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.
Now is the time to register for Prime Time: Family Reading Time. We have places for 10 families with at least one child age 6 to 10 years old. We begin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 1 and continue on Saturdays through November 5. This FREE bilingual program begins with a light breakfast, followed by stories for school age children and their parents. Prime Time, also, includes a special story time for 3, 4, and 5 year old children when they come with their families. The morning program finishes with checking out books to read at home. Preregistration is required. To find out more visit the Lexington Public Library at 907 North Washington or call 324-2151. Prime Time is sponsored by Humanities Nebraska, State of Nebraska, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Peter Kiewit Foundation, The Sherwood Foundation, and Carol Gendler.
Mark your calendar! Bill Jamerson will be presenting a musical tribute to the Civil Conservation Corps at the Lexington Public Library on Sunday, October 2 at 1:30 p.m. We hope you can join us for an entertaining and educational program; just make sure to come at 1:30 p.m. instead of our normal 2:00 p.m. presentation time.
We’re trying something new—Booked for Lunch! Make plans to join us for a presentation by Nebraska author Jo Virden at 12:00 noon on Thursday, October 6. Jo is the author of “My Darling Dorothy,” a timeless love story set during the Depression and World War II. She will give us the inside scoop on her research and writing. The library will host a pizza lunch for anyone who pre-registers. Give the library a call at (308) 324-2151 if you would like to join us for pizza and a conversation with Jo Virden.
At 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11th the library will be hosting Nebraska author Karen Shoemaker. Karen is the author of “The Meaning of Names,” the 2016 One Book One Nebraska selection. During her presentation “Behind the Meaning of Names” she will describe her historical research and how it influences her writing. Plan to join us for a deeper look into the One Book One Nebraska selection “The Meaning of Names.”
Friends of the Library will meet on Monday, September 26 at 4:00 p.m.
Novel 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, September 27 and October 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Lexington Public Library Board Room. We would love to have you join us.
Storytime at the Lexington Public Library is scheduled for Wednesdays, September 28 and October 5, 12, 19, and 26 at 10:30 a.m. Pre-readers and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities. Make time in your week for this fun and educational pre-school activity.