Chuck Salestrom, former bass player for the Peter, Chuck, and Job trio, will present the program “Keith Blackledge: Lessons from a Community.” Salestrom’s presentation, filled with stories, a video interview and photography, will be on Sunday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lexington Public Library. This program is sponsored by Humanities Nebraska, the Lexington Library Foundation, and the Friends of the Lexington Public Library.
The Lexington Public Library’s next “Booked for Lunch” is scheduled for April 30. Bob Ferguson will be the featured speaker, presenting “Controversial U.S. Stamps.” The presentation will include stamp designs that created waves and stamp subjects that became controversial. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. followed by Ferguson’s presentation at noon. Let us know if you can come to lunch by calling the library at (308) 324-2151 or by visiting the Library. This program is sponsored by the Lexington Public Library Memorial Fund, the Emerson Fund, the Friends of the Library, and the Lexington Community Foundation.
National Library Week 2019 runs from April 7 to April 13 and celebrates the theme “Libraries = Strong Communities.” Special activities at the Lexington Public Library include Library Trivia, Get Caught Reading at the Library, DEAR: Drop Everything and Read Day on Friday, April 12, and a Guess the Number Contest. The Friends of the Library will be selling brownies for 50 cents each during the week. Coffee and cookies will be served to those visiting the Library on Friday, April 12. Join us in celebrating National Library Week!
The Lexington Public Library will be closed on Sunday, April 21 for the Easter holiday. The Library will be open on Saturday, April 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will re-open at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, April 22. We wish each of you a safe and fun holiday!
The Lexington Public Library’s “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 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Library Board Room. We would love to have you join us.
Lap Sit/Storytime for children, age birth to five years, meets at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays. Each Lap Sit/Storytime offers an educational experience for children with stories, songs, activities, and simple crafts. This program is offered every Wednesday, when Lexington Schools are in session.