Special Interests

  • January 10, 2018

    Brain Power for Seniors (Winter)

    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 (Winter).

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, January 10 - February 28
    • Time:
      10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE
    • Addl Info:
         

      Please note: the Winter session of Brain Power for Seniors meets at the Carnegie Center, and is open to seniors of all ages.

  • January 25, 2018

    Brown Bag Book Discussion (Winter)

    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 (Winter).

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, January 25 - April 12
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • February 3, 2018

    Exploring Kentucky Writers: A Short Story Discussion Series

    With James B. Goode, Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame Coordinator. This discussion class will focus on short stories by the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame inductees for 2018. The following writers and stories will be featured: Walter Tevis's "Rent Control" (February); John Fox, Jr.'s "A Purple Rhododendron" (March); Allen Tate's "The Immortal Woman" (April); and Annie Fellows Johnston's "Their Ancestral Latch-String" (May). In addition, the class will take a look at their biographies and some literary criticism. The short stories listed above are required reading before each...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Time:
      10:30 am - Noon
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $30/season (or $10/class)
    • Addl Info:
         

      This class meets on Saturdays, February 3, March 3, April 7, & May 19.

  • February 8, 2018

    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: 978-1609781026). 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:

      Thursday, February 8, 5:30-7:15 pm;
      Saturday, February 10, 10:30 am-1:00 pm;
      & Thursday, February 15, 5:30-7:15 pm

  • April 11, 2018

    Brain Power for Seniors (Spring)

    With Elise Mandel. Keep your brain sharp this spring! 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 (Spring).

    • Venue:
      Lexington Senior Center
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, April 11 - May 16
    • Time:
      10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Address:
      195 Life Lane
      Lexington, KY, 40502
    • Cost:
      FREE
    • Addl Info:
         

      Please note: the Spring session of Brain Power for Seniors meets at the Lexington Senior Center and is open to Fayette County residents 60 years of age and over.

  • April 12, 2018

    Brown Bag Book Discussion (Spring)

    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 (Spring).

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, April 12 - May 17
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      FREE