Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Libraries - So much more than just books! Lexington, KY

I've always loved libraries from the first time I set foot inside one. The row upon row of wonderful reading material, the classes, the knowledge. I really loved the knowledge at my fingertips. Lexington, KY has a wonderful group of libraries, with community outreach in many areas. Look what's happening in March:

March 13 and 14 - Homework Help - Resources and volunteers to help K through 12 students with their homework.

March 14th - Eagle Creek Writers Group - Open to all levels of writing experience. All genres welcome.

March 14th - Bright with Colors - A bilingual family storytime program with books, songs and activities celebrating spring. Children will use their imaginations while building early literacy and school readiness skills.

March 14th - King Arthur Book Club - Join us each week for the adventures of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table!

Central Library Gallery Exhibit: The Makings of a Master: Kentucky Folk Art Apprenticeships

Kentucky is filled with folk traditions, old and new, from basket makers and banjo players to dancers and drummers. Explore the relationships between master folk artists and their apprentices.

As part of Makings of a Master, the Central Library's newly renovated Farish Theater will host several events in April.

AARP Tax Assistance - March 14, 16th and 21st

AARP volunteers will offer free assistance with non-business/personal returns for both Federal and Kentucky filers--available regardless of age or income. By appointment only. For adults. Reservations Required.

Toddler Storytime
Stories, songs, rhymes, and special activities to help develop a love of reading and literacy skills.

Daycares and preschools please call ahead for all children's programming.

Storytime Length30 Minutes

ReservationsNot Required

Age Group(s)2 - 3 Toddler

BranchBeaumont Branch

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 10:00am
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 10:00am
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 10:00am
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 10:00am
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 10:00am
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 10:00am
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 10:00am

Boogie Down Dance Party!

Join DJ Miss Abby as she spins some great tunes from her old mix tapes. Wear your best dancing shoes and outfit and get ready to boogie down (grown-ups too!).

Daycares and preschools please call ahead for all children's programming.


Wed, 03/14/2012 - 10:00am

LocationCentral Library

ReservationsRequired - Call (859) 231-5500

Audience2 - 3 Toddler
Audience3 - 5 Preschool

First Steps Storytime

Experience fun with songs, finger plays, and books! This story time lasts approximately 15-20 minutes. Great for wigglers!

And that's just a few of the upcoming events for March and April. From taxes to homework and dancing to the Knight's of the Round Table - it's fun for the entire family. Looking for a great night out that won't cost this week's paycheck? Check out the upcoming events and visit your local library. You may just be surprised at how much fun you have.

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