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Jessamine County Public Library

600 S. Main St., Nicholasville, KY



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Jessamine County Public Library Jump & Jive

Special Event,Children

Join with us as we sing and dance to your favorite storytime songs and rhymes. This high-energy program is specifically geared for kids 0-5 years of age. Families will have fun together as they enjoy age-appropriate songs, rhymes and fingerplays. This is a great time for the whole family to learn their child's favorite storytime rhymes and songs.


• Fri 11/23/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Fri 11/30/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Other Upcoming Events

Jessamine County Public Library Pro Tools: Week 1

Computers/Technology, Class/Workshop

This is a three-part series. Greg Miske will teach you the basics of ProTools: beat construction, sampling, and how to use reverb. Students should have a prior knowledge of GarageBand. Registration is required.


• Mon 11/19/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Garage Band: Audio 1

Computers/Technology, Class/Workshop

Explore the basics audio recording and editing with GarageBand. You will learn how to add new tracks by selecting software instruments, vocal, electric guitar, or Drummer tracks. You will also learn how to add loops and use smart controls. Bring a USB to save your project.


• Mon 11/19/18 at 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Corel DRAW

Computers/Technology, Class/Workshop

Edit vector graphics for cutting or engraving on the Laser Cutter. Students will also be able to edit photos using CorelDRAW's bitmap-image editor Corel Photo-Paint


• Tue 11/20/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Teen Anime & Manga Club


Join the club to meet teens who love anime and manga as much as you do! We meet once a month to screen anime, discuss print and animated formats, and explore Japanese culture. Authentic Japanese refreshments will be available. Teens in 6th-12th grades. Please register. In April, we'll be screening episodes from the show Steins; Gate.


• Wed 11/21/18 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Teen Crafts: Super Sweet Cup Cozy

Children's Arts/Crafts

Teens, come join us for No-Sew craft program. We will have two cute no-sew projects with a fall theme!


• Wed 11/21/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Green/Blue Screen Basics

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology, Multimedia

Explore the basics of planning and shooting videos and photos on Green and Blue screen. You can digitally recreate the background of your scene instead of scouting/shooting on location. You will also learn how to prepare a live-action set and positioning/posing your subject.


• Mon 11/26/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library JCPL Book Club: The 7 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

JCPL Bookclub, Talks/Lectures

Joins us for a group dicussion of Stuart Turton's The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle. Refreshments will be served and registration is required. Evelyn Hardcastle will die. Every day until Aiden Bishop can identify her killer and break the cycle. But every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes up in the body of a different guest. And some of his hosts are more helpful than others...The most inventive debut of the year twists together a mystery of such unexpected creativity it will leave readers guessing until the very last page.


• Mon 11/26/18 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Teen Program: Dungeon Masters 101


Do you enjoy storytelling or world building? Are you a dungeon master who needs more ideas on how to run a game of Dungeons and Dragons? Come to the final seminar of the D&D series and learn what it takes to be the master of your own story for the adventureís league on December 1. Dungeon masterís guides will be provided.


• Mon 11/26/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Video Recording Basics I


Explore the basics of planning and shooting videos; how to control your video camera, executing different shots, and camera motion techniques. You'll script and storyboard short movie sequences and develop an understanding of the technology setup and lighting.


• Mon 11/26/18 at 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Civic Lab Discussion Group

Community Discussion Group, Talks/Lectures

The Civic Lab at JCPL offers information, activities, and discussion on issues facing our community. You can participate by checking out the display in the main library and submitting your activities. We also invite you to join our monthly article discussion group. For October, we'll discuss the article "On the Sidelines of Democracy: Exploring Why So Many Americans Don't Vote." The library will provide light refreshments. Registration is required.


• Tue 11/27/18 at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Tabletop Gaming: Evolution

Gaming, Social Event

Join us for an evening of tabletop gaming, a smoothie bar and snacks. Andy Spaeth from the Rusty Scabbard will be here to teach players the ropes of the game and answer questions. Multiple copies of the games will be provided so that several groups can play at the same time. Registration is required.


• Tue 11/27/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library U can Creat---Snowman in a Bag Kit

Children's Arts/Crafts

U Can Create will get your creative juices flowing, while spending quality time with your family. This hands-on program will feature a new project or activity each month and is geared for preschool aged children through adults. As always there is never any charge to attend our programs. Registration is required for this program and will open on November 14. Please register your family/group together as one registrant. Children ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. In November families will make a snowman in a bag kit complete with top hat, carrot nose, coal eyes, smile and buttons.


• Wed 11/28/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Coding Club for Everyone: Lego Mindstorms Week 2


This Coding Club is for all age groups. Teens can register. Adults can register. Children can register with their families attending with them and registering as well. For November and December, students will explore LEGO MINDSTORMS.


• Thu 11/29/18 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Jessamine County Public Library Needle Felted Birds

Folk Art/Crafts, Class/Workshop

Needle felting is so fun it's almost addictive! Come and make an adorable bird that would make a great tree ornament or gift. All supplies provided. Please register.


• Thu 11/29/18 at 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM