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Paws To Read

Read to a therapy dog from Love On A Leash

2024-07-07 14:00:00 2024-07-07 15:00:00 America/New_York Paws To Read 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. Central Library -

Sunday, July 07
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-07 14:00:00 2024-07-07 15:00:00 America/New_York Paws To Read 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. 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.

AGE GROUP: | K-2nd Grade | 3rd-5th Grade |

EVENT TYPE: | Animals & Pets |

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Central Library

Phone: 859-231-5500

Hours
Mon, Jul 22 9:30AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jul 23 9:30AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jul 24 9:30AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jul 25 9:30AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jul 26 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 27 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 28 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

The Central Library is located on East Main Street in downtown Lexington next to Phoenix Park.

Upcoming Events

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teachers! 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. Please only register for one session.
This event is full

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 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, 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
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 Spanish class. 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.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 25, 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, 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.

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.

Fri, Jul 26, 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 26, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Teachers! 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. Please only register for one session.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Meet live sharks from Newport Aquarium's Wave Foundation! Tickets first-come, first-served at the door. Requires prolonged attention from audience; not advised for preschool-age children and younger.

Fri, Jul 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 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.

Fri, Jul 26, 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 26, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Eastside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Meet live sharks from Newport Aquarium's Wave Foundation! Tickets first-come, first-served at the door. Requires prolonged attention from audience; not advised for preschool-age children and younger.

Rescheduled
Fri, Jul 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
New date Friday, July 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Library
A little Friday night trivia, anyone?

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northside Branch - Classroom
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 27, 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 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Presented by Kentucky Humanities, Elizabeth Lawson portrays Charlotte Dupuy. This program is part of Kentucky Legends, a series exploring our state's culture, history, and lore.

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Create your own wall hanging using botanical illustrations, dowel rods, and twine!
This event is full

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Outdoor Atrium,First Floor Paseo
Join the Songfarmers of Lexington and Anderson County for a community jam at the Marksbury Family Branch.

Sat, Jul 27, 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!

Sat, Jul 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Northside Branch - Story 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.

Sun, Jul 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Join us in reading a selected "Cult Classic", then come in for a free screening of the film adaptation followed by discussion. This month: The Virgin Suicides by Jeffery Euginedes

Sun, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
LGBTQ+ Board game club meeting

Sun, Jul 28, 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 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Learn a new skill and take something home!

Mon, Jul 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Stop by Central for a free screening of Belfast - the winner of the Academy Award's Best Original Screenplay in 2022.

Mon, Jul 29, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room (A & B)
Summer Job Fair 2024 will focus on various careers in the healthcare industry.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Sensory art, crafts, and play 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!

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join us to build and play a life sized version of Angry Birds! (For middle & high school)

Mon, Jul 29, 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 29, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Learn to paint by following along with videos. Paints, brushes, and canvas will be provided.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 29, 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 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Advanced Beginner to Intermediate ESOL listening comprehension and conversation practice. For adults.

Mon, Jul 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch - The Serrate Family Study Room
"The Complete Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi

Tue, Jul 30, 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 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
The title selected for July 30 is "Fuzz: when nature breaks the law" by Mary Roach.

Tue, Jul 30, 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 30, 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 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room D
Join us for some discussion & activities based on our reading pick!

Tue, Jul 30, 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 30, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to use the Engineering Design Process to create a catapult. For Grades 3-12.

Tue, Jul 30, 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 31, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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, Jul 31, 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 31, 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 31, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Eastside Branch - Teen Space
Come hang out in a sensory friendly space!

Wed, Jul 31, 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.

Rescheduled
Wed, Jul 31, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
New date Wednesday, July 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marksbury Family Branch
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 31, 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.

Wed, Jul 31, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Central Library - Meeting Room B
Do you have concerns about your child's development? Join pediatric OT Sarah Melanson, MS, OTR/L as she talks about common concerns and how you can help them to progress at home. For adult caregivers

Thu, Aug 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.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Let's turn cardboard boxes into cars and watch short films in our crafty works of art!

Thu, Aug 01, 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, Aug 01, 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, Aug 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Aug 01, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Beat the summer heat and join us for a free movie at the library!

Thu, Aug 01, 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, Aug 01, 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, Aug 01, 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, Aug 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch
Your school supplies don?t have to be boring! Customize your own so that your back-to-school gear can reflect your style. This program is recommended for ages 6-12. While supplies last.

Thu, Aug 01, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to use the Engineering Design Process to create a catapult. For Grades 3-12.

Thu, Aug 01, 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.

Thu, Aug 01, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Thu, Aug 01, 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 "A Caribbean Mystery" by Agatha Christie.

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Fri, Aug 02, 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, Aug 02, 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, Aug 02, 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, Aug 02, 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, Aug 02, 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, Aug 02, 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.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Northside Branch - Classroom
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, Aug 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join local yoga instructor Chie Tanaka for a free chair yoga class! This class is aimed at beginners but all experience levels are welcome!

Sat, Aug 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room B
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Sat, Aug 03, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Sat, Aug 03, 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, Aug 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Join us to learn about a new artist or style every month, then create a unique work based on their style (with a touch of your own!). This month: Georgia O'Keeffe

Sun, Aug 04, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Sun, Aug 04, 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, Aug 04, 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, Aug 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Northside Branch - Medium 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, Aug 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Stop by Central for a screening of a classic movie in the Farish Theater!

Sun, Aug 04, 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.

Mon, Aug 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
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, Aug 05, 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, Aug 05, 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, Aug 05, 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, Aug 05, 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, Aug 05, 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, Aug 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Advanced Beginner to Intermediate ESOL listening comprehension and conversation practice. For adults.

Mon, Aug 05, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Library - Kentucky Room
Happy birthday, Wendell Berry! Drop in to the Central Library's Kentucky Room to decorate a Wendell Berry poetry print using pressed flowers and leaves.

Tue, Aug 06, 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, Aug 06, 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, Aug 06, 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, Aug 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eastside Branch - Children's Program Room
Join us as we read Goodnight Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann and discuss sleeping and establishing a sleeping routine with your baby.

Tue, Aug 06, 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, Aug 06, 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, Aug 06, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Teens & tweens can drop in to the Beaumont Branch to make their own "Wreck this Journal"! Materials and snacks provided (while supplies last).

Tue, Aug 06, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to create a Minecraft style portrait using paper as pixels! For Grades 3-12.

Tue, Aug 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - The Serrate Family Study Room,Teen Treehouse
Lets manifest the new school year, join us while we use Canva, Pinterest and iPads to create our dream vision boards. Teen and Tweens. No registration required.

Tue, Aug 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Join us as we discuss One of Us Knows by Alyssa Cole!

Tue, Aug 06, 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, Aug 07, 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, Aug 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
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, Aug 07, 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, Aug 07, 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, Aug 07, 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, Aug 07, 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, Aug 07, 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, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room D
Make a beautiful butterfly from coffee filters and pipe cleaners. Watch the colors combine and make a cool design.

Wed, Aug 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch
Enjoy tea and snacks with Fancy Nancy! For grades K-2. No registration required.

Wed, Aug 07, 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, Aug 07, 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, Aug 07, 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.

Wed, Aug 07, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Library - Reference Area
Join us for a game night of epic proportions!

Thu, Aug 08, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Work with a diabetes care and education specialist to set and track goals. Practice how to fit diabetes care into your daily routine. Find ways to get support (in person and online).
Register

Thu, Aug 08, 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, Aug 08, 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, Aug 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Aug 08, 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, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room D
It's olympics time! Celebrate the big games by completing some minute to win it games with your family!

Thu, Aug 08, 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, Aug 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
All ages film series, featuring kid-friendly animated films in Spanish. Spanish learning activities provided. Registration is not required.

Thu, Aug 08, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to create a Minecraft style portrait using paper as pixels! For Grades 3-12.

Thu, Aug 08, 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, Aug 08, 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.

Thu, Aug 08, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Thu, Aug 08, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room B
Calling all cat lovers! Celebrate International Cat Day by sewing some felt toys stuffed with catnip.

Thu, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Live jazz the second Thursday of every month.

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Fri, Aug 09, 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, Aug 09, 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, Aug 09, 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, Aug 09, 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, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room,Small Meeting Room
Solve a murder at the library!

Fri, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Learn about doctors, hospitals, and medicine with fun activities and lots of pretend play! For ages 3-5 with a caregiver. No registration required.

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Northside Branch - Digital Studio,Audio Booth,Production Studio,Video Editing Booth
Bourbon Barrel Podcasting's Jennifer Longworth & Kali Mattheus guide you through their essential tips on how to start your own podcast from square one!

Sat, Aug 10, 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, Aug 10, 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, Aug 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room (A & B)
Make today's Tummy Time colorful as your little one creates their masterpiece! Recommended for babies & toddlers. No registration required. Dress for mess.

Sat, Aug 10, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Join us for sewing classes to learn about sewing and Korean culture. We will make simple versions of the traditional Korean dress, the Hanbok.

Sat, Aug 10, 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, Aug 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to extract DNA from a strawberry with a special guest from BCTC's Biotechnology program! For grades 3-12. Registration is required.

Sat, Aug 10, 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, Aug 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Adult Reading Area
Join us at Marksbury Family Branch for Chess Club! All are welcome! Beginners, prodigies and everyone in between! Learn strategies and build community!

Sun, Aug 11, 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, Aug 11, 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, Aug 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room (A & B)
Have a snack while you read, sing, and play in both English and Spanish. For families. No registration required.

Sun, Aug 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastside Branch - Children's Program 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.

Sun, Aug 11, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
An opportunity for LGBTQIA+ people to teach one another about basic car mechanics!

Mon, Aug 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
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, Aug 12, 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, Aug 12, 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, Aug 12, 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, Aug 12, 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, Aug 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Stop by Central for a screening of a classic movie in the Farish Theater!

Mon, Aug 12, 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, Aug 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Advanced Beginner to Intermediate ESOL listening comprehension and conversation practice. For adults.

Tue, Aug 13, 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, Aug 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
The title selected for August 13 by "North Woods" by Daniel Mason.

Tue, Aug 13, 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, Aug 13, 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, Aug 13, 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, Aug 13, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to learn about cryptography, the art of writing or solving codes. Use tools and keys to both decode hidden messages and write your own! For Grades 3-12.

Tue, Aug 13, 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, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
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, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Share your poetry, spoken word and more! Content should be appropriate for teens and adults and limited to 3-4 minutes.

Wed, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Library - Reference Area
Join us for a game night of epic proportions!

Thu, Aug 15, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Work with a diabetes care and education specialist to set and track goals. Practice how to fit diabetes care into your daily routine. Find ways to get support (in person and online).
Register

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tates Creek Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join other seniors in a relaxed setting to socialize and participate in interactive activities, games or crafts.

Thu, Aug 15, 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, Aug 15, 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, Aug 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
New venue Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Aug 15, 11:00am - 11:45am
Central Library - Meeting Room D
Budding preschool artists and their caregivers can explore art using a variety of materials and styles.

Thu, Aug 15, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Makerspace
Join us to create a custom designed sublimated mug! ¡Únase para crear una taza sublimada de diseño personalizado! Class is taught in English and Spanish. La clase se enseñara en Ingles y Español.
Registration opens Thursday, August 1 2024 at 12:30pm

Thu, Aug 15, 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, Aug 15, 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, Aug 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to learn about cryptography, the art of writing or solving codes. Use tools and keys to both decode hidden messages and write your own! For Grades 3-12.

Thu, Aug 15, 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, Aug 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch
Put on your lab coat because it's time to experiment with money. Together we will explore various scientific principles with bills and coins. Recommended for children 6-12.

Thu, Aug 15, 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, Aug 15, 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.

Thu, Aug 15, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Thu, Aug 15, 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, Aug 16, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Fri, Aug 16, 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, Aug 16, 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, Aug 16, 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, Aug 16, 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.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room D
Not an artist? Not a problem! We provide the art supplies, you provide the creativity during this open art program.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Take some cool photos around the library and learn how to edit them directly on your iPhone.

Sat, Aug 17, 1:00pm - 4:45pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Keeneland Community Room
Dungeons & Dragons

Sat, Aug 17, 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, Aug 17, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Sat, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Can you stay out of the Sunken Place?

Sat, Aug 17, 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, Aug 17, 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. Registration requested.

Sun, Aug 18, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Stop by Central for a screening of a classic movie in the Farish Theater!

Sun, Aug 18, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Sun, Aug 18, 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, Aug 18, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Eastside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
LGBTQ+ Board game club meeting

Mon, Aug 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
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, Aug 19, 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, Aug 19, 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, Aug 19, 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, Aug 19, 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, Aug 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Eastside Branch - Teen Space
Earn volunteer credit while making your voice heard!

Mon, Aug 19, 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, Aug 19, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Northside Branch - Medium Meeting Room
Advanced Beginner to Intermediate ESOL listening comprehension and conversation practice. For adults.

Tue, Aug 20, 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, Aug 20, 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, Aug 20, 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, Aug 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eastside Branch - Children's Program Room
Join us as we kick off the school year with icebreakers, sharing summer experiences, and setting goals. We will read stories about new beginnings and school adventures.

Tue, Aug 20, 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, Aug 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to explore constellations with hands-on activities. For Grades 3-12.

Tue, Aug 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - The Serrate Family Study Room,Teen Treehouse
Paper Circuits we'll use copper tape, LED lights, and paper to create a fun card from your imagination. While supplies last. No registration required.

Tue, Aug 20, 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, Aug 21, 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, Aug 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
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, Aug 21, 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, Aug 21, 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, Aug 21, 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, Aug 21, 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, Aug 21, 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, Aug 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Northside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a fun afternoon of crafting hand-tufted coasters with punch needles! All materials provided. Registration required.
Registration opens Thursday, August 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Aug 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Drop by while supplies last and make a magnet for your fridge or locker.

Wed, Aug 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Marksbury Family Branch - Community Room (A & B)
Burn off some energy with recess games. For grades K-5. Dress for comfort. No registration required.

Wed, Aug 21, 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, Aug 21, 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, Aug 21, 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! This month we're reading coming of age stories

Wed, Aug 21, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Library - Reference Area
Join us for a game night of epic proportions!

Thu, Aug 22, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Tates Creek Branch - Large Meeting Room
Work with a diabetes care and education specialist to set and track goals. Practice how to fit diabetes care into your daily routine. Find ways to get support (in person and online).
Register

Thu, Aug 22, 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, Aug 22, 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, Aug 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Marksbury Family Branch - Classroom
Move, sing, read, and play in this interactive storytime for toddlers and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Aug 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Children's Department Play Space
Enjoy a scavenger hunt, art, building, and play for toddlers inspired by the world of Richard Scarry.

Thu, Aug 22, 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, Aug 22, 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, Aug 22, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab to explore constellations with hands-on activities. For Grades 3-12.

Thu, Aug 22, 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.

Thu, Aug 22, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Fri, Aug 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tates Creek Branch - Small Meeting Room
Join this conversation group for practice with English conversation, speaking, and listening skills.

Fri, Aug 23, 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, Aug 23, 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, Aug 23, 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, Aug 23, 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, Aug 23, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Explore coding through games and art. For ages 5 and up.

Sat, Aug 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Northside Branch - Digital Studio,Audio Booth,Video Editing Booth
Learn the basics of photoshop and 3D printing in the Northside Digital Studio! Bring a photo (digital or physical) from your summer, and we'll teach you how to turn it into a 3D printed keepsake.

Sat, Aug 24, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Eastside Branch - Makerspace
Join us for sewing classes to learn about sewing and Korean culture. We will make simple versions of the traditional Korean dress, the Hanbok.

Sat, Aug 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northside Branch - Classroom
Come to the Northside library and create a beautiful masterpiece on your own mini 4-inch canvas! All supplies will be provided.
Registration opens Thursday, August 1 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Aug 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Library - Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab
Join us in the Kloiber Foundation STEAM Lab for Lego fun! We will have a different challenge each month. For Grades 3-12

Sat, Aug 24, 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, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastside Branch - Large Meeting Room
Create your own plant container using soil, moss, and twine!
This event is full

Sat, Aug 24, 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!

Sat, Aug 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Northside Branch - Story 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.

Sat, Aug 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Beaumont Branch - Large Meeting Room
Drop by while supplies last and make a magnet for your fridge or locker.

Sat, Aug 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Meeting Room D
Learn about the types of clouds with a craft, do some experiments, and use your imagination to see shapes in clouds.

Sat, Aug 24, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Library - Farish Theater
Cajun music and history.