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Jan
1
Join us at Northside Lexington Public Library on the third Tuesday of each month for a mindful discussion of a recently banned or challenged book and the topics surrounding it. The club is for teens, and participants will need to register with the library. The first 10 registrants will receive ...
Start Date
Sunday, January 1st
Note
Meets on the third Tuesday of each month
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Jennie Samons

Venue
Lexington Public Library Northside Branch
Address
1733 Russell Cave Rd, Lexington, KY 40505
Jan
1
Overwhelmed by the college search, selection, and application process? Let an expert help. Through her work in college admissions and private consulting, Beth Murner has guided hundreds of students through the college admissions process. Services include: pre-college planning, scholarship search, college search, ACT preparation, interview skills, essay writing, application navigation, ...
Start Date
Sunday, January 1st
Time
12:00am - 12:00am
Cost
$50
Instructor

Beth Murner

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jan
17
GRADES 6–8: Hone your creative writing skills and practice getting the stories in your mind onto the page. We’ll discuss some storytelling basics, spend time writing in each class, and try on different writing styles to find your best fit. Come ready to read, write, and explore! Sonya Pavona is ...
Start Date
Tuesday, January 17th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Sonya Pavona

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jan
18
GRADES 4–5: Hone your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll explore how fun writing can be as we play writing games and write stories, poems, and more. This class will start online, but may also meet in person. Carole Johnston is a poet, former school library media ...
Start Date
Wednesday, January 18th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Online
Jan
19
GRADES 2–3: Improve your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll explore how fun writing can be as we play writing games and write stories, poems, and more. Sonya Pavona is a recent graduate of SCAPA Literary Arts at Lafayette High School and attends Georgetown College for Creative ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 19th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Sonya Pavona

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jan
19
GRADES 2–5: In this fun class, we will do word games, number games, logic puzzles, and all kinds of challenges to keep your brain moving! Elise Mandel holds a master’s degree in education from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She teaches classes and works with private students in many subjects. Cancellation ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 19th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jan
19
GRADES 6–9: Join us for an adventure in learning! This class uses the fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons to show kids how fun critical thinking, teamwork, and math can be. Through cooperative storytelling, kids learn to work together to solve problems with the tools provided. Math topics covered range ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 19th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
January 19th - March 16th
Time
5:15pm - 7:15pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Elaphe Crabb

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jan
19
GRADES 1–5: ¡Hola! Join us for this fun, hands-on workshop for kids. You’ll learn the basics of the Spanish language through fun games, crafts, songs, activities, and more. ¡Te esperamos! Elise Mandel holds a master’s degree in education from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She teaches classes and works with private ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 19th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
January 19th - March 9th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jan
23
GRADES K–2: This is a fun, hands-on, and interactive class. Students will play games and learn strategies that will help with their reading skills including vocabulary development, alphabet knowledge, letter-sound correlation, concepts of print, listening and reading comprehension skills. Led by Martha Crumbie, who has her master’s degree in K–12 ...
Start Date
Monday, January 23rd
Note
No class February 20
Duration
January 23rd - March 20th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jan
24
GRADES 3–5: In this fun, hands-on class, we’ll work on reading strategies and comprehension techniques. Students will play games that help to boost their reading skills and engage in activities that demonstrate their reading comprehension. Led by Martha Crumbie, who has her master’s degree in K–12 special education and has ...
Start Date
Tuesday, January 24th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
January 24th - March 21st
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jan
25
GRADES 9–12: As a teenager, discovering what motivates you unlocks your ability to change the world. Through guided discussion and personal writing, participants will develop self-awareness, drive, and their own unique leadership ability. Participants will be able to better understand what motivates them, use that motivation to set real goals, ...
Start Date
Wednesday, January 25th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Mike Hilton

Venue
Online
Jan
25
GRADES 4–5: Work and play together! This class uses games and cooperative activities to introduce and reinforce math skills, such as addition, subtraction, logic, multiplication, division, fractions, and more. Some homework help will also be available. Elise Mandel holds a master’s degree in education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst ...
Start Date
Wednesday, January 25th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jan
26
GRADES 3–5: Let’s rescue cursive and bring it back to life! Penmanship is an important skill that every student should take pride in learning. When paired with cursive writing, students’ spelling and fine motor skills can soar. Bring your handwriting to life by learning to write the alphabet, sight words, ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 26th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Lynsey Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jan
30
GRADES 3-8: Have you ever wondered how video games are made? Want to take your skills to the next level? Go behind the screen with Scratch 3.0. Join us virtually to learn all the basics you need to make your first arcade game or upgrade your coding proficiency. You will ...
Start Date
Monday, January 30th
Note
No class February 20
Duration
January 30th - March 6th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Sulaiman & Raphael Jackson

Venue
Online
Feb
7
GRADES 1–5: Give your child the advantage of learning French at an early age. Learning a foreign language enhances one’s memory, develops better problem-solving and critical thinking skills, and can be lots of FUN! We will learn French through songs, games, stories, and more. À bientôt! Erica House has lived ...
Start Date
Tuesday, February 7th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
February 7th - February 28th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Feb
18
Ages 3-5: Join us for storytime, free books, and hands-on activities designed to encourage early excitement for reading. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a storytime setting. With experience in both performing and teaching, Glenna Holloway brings with her a love ...
Start Date
Saturday, February 18th
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
10:15am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Feb
18
Ages 2-5: Join us for storytime, free books, and hands-on activities designed to encourage early excitement for reading. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a storytime setting. With experience in both performing and teaching, Glenna Holloway brings with her a love ...
Start Date
Saturday, February 18th
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
11:30am - 12:15pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Mar
4
GRADES 9–12: If you are interested in learning more about the process of exploring your options for college, technical school, potential careers, or submitting your applications to other institutions, this class is for you! We will talk about the process for approaching each of these steps and answer any questions ...
Start Date
Saturday, March 4th
Note
One time
Time
10:00am - 2:00pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Lynsey Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Mar
18
Ages 3-5: Join us for storytime, free books, and hands-on activities designed to encourage early excitement for reading. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a storytime setting. With experience in both performing and teaching, Glenna Holloway brings with her a love ...
Start Date
Saturday, March 18th
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
10:15am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Mar
18
Ages 2-5: Join us for storytime, free books, and hands-on activities designed to encourage early excitement for reading. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a storytime setting. With experience in both performing and teaching, Glenna Holloway brings with her a love ...
Start Date
Saturday, March 18th
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
11:30am - 12:15pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Apr
10
GRADES 3-8: Have you ever wondered how video games are made? Want to take your skills to the next level? Go behind the screen with Scratch 3.0. Join us virtually to learn all the basics you need to make your first arcade game or upgrade your coding proficiency. You will ...
Start Date
Monday, April 10th
Duration
April 10th - May 8th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Sulaiman & Raphael Jackson

Venue
Online
Apr
10
GRADES K–1: This class is structured to provide your child with strategies, skills, and concepts that are the building blocks for higher-level math through an engaging and hands-on approach. Led by Martha Crumbie, who has her master’s degree in K–12 special education and has over 25 years of teaching experience ...
Start Date
Monday, April 10th
Note
Meets Mondays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Apr
10
GRADES 10–12: This class is a focused review of the specific skills needed to ace the science, English, and reading sections of the ACT. Space is limited! Rajiv Khanna has extensive experience teaching math and science classes at the college and high school level. Required Text: The Official ACT Prep ...
Start Date
Monday, April 10th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
April 10th - May 8th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$56
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Apr
11
GRADES 1–5: Give your child the advantage of learning French at an early age. Learning a foreign language enhances one’s memory, develops better problem-solving and critical thinking skills, and can be lots of FUN! We will learn French through songs, games, stories, and more. À bientôt! Erica House has lived ...
Start Date
Tuesday, April 11th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
April 11th - May 2nd
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Apr
11
GRADES 6–8: Hone your creative writing skills and practice getting the stories in your mind onto the page. We’ll discuss some storytelling basics, spend time writing in each class, and try on different writing styles to find your best fit. Come ready to read, write, and explore! Sonya Pavona is ...
Start Date
Tuesday, April 11th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Sonya Pavona

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Apr
11
GRADES 2–3: This class is structured to provide your child with strategies, skills, and concepts that are the building blocks for higher-level math through an engaging and hands-on approach. Led by Martha Crumbie, who has her master’s degree in K–12 special education and has over 25 years of teaching experience ...
Start Date
Tuesday, April 11th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Apr
11
GRADES 3–5: In this fun, hands-on class, we’ll work on reading strategies and comprehension techniques. Students will play games that help to boost their reading skills and engage in activities that demonstrate their reading comprehension. Led by Martha Crumbie, who has her master’s degree in K–12 special education and has ...
Start Date
Tuesday, April 11th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
April 11th - May 9th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Apr
12
GRADES 4–5: Hone your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll explore how fun writing can be as we play writing games and write stories, poems, and more. This class will start online, but may also meet in person. Carole Johnston is a poet, former school library media ...
Start Date
Wednesday, April 12th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Online
Apr
12
ONLINE: GRADES 10–12: This class is a focused review of specific skills needed to ace the Math test on the ACT. Space is limited! Rajiv Khanna has extensive experience teaching math and science classes at the college and high school level. Required Text: The Official ACT Prep Guide 2022-2023 (Publisher: ...
Start Date
Wednesday, April 12th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
April 12th - May 10th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$56
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Apr
13
GRADES 6–9: Join us for an adventure in learning! This class uses the fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons to show kids how fun critical thinking, teamwork, and math can be. Through cooperative storytelling, kids learn to work together to solve problems with the tools provided. Math topics covered range ...
Start Date
Thursday, April 13th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
April 13th - May 18th
Time
5:15pm - 7:15pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Elaphe Crabb

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Apr
13
GRADES 5–7: We will read excerpts from various fantasy and science fiction books and graphic novels—from Harry Potter to The BFG, from Percy Jackson to The Martian Chronicles, and many more—to learn how to create amazing worlds and heroic characters. We will discuss how these stories fit the model of ...
Start Date
Thursday, April 13th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Online
Apr
13
GRADES 2–3: Improve your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll explore how fun writing can be as we play writing games and write stories, poems, and more. Sonya Pavona is a recent graduate of SCAPA Literary Arts at Lafayette High School and attends Georgetown College for Creative ...
Start Date
Thursday, April 13th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Sonya Pavona

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Apr
13
GRADES 3–5: Let’s rescue cursive and bring it back to life! Penmanship is an important skill that every student should take pride in learning. When paired with cursive writing, students’ spelling and fine motor skills can soar. Bring your handwriting to life by learning to write the alphabet, sight words, ...
Start Date
Thursday, April 13th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Lynsey Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Apr
15
Ages 3-5: Join us for storytime, free books, and hands-on activities designed to encourage early excitement for reading. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a storytime setting. With experience in both performing and teaching, Glenna Holloway brings with her a love ...
Start Date
Saturday, April 15th
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
10:15am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Apr
15
Ages 2-5: Join us for storytime, free books, and hands-on activities designed to encourage early excitement for reading. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a storytime setting. With experience in both performing and teaching, Glenna Holloway brings with her a love ...
Start Date
Saturday, April 15th
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
11:30am - 12:15pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Apr
29
GRADES 9–12: Learning more about who you are and what drives your decisions and passions is an extremely important part of growing up. This workshop will help you develop leadership skills that will serve you in your life right now. You will learn the best method for building relationships, developing ...
Start Date
Saturday, April 29th
Note
One time
Time
10:00am - 2:00pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Lynsey Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
May
20
Ages 3-5: Join us for storytime, free books, and hands-on activities designed to encourage early excitement for reading. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a storytime setting. With experience in both performing and teaching, Glenna Holloway brings with her a love ...
Start Date
Saturday, May 20th
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
10:15am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
May
20
Ages 2-5: Join us for storytime, free books, and hands-on activities designed to encourage early excitement for reading. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a storytime setting. With experience in both performing and teaching, Glenna Holloway brings with her a love ...
Start Date
Saturday, May 20th
Note
Meets One-Time
Time
11:30am - 12:15pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online

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