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Pandemic Stories Project


Jessamine County, how has the pandemic changed your life? What happened to you when COVID-19 shut down the world? We want to hear your stories, whether they are tragic, funny, fascinating, surprising, sad—or all those things at once. Submit your stories as text, audio recordings, or video recordings online on our web page, or contact…

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Microsoft PowerPoint: Diagrams

JCPL at Computer Lab

In this session, design your own diagrams with Microsoft PowerPoint, a program that allows you to create, edit, view, present, and share presentations. Bring a USB flash drive to save your project. Masks are recommended.Registration is required. 

Birdwatching Tour


May marks the peak of the spring bird migration in Kentucky! Join Transylvania University faculty member Dr. Becky Fox for an easygoing birdwatching tour of the Lexington Cemetery, a local "hotspot" for glimpsing both native species and migratory visitors. While we walk, Dr. Fox will offer some birdwatching tips and tricks and answer your questions about…

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Adobe Premiere Elements

JCPL at Computer Lab

Practice using Adobe Premiere Elements, a program that simplifies organizing and editing so you can have fun creating and sharing great-looking movies. Email yourself your video clips or bring in a USB flash drive/SD card of footage and audio that you would like to edit. Bring a USB to save your project.   Masks are recommended.Registration is…

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Prompt to Page Podcast


Each episode, we interview a published writer who shares a favorite writing prompt. For May, we'll talk to bestselling author Gwenda Bond. Whether you're just getting started or have written for years, you'll find ideas and advice to inspire you and help you become a better writer. Brought to you in partnership with the Carnegie Center…

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CorelDRAW: Custom Hats

JCPL at Computer Lab

Create your own custom hat using the heat press, our newest addition to the Creative Space! Explore basic editing functions in CorelDRAW to create a design for heat transfer. The class will begin in the computer lab, then move to the Creative Space, where you can apply the decal to the cap and watch your design…

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Teen Manga Club

JCPL at Meeting Room 5/6

Love manga? Connect with other manga fans! We will read a little manga, discuss our favorites, and share recommendations. Cosplay is encouraged! Register for the program before May 22nd to receive a copy of the manga we will be reading. Those who register can pick up their free book at the Teen Services Desk between…

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Easy Does It Exercise

JCPL at Meeting Room 1/2/5/6

Instructor Aureol will guide you through a gentle, uplifting workout designed to help keep you limber, strong, and injury-free. Adaptations for all abilities will be demonstrated. You will receive an exercise band to keep.Masks are recommended. No registration is required.

Advanced Searching in Ancestry Library Edition

JCPL at Computer Lab

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll practice advanced search techniques in Ancestry.com Library Edition. Learn how to narrow your search by location, name, and race; how to search the Ancestry card catalog; how to search specific collections; and more! Must have taken Introduction to Ancestry.com Library Edition or already have some experience using the database.  Masks…

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