Special Interests

  • July 12, 2018

    Brown Bag Book Discussion

    With Jan Isenhour. An informal discussion group focusing on literature by and about women. Be prepared to buy or check out from the library the works selected. Contact the Carnegie Center for the updated book list. Jan Isenhour, former Executive Director of the Carnegie Center, has facilitated the Brown Bag group since it began in 1995. Register now for Brown Bag Book Discussion.

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, July 12 - August 30
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • July 18, 2018

    Intro to Handlettering

    With Erica Cook, Carnegie Center Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator. Do you dream of creating unique hand lettered artwork but are not sure how to begin? In this intro course, we will cover materials, walk through the basic hand lettered alphabet together, and learn techniques and strokes to achieve a gorgeous look with your lettering. You'll get plenty of guided, hands-on practice and will finish a small project to take home and frame. No experience necessary! No materials are required, although brush pens will be available for purchase from the instructor during clas...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, July 18 - August 1
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $36
  • July 21, 2018

    Making Books Using Repurposed Materials

    With Susan Bradish. With all the concern about the environment, we can cut down on waste by repurposing “trash” into treasure. Here is a way to do good for the environment AND create a nice notebook to use in school, in the garden or on field trips. Make your own Field Notebook from a colorful bag that once held birdseed. This material has vibrant colors and is made of sturdy woven, weather proof plastic. This class is suitable for teens and adults. Limit: 8 participants. Susan Bradish holds a BFA from Eastern Kentucky University and is the owner of Skirted Turtle Studio...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, July 21
    • Time:
      10:30 am - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $40 (includes materials)
  • August 8, 2018

    Brain Power for Seniors

    With Elise Mandel. Keep your brain sharp this winter! In this fun class, we will do word games, number games, logic puzzles, and all kinds of challenges to keep your brain moving! Register now for Brain Power for Seniors.

    • Venue:
      Lexington Senior Center
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, August 8 - September 12
    • Time:
      10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Address:
      195 Life Lane
      Lexington, KY, 40502
    • Cost:
      FREE
    • Addl Info:
         

      This class meets on Wednesdays, August 8-22 & September 12, 10:30-11:30 am.