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.
FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT
We will be having an educational bird trunk from the Nebraska Games and Parks Commission Thursday September 14th. Come and learn about the birds of Nebraska, with the focus on owls. There will be a short presentation with a time of hands-on bird activities. Students can even examine owl pellets, skulls, wings, feet, and feathers of birds found throughout Nebraska. Geared toward grade school levels, but all families are encouraged to come. There will be activities appropriate for all everyone.
The Friends of the Library will meet on Wednesday, September 13 at 3:00 p.m. If you are interested in learning more about the Friends of the Library, their projects and goals, contact Karen or Kathy at the Library or join us the at the next meeting.
Lexington Public Library’s next Booked for Lunch program is scheduled for Thursday, September 21. Join musician Adam Miller as he presents “Folk Songs of the First World War.” One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and a natural born storyteller. His time-honored traditional folksongs and ballads are songs of America’s heritage. Let us know if you can join us for lunch at 11:30 a.m.; drop by the Library or give us a call at (308) 324-2151. Miller’s presentation begins at noon. This program is sponsored by the Lexington Public Library Memorial Fund and the Lexington Community Foundation.
If you enjoy reading or stitching of any kind, the Library has a group for you! The Monday Afternoon Book Club will meet Monday, September 18, at 3:00 p.m. Our book for September is “Titans” by Leila Meacham. You are invited to read the book and join us for a lively discussion at the Lexington Public Library.
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, September 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Lexington Public Library Board Room. We would love to have you join us.