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Lexington Public Library - Central Library


address  140 E. Main St.
 Lexington, KY  40507
phone (859) 231-5530
hours Mon.-Thu. 9 am-9 pm; Fri. 9 am- 6 pm; Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 1-5 pm
www.lexpublib.org/

Upcoming Events

Job Lab

Class/Workshop, Talks/Lectures
Work on job search skills, resume or cover letter writing, and job applications with a teacher. Bring references, job history, education, etc.
resume;job search;
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: adults
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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Schedule
 • Thu 6/21/18 at 3pm 
 • Mon 6/25/18 at 3pm 
 • Thu 6/28/18 at 3pm 
 • Mon 7/2/18 at 3pm 
 • Thu 7/5/18 at 3pm 
 • Mon 7/9/18 at 3pm 
 • Thu 7/12/18 at 3pm 
 • Mon 7/16/18 at 3pm 
 • Thu 7/19/18 at 3pm 
 • Mon 7/23/18 at 3pm 
 • Thu 7/26/18 at 3pm 
 • Mon 7/30/18 at 3pm 
 • Thu 8/2/18 at 3pm 
 • Mon 8/6/18 at 3pm 
 • Thu 8/9/18 at 3pm 
 • Mon 8/13/18 at 3pm 
 • Thu 8/16/18 at 3pm 
 • Mon 8/20/18 at 3pm 
 • Thu 8/23/18 at 3pm 
 • Mon 8/27/18 at 3pm 
 • Thu 8/30/18 at 3pm 

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
 • Wed 6/20/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 6/27/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 7/4/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 7/11/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 7/18/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 7/25/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 8/1/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 8/8/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 8/15/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 8/22/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 8/29/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 9/5/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 9/12/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 9/19/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 9/26/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 10/3/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 10/10/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 10/17/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 10/24/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 10/31/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 11/7/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 11/14/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 11/21/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 11/28/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 12/5/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 12/12/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 12/19/18 at 10am 
 • Wed 12/26/18 at 10am 

Family Storytime

Family/Child (Books)
The whole family is invited to this interactive story time featuring books, songs, and rhymes followed by a hands-on craft or activity.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: all ages
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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Schedule
 • Sat 6/23/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 6/30/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 7/7/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 7/14/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 7/21/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 7/28/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 8/4/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 8/11/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 8/18/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 8/25/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 9/1/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 9/8/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 9/15/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 9/22/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 9/29/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 10/6/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 10/13/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 10/20/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 10/27/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 11/3/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 11/10/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 11/17/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 11/24/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 12/1/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 12/8/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 12/15/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 12/22/18 at 11am 
 • Sat 12/29/18 at 11am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 6/25/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Mon 6/25/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 7/2/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 7/2/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 7/9/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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Schedule
 • Mon 7/9/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 7/16/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 7/16/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 7/23/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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Schedule
 • Mon 7/23/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 7/30/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 7/30/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 8/6/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Mon 8/6/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 8/13/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 8/13/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 8/20/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Mon 8/20/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 8/27/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 8/27/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 9/3/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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Schedule
 • Mon 9/3/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 9/10/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 9/10/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 9/17/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Mon 9/17/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 9/24/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 9/24/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 10/1/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Mon 10/1/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 10/8/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 10/8/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 10/15/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Mon 10/15/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 10/22/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 10/22/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 10/29/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Mon 10/29/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 11/5/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 11/5/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 11/12/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Mon 11/12/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 11/19/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 11/19/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 11/26/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Mon 11/26/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 12/3/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 12/3/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 12/10/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Mon 12/10/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 12/17/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 12/17/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 12/24/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Jam

Family/Child (Books)
Energetic babies are invited to this lively story time. We'll share stories, songs, and activities to promote early learning, foster friendship, and have fun!
storytime
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org/events
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 • Mon 12/24/18 at 10am 
 • Mon 12/31/18 at 10am 

Cuddle Babies

Family/Child (Books)
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
story time
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: 0-18 months
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Mon 12/31/18 at 10:30am 

Saturdays in the Park @ Central

Children
Bring the whole family for a variety of performances, interactive art, & games on the library's front porch: Phoenix Park!
Phoenix Park;library;family;art;games
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: All Ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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Schedule
 • Sat 6/23/18 at 10am-1pm 
 • Sat 6/30/18 at 10am-1pm 
 • Sat 7/7/18 at 10am-1pm 
 • Sat 7/14/18 at 10am-1pm 
 • Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-1pm 
 • Sat 7/28/18 at 10am-1pm 

Reel Delicious Family Films at Central

Children, Film, Food/Tasting
Grab a bite beginning at 11:30 AM from a favorite food truck in Phoenix park, then catch a family movie in the library's Farish Theater starting at 1 PM.
food truck;family;movie
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: All Ages
Price: Movie is free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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Schedule
 • Thu 6/21/18 at 1pm 
 • Tue 6/26/18 at 1pm 
 • Thu 6/28/18 at 1pm 
 • Tue 7/3/18 at 1pm 
 • Thu 7/5/18 at 1pm 
 • Tue 7/10/18 at 1pm 
 • Thu 7/12/18 at 1pm 
 • Tue 7/17/18 at 1pm 
 • Thu 7/19/18 at 1pm 
 • Tue 7/24/18 at 1pm 
 • Thu 7/26/18 at 1pm 
 • Tue 7/31/18 at 1pm 

Camp Digital

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology, Seminar
Hands-on, project-driven workshops with STEAM-based principles that utilize and introduce the power of technology to tweens and teens. Each session is two hours long. Registration required.
technology;computers;teens;tweens;teen;tween;computer
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: Ages 10-18
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Wed 6/20/18 - Fri 6/22/18 
 • Mon 7/16/18 - Fri 7/20/18 

Saddle Up: Celebrating Horses

Animals, Children
Drop by for weekly discovery hours, all centered on a unique fact about Kentucky. Fact: About 1.1 million acres of land are devoted to equine use in Kentucky.
horse;children;summer reading
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: Grades K-5
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Fri 6/22/18 at 2pm 

Spelunk: Cave Exploration

Nature, Children
Drop by for weekly discovery hours, all centered on a unique fact about Kentucky. Fact: there are at least 130 caves in Kentucky with a mile or more of charted tunnels, including the world’s largest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park.
children;caves;summer reading
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: Grades K-5
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Fri 6/22/18 at 2pm 

Small Business Financing

Class/Workshop, Business
Lexington SCORE announces its final June workshop being held at the Lexington Central Public Library. This seminar is directed toward the entrepreneur or small business owner who needs a basic understanding of accounting and finance. This class covers vocabulary as well as fundamental accounting functions that will allow you to add entries to Excel, QuickBooks or any software that you have. You will understand and be able to communicate more effectively with your banker and accountant thus saving time and money. There is no cost to attend this seminar presented by the SCORE organization. Please click on the link below to register or RSVP. www.lexington.score.org Please contact the score office below if you have any questions Dave Johnson Lexington SCORE scorelex@gmail.com 859-231-9902
Financing;Business;Small Businesses;accounting;excel;quick books
Event Info: (950) 231-9902
Ages: 18+
Price: $0.00
Event Website: lexington.score.org
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 • Sat 6/23/18 at 10am-12pm 

Bounce: Basketball Madness

Basketball
Drop by for weekly discovery hours, all centered on a unique fact about Kentucky. Fact: The UK men's basketball team was the first team in college basketball history to claim 2,000 wins.
children;basketball;summer reading
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: Grades K-5
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Fri 6/29/18 at 2pm 

Kid Crafted Folk Art

Children's Arts/Crafts, Folk Art/Crafts
Celebrate Kentucky artistry as you try your hand at a variety of folk crafts & activities. Registration required
kids;folk art;summer reading
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: Free
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Sat 6/30/18 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: Grades K-5
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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 • Fri 7/13/18 at 2pm 

Perform: Orchestra Petting Zoo

Orchestral, Family/Child
Drop by for weekly discovery hours, all centered on a unique fact about Kentucky. Fact: The second U.S. performance of a Beethoven Symphony took place in Lexington in 1817 at Postlethwaite’s Tavern (near where Phoenix Park now stands).
music;orchestra;instrument;children
Event Info: (859) 231-5500
Ages: Free
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.lexpublib.org
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Schedule
 • Fri 7/20/18 at 2pm