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Library Closed: Independence Day
Library Closed: Independence Day
Friday, Jul. 4,
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Summer Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
 Summer Storytime
Monday, Jul. 7, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AMSummer Storytime
Meeting Room A & B
This storytime is for families with kids between the ages of 0 and 5 and their favorite adults. We combine stories, dancing, singing, and movement.  Adults are expected to be active participants and are sure to enjoy themselves as much as the children. 
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Summer Reading Family Program: Animal Tales- Animal Science!
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Summer Reading Family Program: Animal Tales- Animal Science!
Tuesday, Jul. 8, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMSummer Reading Famil
Main Library
Our Summer Reading Children's Performances are family friendly programs that are specifically selected with elementary aged students in mind.  All ages are welcome and registration is not required.Animal Tales...read more
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COLLECTION SERVICES
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 COLLECTION SERVICES
Tuesday, Jul. 8, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
(Tuesdays, Mar 11, Apr 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, Aug 12, Sept 9, Oct 14 & Nov 11, 1:00pm to 3:00pm.)

Meeting Room B
reserved for Mary Ann.
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Summer Reading Family Program: Animal Tales- Animal Science!
7 PM - 8 PM
Summer Reading Family Program: Animal Tales- Animal Science!
Tuesday, Jul. 8, 7 PM - 8 PMSummer Reading Famil
Main Library
Our Summer Reading Children's Performances are family friendly programs that are specifically selected with elementary aged students in mind.  All ages are welcome and registration is not required.Animal Tales...read more
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Reserved for Staff Use
9 AM - 9 PM
 Reserved for Staff Use
Tuesday, Jul. 8, 9 AM - 9 PM
Meeting Room A
see Kate in children's for questions.
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Teens: Reptiles & Amphibians of KY
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Teens: Reptiles & Amphibians of KY
Wednesday, Jul. 9, 1:00 - 2:00 PMTeens: Reptiles & Am
Meeting Room A & B
Want to hold a live snake? Pet a real newt? Join biologist Chris Carpenter, from East Kentucky Power Cooperative, as he brings native Kentucky reptiles and amphibians for you to learn about and handle for yourself!

For teens in grades 6th-12th. Please Regist...read more
Register Online or call 859-885-3523.
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Night Sky Tour
9:00 pm
 Night Sky Tour
Wednesday, Jul. 9, 9:00 pmNight Sky Tour
Library Lawn
Dr. Marco Ciocca from the EKU Department of Astronomy and Physics will be here with a mobile telescope to give us a tour of the night sky. Of course, our tour does depend on favorable weather and might have to be rescheduled for rain or clouds. Participants will be notified of any changes. This prog...read more
Register Online or call 859-885-3523.
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Technology Services Staff Meeting
9:00 AM
Technology Services Staff Meeting
Thursday, Jul. 10, 9:00 AM
(July 10, 2014, 9 am ; October, 9, 2014, 9 am ; January 8, 2014, 9 am ; April 9th, 2015, 9 am ; )

Meeting Room B
Library Department Staff Meeting. See David for Details.
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What’s Brewing? Music Science
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
What’s Brewing? Music Science
Thursday, Jul. 10, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pmWhat’s Brewing
Meeting Room A & B
At July's What's Brewing, we'll check out ArcAttack and a couple other experimental groups that play with the physics of sound.
Take a coffee break at the library and let us update you on all the latest, greatest music you probably won't hear on the radio. We'll be serving s...read more
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Reserved for Staff Use
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
 Reserved for Staff Use
Thursday, Jul. 10, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Meeting Room A & B
see Kate in children's for questions.
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Biology Lab: Butterfly Pavilion
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
 Biology Lab: Butterfly Pavilion
Friday, Jul. 11, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PMBiology Lab: Butterf
Meeting Room B
Five native North American butterfly species and an array of plants will be featured in our Butterfly Pavilion. Walk through a living butterfly habitat and marvel at living examples of some of the world’s largest and weirdest arthropods.  Witness free-flying creatures interacting with pla...read more
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Biology Lab: Silly Safaris meet and greet
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Biology Lab: Silly Safaris meet and greet
Friday, Jul. 11, 10:30 am to 12:30 pmBiology Lab: Silly S
Meeting Room A
A Silly Safaris meet and greet will be set up to provide hands on interactions between animals and people, delivered through the unique blend of comedy and theater found only at Silly Safaris.This hands-on play-scape provides families with an opportunity to chat directly with our animal expert Funol...read more
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iPad Science Lab
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
 iPad Science Lab
Friday, Jul. 11, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Other - See description
Try out fun and educational science apps in our iPad Science Labs. Each week, we'll focus on a different subject to coordinate with our hands-on science labs. 

No need to register--just stop by! You'l...read more
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Pollinator Garden Dedication Event
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Pollinator Garden Dedication Event
Saturday, Jul. 12, 10:00 am to 11:00 amPollinator Garden De
library lawn
Help us put the finishing touches on our pollinator garden and learn all about establishing your own pollinator garden at home.  A representative from Wild Ones of Kentucky will be on hand to tell us all about gardening for butterflies and bees and to answer any questions you might have about p...read more
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Waggin’ Tales
1 PM - 3 PM
 Waggin’ Tales
Saturday, Jul. 12, 1 PM - 3 PMWaggin’ Tales
Children's Library
Kindergarten - 5th Graders
If you're in kindergarten - 5th grade, and would like to read a book to a dog, here's your chance!
Children can sign up for a 15 minute time slot.  Please plan to arrive a few minutes before your designated time so that you can choos...read more
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Jessamine Youth Soccer Association Sign-ups
9:00 am -2:00 pm
Jessamine Youth Soccer Association Sign-ups
Saturday, Jul. 12, 9:00 am -2:00 pm
Meeting Room A
Jessamine Youth Soccer Association Sign-ups

For more information contact David Maricle (dmaricle33@yahoo.com)
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Indoor Drive-In Movie: The Iron Giant
2:00 pm
Indoor Drive-In Movie: The Iron Giant
Sunday, Jul. 13, 2:00 pmIndoor Drive-In Movi
Meeting Room A & B
Free movie, free popcorn, free fun! All ages are welcome. No registration is required.
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Summer Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
 Summer Storytime
Monday, Jul. 14, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AMSummer Storytime
Meeting Room A & B
This storytime is for families with kids between the ages of 0 and 5 and their favorite adults. We combine stories, dancing, singing, and movement.  Adults are expected to be active participants and are sure to enjoy themselves as much as the children. 
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Jessamine County Home Educator’s Association
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jessamine County Home Educator’s Association
Monday, Jul. 14, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meeting Room A & B
Do you know someone who is considering homeschooling?

JCHEA (Jessamine County Home Educators' Association) wants to make an opportunity for people to ask some questions.

We will have an open house for potential homeschooling families to come and meet veterans.

Th...read more
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Summer Reading Family Program: Matt Sandbank’s Shadow Factory
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Summer Reading Family Program: Matt Sandbank’s Shadow Factory
Tuesday, Jul. 15, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMSummer Reading Famil
Main Library
Our Summer Reading Children's Performances are family friendly programs that are specifically selected with elementary aged students in mind.  All ages are welcome and registration is not required.Matt Sandban...read more
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DNA e-Lab
1:00 - 2:00 PM
 DNA e-Lab
Tuesday, Jul. 15, 1:00 - 2:00 PMDNA e-Lab
Meeting Room A & B
Solve a crime using science!  You become the investigation team to solve a crime using science (blood typing and DNA electrophoresis) and your deductive reasoning skills. Participants actively apply the basics of DNA analysis in order to solve the crime. You'...read more
Register Online or call 859-885-3523.
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Summer Reading Family Program: Matt Sandbank’s Shadow Factory
7 PM - 8 PM
Summer Reading Family Program: Matt Sandbank’s Shadow Factory
Tuesday, Jul. 15, 7 PM - 8 PMSummer Reading Famil
Main Library
Our Summer Reading Children's Performances are family friendly programs that are specifically selected with elementary aged students in mind.  All ages are welcome and registration is not required.Matt Sandban...read more
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Teens: Forensics - the Science of Crime
12:30 - 1:30 PM
Teens: Forensics - the Science of Crime
Wednesday, Jul. 16, 12:30 - 1:30 PMTeens: Forensics - t
Meeting Room A & B
Learn the science of forensics and see if you have what it takes to solve a crime.

The Cincinnati Museum Center's Science Programs-on-Wheels is visiting JCPL this summer! Register for one of two sessions exploring
Forensics: The S...read more
Register Online or call 859-885-3523.
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Teens: Forensics - the Science of Crime
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Teens: Forensics - the Science of Crime
Wednesday, Jul. 16, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PMTeens: Forensics - t
Meeting Room A & B
Learn the science of forensics and see if you have what it takes to solve a crime.
The Cincinnati Museum Center's Science Programs-on-Wheels is visiting JCPL this summer! Register for one of two sessions exploring
Forensics: The Science o...read more
Register Online or call 859-885-3523.
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Lunch and Learn: Top Science Websites and Apps
12:00 p.m.--1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Learn: Top Science Websites and Apps
Thursday, Jul. 17, 12:00 p.m.--1:00 p.m.
Meeting Room A & B
We'll highlight fun and educational science websites, apps, online courses, and videos. Satisfy your curiosity during Summer of Science and beyond!

For teens and adults. The library will provide a light lunch....read more
Register Online or call 859-885-3523.
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Copper Etching & Patina Workshop
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Copper Etching & Patina Workshop
Thursday, Jul. 17, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pmCopper Etching & Pat
Meeting Room A & B
Our resident metalsmith, Les Lehman, will help everyone create a piece of etched, patinated copper art that can be turned into a pendant, a bracelet, part of mobile, or whatever you like. We'll also talk about the chemical reactions involved in etching and patination. Please register.
Register Online or call 859-885-3523.
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DNA Lab
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
 DNA Lab
Friday, Jul. 18, 10:30 am to 12:30 pmDNA Lab
Meeting Room A & B
Our open-labs give people a chance to explore various science topics in a casual, hands-on way. All ages are welcome. No registration is required, just stop in!
In our DNA lab, you will get a chance to see real DNA without a microscope. Using household chemicals...read more
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iPad Science Lab
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
 iPad Science Lab
Friday, Jul. 18, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Other - See description
Try out fun and educational science apps in our iPad Science Labs. Each week, we'll focus on a different subject to coordinate with our hands-on science labs. 

No need to register--just stop by! You'l...read more
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Waggin’ Tales
1 PM - 3 PM
 Waggin’ Tales
Saturday, Jul. 19, 1 PM - 3 PMWaggin’ Tales
Children's Library
Kindergarten - 5th Graders
If you're in kindergarten - 5th grade, and would like to read a book to a dog, here's your chance!
Children can sign up for a 15 minute time slot.  Please plan to arrive a few minutes before your designated time so that you can choos...read more
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Jessamine Youth Soccer Association Sign-ups
9:00 a.m - 2:00pm
Jessamine Youth Soccer Association Sign-ups
Saturday, Jul. 19, 9:00 a.m - 2:00pm
Meeting Room B
Jessamine Youth Soccer Association Sign-ups
For more information contact David Maricle (dmaricle33@yahoo.com)
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Summer Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
 Summer Storytime
Monday, Jul. 21, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AMSummer Storytime
Meeting Room A & B
This storytime is for families with kids between the ages of 0 and 5 and their favorite adults. We combine stories, dancing, singing, and movement.  Adults are expected to be active participants and are sure to enjoy themselves as much as the children. 
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Monday Movie: Gravity
12:30 pm
 Monday Movie: Gravity
Monday, Jul. 21, 12:30 pmMonday Movie: Gravit
Meeting Room A & B
Free movie, free popcorn and soda. No registration required.
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Book Discussion: Spin by Robert Charles Wilson
7:00 pm
Book Discussion: Spin by Robert Charles Wilson
Monday, Jul. 21, 7:00 pmBook Discussion: Spi
Meeting Room A
Join us us for lively discussion and good books!  In honor of our Summer of Science, July's selection is Spin by Robert Charles Wilson. Please register.
Register Online or call 859-885-3523.
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Summer Reading Family Program:Kentucky McTeggart Irish Dancers
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Summer Reading Family Program:Kentucky McTeggart Irish Dancers
Tuesday, Jul. 22, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMSummer Reading Famil
Main Library
Our Summer Reading Children's Performances are family friendly programs that are specifically selected with elementary aged students in mind.  All ages are welcome and registration is not required.The McTeggar...read more
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Paul Sawyier Rehersal
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
 Paul Sawyier Rehersal
Tuesday, Jul. 22, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Meeting Room A & B
This is a community sponsored event.
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Summer Reading Family Program:Kentucky McTeggart Irish Dancers
7 PM - 8 PM
Summer Reading Family Program:Kentucky McTeggart Irish Dancers
Tuesday, Jul. 22, 7 PM - 8 PMSummer Reading Famil
Main Library
Our Summer Reading Children's Performances are family friendly programs that are specifically selected with elementary aged students in mind.  All ages are welcome and registration is not required.The McTeggar...read more
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Reserved for Staff Use
9 AM - 9 PM
 Reserved for Staff Use
Tuesday, Jul. 22, 9 AM - 9 PM
Meeting Room A
see Kate in children's for questions.
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RESERVED FOR STAFF USE
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 RESERVED FOR STAFF USE
Tuesday, Jul. 22, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Meeting Room B
RESERVED FOR STAFF USE
See Ron
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Living with Diabetes
10:00 to 11:30 AM
 Living with Diabetes
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 10:00 to 11:30 AM
Meeting Room A & B
This is an educational opportunity for everyone who is interested in learning more about living with diabetes.  The class is free and open to all.

For more information, please contact Kim Meade at (859) 494-2042.

This is a community sponsored event.
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Teens: Science of Sunscreen
1:00 - 3:00 PM
 Teens: Science of Sunscreen
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 1:00 - 3:00 PMTeens: Science of Su
Meeting Room A & B
Teens, come learn the science of sunscreen, and make your own batch of safe, all-natural sunscreening lotion. Learn about commercial sunscreens, how sunscreen works, and then create sunscreen from scratch!

For teens in grades 6th-12th. Please Register.

Register Online or call 859-885-3523.
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Staff Training
3:30-4:30 PM
 Staff Training
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 3:30-4:30 PM
Meeting Room A
Children's Services MiPro Training
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Star Trek Marathon
10:00 am to 9:00 pm
 Star Trek Marathon
Thursday, Jul. 24, 10:00 am to 9:00 pmStar Trek Marathon
Meeting Room A & B
Calling all Trekkies! We're going where JCPL has never gone before - on an old school Star Trek marathon.  Starting at 10:00 am, we'll be showing episodes of Star Trek: The Original Series.  Our day will culminate in showings of the 2 most recent Star Trek Films. The complete sched...read more
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The Science Games
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
 The Science Games
Friday, Jul. 25, 10:30 am to 12:30 pmThe Science Games
Meeting Room A & B
Help us close the Summer of Science with a big bang at our Science Games. Newton's attic will be bringing a robot arena, a giant ballista, a pull tester and a robotic arm for some exciting demonstrations.

Plus, you'll have the chance to show off your engineering skills in four dif...read more
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Jessamine Youth Soccer Sign-ups
9:00 am - 2:00pm
 Jessamine Youth Soccer Sign-ups
Saturday, Jul. 26, 9:00 am - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Jessamine Youth Soccer Association Sign-ups

For more information contact David Maricle (dmaricle33@yahoo.com)
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Paul Sawyier Rehersal - Canceled
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Paul Sawyier Rehersal - Canceled
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Meeting Room A & B
This event has been canceled.  
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Board of Trustees Meeting
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, Jul. 30, 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Meeting Room A & B
Board of Trustees Meeting : Regular Meeting Scheduled for July 30 at the June Board Meeting.

Board meetings are tentatively scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month. However, at each monthly meeting Trustees will officially schedule the regular meeting for the following mon
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Teen Summer Reading Prize Party
4:00 - 5:00 PM
 Teen Summer Reading Prize Party
Thursday, Jul. 31, 4:00 - 5:00 PMTeen Summer Reading
Meeting Room A & B
Want to see if you won a Teen Summer Reading Grand Prize? Need to pick up your gift card for submitting reading logs 5 out of the 7 weeks? Come by the Teen Summer Reading Prize Party! We'll be drawing for the grand prizes during the party, and handing out participa...read more
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Paul Sawyier Rehersal
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
 Paul Sawyier Rehersal
Thursday, Jul. 31, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Meeting Room A & B
  
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