Butterfly Garden Program POSTPONED

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the butterfly garden program scheduled for February 13th has been rescheduled for April 23rd.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Grow a Butterfly Garden

Date: Thursday,
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Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Lonsdale Public Library
Admission: freebutterfly

By Photo by and (c)2008 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) (Own work) [GFDL 1.2 (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

Do you love butterflies?  (And who doesn’t?)  Are you receiving seed catalogs and dreaming of spring?  Join us at the Lonsdale Public Library for a free program on how to plan a butterfly-friendly garden.  Master gardener Lisa Reuvers will provide advice on choosing plants that will make your yard a butterfly haven.drawings-of-butterflies-6

 

For more information:
Phone: 507-744-3977
E-mail: mmoran@selco.info

 

 

Flashback Matinee 1945

The Lonsdale Public Library presents a flashback Saturday Matinee experience.  Go back in time with us and enjoy a newsreel, a Casper cartoon and feature film  “And Then There Were None.”  Admission is free and so are the popcorn and lemonade.  Period dress is optional!

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Based on the Agatha Christie novel, “And Then There Were None” is the thrilling tale of eight strangers who receive mysterious invitations to an island staffed by two newly-hired servants.  When they sit down to dinner the first night, a recording of their absent host accuses all ten of them of murder and promises vengeance.  When the guests start to die, they don’t know who to trust.

Date:  Saturday, February 7
Time:  10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Place:  Lonsdale Public Library

Flashback Matinee 1936

The Lonsdale Public Library presents a flashback Saturday Matinee experience.  Go back in time with us and enjoy a newsreel of highlights from the 1936 Olympics, a Popeye cartoon and the feature film “My Man Godfrey.”  Admission is free and so are the popcorn and lemonade.  Period dress is optional!

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A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler…but there’s more to Godfrey than meets the eye.  Starring William Powell and Carole Lombard , this screwball comedy guarantees the laughs

Date: Saturday, January 17
Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Place: Lonsdale Public Library meeting room

Hot Reads for Cold Nights

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It’s timWeb Graphic 2 (300x600)e again for our annual reading program for adults!  Hot Reads for Cold Nights is open to anyone 18 or older in the Lonsdale area with a library card.  Don’t have a card?  We would be glad to sign you up for one.

We will be giving away five weekly prizes of a tote bag and two grand prizes of a tote bag filled with a tumbler, coasters and Book Lover’s Calendar.  You receive one entry for the prize drawings just for signing up.  You can earn more entries by playing book bingo.

We will also be offering a few special events:

Saturday, January 17, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm:  Flashback matinee 1936 including a Looney Tunes cartoon, authentic newsreels and feature film “My Man Godfrey”

Saturday, February 7, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm:  Flashback matinee 1945 including a Looney Tunes cartoon, authentic newsreels and feature “And Then There Were None”butterfly

Thursday February 19, 7:00 – 8:00 pm: Planning a Butterfly Garden program presented by master gardener Lisa Reuvers

Holiday hours

The holiday season is on us again.  Your library staff will be celebrating with our families and hope you will, too.  Here are our special holiday hours:ChristmasSantaRetro-GraphicsFairy1red1

Christmas Eve (Dec. 24)        CLOSED
Christmas Day (Dec. 25)       CLOSED
New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31)       Reduced hours of 12-4 pm
New Year’s Day (Jan. 1)         CLOSED

Otherwise, we will be open as usual, including our regular story times on Tuesday evening at 6:30 and Friday morning at 10:30.

Happy holidays from all of us to all of you! tree_18
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4H Book Drive

The Wheatland Wheaties are once again sponsoring a book drive to collect donations for th2_large_glossy_bookse Lonsdale Public Library.  A collection bin will be available at Fred’s Market Place Foods in Lonsdale from December 13th through January 10th.  We would prefer new (last five years) books, CDs and DVDs in good condition.  Please no encyclopedias or magazines.  If you have questions, please contact the library at 507-744-5977.