Hot Reads Craft Night

DIY anthropologie scarf 2As part of our ongoing celebration of Hot Reads for Cold Nights, we will be hosting a craft night Tuesday, February 16th at 7:00.  If you have a project you’re working on and want to show it off, or just enjoy some company, bring it along.  If you don’t have a project, we will have a few fun things to work on, like the scarf to the right.  Want to bring the kids?  We can find something fun for them to do, too.HRCN 2016 Web Graphic 2 (728x90)

Board Game Night Rescheduled

Now that the blizzard is behind us, let’s plan a new night for board games.

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Board Game Night
Tuesday, February 23rd at 7:00 pm

Join us for Trivial Pursuit, Jenga, Scrabble and Yahtzee.  Don’t like those games?  Bring your own!  We will have hot beverages and sweet treats.  This is part of our adult reading program, but feel free to bring the whole family!HRCN 2016 Web Graphic 2 (728x90)

Library is closed!

Due to the blizzard conditions, the library will be closed today, Tuesday, February 1st. The board game event planned for tonight will be rescheduled. There will be no story time tonight or Friday of this week. Stay home and stay safe!

Board game night!

trivpurThe next fun event we have planned for our Hot Reads for Cold Nights program is a board game night, coming up this Tuesday, February 2nd at 7:00 pm.  We will have Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble, Jenga and many more fun games, plus some fun treats to nibble on.  Bring the entire family!  As always, everything is totally free!

Coloring for Grown-ups!

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Have you heard about the hottest new thing?  It’s adult coloring books!  That’s right, grown-ups are coloring beautiful, complex designs.  Join us to relieve some stress, meet your neighbors and take some time for yourself.

We will provide the pages, pencils and markers, plus hot beverages and treats.  You bring your creativity and sense of fun.

Hot Reads for Cold Nights

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January 12, 2016-February 20, 2016

It’s time 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.

tumblr_ngfrgaAwtA1qg9kado1_500We will be giving away five weekly prizes of a tote bag and a book plus one grand prize of a tote bag filled with a magnet, mug, lunch bag, book 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!

Have you read a book recently that you absolutely loved?  We will offer you the chance to recommend titles to your friends and neighbors.  We will also have three fun get-together nights to brighten up those dark winter evenings.

Tuesday, January 19th:  Coloring for Grown-ups.  Coloring is not just for kids anymore.  We will have printed pages along with colored pencils and markers.  Or bring your own coloring books; we don’t judge.

LiKd5AaRTTuesday, February 2nd:  Game Night.  We will have a variety of board games including Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble and Monopoly.  Bring a team or come alone, but put on your competitive shoes!

Tuesday, February 16th:  Craft Time.  Making crafts is fun, but it can be a lonely pursuit.  Bring your projects in to the library and socialize while you work!  Don’t have a craft?  We’ll have a few fun projects you can do in an hour.

For more information, follow us on Facebook or contact the library at 507-744-3977.

Food for Fines! December 8-12, 2015

6ipoAb9AT Want to wipe away your library fines while also doing a good deed?  The Lonsdale Public Library is again offering our semi-annual week-long “Food for Fines” event.  During the week of December 8-12 support the Lonsdale Area Food Shelf by donating items or money at the library and have your fines forgiven up to $10 per card.  Non-perishable foods and personal care items welcomed, only non-expired items please.  Think about making someone’s day by donating store-bought holiday treats such asLonsdale Food Shelf nuts, candy or cookies! Please note that we can only waive late fees, not lost item fees, and only for fines imposed by Lonsdale Public Library.  Any size donation is welcome and will help your friends and neighbors!