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Jessamine County Public Library

600 S. Main St., Nicholasville, KY

Phone:
1-(859)-885-3523

Website:
www.jesspublib.org

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Featured Event

Jessamine County Public Library One-to-One Job Search Assistance

Class/Workshop

Get one-to-one help with your job search! A JCPL librarian can help you: Look for jobs Create and upload a resume or cover letter Fill out an online application Please bring a copy of your current work history on a flash drive, CD, or as a hard copy. Registration is required. If you are unable to keep your scheduled one-to-one appointment, please call the library to cancel so that we can schedule an appointment for another job seeker.

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• Thu 6/6/19 at 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM5:00 PM5:45 PM

Other Upcoming Events

Jessamine County Public Library Strong Minds: Resilience

Mental Health

A healthy mind is the foundation for a happy life, but maintaining mental well-being is an ongoing struggle for many of us. The "Strong Minds" series addresses the ways in which we can overcome events, situations and stressors that do damage to our minds and quality of life. Our first program will focus on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and trauma. Nationally certified school psychologist, Amber Bruner will be our host. There will be free dinner, an introduction to multiple community resources, and a screening of the movie "Resilience." No registration is required.

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• Sat 6/1/19 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Green/Blue Screen: Solar System

Computers/Technology, Class/Workshop

Learn how to plan and shoot videos/photos on Green Screen! This month, you will learn to digitally recreate the background of your scene, place yourself in outer space, and place yourself inside a rocket traveling to another universe. You will also learn how to prepare a live-action set and positioning/posing your subject. Bring a USB to save your project. Registration is required.

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• Mon 6/3/19 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Summer Storytime for Families

Family/Child (Books),Children,For the Family

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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• Mon 6/3/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Jessamine County Public Library Walk Around Kentucky: Raven Run

Exercise/ Walking group, Walking, Running

Monday, June 3 from 10 am to 11:30 am at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary. (Walks will be cancelled in the case of inclement weather - rain or temperatures above 90 degrees.) Meet new people, get some exercise, and visit area parks this summer with our Walk Around Kentucky program. Each week the library will host an off-site walk at parks around the Bluegrass. Join us for these group walks, walk with friends and family, or walk on your own. No matter where and when you walk (or run or roll), keep track of all the miles you cover between June 3 and July 27 on the logs available in the library or online. You can submit one log per week. All logs will be entered in a drawing to win one of six $50 Amazon gift cards.

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• Mon 6/3/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Jessamine County Public Library Summer Feeding Site

Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Lunch will be offered at JCPL by Jessamine Co. Schools through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 2:00-2:30pm from June 3 - August 2. Meals will be served (weather permitting) in JCPL's outside Reading Patio. On inclement weather days, meals will be served in meeting rooms 3&4. Per JCPL policy, any child 10 or under must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. SFSP requires that all meals be eaten on site (one whole fruit or unopened shelf-stable item may be taken from the area at the end of the serving period.) Food is allowed in the library foyer but not in the Main Library - please abide by library policies. Meals are available at NO COST to anyone 18 & under. No income requirements. For more information, contact Lee Ann Conner, JCS Food Service Director at 859-887-9274, ext. 4204.

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• Mon 6/3/19 at 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library iMovie: Space Film

Computers/Technology, Class/Workshop

Create a short space film in iMovie! In this class, you will learn how to create your own video project in iMovie by using photos, video clips, and music. You will also learn how to edit, add backgrounds, video effects, transitions, and titles to your movie. Bring a USB to save your project. Registration is required.

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• Mon 6/3/19 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Teen Movie Mondays

Film

Need to get out of the summer sun for a while? Join us for Teen Movie Mondays at JCPL. Every Monday during the summer, we’ll be showing your favorite space-themed movies. Registration is not required.

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• Mon 6/3/19 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Summer Family Program: Wild World of Animals

For the Family

Our Summer Learning Family Performances are family friendly programs that are specifically selected with elementary aged students in mind. All ages are welcome. Wild World of Animals is located in the heart of Southwestern Pennsylvania, and specializes in educational and entertaining wildlife shows for a variety of occasions and events. With more than 30 years of experience working with and caring for wild animals, they travel the entire country educating and sharing their life’s passion with you! The animals they work with are among some of the most fascinating, beautiful and sometimes endangered animals in the world. The trainers present the animals in a fast-paced, informative and fun format, which both children and adults will enjoy. It is a rare opportunity to see these animals in such an intimate setting. Some of the major themes of the show are teaching that ALL animals are very important in the world, that wild animals are not pets, problems facing wildlife in the world today, that animals are neither ‘Hollywood Villains’ nor ‘Disney Characters’, as well as learning about the individual animals. No registration is required.

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• Tue 6/4/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM7:00 PM8:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Movin' in the Morning

Classes/Clinics

Whether you like yoga or line dancing, strength or cardio, Sharonda Steele from the Jessamine County YMCA will help put some more movement into your Wednesday! This class keeps things fresh and exciting for people of all fitness levels and can be counted as participation for Silver Sneakers. All equipment provided. No registration is required.

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• Wed 6/5/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Jessamine County Public Library Teen Henna and Bath Bombs

Children's Arts/Crafts, Folk Art/Crafts

Get your summer henna tattoos ready! In this class, you'll learn how to draw henna and make your own bath bombs. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required.

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• Wed 6/5/19 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library DIY Special Date Star Maps

Folk Art/Crafts

Make a beautiful wall hanging out of a map of the stars on the special date of your choosing (think birthdays or anniversaries!). Please know the exact date, time, and location of your event when you come to the program. If you'd like to include a photograph or memento of the date in your wall hanging, bring that as well. All supplies are provided. Registration is required.

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• Thu 6/6/19 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Cosmic Ice Skating

For the Family, Ice Skating

Cool off from the summer heat with JCPL's Cosmic Ice Skating. All ages are welcome to take a spin around the ice on our indoor "iceless" ice skating rink. Everyone who participates MUST sign a release waiver before skating. These waivers will be available at the event, as well as at the teen desk the week before the event. Ice skates will be provided. No registration is required.

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• Sat 6/8/19 at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library STEM:zSpace

Computers/Technology, History/Science

Experience Augmented Reality using zSpace: Studio! zSpace combines elements of artificial reality and virtual reality to create lifelike experiences that are immersive and interactive. You will see things in 3D via an all-in-one computer, through which you can interact with various subjects using perception of depth, ability to look around, and kinesthetic realism. You will participate in groups of four to experience one of the following subjects: arts, geography, social science, ELA, life science, mathematics, physical science, earth and space science, or engineering design. Learn about zSpace here: https://zspace.com/ Registration is required, but walk-ins are welcome.

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• Sun 6/9/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Summer Storytime

Children, Family/Child (Books)

This storytime is for families with kids between the ages 0-5 and adults. Storytime combine stories, dancing, singing, and movement. You are expected to be active participants and are sure to enjoy yourself as much as the children. No registration is required.

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• Mon 6/10/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Jessamine County Public Library Walk Aroung Kentucky: Centenial Park

Walking, Social Event

Wednesday, June 12 from 10 am to 11:30 am at Centennial Park in Wilmore, Kentucky. (Walks will be cancelled in the case of inclement weather - rain or temperatures above 90 degrees.) Meet new people, get some exercise, and visit area parks this summer with our Walk Around Kentucky program. Each week the library will host an off-site walk at parks around the Bluegrass. Join us for these group walks, walk with friends and family, or walk on your own. No matter where and when you walk (or run or roll), keep track of all the miles you cover between June 3 and July 27 on the logs available in the library or online. You can submit one log per week. All logs will be entered in a drawing to win one of six $50 Amazon gift cards.

Information:

• Mon 6/10/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Jessamine County Public Library Photo/Premiere Elements

Computers/Technology

Bring your own images in (saved on a usb) to edit in Photoshop Elements. Photoshop Elements allows users to create, edit, organize and share images. Bring your own video footage in (saved on a SD card) to edit in Premiere Elements. Premiere Elements simplifies the organizing and editing so you can have fun creating and sharing great-looking movies.

Information:

• Mon 6/10/19 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Teen Movie Mondays

Film

Need to get out of the summer sun for a while? Join us for Teen Movie Mondays at JCPL. Every Monday during the summer, we’ll be showing your favorite space-themed movies. Registration is not required.

Information:

• Mon 6/10/19 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Family Storytime

Children,Family/Child (Books)

This storytime is designed for families with children 0-5 years old. Family storytime is designed to provide parents/caregivers and children time to enjoy books and reading together while incorporating early literacy and school readiness activities. Adults and children will spend quality time together as they enjoy stories, lap songs, fingerplays, singing and dancing. Each session includes 25-30 minutes of group interaction followed by an opportunity for parents and children to play, talk and read together. Participation is encouraged as we explore language and movement in a group setting. No registration is required for this program, so please attend as often as you are able. Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM

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• Tue 10/29/19 at 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Bring Your D&D Character to Life

Teen Program, Gaming

Have you always wanted to visualize your D&D character? Come to our drawing class and learn how to bring your character to the page. Artist, Chris Bryant will be the instructor for this class. Chris has been drawing since he was just a kid. His process involves using pencils and black inks to explore the several hues that express color where there is none. He began drawing Dragon Ball Z looking at the VCR recordings at his grandmother's house when he was younger and has continually developed his process with more and more detail and challenges since.

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• Tue 10/29/19 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM