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 are available 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.
This is your chance to learn something new! The Lexington Public Library will be offering an “Introduction to Leather Tooling” class on Saturday, January 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Robert Thompson will guide us through the process of leather tooling and provide us the chance to try it ourselves. This class is limited to 8 adult and teen participants. To register, visit the Lexington Public Library or call 308-324-2151.
The Lexington Public Library presents Antonio Rocha, an award winning mime and storyteller. Rocha will be at the library on Thursday, January 18 at 7:00 p.m. Join us for an evening of stories and fun. This program is sponsored by the Lexington Library Memorial Fund, the Friends of the Lexington Public Library, the Lexington Community Foundation, the Emerson Fund, and the Kearney Area Storytelling Festival.
LEGO Club begins Thursday, January 18 at the Lexington Public Library. Join us at 4:30 p.m. and build until 6:00 p.m. LEGOS and Duplo blocks will be available. This club is supported by the Lexington Public Library and Walmart.
The next “Booked for Lunch” at the Lexington Public Library is planned for Tuesday, January 30. Historian Jeff Barnes will present “Nebraska’s Landmark Buildings” beginning at 12:00, noon. If you would like to join us for a light lunch at 11:30 a.m. you can pre-register by visiting the library or calling 308-324-2151. This program is sponsored by the Lexington Library Memorial Fund, the Friends of the Library, the Lexington Community Foundation, the Emerson Fund, and Humanities Nebraska.
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, January 16, 23, and 30 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Lexington Public Library Board Room. We would love to have you join us.
Story Time meets on Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. Children and their caregivers are invited to join us at the Lexington Public Library for stories, activities, and music. Make time to join us for this fun and social program.
MARKED DOWN! Drop by the Lexington Public Library’s Gently Used Book Sale. Check out the tremendous variety of books and choose some for gifts or treat yourself to some books! Hard back books are now $1.00 a piece; everything else is $0.50 per item or 3 for $1.00. Take advantage of the Gently Used Book Sale to stock up on books for your winter reading and support the Lexington Public Library.