03, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Join instructors from Kentucky Refugee Ministries for this free citizenship class. Student must be a Green Card holder for at least 4 years and 9 months. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Practica tus habilidades para hablar inglés en una reunión grupal semanal para hispanohablantes que quieran aprender inglés. Practice your English speaking skills in a weekly group meeting.

Wed, Jul 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - The Serrate Family Study Room
Practice your reading with a therapy dog from Love On A Leash. These furry friends can't wait for their personal Storytime sessions! For Kindergarten and up.

Thu, Jul 04, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Thu, Jul 04, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Beginning English classes will be held twice weekly to help participants improve English language reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 05, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Fri, Jul 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Fri, Jul 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Fri, Jul 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Fri, Jul 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Fri, Jul 05, 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Eastside Branch
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Makerspace at Eastside. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Large Format Printer and more. Or bring your own project to work on in the space.  Visit lexpublib.org/makerspace for more details on the equipment available.

Fri, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Ack ack! Ack! Ack ack ack! Ack! Ack!

Fri, Jul 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Story Area
Practice your reading with a therapy dog from Love On A Leash. These furry friends can't wait for their personal Storytime sessions! For Kindergarten and up.

Fri, Jul 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Join us this summer for a three-part series working with pressed flowers!
This event is full

Sat, Jul 06, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Sat, Jul 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Learn some dance moves with The Queen of Salsa. For preschoolers and their families. No registration required.

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Join us at Eastside for a game of Dungeons and Dragons! Beginners and experienced players welcome. Ages 11 & up.

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a presentation from the County Extension office on local foods and how to preserve them. This program is part of Kentucky Legends, a series exploring our states culture, history, and lore.

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room,Flexible Space
Build and face off against your friends in a IRL version of the game!

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Create giant bugs out of cardboard!

Sat, Jul 06, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Central Library
Join us to learn about a new artist or art form every month, then create a unique work inspired by their style (with a touch of your own!).

Sun, Jul 07, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Sun, Jul 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tates Creek Branch
Need a break from life's stressors? Come join us to play various board and card games! Socialize with your peers and leave your worries at the door!

Sun, Jul 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
Add some flair to your bookends by using vinyl records. With stickers, paint, and more, give these records your personal touch.

Sun, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Beginning English classes will be held twice weekly to help participants improve English language reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
This event is full

Sun, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Get out of your cooking comfort zone in Bite Club: A Cookbook Club for Food Lovers. A new theme or cuisine will be represented by an array of cookbooks each meeting.

Sun, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Practice your reading with a therapy dog from Love On A Leash. These furry friends can't wait for their personal Storytime sessions! For Kindergarten and up.

Sun, Jul 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Enjoy a story followed by hands-on STEAM activities. For families with children ages 4 and up. No registration required.

Sun, Jul 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Paint your own canvas tote bag! This activity will be fun for all ages. All materials provided. While supplies last. No registration required.

Mon, Jul 08, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Mon, Jul 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room B
Clases de inglés básico dos veces por semana para ayudar a los participantes a mejorar sus habilidades en inglés. Basic English classes twice a week to help individuals improve their English.

Mon, Jul 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Northside Branch
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Mon, Jul 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Mon, Jul 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Mon, Jul 08, 11:30am - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Makers of all ages, join us in the Marksbury Family Branch Makerspace for Open Studio. Come make buttons, stickers and more. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Mon, Jul 08, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Central Library - Kentucky Room
Meet us in the Kentucky Room for this event combining history and STEM! We will use DIY paper circuits to install real, working lights in scenes from our state. (For middle & high school)

Mon, Jul 08, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
You can review for the U.S. Citizenship exam with an instructor from Kentucky Refugee Ministries for free. Registration is not required.

Mon, Jul 08, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Join the African American Arts Association to explore how our favorite artist's mental health, backgrounds, and world impact shape the music they make.

Mon, Jul 08, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Advanced Beginner to Intermediate ESOL listening comprehension and conversation practice. For adults.

Tue, Jul 09, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Central Library
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Jul 09, 11:30am - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Makers of all ages, join us in the Marksbury Family Branch Makerspace for Open Studio. Come make buttons, stickers and more. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Tue, Jul 09, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Eastside Branch - Small Meeting Room
Learn about games other than D&D, and how to design your own roleplaying game!

Tue, Jul 09, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Beat the summer heat, and join us for a free movie at the library!

Tue, Jul 09, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
An introductory class on our newest piece of equipment.

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Learn to play a handful of Swiftie favorites All Too Well with this 3-day ukulele workshop.

Tue, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Take a virtual road trip with activities along the way. For ages 5 to 12. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Teen Treehouse,The Serrate Family Study Room
Join us this summer for karaoke, our favorite songs, and delicious DIY Boba. While supplies last.

Tue, Jul 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to build with Keva planks, Legos and more. For Grades 3-12.

Tue, Jul 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Bingo just for kids.

Tue, Jul 09, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 36 months.

Tue, Jul 09, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Join us as we discuss You Know What You Did by K.T. Nguyen!

Wed, Jul 10, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Wed, Jul 10, All day
Central Library
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Central Library and create a display for your favorite books!

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room B
Clases de inglés básico dos veces por semana para ayudar a los participantes a mejorar sus habilidades en inglés. Basic English classes twice a week to help individuals improve their English.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Central Library
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Join our friends from Feller Express for an educational meet-and-greet dinosaur encounter with lots of photo opportunities! For families. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:45am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Jul 10, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Beat the summer heat, and join us for a free movie at the library!

Wed, Jul 10, 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Makerspace at Eastside. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Large Format Printer and more. Or bring your own project to work on in the space.  Visit lexpublib.org/makerspace for more details on equipment available.

Wed, Jul 10, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
This free 4-week program features hands-on STEAM fun with a variety of projects that will spark your interest and encourage you to observe, explore and experiment! For Female middle school students.
Register

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New venue Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A,Community Room B
Join our friends from Feller Express for an educational "meet and greet" dinosaur encounter with lots of photo opportunities! For families. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Learn to play a handful of Swiftie favorites All Too Well with this 3-day ukulele workshop.

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Eastside Branch - Large Meeting Room
The School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky will offer a two-day workshop about being a journalist.

Wed, Jul 10, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Teens & tweens can drop in to the Beaumont branch this summer to create bad art! A variety of materials will be put out to help participants make the worst art they can! Materials and snacks provided.

Wed, Jul 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Northside Branch - Story Room
Create your own miniature Jurassic world complete with 3D printed dinosaurs and fossils, then stick around for a dinosaur encounter and photo opportunity!
Registration opens Wednesday, June 26 2024 at 4:30pm

Wed, Jul 10, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Join instructors from Kentucky Refugee Ministries for this free citizenship class. Student must be a Green Card holder for at least 4 years and 9 months. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 10, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Attend an informational meeting to learn more about the library's new self-paced online construction trades learning program. Application process will be discussed. Registration required.

Wed, Jul 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Practica tus habilidades para hablar inglés en una reunión grupal semanal para hispanohablantes que quieran aprender inglés. Practice your English speaking skills in a weekly group meeting.

Wed, Jul 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join our friends from Feller Express for an educational meet-and-greet dinosaur encounter with lots of photo opportunities! For families. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 11, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Thu, Jul 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Eastside Branch
The School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky will offer a two-day workshop about being a journalist.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Northside Branch
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room,Small Meeting Room,Large Meeting Room
Join our friends from Feller Express for an educational ?meet and greet? dinosaur encounter with lots of photo opportunities! For families. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Jul 11, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Beat the summer heat, and join us for a free movie at the library!

Thu, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Makerspace at Eastside. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Large Format Printer, and more. Or bring your own project to work on in the space.  Visit lexpublib.org/makerspace for more details on the equipment available.

Thu, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
This free 4-week program features hands-on STEAM fun with a variety of projects that will spark your interest and encourage you to observe, explore and experiment! For Female middle school students.
Register

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Beaumont Branch - Collaborative Learning Space
Join our friends from Feller Express for an educational meet-and-greet dinosaur encounter with lots of photo opportunities! For families. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Learn to play a handful of Swiftie favorites All Too Well with this 3-day ukulele workshop.

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Twitch
Watch our Teen Librarians fail at your favorite games!

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room D
It's Christmas in July at Central! Stop by to think cold thoughts and do some Christmas themed crafts and activities! For grades prek-5.

Thu, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join Northside Branch for a fun, all-ages Spanish film series. Educational listening comprehension activities, free journals & stickers for all ages. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR EACH PARTICIPANT.

Thu, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room (A & B)
Take the Magic Tree House to Paris! Learn about inventors at the 1889 World's Fair while you explore this summer's Olympics host city. Recommended for ages 6-10. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Hola! Looking to improve your Spanish speaking skills? Why not join our friendly weekly group meeting? It's a great opportunity to practice and meet new people!

Thu, Jul 11, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to build with Keva planks, Legos and more. For Grades 3-12.

Thu, Jul 11, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch
Bring your own zine project or just an idea! We will have a variety of supplies and templates available so you can make your zine.  Makerspace at Eastside Ages 13 +  All skill levels welcome

Thu, Jul 11, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Beginning English classes will be held twice weekly to help participants improve English language reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 11, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Thu, Jul 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join our friends from Feller Express for an educational "meet and greet" dinosaur encounter with lots of photo opportunities! For families. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Calling all mystery fans! Join us for our monthly mystery book club! This month's pick is "The Last Devil To Die" by Richard Osman.

Thu, Jul 11, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Flexible Space
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for young children and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 5 and under.

Thu, Jul 11, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Live jazz on the second Thursday of every month.

Fri, Jul 12, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Fri, Jul 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Fri, Jul 12, 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Makerspace at Eastside. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Large Format Printer and more. Or bring your own project to work on in the space.  Visit lexpublib.org/makerspace for more details on the equipment available.

Fri, Jul 12, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
This free 4-week program features hands-on STEAM fun with a variety of projects that will spark your interest and encourage you to observe, explore and experiment! For Female middle school students.
Register

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room D
Have a rockin' good time observing real fossils and minerals, conducting rock science experiments, and even creating a pet rock to take home! For grades K-5. No registration required.

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
It's 2033, and life as we know it is over.

Fri, Jul 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A,The Serrate Family Study Room
Join us for our summer program, create YA romance zines with local author Kaitlyn Hill.

Sat, Jul 13, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Sat, Jul 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Sensory play and social time designed to be inclusive, autism friendly, and fun for everyone! Designed for children who have a developmental age of approximately 2-5 years. ALL children are welcome!

Sat, Jul 13, 12:00pm - 2:06pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
The annual film festival returns to the Farish Theater.

Sat, Jul 13, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Makers of all ages, join us in the Marksbury Family Branch Makerspace for Open Studio. Come make buttons, stickers and more. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Create your own mandala stone in a relaxing environment. All supplies provided. Registration recommended.
Registration opens Saturday, June 29 2024 at 2:00pm

Sat, Jul 13, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
The annual film festival returns to the Central Library's Farish Theater.

Sat, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Hooked on Books is a book club for people who want to join a book club, but want to choose what books they read. Stop by to discuss your recent read and get recommendations in new genres.

Sat, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Tempur Sealy Children?s Discovery Zone
Join us at Marksbury Family Branch for Chess Club! All are welcome! Beginners, prodigies and everyone in between! Learn strategies and build community!

Sat, Jul 13, 3:15pm - 4:46pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
The annual film festival returns to the Farish Theater.

Sat, Jul 13, 5:15pm - 8:00pm
Tates Creek Branch
Bluegrass Mystery Theatre brings murder, mystery, and mayhem to Kentucky with interactive, live theater. Appetizers and mocktails provided.

Sun, Jul 14, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Sun, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Collaborative Learning Space,Large Meeting Room,Small Meeting Room
Do you think have what it takes to complete a 500 piece Jigsaw Puzzle faster than anyone else? Come to the Beaumont Branch and test your puzzling skills. Registration required.

Sun, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 2:35pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
The annual film festival returns to the Farish Theater.

Sun, Jul 14, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Makers of all ages, join us in the Marksbury Family Branch Makerspace for Open Studio. Come make buttons, stickers and more. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Sun, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Beginning English classes will be held twice weekly to help participants improve English language reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
This event is full

Sun, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join local crafter June Crawford to create your own Artist Trading Cards to keep or trade using provided art supplies and upcycled items.
Registration opens Sunday, June 30 2024 at 2:00pm

Sun, Jul 14, 2:50pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
The annual film festival returns to the Farish Theater.

Sun, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
An opportunity for LGBTQIA+ people to teach one another about basic car mechanics!

Mon, Jul 15, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Mon, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room B
Clases de inglés básico dos veces por semana para ayudar a los participantes a mejorar sus habilidades en inglés. Basic English classes twice a week to help individuals improve their English.

Mon, Jul 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Northside Branch
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Mon, Jul 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
From creating a Pikachu lightning bolt to shooting fireballs like Charizard, discover the science behind Pokemon with "Mr. Science" Jason Lindsey! For grades K-5. No registration required.

Mon, Jul 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Mon, Jul 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Mon, Jul 15, 11:30am - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Makers of all ages, join us in the Marksbury Family Branch Makerspace for Open Studio. Come make buttons, stickers and more. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Mon, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Learn a new skill and take something home!

Mon, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Stop by Central to watch the film adaptation of Angie Thomas' bestseller, The Hate U Give.

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastside Branch - Large Meeting Room
From creating a Pikachu lightning bolt to shooting fireballs like Charizard, discover the science behind Pokemon with "Mr. Science" Jason Lindsey! For grades K-5. No registration required.

Mon, Jul 15, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
You can review for the U.S. Citizenship exam with an instructor from Kentucky Refugee Ministries for free. Registration is not required.

Mon, Jul 15, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Lyric Theatre
Join the African American Arts Association to explore how our favorite artist's mental health, backgrounds, and world impact shape the music they make.

Mon, Jul 15, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Advanced Beginner to Intermediate ESOL listening comprehension and conversation practice. For adults.

Mon, Jul 15, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Beaumont Branch - Collaborative Learning Space
From creating a Pikachu lightning bolt to shooting fireballs like Charizard, discover the science behind Pokemon with "Mr. Science" Jason Lindsey! For grades K-5. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 16, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Central Library
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
The title selected for July 16 is "The Women" by Kristin Hannah.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Join "Mr. Science" Jason Lindsey to create a cloud city, engineer Han Solo's sound blaster, and more! For grades K-5. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:30am - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Makers of all ages, join us in the Marksbury Family Branch Makerspace for Open Studio. Come make buttons, stickers and more. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join "Mr. Science" Jason Lindsey to create a cloud city, engineer Han Solo's sound blaster, and more! For grades K-5. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Beaumont Branch - Collaborative Learning Space
Learn to play a handful of Swiftie favorites All Too Well with this 3-day ukulele workshop.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 16, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to make perler bead creations! For Grades 3-12.

Tue, Jul 16, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
An introductory class on our newest piece of equipment.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 16, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 36 months.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room (A & B),Community Room A,Community Room B
Join "Mr. Science" Jason Lindsey to create a cloud city, engineer Han Solo's sound blaster, and more! For grades K-5. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 17, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Wed, Jul 17, 9:30am - 10:45am
Tates Creek Branch - Small Meeting Room
This group is for anyone and everyone interested in reading and talking about it.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room B
Clases de inglés básico dos veces por semana para ayudar a los participantes a mejorar sus habilidades en inglés. Basic English classes twice a week to help individuals improve their English.

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Central Library
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:45am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Jul 17, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Beat the summer heat, and join us for a free movie at the library!

Wed, Jul 17, 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Makerspace at Eastside. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Large Format Printer and more. Or bring your own project to work on in the space.  Visit lexpublib.org/makerspace for more details on equipment available.

Wed, Jul 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Northside Branch - Digital Studio,Production Studio
Summer at the Library! Learn to craft paper doll characters, write a story, and create a stop motion video starring your characters!

Wed, Jul 17, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
This free 4-week program features hands-on STEAM fun with a variety of projects that will spark your interest and encourage you to observe, explore and experiment! For Female middle school students.
Register

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Beaumont Branch - Collaborative Learning Space
Learn to play a handful of Swiftie favorites All Too Well with this 3-day ukulele workshop.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room D
Create your own 3D pop up scene. Your imagination is the limit! What can you create?

Rescheduled
Wed, Jul 17, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
New date Wednesday, July 10, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Beaumont Branch
Teens & tweens can drop in to the Beaumont branch this summer to create bad art! A variety of materials will be put out to help participants make the worst art they can! Materials and snacks provided.

Wed, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room (A & B)
Learn basic principles about special effects (FX) makeup and practice makeup tricks that you'll want to show off to your friends! Recommended for families with children ages 6+. Registration Required.
This event is full

Rescheduled
Wed, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Wednesday, August 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch
Join us for a fun afternoon of crafting flower pens!

Wed, Jul 17, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Join instructors from Kentucky Refugee Ministries for this free citizenship class. Student must be a Green Card holder for at least 4 years and 9 months. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Practica tus habilidades para hablar inglés en una reunión grupal semanal para hispanohablantes que quieran aprender inglés. Practice your English speaking skills in a weekly group meeting.

Wed, Jul 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
Soar into creativity as you follow along with instructors to craft your very own hot air balloon. Personalize your design with provided materials.
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Still reading YA? Us too! Join us for an informal book chat where we talk about all things YA. For ages 18 and up!

Thu, Jul 18, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join other seniors in a relaxed setting to socialize and participate in interactive activities, games or crafts.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Northside Branch
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Makerspace at Eastside. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Large Format Printer, and more. Or bring your own project to work on in the space.  Visit lexpublib.org/makerspace for more details on the equipment available.

Thu, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Northside Branch - Production Studio,Digital Studio
Summer at the Library! Learn to craft paper doll characters, write a story, and create a stop motion video starring your characters!

Thu, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
This free 4-week program features hands-on STEAM fun with a variety of projects that will spark your interest and encourage you to observe, explore and experiment! For Female middle school students.
Register

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room B
Join us to build and play a life sized version of Angry Birds IRL! (For middle & high school)

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Beaumont Branch - Collaborative Learning Space
Learn to play a handful of Swiftie favorites All Too Well with this 3-day ukulele workshop.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Hola! Looking to improve your Spanish speaking skills? Why not join our friendly weekly group meeting? It's a great opportunity to practice and meet new people!

Thu, Jul 18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to make perler bead creations! For Grades 3-12.

Thu, Jul 18, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Join us at Eastside for a game of Dungeons and Dragons! Beginners and experienced players welcome. Ages 11 & up.

Thu, Jul 18, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch
Bring your own project or just an idea! All fiber crafts are encouraged to join, including knitting, crocheting, sewing, embroidery, weaving, needlepoint, cross-stitch, punch needle, and more. Located at the Makerspace at Eastside Ages 13+ All skill levels welcome.

Thu, Jul 18, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Beginning English classes will be held twice weekly to help participants improve English language reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 18, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Flexible Space
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for young children and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 5 and under.

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lexington Humane Society - Habicattery Room
Love cats and books? Us too! Meet up with us at the Lexington Humane Society's Main Adoption Center Habicattery Room to discuss this month's cat themed book while surrounded by adoptable cats.

Fri, Jul 19, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Fri, Jul 19, 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Makerspace at Eastside. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Large Format Printer and more. Or bring your own project to work on in the space.  Visit lexpublib.org/makerspace for more details on the equipment available.

Fri, Jul 19, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
This free 4-week program features hands-on STEAM fun with a variety of projects that will spark your interest and encourage you to observe, explore and experiment! For Female middle school students.
Register

Fri, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room D,Children's Department Play Space
Sensory play isn't just for the little ones! Enjoy inclusive and autism-friendly sensory activities designed for a developmental age of around 5-11. ALL children are welcome!

Fri, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Prepare for the start of the Paris Summer Olympics with games and activities! For ages 6-12. No registration required.

Fri, Jul 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Why should the kids have all the fun? Adulting is hard, so let's have a little fun by painting your own wood picture frame. Supplies are limited and registration is required.
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2024 at 9:00am

Fri, Jul 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room,Small Meeting Room
Join us after hours for a super-sized game night! Join in a life-sized game of Clue, play Jumbo Jenga, or check out our in-house board and video games. Programs open to grades 3-8 and their families.

Sat, Jul 20, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Central Library
Take a walk through Lexington's LGBTQ+ history.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
This yoga class is targeted for beginners, but all experience levels are welcome. / Esta clase de yoga está dirigida a principiantes, pero todos los niveles de experiencia son bienvenidos.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room D
Fascinated by the natural beauty of insects? Come create some insect art. For grades K-5. No registration required.

Sat, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 4:45pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Dungeons & Dragons

Sat, Jul 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Eastside Branch - Small Meeting Room
A book club dedicated to discussing books by black authors. Join us on the 3rd Saturday of each month. Please contact asipple-mcgraw@lexpublib.org for a reserved library copy of the featured title.

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Start Shark Week right!

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tates Creek Branch - Flexible Space
Practice your reading with a therapy dog from Love On A Leash. These furry friends can't wait for their personal Storytime sessions! For Kindergarten and up.

Sat, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a fantastical fairy tale tea party! Dressing up is encouraged! Snacks and teas will be provided. For older kids and tweens

Sat, Jul 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
If you are an enthusiast of reading anything cozy, charming, whimsical, heartwarming and cottagecore - then this is a club for you! For adults.

Sun, Jul 21, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Beginning English classes will be held twice weekly to help participants improve English language reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
This event is full

Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - The Serrate Family Study Room
Calling all romance lovers! Join our judgment-free sweet and spicy romance book club. In July, we are reading books by Ali Hazelwood.

Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Central Library - Kentucky Room
Come join us for a retrospective celebration of 75 years of preserving and giving access to our community and state history!

Mon, Jul 22, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room B
Clases de inglés básico dos veces por semana para ayudar a los participantes a mejorar sus habilidades en inglés. Basic English classes twice a week to help individuals improve their English.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:15am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Meet and greet with live sharks from Newport Aquarium's Wave Foundation! For families. Tickets are required and limited to first come, first served the day of the program. For grades K to 5.

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Northside Branch
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Mon, Jul 22, 11:30am - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Makers of all ages, join us in the Marksbury Family Branch Makerspace for Open Studio. Come make buttons, stickers and more. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Mon, Jul 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Meet and greet with live sharks from Newport Aquarium's Wave Foundation! For families. Tickets are required and limited to first come, first served the day of the program.

Mon, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room (A & B)
Shark week has begun! Celebrate by making your very own shark art while watching live shark cams from all over the world. Recommended for families.

Mon, Jul 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Eastside Branch - Children's Program Room
Another Shark Week has arrived, so come join us as we learn a little history of these necklaces and finish the event by decorating your own 3D printed shark tooth.

Mon, Jul 22, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
You can review for the U.S. Citizenship exam with an instructor from Kentucky Refugee Ministries for free. Registration is not required.

Mon, Jul 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Stickers have an art to them, who knew? Stop in to create your very own stickerbomb art piece. It is the perfect summer collage! Please bring anything you would like to stickerbomb!

Mon, Jul 22, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Join the African American Arts Association to explore how our favorite artist's mental health, backgrounds, and world impact shape the music they make.

Mon, Jul 22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Advanced Beginner to Intermediate ESOL listening comprehension and conversation practice. For adults.

Mon, Jul 22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
Got some leftover bottle caps? Repurpose them into seasonal décor with this easy craft!
Registration opens Monday, July 8 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 23, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teachers of Lexington: Join us in the Eastside Makerspace to prepare for the new school year! We will be offering tools and assistance on projects for your classroom.
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Central Library
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:30am - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Makers of all ages, join us in the Marksbury Family Branch Makerspace for Open Studio. Come make buttons, stickers and more. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Northside Branch
Make a unique perler bead creation using a provided template or your own creative design!
Registration opens Tuesday, July 9 2024 at 2:00pm

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room B
Going to the library tonight - it's a good idea, right? Stop by Central to get ready for Olivia Rodrigo's concert at Rupp Arena tomorrow night.

Tue, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Get excited for Shark Week by whipping up a tasty treat using marshmallows. It's going to be a blast! While supplies last. No registration is required.

Tue, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Eastside Branch - Children's Program Room
Dive into the wild world of Hatchet by Gary Paulsen with hands-on activities.
Registration opens Tuesday, July 9 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to create a watercolor art piece inspired by the ocean. For Grades 3-12.

Tue, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - The Serrate Family Study Room
Come say hi and meet some of our friends from Lexington Sporting Club!

Tue, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
A workshop exploring the history and tools for making maps for tabletop games.
Registration opens Tuesday, July 9 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 23, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Practice discipline and safety through movement with a local martial arts school!
Registration opens Tuesday, July 2 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 23, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 36 months.

Wed, Jul 24, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Wed, Jul 24, All day
Central Library
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Central Library and create a display for your favorite books!

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teachers of Lexington: Join us in the Eastside Makerspace to prepare for the new school year! We will be offering tools and assistance on projects for your classroom.
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Clases de inglés básico dos veces por semana para ayudar a los participantes a mejorar sus habilidades en inglés. Basic English classes twice a week to help individuals improve their English.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A,Community Room B
Meet and greet with live sharks from Newport Aquarium's Wave Foundation! For families. Tickets are required and limited to first come, first served the day of the program.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Central Library
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:45am
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Eastside Branch
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Beat the summer heat, and join us for a free movie at the library!

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Makerspace at Eastside. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Large Format Printer and more. Or bring your own project to work on in the space.  Visit lexpublib.org/makerspace for more details on equipment available.

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
This free 4-week program features hands-on STEAM fun with a variety of projects that will spark your interest and encourage you to observe, explore and experiment! For Female middle school students.
Register

Wed, Jul 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Meet and greet with live sharks from Newport Aquarium's Wave Foundation! For families. Tickets are required and limited to first come, first served the day of the program.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Eastside Branch - Small Meeting Room
Hang out with other LGBT+ teens in a safe space.

Wed, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Beaumont Branch
Explore how art, math, and science all intersect and create some unique artworks of your own. No registration required. For ages 5 to 11.

Wed, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Eastside Branch - Children's Program Room
Dive into the wild world of Hatchet by Gary Paulsen with hands-on activities.
Registration opens Tuesday, July 9 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab for hands-on STEAM activities every month! We will choose what activity we do the month before. For middle school and high school. Registration recommended

Wed, Jul 24, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Join instructors from Kentucky Refugee Ministries for this free citizenship class. Student must be a Green Card holder for at least 4 years and 9 months. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Practica tus habilidades para hablar inglés en una reunión grupal semanal para hispanohablantes que quieran aprender inglés. Practice your English speaking skills in a weekly group meeting.

Thu, Jul 25, All day
Eastside Branch
Do you have lots of book recommendations for your friends? Apply to be a "Kid Librarian" at Eastside Library and create a display for your favorite books! 

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teachers of Lexington: Join us in the Eastside Makerspace to prepare for the new school year! We will be offering tools and assistance on projects for your classroom.
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy books, music, movement, and activities that encourage early learning and promote school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Northside Branch
Enjoy songs, bounces, stories, and social time for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Join us to help build a Cardboard Kingdom and celebrate another fantastic year of Summer Reading fun at the library. Have a snack and work together to transform the 4th floor!

Thu, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teen and Adult makers join us for Open Studio in the Makerspace at Eastside. You can use equipment like the 3D printer, Cricut, Large Format Printer, and more. Or bring your own project to work on in the space.  Visit lexpublib.org/makerspace for more details on the equipment available.

Thu, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Join this free program to learn the basics of how to manage diabetes and achieve your health goals. Led by Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist Karen McKnight.

Thu, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
This free 4-week program features hands-on STEAM fun with a variety of projects that will spark your interest and encourage you to observe, explore and experiment! For Female middle school students.
Register

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Twitch
Watch our Teen Librarians fail at your favorite games!

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Enjoy creative play as little hands roll, shape, and build fine motor skills at our Playdough Party! Recommended for ages 3-5 and children must be accompanied by caregivers.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join Northside Branch for a fun, all-ages Spanish film series. Educational listening comprehension activities, free journals & stickers for all ages. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR EACH PARTICIPANT.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room A
Work with other artists to paint a field of flowers. Dress for mess. Recommended for grades K-5. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Hola! Looking to improve your Spanish speaking skills? Why not join our friendly weekly group meeting? It's a great opportunity to practice and meet new people!

Thu, Jul 25, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to create a watercolor art piece inspired by the ocean. For Grades 3-12.

Thu, Jul 25, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Beginning English classes will be held twice weekly to help participants improve English language reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Flexible Space
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for young children and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 5 and under.