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Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning


address  251 W. Second St.
 Lexington, KY  40507
phone (859) 254-4175
hours Mon.-Thu. 9am-7pm; Fri. 9am-5pm; Sat. 9am-2pm
carnegiecenterlex.org

Upcoming Events

Writing Critique Night

Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
Read a page of your work and receive feedback from a panel of authors, editors, and agents! Panel TBA. We will begin accepting submissions at 5:00 pm on the night of the event. Submissions to read will be selected at random. Please come prepared, as we will not be able to print your piece for you. You will have the option to read your own piece aloud or to have a reader read it aloud so it remains anonymous. If we your piece isn't read, you will still benefit from listening to the feedback of others' pieces. Free admission.
writing feedback;panel;creative writing;writers
Event Info: (859) 254-4175
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: carnegiecenterlex.org/event/writing-critique-night/
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 • Wed 5/9/18 at 5:30pm-7pm 

Family Fun & Learning Night: Celebrate Children's Literature

Children, Education, For the Family,
Celebrate National Children’s Book Week with book-making, bookmarks, and an appearance by a guest author! Every family takes home a signed copy of the author’s book. Family Fun & Learning Nights are free and registration is required. Dinner is provided. Only for families with children ages 3-12. Family Fun & Learning Nights and other family literacy programs made possible by the generous support of LFUCG Social Services, Toyota Motor Manufacturing KY, and the Orphan Society of Lexington.
dinner;learning;family;crafts;youth;
Event Info: (859) 254-4175
Ages: Families with children 3-12.
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: carnegiecenterlex.org/youth-family-class/celebrate-childrens-literature
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 • Tue 5/15/18 at 5pm-7pm 

Young Women Writers Project Reading

Signing/Readings
Join us for a reading by the high school participants of the 2018 Young Women Writers Project. For information on the Project, visit: http://carnegiecenterlex.org/youth-and-family/young-women-writers-project/
reading;youth;creative writing
Event Info: (859) 254-4175
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: carnegiecenterlex.org/youth-and-family/young-women-writers-project/
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 • Wed 5/16/18 at 5:30pm-6:30pm 

Kentucky Great Writers Series: R. Dean Johnson, Shayla Lawson, & Kathryn Ormsbee

Signing/Readings
Join us for readings from R. Dean Johnson’s Californium, Shayla Lawson’s I Think I’m Ready to See Frank Ocean, and Kathryn Ormsbee’s Tash Hearts Tolstoy. Each Kentucky Great Writers event begins with an open mic at 6:00 pm. The author readings will follow at 6:30 pm. Nate’s Coffee will provide coffee and sweets, and locally owned Brier Books will sell the authors’ books at this signing event. Free and open to the public. Sponsored in part by Kentucky Arts Council, LexArts, and the Reitzel Cook Foundation.
reading;signing;books;authors;open mic
Event Info: (859) 254-4175
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: carnegiecenterlex.org/event/kentucky-great-writers-series/
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 • Tue 5/22/18 at 6pm-7:30pm 

Family Fun & Learning Night: Celebrate Summer

Children, Education, For the Family,
Join us as we kick off summer with crafts, activities, and resources to keep you engaged in fun learning throughout the summer months! Family Fun & Learning Nights are free and registration is required. Dinner is provided for families, and every child takes home a free book! Only for families with children ages 3-12. Family Fun & Learning Nights and other family literacy programs made possible by the generous support of LFUCG Social Services, Toyota Motor Manufacturing KY, and the Orphan Society of Lexington.
dinner;learning;family;crafts;youth;
Event Info: (859) 254-4175
Ages: Families with children 3-12.
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: carnegiecenterlex.org/youth-family-class/celebrate-summer
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Schedule
 • Tue 6/19/18 at 5pm-7pm