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.
Happenings for the week:
The program, Riders of the Orphan Train, sponsored by Humanities Nebraska will be held at the Library on Sunday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Presented by author Alison Moore, who has been touring nationally since 1998, and renowned musician Phil Lancaster, the multi-media program, Riders on the Orphan Train is currently the official outreach program for the National Orphan Train Complex Museum and Research Center.
The Lexington Public Library’s Monday Afternoon Book Club will meet on Monday, July 11 at 3:00 p.m. This month we are discussing “Damaged: the heartbreaking true story of a forgotten child” by Cathy Glass.
The Lexington Public Library has borrowed a die cutting machine from the Central Plains Library System for the month of July. This set includes more than 100 dies including two alphabets and several bookmarks. For a complete list of dies go to http://libraries.ne.gov/cpls/ , choose “Cutting Machines,” and then “Machine #1 Die List.”
Teens and Adults still have time to sign up for Summer Reading at the Lexington Public Library. Summer Reading participants can read books, attend programs and complete fun activities to be entered into drawings for cool prizes. Be sure to stop by the Library and register today! Also, remember to follow us on Facebook “Lexington Public Library-Lexington, NE”
Mark your calendar! The Lexington Public Library will be hosting a Mid-Week Matinee on Wednesdays this summer. On Wednesday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m. we will be showing a movie about “Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history, thrusting him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.” Rated PG-13; runtime is 134 minutes. This program is for people 15 years and older. We look forward to seeing you here.
Just a reminder: Monday Movie Madness ended on Monday, June 27.