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Veteran Project Meeting

10:30am - 11:30am
This is not a library sponsored event. This meeting will be displayed on the Library calendar
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Sower Board Room
Purpose of Meeting

To discuss Veteran housing project.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: River Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Ever wanted to try virtual reality? Join us for a multiplayer VR experience with Meta Quest 3!

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "PreK" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

LEGO® Build-a-thon

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: PreK, School Age, Family
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Junior Builders, what can we build together? Follow fun challenge prompts or use your own imagination to build a LEGO® creation! Families with kids of all ages are welcome. No registration required. 

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Parents and Tots

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Young children (ages 2-3), accompanied by an adult, are introduced to simple stories, fingerplays, and activities. No registration required. 

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Book Babies

11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes designed especially for our youngest patrons (ages 0-23 months) and their parents or caregivers. No registration required. 

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This is not a library sponsored event. This meeting will be displayed on the Library calendar
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Community Room
Purpose of Meeting

Social group of community members to meet and craft together

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Switch Tournament

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: River Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Battle for bragging rights with a Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros tournament! First place receives a prize and there will also be a door prize raffle for all attendees. This program is for teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall.

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "PreK" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: PreK, School Age, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Use flowers, fruits, and leaves to stamp your way to a beautiful piece of kitchen art. Families with kids of all ages are welcome. No registration required. 

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "PreK" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs, crafts and other activities for preschoolers, ages 4-5, and kids entering Kindergarten in the fall. The Summer session of Preschool Storytime meets Tuesdays at 11:30 AM, June 11-July 9. No registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "PreK" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: PreK, School Age, Family
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Workshop, Other
Event Details:

Join us for a fun night of cooking using the Library’s mobile kitchen! Learn kitchen skills, how to follow a recipe, and more during this hands-on workshop.  This program is offered in partnership with UK 4-H Cooperative Extension.

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading in Stride

5:45pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Orlando Brown House
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Group
Event Details:

Join us for for PSPL's walking book discussion group, Reading in Stride! Participants will enjoy the benefits of active movement and a dose of sunshine paired with a good book and new friends.

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: River Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:

Explore the exciting life and times of artist Henry Faulkner. Using Faulkner’s own words and personal photos, Dr. Jonathan Coleman details how Faulkner’s art, personality, and reputation were framed by his identity as a gay Kentuckian.

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Parents and Tots

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Young children (ages 2-3), accompanied by an adult, are introduced to simple stories, fingerplays, and activities. No registration required. 

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "PreK" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Lakeview Park
Age Group: PreK, School Age, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games
Event Details:

Dress for a mess. We are going to put the ART in Party! Families with kids of all ages are welcome. No registration required. 

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "School Age" group.
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Enjoy an under the sea adventure by creating your own aquarium in a jar. Booksters programs are for kids entering grades 1-2 in the fall. No registration required. 

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Let's Talk About It

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion Group
Event Details:

Let's talk about it! Join Focus on Race Relations (FORR) and PSPL for a community discussion of race-related issues in Frankfort and beyond.

This month's topic will be "What is Juneteenth?"

This event is in the "Baby & Toddler" group.

Book Babies

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Baby & Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes designed especially for our youngest patrons (ages 0-23 months) and their parents or caregivers. No registration required. 

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

It is the year 1925, and the stars are almost right! Hidden cults spread their malign influence across the globe. In the dark corners of the Earth, a god mad in shape and purpose waits to unmake the world!

This event is in the "PreK" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Foam Party!

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Liberty Hall State Historic Site
Age Group: PreK, School Age, Family
Program Type: Games, Special Event
Event Details:

Foam here, foam there, foam everywhere! Play, dance, laugh, and get messy in fluffy, soapy foam. Participants should bring a towel and wear clothes that can get wet. Families with kids of all ages are welcome. 

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This event is in the "School Age" group.

DIY Vortex Cannons

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Come harness the force of nature that is the wind by creating your own vortex cannon! This program is for tweens entering grades 3-5 in the fall. No registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Programs and events are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes, including social media. If you prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please notify library staff.

This is not a library sponsored event. This meeting will be displayed on the Library calendar
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: Sower Board Room
Purpose of Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Bluegrass Writers Coalition Fiction Critique Group

This is not a library sponsored event. This meeting will be displayed on the Library calendar
Library Branch: Paul Sawyier Public Library
Room: River Room
Purpose of Meeting

Book discussion of UK Law Professor Josh Douglas's new book The Court vs. the Voters. Books will be available for purchase from Poor Richard's Books.