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At the library for Oct. 15, 2020

The following events are scheduled at the Jessamine County Public Library for Oct. 17-23. Check out and click “Events Calendar” for more information and to register. Events marked with an asterisk require registration.


Saturday, October 17, 2020

— * Intro to the JCPL Creative Space, 11 to 11:45 a.m., virtual


Sunday, October 18, 2020

— Family Book Club: “The Mysterious Benedict Society,” ongoing through December, virtual


Monday, October 19, 2020

— * Microsoft Publisher: Making Flyers, 9 to 9:30 a.m., virtual

— Crafts with Les: Giant Spiderweb Decorations, 1 to 1:15 p.m., virtual

— * Adobe Photoshop Elements, 5 to 6 p.m., virtual


Tuesday, October 20, 2020

— Preschool Time Online, 10 to 10:15 a.m., virtual for children ages 3 to 5   

— * Ask a Teen Librarian, 2 to 2:30 p.m. and 4 to 4:30 p.m., virtual for teens

— * Learn a Language Online, 5 to 5:30 p.m., virtual

— Teen Paint Along & Beyond Day of the Dead, Painted Rock Skulls, 5:30 to 6 p.m., virtual for teens


Wednesday, October 21, 2020

— Preschool Time Online, 10 to 10:15 a.m., virtual

— STEAM: Ukulele Lessons 1.6 – The Down-Up Strum, noon to 12:30 p.m., virtual

— Board of Trustees Meeting, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at JCPL

— * Kids Craft at Home – Straw Weaving Bookmarks, 6:30 to 6:45 p.m., virtual for children grades K-5


Thursday, October 22, 2020

— Jessamine History Walk, 9 to 10 a.m., virtual

— * Book a Librarian, 4 to 4:45 p.m., virtual

— * eLibrary Tour, 5 to 5:30 p.m., virtual

— * Drive-Up Movie: “Guardians of the Galaxy,” 7:15 to 10:15 p.m, JCPL


Friday, October 23, 2020

— * Microsoft PowerPoint, 2 to 3 p.m, virtual

— * Drive-Up Movie: “The Incredibles 2,” 7:15 to 10:15 p.m at JCPL. Space is limited.

— Accepting submissions for the Virtual Boo-Wow Walk: Online Costume Parade of Pups, virtual


State officials recommending masks when school begins


Retiring Wilmore principal given key to the city


Giving families a Head Start: Federally funded education center in Wilmore works to prepare the whole family for school 

Breaking News

Nicholasville physician looking to continue his service – in a different way


Mercer County attorney Michael Rothacker announces intent to file for 22nd District Senate seat


Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff Thursday for Sen. Tom Buford, Rep. Bam Carney


Ten things dog owners should know


Nicholasville realtor announces his intent to run for vacant Senate seat


Kentucky’s share in opioid settlement is $460 million


10 millionth Camry rolls off line at Georgetown

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Goodwill Industries of Kentucky to hold statewide hiring event

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Jefferson County Public Library Calendar


Hemp growers want protection from raids 


State reports 1,054 new COVID cases, raising weekly infection rate by 18% in one day; State as a whole is ‘orange’


KSP looking to defend ‘Cruiser’ crown; Vote for ‘America’s Best Looking Cruiser’ here

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CASA of Lexington expands to Jessamine County

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News briefs



Celebrating 95 years of Kentucky flavor


Daily new cases hit a two-month high


Vaccines urged by state experts to fight Delta variant


A lawmaker and a gentleman: Sen. Tom Buford remembered as loyal, highly-effective lawmaker who got things done — with kindness


The measure of a true statesman 


KYTC, Lexington hosting public transportation meeting


Kentucky school districts deciding own mask guidance