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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
BOOK TALK AND SIGNING with Kassi Underwood, author of May Cause Love: An Unexpected Journey of Enlightenment After Abortion
Lexington native Kassi Underwood comes to town to discuss May Cause Love as well as the lessons her abortion taught her about how to live and the book drive to put copies of her memoir into every women's shelter, prison, and rehab in the United States and ...
Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Lexington, KY

Thu 8/17/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Brown Bag Book Discussion
An informal discussion group focusing on literature by and about women. Be prepared to buy or check out from the library the works selected. Contact the Carnegie Center for the updated book list.
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Thu 8/17/17 at 12pm-1pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Community CPR Class
The Paris-Bourbon County YMCA will be offering an American Red Cross CPR/First Aid class for anyone in the community. This is a CPR/First Aid for communities, workplace and schools course. Time/Date: Saturday, August 19, 12:30 – 5:00 p.m. Fee: $50 for memb...
Paris-Bourbon County YMCA
Paris, KY

Sat 8/19/17 at 12:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books), Signing/Readings
Reading for Kids from Clay Lancaster's BLUE PLAID RIDERS
Lexington writer Sarah Combs will read a passage from Clay Lancaster's BLUE PLAID RIDERS. Refreshments follow. Participating children will receive a free copy of Clay Lancaster's story book THE RUNAWAY PRINCE.
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Sat 8/19/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Super Saturday Story Time
For families every Saturday.
Lexington Public Library – Central Library
Lexington, KY

Sat 8/19/17 at 11am
Sat 8/26/17 at 11am
Sat 9/2/17 at 11am
Sat 9/9/17 at 11am
Sat 9/16/17 at 11am
Talks & Readings: Children
Lexington Area Yoyo Club
Hands-on learning and help for people of all skill levels. Meets every Sunday.
Lexington Public Library – Village Branch
Lexington, KY

Sun 8/20/17 at 1pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 1pm
Sun 9/3/17 at 1pm
Sun 9/10/17 at 1pm
Sun 9/17/17 at 1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
“What Are You Reading” (WAYR) Book Discussion Group:
Mondays at noon August 7, 14, 21, 28. Broaden your reading horizons. Share your favorite new book and author. Enjoy coffee, a snack, and lively discussions. No assigned books. (Adults) ***August 21, Special Guest: Secret Service retiree, Danny Smith o...
Woodford County Library
Versailles, KY

Mon 8/21/17 at 12pm
Mon 8/28/17 at 12pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books), Children
Babies Get Down(town)
Babies who can crawl and up to 18 months are invited to a lively weekly story time with a parent or caregiver. Stories, songs and activities are chosen to promote early learning and foster friendship – or anyway, peaceful parallel play.
Lexington Public Library – Central Library
Lexington, KY

Mon 8/21/17 at 10am
Mon 8/28/17 at 10am
Mon 9/4/17 at 10am
Mon 9/11/17 at 10am
Mon 9/18/17 at 10am
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Flash Fiction Contest Reading
Join us for a reading by winners of the Flash Fiction Writing Contest. For information on the contest, visit carnegiecenterlex.org/workshops/writing-contests.
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Tue 8/22/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, For the Family
Preschool Story Hour
Tuesdays at 11am. (Ages 4-5) Books, games, crafts, and music to enhance pre-literacy skills and to have fun. Caregivers, parents, and grandparents welcome too! No sign up required.
Woodford County Library
Versailles, KY

Tue 8/22/17 at 11am-12pm
Tue 8/29/17 at 11am-12pm
Tue 9/5/17 at 11am-12pm
Tue 9/12/17 at 11am-12pm
Tue 9/19/17 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Preschool Storyhour
-Tuesday, 9-5: Community Helpers Tuesday, 9-12: Community Helpers: Firefighters -Tuesday, 9-19: Community Helpers: Garbage Collectors -Tuesday, 9-26: Community Helpers: Teachers
Woodford County Library – Midway Branch
Midway, KY

Tue 8/22/17 at 10am
Tue 8/29/17 at 10am
Talks & Readings: History/Science, Tour, Living History, Food/Tasting
Tea Tuesday at Waveland
Tea Tuesday at Waveland Looking for something fun, unique and different to do with a friend or a group? Waveland State Historic site is serving tea every Tuesday! Tea is served at 2 p.m. in the mansion on fine china. All tea’s include a program, savory f...
Waveland State Historic Site
Lexington, KY

Tue 8/22/17 at 2pm-3:30pm
Tue 9/12/17 at 2pm-3:30pm
Tue 9/19/17 at 2pm-3:30pm
Tue 10/3/17 at 2pm-3:30pm
Tue 10/10/17 at 2pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Toddler Tales
Tuesdays at 10am. (Ages 2-3) Children and caregivers, parents, and/or grandparents enjoy songs, rhymes, stories, and great activities. No sign up required.
Woodford County Library
Versailles, KY

Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-11am
Tue 8/29/17 at 10am-11am
Tue 9/5/17 at 10am-11am
Tue 9/12/17 at 10am-11am
Tue 9/19/17 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tuesday Evening Book Club
Tuesday August 22 at 6:30pm Join us at The Grey Goose in Midway for a discussion of The Forgotten Gardenby Kate Morton. Pick up your copy of the book at the library. Call 873-5191 to sign up.
Woodford County Library
Versailles, KY

Tue 8/22/17 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Baby Stories
Baby Stories Wednesdays at 10am. (Ages 9-23 mo.) Songs, rhymes, stories, and activities for babies along with a favorite grown up. No sign up required.
Woodford County Library
Versailles, KY

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-11am
Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-11am
Wed 9/6/17 at 10am-11am
Wed 9/13/17 at 10am-11am
Wed 9/20/17 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
The Young and the Restless
This is a great story time designed for one-on-one interaction with your baby. Let us introduce you to joys of reading, singing, and playing with your child.
Lexington Public Library – Central Library
Lexington, KY

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am
Wed 8/30/17 at 10am
Wed 9/6/17 at 10am
Wed 9/13/17 at 10am
Wed 9/20/17 at 10am
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Fourth Friday Story-time
Friday, August 25th at 10:30 am. Storytime is a great opportunity to introduce babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to the library and work on important early literacy skills. Join us the fourth Friday of each month for books, games, music, and crafts. (Ages...
Woodford County Library – Midway Branch
Midway, KY

Fri 8/25/17 at 10:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Christian Muslim Dialogue August 26 discussion "Separation of Church and State"
Separation of Church and State Our panelists will speak about the separation and overlap of religion and politics. Current issues of healthcare, the appropriate role of religion in politics, and reflections about religion during the founding of the Uni...
Hunter Presbyterian Church
Lexington, KY

Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Coffee House Writers
Join us for the kick off Nov 12th 11am-Noon at Third Street Stuff Cafe CoffeeHouse writers is a grassroots organization that’s mission is to bring together diverse writers from around the Lexington area to blog in unison, share ideas, writings, and enco...
Third Street Stuff
Lexington, KY

Sat 8/26/17 at 11am-12pm
Sat 9/30/17 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Class/Workshop, Classes/Clinics, Community Event
Alzheimer's Association Support Group for Caregivers
This Alzheimer’s Association–sponsored group provides emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. Exchange practical information on caregiving: talk through issues and ways of coping; share feelings, needs and concerns; learn about community ...
Lexington Public Library – Beaumont Branch
Lexington, KY

Thu 8/31/17 at 12pm-1pm
Thu 9/28/17 at 12pm-1pm
Thu 10/26/17 at 12pm-1pm
    

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