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.
BOOKED FOR LUNCH - TUESDAY! (DIFFERENT DAY)
Booked for Lunch will be held Tuesday June 27th, serving from 11:30 until noon, with the program beginning at noon, until 1 PM.Jim Griffin, from the Lincoln County Historical Museum. Jim will discuss the North Platte Canteen. The North Platte Canteen (also known as the Service Men’s Canteen in the Union Pacific Railroad station at North Platte) was a railroad stop manned by local citizens of North Platte, Nebraska, United States that operated from Christmas Day 1941 to April 1, 1946. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Call 324-2151 to register for the lunch.
The Monday afternoon Book Club will meet July 10th. The book they are discussing is The End of Your Life Book Club, by Will Schwalbe.
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, May 16, 23 and 30th, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Lexington Public Library Board Room. We would love to have you join us.
We have re-stocked the book sale at the Lexington Public Library. There are lots of children’s books—both fiction and non-fiction. Drop in and check it out. All items are $0.50 a piece.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Summer is here, and with it comes the Summer Reading Program. This year's theme is Build a Better World.The program runs June 1 to July 20. We will have Movie Madness Monday, Tuesdays is for Storytime, and special programs, and we will also have special days focusing on S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) activities. Be sure to stop by the Library and sign up now to get a full schedule!
Monday’s: Movie Madness Monday: 3:30 p.m. (Ages 8 and under must be with an adult)
Tuesday’s: Storytime/special program days: 10:30 a.m. (preschool-2nd grade but all ages are welcome)
S.T.E.M. Day: This is a day where we will focus on S.T.E.M. activities and books. (1st-4th is recommended)
Movies and Dates: We can't give the title, but we can give you a clue!
6/26- NO MOVIE: EDGERTON WILL BE HERE WITH THE SKY LAB
7/3- Puppy who likes Loud Music
7/10- Fire Breathing Monster Belongs to Little Boy
6/22- Dawson County Children’s Museum: Solar Energy-10:30 a.m.
**6/26-Edgerton Explorit Center: Portable Planetarium: they will be here all day. There is limited times available and we will have a sign-up sheet for those times 10:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
6/29- Dino O’Dell: music and storytelling for children-10:30 a.m.
7/20-Hampstead Stage Company: Beauty and the Beast play performance -10:30 a.m.
7/25-The Lego Guy-10:30 a.m.