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LIBRARY EVENTS

Sunday, Oct. 14

• Friends of the Library Autumn Tea in the Countryside, 2 to 4 p.m., Troy Presbyterian Church. (Adults) Join the Friends of the Library for a lovely afternoon in the countryside with English tea, sweets, savories, live music, quilt show and silent auction, and more. Experience history with a special Kentucky Chautauqua performance featuring Rachel Lee Rogers as Jean Ritchie at 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library in support of Children’s Programming. Tickets are $20 per person. Call 859-873-5191 to reserve tickets.

Monday, Oct. 15

• What Are You Reading? Book Group, 12 p.m., Midway branch. (Adults) Broaden your reading horizons. Share your favorite new book and author. Enjoy coffee, a snack and lively discussions. No assigned books. No sign-up necessary.

• Maker Monday: Our Super Sun, 4 to 5 p.m., main library. (Ages 5 to 11) Kids make sun prints, learn how a sundial works and discover the power of our galaxy’s star. Call 873-5191 to sign up.

• Instant Pot Tips and Tricks, 6:30 p.m., main library. (Adults) Come join us to learn about this “new” multicooker so you too can save money, eat healthier and save time. Presented by Elizabeth Coots, Woodford County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences. Call 873-5191 to sign up.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

• English Classes/ Clases de inglés, 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 5:30 p.m., main library. (Adults/adultos) Learn English grammar and vocabulary, practice speaking and more. Aprendemos gramática, vocabulario, y conversación en inglés, y mucho más.

• Toddler Tales, 10 a.m., main library. (Ages 2 to 3) Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and great activities.

• Preschool Stories, 11 a.m., main library. (Ages 4 to 5) Books and more to enhance pre-literacy skills and to have fun.

• Preschool Story Hour, 11 a.m., Midway Branch. (Ages 5 and younger) Children (with a favorite adult) have fun with engaging books, songs and activities as they build their early literacy skills.

• Art Attack, 3 p.m., Midway branch. (Grades K-4) Draw, trim, glue, paint and create. Join us for a creative art project, a snack and a story.

• Yarn Ballers Craft Circle, 6 to 7:30 p.m. (Adults) Drop in for casual crafting and conversation.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

• Baby Story Time, 10 a.m., main library. (Ages 9 to 23 months) Songs, rhymes, stories and activities.

• Digital Library Sampler, 2 to 3 p.m., main library. (Adults) The library has added even more digital resources. Come learn about the eBooks, audiobooks, music, TV and movies that are now available without having to physically come to the library. Call 873-5191 to sign up.

• Spaghetti and Stories for Teens, 4 to 5:30 p.m., main library. (Ages 11 to 18) Learn to make homemade marinara sauce. Sample it and other sauces on different pastas, then share reviews on classic and current teen reads. Call 873-5191 to sign up.

Thursday, Oct. 18

• English Classes/ Clases de inglés, 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 5:30 p.m., main library. (Adults/adultos) Learn English grammar and vocabulary, practice speaking and more. Aprendemos gramática, vocabulario, y conversación en inglés, y mucho más.

• Third Thursdays at Troy, 9:30 a.m., Troy Presbyterian Church. (Adults) This month’s speaker is Herald-Leader writer Tom Eblen, who will talk about his current historical interests. Call 873-5191 to sign up.

• Creative Café: Cosplay Workshop, 4 to 5 p.m., main library. (Ages 11 to 18) Join us for this drop-in craft hour, where we will make something new each week.

• Coloring for Grown-ups, 6 p.m. (Adults and teens) Revisit your youth and color using wax crayons, colored pencils or markers.

• Writers’ Group, 6:30 p.m., main library. (Adults and teens) Kick-start your imagination with creative writing exercises.

Friday, Oct. 19

• Friday Coffee Club, 9:30 a.m., main library. (Adults) Meet every other week for interesting personalities and discuss intriguing topics. This week’s speaker is singer and storyteller Jim Miller. Call 873-5191 to sign up.

• An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe, 6:30 p.m., main library. (Adults and teens) Join the Woodford Theatre as they put on spooky vignettes inspired by this classic author of Gothic horror. Call 873-5191 to sign up.

Saturday, Oct. 20

• Everything Equine, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Midway University’s Equestrian Center, Newton St., Midway. (All welcome) This free exhibition will provide a hands-on opportunity for children and adults to learn about a day in the life of a horse. Chat with a jockey, see a live grooming demonstration, watch riding demos from the Midway University Riding Team, ride a wooden horse and more. Call 846-4014 to sign up.

• Drawing 101, 3 to 4:30 p.m., main library. (Ages 11 to 18) Learn drawing basics and pencil your own comic characters. Call 873-5191 to sign up.

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