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Lexington Public Library - Eastside Branch


address  3000 Blake James Drive
 Lexington, KY  40509
phone (859) 231-5500
www.lexpublib.org

Upcoming Events

Wednesday Quilting Friends

Folk Art/Crafts
Bring your project, supplies, and sewing machine and join us for creative fun. We love to share ideas and help each other along the way. All skill levels are welcome.
quilting;
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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Schedule
 • Wed 7/18/18 at 9:30am 
 • Wed 7/25/18 at 9:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Story time every Tuesday.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-2.
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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Schedule
 • Tue 7/17/18 at 11am 
 • Tue 7/24/18 at 11am 
 • Tue 7/31/18 at 11am 

Eastside Branch Writers Group

Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Monthly critique meeting. Open to writers of all genres and experience levels.
writers group;writing;critique;reading;discussion
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: adults
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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Schedule
 • Tue 8/7/18 at 6pm 

Sticks in the Stacks

Folk Art/Crafts
First Friday of the month. Join knitters in the maker space for some crafty fun. Knitting needles, crochet hooks, and some yarn provided, but feel free to bring your own favorites or current project.
knitting
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: adults
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Fri 8/3/18 at 4pm 

Bluegrass Rock Painters

Class/Workshop, Painting
Rocks and paints provided for first time painters. Children old enough to paint unsupervised welcome.
rock painting
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 12 and older
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Tue 8/14/18 at 6pm-9pm 

Preschool Play & Learn

Family/Child (Books)
Learn out loud at the library with this active story time featuring books, music, movement, and other activities that promote early learning for preschoolers.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 3-5
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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Schedule
 • Wed 7/18/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 7/25/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 8/1/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 8/8/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 8/15/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 8/22/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 8/29/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 9/5/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 9/12/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 9/19/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 9/26/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 10/3/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 10/10/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 10/17/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 10/24/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 10/31/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 11/7/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 11/14/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 11/21/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 11/28/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 12/5/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 12/12/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 12/19/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 12/26/18 at 11am 

Little Listeners

Family/Child (Books)
Learn through listening and play in this interactive story time with books, songs, and rhymes.
free
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 18-36 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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Schedule
 • Thu 7/19/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 7/26/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 8/2/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 8/9/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 8/16/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 8/23/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 8/30/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 9/6/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 9/13/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 9/20/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 9/27/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 10/4/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 10/11/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 10/18/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 10/25/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 11/1/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 11/8/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 11/15/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 11/22/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 11/29/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 12/6/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 12/13/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 12/20/18 at 11am 
 • Thu 12/27/18 at 11am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: lexpublib.org/events
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Schedule
 • Fri 7/20/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 7/27/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 8/3/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 8/10/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 8/17/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 8/24/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 8/31/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 9/7/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 9/14/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 9/21/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 9/28/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 10/5/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 10/12/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 10/19/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 10/26/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 11/2/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 11/9/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 11/16/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 11/23/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 11/30/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 12/7/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 12/14/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 12/21/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 12/28/18 at 11am 

Movers & Shakers

Family/Child (Books)
Move, sing, play, and read in this story time for active toddlers! We'll share finger plays, music, and stories with many opportunities to share our sillies out!
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 18-36 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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Schedule
 • Mon 7/23/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 7/30/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 8/6/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 8/13/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 8/20/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 8/27/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 9/3/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 9/10/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 9/17/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 9/24/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 10/1/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 10/8/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 10/15/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 10/22/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 10/29/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 11/5/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 11/12/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 11/19/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 11/26/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 12/3/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 12/10/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 12/17/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 12/24/18 at 11am 
 • Mon 12/31/18 at 11am 

Live in color: Our Mural Metropolis

Painting, History/Science
Drop by weekly for discovery hours, all centered on a unique fact about Kentucky. Fact: Lexington has more than thirty street murals (and counting) around town, many commissioned by the organization PRHTB.
mural;summer reading
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: Grades K-5
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Tue 7/17/18 at 2pm 

Woofs & Wags: All Things Canine

Animals
Pop up museum of all things canine.
museum;canine;dog
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: All Ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-1pm 

Kentucky Wilderness Show

Animals
Join the experts from Silly Safari as they introduce you to a variety of wild animals, including some that live right in our backyard!
animals;Kentucky
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: All Ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 7/23/18 at 6:30pm 

Side-by-Side Makers: DIY Household Cleaners

Green/Environmental, For the Family
Mix up different household products and discover new and effective ways to clean your home with things you have lying around the house.
DIY;cleaner
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: All ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Tue 7/24/18 at 10am 

Teen Rolling Video Games

Computers/Technology, Gaming
Roll up to challenge your friends in the 16-seater video game vehicle, featuring a variety of games. For grades 6-12.
teen;video games
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: Free
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Wed 7/25/18 at 6pm-8:30pm 

Summer Wrap-Up Party

Children
You came, you voted, you read- now let’s party, y’all! Celebrate our successes with a shindig with a theme voted by YOU.
summer reading;party
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: All Ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Thu 7/26/18 at 2pm 

Side-by-Side Makers: DIY Cat Castles

Animals, For the Family
For the cat people: we will provide boxes, cardboard tubes, twine, and decorative supplies, or bring your own! Create the palace your feline friend deserves.
cat;castle;condo;tower;diy
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: All Ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Sun 7/29/18 at 1pm 

Side-by-Side Makers: Slime-O-Rama

Children, For the Family
Use household supplies (glue, contact solution, baking soda) to make your very own slime, perfect for stretching, squishing, and de-stressing.
kids;diy;slime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: All Ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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Schedule
 • Tue 7/31/18 at 10am