Calendar

May
26
Sun
Memorial Day Holiday–Library Closed @ JCPL at Main Library
May 26 – May 27 all-day

The library will be closed Sunday, May 26th and Monday, May 27th so that JCPL employees can celebrate the holiday weekend with their families. 

Jun
3
Mon
Read Off Your Fines @ JCPL at Ask a Librarian Desk
Jun 3 – Jul 21 all-day

Here’s how it works:Reading must be done in the library. Fines will be forgiven on overdue items only, not on lost items. Each 15 minutes of reading forgives $1.50. Reading must be completed in 15 minute increments. Maximum Read Off Your Fines time is 2 hours per day. An adult, parent or caregiver may read to a pre-reading child. Available for all ages. To sign in, stop by the Ask a Librarian Desk.

Jun
8
Sat
Cosmic Ice Skating @ JCPL at Meeting Room 1/2/3/4/5/6
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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.

Jun
21
Fri
Drum Circle @ OFF SITE
Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This event will take place at Rock Fence Park in Nicholasville. Event will be moved to the library in case of inclement weather.Renown percussionist, Tripp Bratton, will lead an all-ages drum circle. Handmade djembes and bucket drums with sticks will be provided so that up to 35 people will be able to play at once. If you have your own drum, feel free to bring it!  If people are waiting to play, we will rotate new drummers into the circle every 15 minutes.  Tripp will teach simple rhythms and talk a bit about djembes and African drumming. All are welcome. No registration is necessary.

Jun
22
Sat
Jessamine Movie Spectacular: The LEGO Movie 2 @ OFF SITE at City County Park
Jun 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Come on out for family fun!  This FREE community event features inflatables, hot dogs and much more. There will also be a big-screen showing of The LEGO Movie 2!  Don’t forget to bring a camping chair or picnic blanket. This evening is sponsored by First Southern National Bank, Jessamine County Public Library, CHI Saint Joseph Health, and Parks and Recreation.Activities begin at 7:30 PM and the movie starts at dusk.

Jun
26
Wed
Board of Trustees Meeting @ JCPL at Boardroom
Jun 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING [Board meetings are tentatively scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month. However, at each monthly meeting Trustees will officially schedule the regular meeting for the following month (JCPL By-laws, Article VII, section 1).]

Jul
4
Thu
Library Closed @ JCPL at Main Library
Jul 4 all-day

The library will be closed for the Independence Day Holiday. 

Jul
17
Wed
Board of Trustees Meeting @ JCPL at Boardroom
Jul 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING [Board meetings are tentatively scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month. However, at each monthly meeting Trustees will officially schedule the regular meeting for the following month (JCPL By-laws, Article VII, section 1).]

Jul
19
Fri
Universe of Stories Ball @ JCPL at Meeting Room 1/2/3/4/5/6
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You are cordially invited to celebrate the Universe of Stories at our summer ball.  Dance the night away with tunes for the younger ones from 6pm until 7:30pm, when we change up the music for teens and adults.  Feel free to dress in your fancy attire or character costume.  This program is for all ages and no registration is required.

Jul
20
Sat
Jessamine Movie Spectacular: Incredibles 2 @ OFF SITE at Behind Courthouse in Nicholasville
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Come on out for family fun!  This FREE community event features inflatables, hot dogs and much more. There will also be a big-screen showing of Incredibles 2!  Don’t forget to bring a camping chair or picnic blanket. This evening is sponsored by First Southern National Bank, Jessamine County Public Library, CHI Saint Joseph Health, and Parks and Recreation.Activities begin at 7:30 PM and the movie starts at dusk.