Lexington Public Library returns to in person summer programming

The summer festivities kicked off at the Northside Branch Library with a petting zoo, book giveaways, and more fun activities for the family

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Public Library returns to a full schedule of in person summer programming.

Tuesday marks the start of the summer programming..going through June and July.

The summer festivities kicked off at the Northside Branch Library with a petting zoo, book giveaways, and more fun activities for the family.

According to Library officials, along with the free summer programming all locations of the library will have a series of parties, including a show time with bright star theatre, a forensics party where you can help solve a fictional crime, and even a visit from a Newport Aquarium penguin.

More information from the Lexington Public Library is below.

‘Kickoff party dates/locations/times:

–     Northside Branch – May 31st, 11:00am
–     Eastside Branch – June 1st, 5:00pm
–    Village Branch – June 2nd, 2:00pm
–    Beaumont Branch – June 2nd, 6:00pm
–   Central Library – June 4th, 11:00am (Phoenix Park)
–    Tates Creek Branch – June 4th, 3:00pm

Additionally, free summer programming at the Library includes these awesome events:

Show Time with Bright Star Theatre
The Library welcomes actors from Bright Star Touring Theatre to entertain families with plays based on well-known stories.

–  Tates Creek Branch – June 6th, 10:00am (Performance of Upcycled Cinderella)
–  Village Branch – June 6th, 2:00pm (Performance of The Little Mermaid)
–  Beaumont Branch – June 6th, 6:00pm (Performance of The Little Mermaid)
–   Northside Branch – June 8th, 10:00am (Performance of Treasure Island)
–   Central Library – June 8th, 2:00pm (Performance of Treasure Island)
–   Eastside Branch – June 8th, 6:00pm (Performance of Treasure Island)

Forensics: The Science of Crime
Visit various stations in the room and gather clues to help solve a fictional crime brought by the Cincinnati Museum Center. For those entering 5th-8th grades. Space is limited and registration is required.
–     Eastside Branch – June 14th, 10:30am (Registration Required)
–     Beaumont Branch – June 14th,1:30pm (Registration Required)
–     Northside Branch – June 14th, 4:30pm (Registration Required)
–    Central Library – June 15th, 1:30pm (Registration Required)
–    Tates Creek Branch – June 15th, 4:30pm (Registration Required)

Newport Aquarium – Penguin in the Library!!!
Join us for a chance to see a real penguin up close and personal! You’ll learn a lot about this remarkable bird and its environment. Seating will be limited. All ages.

–     Beaumont Branch – June 20th,10:30am
–     Central Library – June 20th, 12:30pm
–     Eastside Branch – June 21st, 10:30am
–     Tates Creek Branch – June 23rd, 10:30am
–     Northside Branch – June 23rd, 12:30pm

For a complete listing of Summer Programming at the Lexington Public Library, visit www.lexpublib.org/summer and their social media pages @lexpublib.’

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