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Prime Time Family Reading

Apr 28, 2015 4:00 PM

Cowan Elementary School Library
The Letcher County Bookmobile Librarian, Legina Adams will partner with Cowan Elementary/Middle School to offter the Prime Time Program. Beginning 4pm Tuesday April 28th and continuing every Tuesday for 6 weeks, ending June 2nd.

Legina Adams 606-634-7548

Craft Night

May 12, 2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Letcher County Public Library
Knit, crochet, fabric, glitter glue anything you're working on that's portable.

Circulation Desk 606-633-7547

Movie Night

Apr 28, 2015 6:00 PM

Letcher County Public Library Whitesburg/Harry M. Caudill Branch
We're going to watch Into the Woods. There will be food. There might be candy. Free to the public.

Circulation desk 606-633-7547

Friends, Books, & Brews

Nov 15, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

West Sixth Street Brewing, 501 W. Sixth Street, Lexington
Join us for Pints & Trivia with Academics Anonymous benefitting the Friends of the Lexington Public Library.
Free admission. Trivia Contest with 5-member teams, $10/person. Contest prizes. Register your team by calling
859-231-5505. Free tours of West Sixth at 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Door prizes, silent auction, & more! A portion of beer
sales will be generously donated to The Friends to support local library programs.

Kathy Loeb,

Friends of the Middlesboro Library Book Sale and Quilt Show

Middlesboro-Bell County Public Library, 126 South 20th Street, Middlesboro, KY
Books Sale and Quilt Show / We also have video, DVD. Audio Books, and Miscellaneous

Kathy Hall at Middlesboro Library 606-248-4812

Geocaching 101 at the Beaumont Library

Feb 9, 2013 11:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.

Beaumont Branch of Lexington Public Library, 3080 Fieldstone Way, Lexington, KY
Come join us for an introduction to geocaching, a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Topics for the event include an overview of GPS technology and geocaching, how to find and hunt a geocache, how to use the website and how to use a smartphone to geocache.

Barbara Fox, 502-535-9037,

George Rogers Clark: A Revolutionary Hero

Sep 25, 2012 6:00 P.M.

Johnson County Public Library
The Kentucky Humanities Council presents Mel Hankla as " George Rogers Clark: Revolutionary War Hero". This speaker presentation is free and open to the public.

Christy Terry

Sack Lunch Book Talk

Nov 1, 2012 12:10 P.M.-12:50 P.M.

Johnson County Public Library
The book talk will be discussing the book THE KEEPSAKE by Tess Gerritsen. Everyone is welcome. Please bring your own sack lunch and drink.

Teresa Caudill or Laura Mollette

Sack Lunch Book Discussion of Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

Johnson County Public Library, 444 Main Street, Paintsville, KY
The Johnson County Public Library will be discussing the book SARAH’S KEY by Tatiana de Rosnay, on Thursday, August 23, from 12:10 – 12:50. Please bring your own sack lunch and drink. To reserve a book or for more information, call the library at 789-4355.

Christy Terry

Sack Lunch Book Talk

Johnson County Public Library
The Johnson County Public Library will be discussingthe book SARAH"S KEY, by Tatania de Rosnay. Please bring your own sack lunch and drink.

To reserve a book or for more information, call the library at 789-4355


Jun 23, 2012 - Aug 4, 2012 11:30 A.M.

Summer Series for Mothers and Teenage Girls ages 10 to 18). Educational series which covers issues facing teens such as depression, cyberbullying, sexting; mentoring programs; teen sexuality; and big

Dawn Angarone Tel. No. (859) 351-2642
Therese Warrick Tel. No. (859) 327-6126

Summer Reading

Jun 1, 2012 - Jun 29, 2012 8:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M.

Perry County Public Library
Special programs each weekday during June for children 0-18. Movies, reading clubs, arts and crafts, petting zoo, and much more. Call the library at 436-2475 for more information

cynthia france

BOOKBINDING FOR THE NOVICE BIBLIOPHILE class at the Bluegrass Printmaker's Cooperative

Lowel Level of Artsplace 161 N. Mill Street, Lexington, KY 40508
Instructor: Lauren Wilder
Saturdays, June 23, 30, July 7 9am-12pm
Saturdays, October 6, 13, 20 9am-12pm
Cost per session: $90 ($70 for members)/Materials: $15
Learn how to make your most favorite object. We will be creating an instant book, a simple hardbound book, and a book with a Japanese stab binding. After you have learned the basic bookmaking techniques, you will be scheming about creating a book with every piece of paper you see. or call 859 255-2951