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:
The Lexington Public Library will be celebrating National Library Week from Monday, April 11 through Friday, April 15. This year's theme is "Libraries Transform." Activities and events that will take place at the Library during National Library Week include:
* The Friends of the Library will be selling brownies for 50 cents each beginning Monday, April 11;
* Library Trivia Contest and Prizes;
* Color-Rama: coloring sheets and crayons, colored pencils or markers provided for those who would like a relaxing coloring experience;
* Check the Library during the week for special features related to the number 10as we continue to commemorate the Library's 10th anniversary in its current location;
* Coffee, tea and cookies will be served on Friday, April 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
On Monday, April 11, 2016 the library will be hosting a STEAM Night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Families are invited to drop by the library to try out some of the new STEAM toys and check out STEAM books. STEAM is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math--academic areas that help children develop essential skills for their futures. We hope you can make it to our STEAM Night on Monday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Students in Grades 6 to 8 are invited to play Super Smash Bros. Brawl at the Lexington Public Library on Friday, April 15, 2016 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Family Movie Night at the Lexington Public Library is Monday, April 18, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. This month's animated movie is about Riley. "After she is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school." Families are invited to join us for this family friendly movie and light refreshments. We hope to see you there.
Mark your calendar! The April Movie Matinee--Just for Adults is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20 at 1:30 p.m. in the Benthack Room of the Lexington Public Library. This month's movie is a musical, starring Yul Brenner and Deborah Kerr, about "a widow who accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children." It stars Yul Brenner and Deborah Kerr.
3TLS, Third Thursday Library Stitchers, will meet in the Board Room of the Lexington Public Library on Thursday, April 21 at 6:00 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, April 12, 19, and 26 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Lexington Public Library Board Room. We would love to have you join us.
The Lexington Public Library is hosting Story Time on Wednesdays, April 13, 20, and 27. 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.