Garrard County Public Library

• 9-5 M, W, Fr   9-8 Tu & Th  9-3 Sat • 101 Lexington St., Lancaster, KY  40444
• 859-792-3424 •  fax 859-792-2366

   Library will be closed Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day Holiday

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Starting in April

Evening GED classes
Tuesday and Thursday
4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. @ the Library
Day Classes
Adult Education Program @ 314 West Maple

Classes are free. 
Register today by calling 859-792-8666

For more information
www. county adult education program


Story Time
Stories, Crafts, Rhymes, Games & More
Wednesday 10 a.m.
Thursday 1 p.m.

Ages 18 mos to 5 yrs.

Free Play
Every other Wednesday @ 3:30 p.m.
Ages 13-18 with parental permission


One on One Computer Help
Reservations for FREE one-on-one computer assistance.  A variety of topics are available, including basic computer skills, internet, e-mail, job hunting, Microsoft Word, Excel or Power Point and help with portable devices as  Ipad or Kindle. Call Jessica at 859-792-3424 for an appointment.


New foreign language database.  Learn Spanish, French and German with A to Zebra Language.  You must have your library card to access this database.

On-line genealogy research is available @ the Library thru

Schedule Change - Veteran's Representative is available the second Tuesday of each month 10 to 2. Contact Garrard County Representative  800-928-4838 Ext 326

GCPL Board meets the third Tuesday of each month @ 10 a.m.

Mystery Book Club
meets the second Wednesday of each month @ 1 p.m.  Books are provided.

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update 04/15