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.
The Lexington Public Library will close at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23 and will remain closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Library will re-open on Saturday, November 26 at 9:00 a.m. We wish everyone a safe, fun, and relaxing holiday break!
The Lexington Public Library is kicking off the Christmas season by hosting the Crabgrass Country Duo on Sunday, November 20th at 2:00 p.m. You are invited to join us for a Country Christmas Concert followed by refreshments. This program is sponsored by the Lexington Public Library Memorial Fund and the Lexington Community Foundation.
It’s a Family Tree Decorating Party! On Monday, November 21st families are invited to a tree trimming party in the Children’s Department of the Lexington Public Library from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. You will have the opportunity to make some Christmas tree ornaments, followed by refreshments and music. Join us for this fun family event!
The Lexington Public Library’s next “Booked for Lunch” is on Thursday, December 8 at noon. Join us for Sue McLain’s “Victorian Christmas,” a presentation about the Christmas traditions that were started during the Victorian era. Attendees will see a wonderful display of Victorian winter fashions, learn about the history of the feather tree and sleigh bells. A soup and salad luncheon will be served. Let us know if you can come to this “Booked for Lunch” program, call 308-324-2151 or visit the Library. This program is sponsored by the Lexington Public Library Memorial Fund and the Lexington Community Foundation.
Drop by the Library to see a fantastic Santa display in the Library’s entry display case. Thank you to Pat Longly and JoAnn Small for creating the display from Kathy Thomsen’s collection of Santas.
The next Friends of the Library meeting is on Monday, November 28 at 3:00 p.m. If you would like to be more involved with the Lexington Public Library, this is your chance! Last year the Friends of the Library coordinated the monthly brownie sales, delivered books to the homebound, provided refreshments for Library programs, and created exhibits for the Library’s entry display case. To learn more about opportunities to support the Lexington Public Library, come to the Friends of the Library meeting on Monday, November 28 at 3:00 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, November 29 and December 5, 12, and 19 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Lexington Public Library Board Room. We would love to have you join us.
Storytime at the Lexington Public Library is scheduled for Wednesdays, November 30 and December 7, and 14 at 10:30 a.m. Pre-readers and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities. Make time in your week for this fun and educational pre-school activity.
The Lexington Public Library’s “Gently Used Booksale” is coming soon! We will have a variety of books available for you to choose from. Shop for yourself, for your family and friends—just in time for Christmas—and support the Lexington Public Library.