Children’s Programming

We will be making some changes to our programming for younger children starting in March. 

MONTHLY SCHEDULE

Week 1: Preschool Storytime on Friday at 10:30

Week 2: Hands-on Science on Wednesday at 10:30

Week 3: Preschool Storytime on Friday at 10:30

Week 4: Toddler Storytime on Wednesday at 10:30

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

Preschool Storytime is our classic storytime designed for ages 3-6.  We will read one or more books, share songs and fingerplays, and do an age-appropriate craft.

Hands-On Science is a chance for ages 2-4 to explore and learn.  We will have science-themed activities for young hands.

Toddler Storytime is designed for ages 18 months-3.  We will share one or more age-appropriate books, share songs and other fun experiences.

If you have any questions, give the library a call at 507-744-3977.

Book Sale

BOOK SALE, FEBRUARY 16-18

Our book sale is coming up!  We will have tons of excellent condition books, DVDs and CDs for very reasonable prices.  All proceeds will benefit our programs for children and adults.

We are still accepting donations of recent items in good condition.  Please bring in to the library during open hours.

Dates

Thursday, February 16: 4-8
Friday, February 17: 10-6
Saturday, February 18: 10-4

On Saturday, everything remaining will be $5 per bag.

Sherlock Holmes Escape Room

Sherlock Holmes Escape Room

 

January 19-21, 2023

Are you good at puzzles?  Are you a team player?  Do you like free fun events?  Come to our escape room at the library!  No experience necessary.

The villain Moriarty has kidnapped Sherlock Holmes and demanded a ransom in jewels.  Can you and your team solve a series of puzzles in time to save him?

This popular event is free and suitable for ages 14 and up.  We will register up to six people per session.  Please call the library at 507-744-3977 to pre-register.

Session Times:

Thursday, January 19th
2:30-3:30
4:00-5:00
5:30-6:30
7:00-8:00

Friday, January 20th
2:30-3:30
4:00-5:00
5:30-6:30
7:00-8:00

Saturday, January 21st
10:30-11:30
12:00-1:00
1:30-2:30

Holiday Hours

Happy holidays from us to you!  May your festive season be filled with family, friends, food and fun.  Also, books.

Holiday hours:

Friday, December 23:  open 10-2
Yes, we will have storytime!

Saturday, December 24: closed

Monday, December 26: closed

Saturday, December 31: open

Monday, January 2: closed

Aromatherapy for Beginners Cancelled

This class has been cancelled due to lack of response.  We may reschedule at a later date.

Fundamentals of Aromatherapy
for Beginners & Dabblers

An introduction to  the history of essential oils, tools used, and the power of smell.

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Place: Lonsdale Public Library
Age: 16+

Aromatherapy, as an art and a science, uses essential oils to balance, harmonize, and promote the health of mind, body, and spirit. Join us in blending your own personal scent in the form of a room/linen spray to keep or to give. Along the way we will train our noses to recognize & identify scents and learn what we like!

Please call 507.744.3977 to register. Limit 6