Get a new gadget for the holidays? What to learn how to use it? Stop by the Digital Media Lab during open hours! Visit the Computer Page for more information.
Programs for a New Year
Free Tax Prep is available at the Main Library on Thursdays from noon-7:30pm starting January 21st, and Saturdays from 10-1pm starting January 30th. This service is provided by VITA through Metro United Way. Service is by appointment only. Please call 502-647-3072 weekdays during office hours to schedule tax sessions. Please Remember to Bring: Tax Information such as Forms W-2, 1099, 1098, 1095A, Childcare Statements, Tuition/Education, Medical, Charitable Contributions. Copy of last years tax return, and bank information for direct deposit. A valid Picture ID for you and your spouse and Social security cards or ITIN letters for ALL persons on your tax return. (NO EXCEPTIONS).
Winter Reading Challenge
It’s finally getting cold and what’s better on a winter day than curling up with a good book? Join us this new year and expand your reading habits with the Winter Reading Challenge BINGO and win bookish prizes! Mark off spots as you meet the reading challenge. When you have bingo, turn your sheet in with your name and contact information to any of the Oldham County Public Library locations (we’ll only use your info to contact you if you win). Deadline to turn in BINGO sheets is Saturday, March 12th. Winners will be drawn & contacted the week of March 14th. What can you win? Gift cards to book stores, outofprintclothing.com, and litographs.com (so you can pick out your book swag based on your favorite books). DOWNLOAD A BINGO CARD HERE (or pick up from your local library)
In partnership with Oldham County Adult Education, free NCRC testing will be available at the Main Library in January! The National Career Readiness Certificate is an assessment-based credential that measures skills needed for careers in industry and other occupations. Registering for this test at the Main Library includes a pre-test, study assistance. REGISTER HERE or call 222-9713 ext. 302 for more information.
Career Assistance from Kentuckiana Works
Looking for a new job in the new year? Representatives from Kentuckian Works will be at the Main Library every Wednesday from 1-2pm starting in January. Weekly sessions will include workshops on resume building, networking, linkedin, job search assistance and more.
Are you still young or young-at-heart? Does it still feel weird to refer to yourself as an adult? Join us for Adult-ish, a new program at the Main Library designed to help you enjoy the whimsical side of adulthood. These programs are for adults only. People over the age of 18 are welcome!
Feb. 2nd, 6pm: Oscars Party! Get ready for the Oscars and debate the merits of the best picture nominees. We'll have coloring sheets based on movies, and trivia about past winners. A special panel discussion and rating of the movies will be featured.
March 1st, 6pm: Baking Class! Learn secrets and tips from a master baker without spending a lot of dough! Prove your skills to your friends! You knead to come to this program, if just to make us stop it with the puns.
April 5th, 6pm: Nerd Knitting! You do not need to be a knitter for this program. We'll have supplies and materials to show you the basics, so you too can make cute & nerdy projects. You can also work on a felted project and learn to stab cute things into existance.
May 3rd, 6pm: Hogwarts Class Reunion! Are you still upset at never getting your letter to Hogwarts? No worries! Join us for a celebration of everything Harry Potter. We'll have snacks, trivia, games, for wizards and muggles alike.
THE GOLD CLUB
The Gold Club is a new program for seniors at the Main Library. Every 2nd Thursday of the month, come to the Library for tea & a special event.
Feb. 11th, 10am: We’ll celebrate Valentine’s early and learn about the history of love! Hear where the origins of modern Valentines came from, explore some vintage gifts, share memories of past celebration, and make your own card to share.
Crafty Readers: Will resume this spring!
OPEN CRAFT DAYS
Open craft days are
opportunities to get
together with like-minded
adults and work on your
own projects! Bring your projects and work on them at the Main Library every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 10-noonish. We'll provide space & snacks. Share what you're working on and learn new techniques for old hobbies.
January 20th, 10am
February 17th, 10am
March 16th, 10am
April 13th, 10am
May 18th, 10am
OPEN GAME DAYSDrop in at the Main Library during Open Game Days for tabletop fun! We have over 100 different board games to choose from. Learn a new game or play an old favorite. This event is family-friendly; children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
January 16th, 1-5pm
February 20th, 1-5pm
March 19th, 1-5pm
April 16th, 1-5pm
May 21st, 1-5pm
Monthly computer classes are offered at the Main Library in LaGrange on a rotating basis. See the Computer Class Page for a list of offerings.
One-on-one computer tutoring at South Oldham Library and Mahan Library on alternating Fridays!