Special Interests

  • January 25, 2017

    Monthly Book Discussion

    With Alan Church. This class meets on the Fourth Wednesday of every month, 5:30-7:00 pm. Join us for discussion of contemporary and classic novels as well as nonfiction, chosen by the group. For current selections or more information, contact Alan at church11@webtv.net or 859-254-5649. Register now for Monthly Book Discussion.

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE
    • Addl Info:
         

      This class meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month (January-November), 5:30-7:00 pm.

      Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, the November session will take place on the third Wednesday.

       

  • June 24, 2017

    Kentuckians On & Off Broadway

    With Bill McCann. Kentucky's best playwrights are also some of America's best. Come discuss with us plays by George C. Wolfe (Spunk), Marsha Norman (Getting Out) and John Patrick (The Curious Savage). Wolfe recently directed The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks for HBO. Norman and Patrick are both winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Come explore the worlds of three of Kentucky's best playwrights. Please read the play before attending (session 1: Wolfe; session 2: Norman; and session 3: Patrick).

  • July 6, 2017

    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. Register now for Brown Bag Book Discussion.

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, July 6 - August 24
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • July 11, 2017

    U.S. Latino Book Club

    With LucÍa Montás. This book club offers an overview of contemporary Latino/a literature. Emphasis will be on similarities and differences in the experiences in the United States among different Latino/a groups. Topics to be discussed include the construction of identity in terms of race, gender, sexuality, and class; bilingualism and code-switching; the experiences of the exile, the immigrant, the refugee and the colonial subject; the marketing of the Latino/a identity; and the relationship of the artist to his or her community. Potential authors include Esmerelda Santi...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Tuesdays, July 11 - August 1
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $35
  • August 16, 2017

    GRE Prep

    With Elise Mandel. This affordable review will help you begin studying for the GRE and hold you accountable. We'll work sample math problems, review test taking strategies, and make your vocabulary more precise. Required text: Kaplan’s New GRE Math Workbook (ISBN: 978-1609781023). Please purchase on your own. Funded by Corning Incorporated Foundation. Register now for GRE Prep.

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $65
    • Addl Info:
         

      3-part class:

      Wednesday, August 16, 5:30-7:15 pm;
      Saturday, August 19, 10:30 am-1:00 pm
      & Wednesday, August 23, 5:30-7:15 pm