Lexington Library has holiday events planned for December.

The Hospice Memorial Tree will be housed at the Library again this year. Ornaments in memory of loved ones, who have passed away, are displayed on the tree.

November 26 was the first day of the Gently Used Book Sale. New items are being added weekly, so be sure and check back often to see what’s new. This book sale will continue through December 31. Gently Used Books make great holiday gifts!

The Friends of the Library will be selling brownies the week of December 10. Stop by the Library for a sweet treat.

“Booked for Lunch” in December will feature music by Job Vigil. Vigil previously sang and played keyboard in the Peter, Chuck and Job trio from North Platte. His program will include Christmas music and other selections. “Booked for Lunch” will begin serving at 11:30 a.m. and the program will begin at noon on Tuesday, December 11. This program is funded by the Library Initiative Grant through the Lexington Community Foundation.

LEGO Club will meet on December 13 and January 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The theme for the December LEGO Club is Christmas or LEGO Snowman. Heads up: the theme for the January event is LEGO Marble Maze.

The Library will be serving coffee, hot apple cider and cookies from December 17 to December 21. Be sure to visit the Library during this time to enjoy these refreshments, while you relax by the fireplace, read the latest best-seller or browse the Gently Used Book Sale.

The Youth Services area at the Library will host a Christmas Tree Decorating Party on December 6 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Families are invited to visit the Youth Services Area to create Christmas decorations, while enjoying cookies and hot chocolate.

The Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 21, for the Christmas holiday. The Library will remain closed on Saturday, December 22, Sunday, December 23, Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25. The Library will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 26. The Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 31 and will be closed on Tuesday, January 1 for the New Year’s Holiday.

On Thursday, January 24, at 7:00 p.m., the Library will host Noa Baum. The awardwinning storyteller and author, who presents internationally, brings a different tone and flavor to the Storytelling Festival. Born and raised in Jerusalem, her stories “draw on diverse cultures, her own Jewish heritage and personal experience” that will “highlight our similarities, celebrate our differences and encourage curiosity, awareness and acceptance.” This program is offered though collaboration with the Kearney Area Storytelling Festival.

 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, November 27 and December 4, 11, and 18 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, ages birth to five years, meets each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. This program will continue to be offered every Wednesday, when Lexington Schools are in session.  Each Lap Sit/Storytime offers an educational experience for children with stories, songs, activities, and simple crafts.


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