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Jessamine County Public Library Events published Sept. 7, 2017

Pound Exercise Class

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Pound is a jam session/cardio workout inspired by the infectious, energizing fun of playing the drums. Fitness instructor Chris Chandler will lead the classes. All equipment is provided. Please register.

One-to-One Job Search Assistance

Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Get one-to-one help with your job search! A JCPL librarian can help you look for jobs, create and upload a resume or cover letter, fill out an online application.

Intro to the JCPL Creative Space

Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 12 – 12:45 p.m.

During this class, attendees will learn about JCPL’s Creative Space. Policies and procedures of the space will be covered as well as a brief introduction to software used to with the 3D printers and laser cutter. At the end of class, attendees will be given the opportunity to agree to the written policy for use of the Creative Space (juveniles must have a parent or guardian attend with them and sign the agreement) and schedule a time for the second part of the Creative Space training. For questions, please email dpowell@jesspublib.org.

Writers’ Forum

Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 2- 4 p.m.

Join other writers of all genres and formats to get motivated by sharing your work and discussing your craft. Please register to receive event reminders. Refreshments provided.

Mother Goose Storytime

Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 10 – 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Mother Goose storytime is designed to provide parents/caregivers and young children time to enjoy books and reading together. Interaction between adults and their children is encouraged through stories, lap songs and fingerplays. No registration is required for this program.

Intro to Mac

Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 6 – 8 p.m.

Explore the basics of using Apple software and hardware. This class is great for those who are new to Macs, or switching from Windows. We will cover the Mac Operating System (OS X), including navigation and shortcuts.

Teen Trivia

Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 6 – 6:30 p.m.

Think you know pop culture and trivia? Want to test your skills and win some prizes? Come join us every Monday for Teen Trivia! Topics include: Music, Sports, Food, Harry Potter, Video Games, Anime, Books, and more! This is a come-and-go program and registration is not required.

Mother Goose Storytime

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 10 – 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Mother Goose storytime is designed to provide parents/caregivers and young children time to enjoy books and reading together. Interaction between adults and their children is encouraged through stories, lap songs and fingerplays. No registration is required for this program.

Teen Anime Club

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 5 – 6:30 p.m.

Join the club to meet teens who love anime and manga as much as you do! We meet once a month to screen anime, discuss print and animated formats, and explore Japanese culture. Authentic Japanese refreshments will be available. Teens in 6th-12th grades. Please register.

Family Storytime

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 7 – 7:45 p.m.

This storytime is designed for families with children 0-5 years old. Family storytime is designed to provide parents/caregivers and children time to enjoy books and reading together while incorporating early literacy and school readiness activities. Adults and children will spend quality time together as they enjoy stories, lap songs, fingerplays, singing and dancing. Each session includes 25-30 minutes of group interaction followed by an opportunity for parents and children to play, talk and read together. Participation is encouraged as we explore language and movement in a group setting.

Nicholasville Toastmasters

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 7 – 8 p.m.

Master the art of public speaking. Nicholasville Toastmasters is a diverse group of individuals, dedicated to supporting you, as a member, in becoming a confident speaker and leader. Toastmasters is the safest, most supportive environment in which to learn and grow.

Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 10 – 11 a.m.

This storytime is designed for families with children 3-5 years old. With an early literacy and school readiness focus, group time includes 25-30 minutes of outstanding stories, poetry, fingerplays, singing and dancing. It wraps up with time for adults and children to interact with a story one-on-one. Participants can then enjoy an additional 10-15 minutes of an age-appropriate art project, physical activity or dramatic play. No registration is required for this program.

Exercise with Ease

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

If you want to exercise, but need to start slowly, this is the perfect class for you. We can help you get moving gently so you can avoid exacerbating injuries or existing conditions. These exercises can be adapted to fit nearly any physical impediment. Trained instructor, Paula Hutchens will be your guide to exercising with ease. Please register.