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 November 25:
Are you ready? The Gently-Used book-sale begins Monday, December 1. This is a great way to pick up presents for all the readers on your Christmas list.
The Lexington Public Library will be hosting a Christmas Movie Matinee, Just for Adults, on Monday, December 15 at 1:00 p.m. Join us for this presentation of the 1942 classic, Holiday Inn, starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. The story takes place at an inn which is only open on the holidays, where a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer. We hope to see you there.
The Monday Afternoon Book Club is meeting in the Board Room at the Lexington Public Library on Monday, December 1 at 3:00 p.m. We sill be discussing "Not by Sight" by Kathy Herman. You are invited to join us for a lively discussion of this suspense-filled novel.
Family Movie Night is Monday, December 15 at 6:30 p.m. Join us in the Benthack Room for a family friendly movie.
The library will be hosting a Christmas movie for teens on Wednesday, December 17 at 3:30 p.m. In this movie starring Tyler Perry, Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas. Seating is limited, preregistration is required. Visit the library or call 324-2151 to reserve your space.
Novels for Knitters and other Stitchers meets on Tuesdays 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, December 2, 9 and 16 in the Lexington Public Library Board Room. Our next meeting is on Tuesday, December 2, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. We would love to have you join us.
The Lexington Public Library is hosting Story Time on Wednesdays this fall. 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 on Wednesdays, December 3, 10 and 17. We are looking forward to seeing you at our next Story Time on Wednesday, December 3 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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