Welcome to Lexington, NE Public Library On-line. Our library has a collection of more than 30,000 volumes and offers a wide range of services including a children's story hour, computer and Internet access for public use, cake pans, area newspapers, young adult activities, children's activities, and an ongoing used book sale. Tax forms and assistance during tax season.
The Lexington Public Library, supported by tax funds and enhanced by private contributions, provides access to information to people of all ages and backgrounds.
The mission of the Lexington Public Library is to extend quality service to area residents. Quality service encompasses current resources and relevant, innovative programming which will enhance lifelong learning and enjoyment and which will empower our citizens to be responsible and successful members of the world community.
Happenings for the week of December 15:
Monday Movie Matinee and the Family Night Movie scheduled for today, Monday, December 15 has been cancelled because of the weather.
The Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24 and remain closed Thursday, December 25 and Friday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday. We will re-open on Saturday, December 27 at 9:00 a.m. The Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31 and will remain closed on Thursday, January 1 for the New Year holiday. We will re-open on Friday, January 2 at 9:00 a.m. We wish everyone a safe and joy filled holiday season.
The Gently-Used book-sale began on Monday, December 1. A nice selection of Gently Used Books is available for your browsing and selection throughout December. This is a great way to pick up presents for all the readers on your Christmas list.
Children, who visit the library during December, can “Unwrap an Adventure.” Materials from the Youth Services Area were selected and wrapped by the Friends of the Library. These wrapped materials fill a Christmas Sleigh. When children select a wrapped book, they can check the item out, unwrap it, and take it home to read.
Also, while visiting the library, children are invited to help decorate the Christmas tree in the Youth Services Area. Paper and decoration materials will be supplied and children can create a variety of decorations for the children’s tree.
Coffee, hot cider and cookies will be served at the library on December 22 and December 23. Be sure to stop by the library on these days, browse the Gently Used Book Sale, sit by the fireplace, and enjoy a cup of hot cider or coffee and a cookie.
Novels for Stitchers will be taking a holiday break. We will start the new year on Tuesday, January 6 at 3:00 p.m. If you enjoy stitching--knitting, crocheting, quilting, cross stitch, needlepoint, or have another portable stitching project--join us at the library for two hours of stitching and visiting. We will meet on Tuesdays, January 6, 13 20, and 27 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Lexington Public Library Board Room. We would love to have you join us.
Start the New Year out right. Join us at the Lexington Public Library for Wednesday Morning Story Time. Beginning Wednesday, January 7 pre-readers and their caregivers are invited to share stories, finger-plays and other activities each Wednesday morning from 10:30 to 11:00 at the Lexington Public Library. We are looking forward to seeing you at our next Story Time on Wednesday, January 7 at 10:30 a.m.
In the book Don’t Go by Lisa Scottoline, Dr. Mike Scanlon provides a vital component of the 556th Forward Surgical Team stationed in Afghanistan. He is the lone podiatrist on the team, whose skill as a surgeon has saved the life and limb of many American soldiers. But Afghanistan is a country in turmoil and Mike and his wife Chloe are praying that he can avoid the constant dangers and return home safely.
While Mike operates on an injured soldier one cold winter day, he is interrupted by his commander, who informs him that his wife has died – the victim of an apparent household accident. He is granted a short leave to return home.
When he arrives at home, he discovers that not only has his wife died, but his life, as he knew it, is in shambles. His practice is in jeopardy, his wife’s death continues to bring forth more questions, and the only family he has left, his precious daughter, Emily, is a complete stranger to him. As more questions arise and a shocking secret is revealed, Mike realizes that the battle he is facing on the home front could be more difficult that any battle on the battlefield and the stakes are high – life as a father to is daughter.
You can find Don’t Go and other books by Lisa Scottoline including Look Again and Save Me at the Lexington Public Library. Stop by the library pick up a copy of the library’s new book list or you can find the new book list online.
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