We had a good crowd for The Blue Chameleon Quartet. Thanks to everyone who came out. If you want to hear more of them, check out these resources.
FREE MUSIC NIGHT AT THE LIBRARY
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Join us for an evening of chamber music with St. Olaf group Pure Quintuition. The members are: Lauren Flaten – Flute, Colin Lang – Oboe, Jackson Brown – Clarinet, Henry Johnson – Bassoon, and Delaney Breen – French Horn. Suitable for all ages. The event is free and so are the refreshments.
January 9 — February 16, 2018
It’s time again for our annual reading (and other fun stuff) 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 playing book bingo: Collect fun giveaways like tea or mini candy bars for every bingo. Plus, each bingo gets you another entry in our weekly prize drawings. You could win one of five weekly prizes of a Hot Reads magnet plus your choice of book or the grand prize of a Hot Reads tote bag filled with a magnet, mug, your choice of book and whatever other goodies we can dream up.
HOT READS EVENTS
Beginning crochet – Tuesday, January 9th, 6:30-8:00
Have you ever wanted to learn to crochet but were intimidated? Sign up for our free, no-stress introduction. The library will lend out crochet hooks and provide a limited selection of yarn. You are free to bring your own if you prefer. Are you an experienced crocheter and just want to get out of the house? Come on down! We will provide snacks. We encourage you to pre-register by calling the library at 744-3977.
Coloring and mocktails – Thursday, January 18th, 6:30-8:00
Back by popular demand! Color your cares away at the library while experimenting with fun new mocktail recipes. We will provide coloring pages, markers, and pencils, plus snacks. You bring your friends and your spirit of fun.
Beginning crochet – Tuesday, January 23rd, 6:30-8:00
If you came to the first class, bring your project back. If you missed it and want to start from scratch, come on by. Everyone is welcome. We will provide snacks. We encourage you to pre-register by calling the library at 744-3977.
Coloring and mocktails – Tuesday, January 30th, 6:30-8:00
Because once is not enough! Color your cares away at the library while experimenting with fun new mocktail recipes. We will provide coloring pages, markers, and pencils, plus snacks. You bring your friends and your spirit of fun.
Woodwind quintet – Tuesday, February 13th, 6:30-7:30
Join us for an evening of chamber music with St. Olaf group Pure Quintuition. The members are: Lauren Flaten – Flute, Colin Lang – Oboe, Jackson Brown – Clarinet, Henry Johnson – Bassoon, and Delaney Breen – French Horn.
OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS
March TBA: String quartet. A mix of classical, jazz, folk and rock to entertain all ages.
Thursday, April 12th at 7:00 pm: Peter Geye. Minnesota author Peter Geye will read from his award-winning book, Wintering.
FOOD FOR FINES
HELD OVER FOR A SECOND WEEK!
November 28 – December 9
It’s time once again for that magical week when your fines can be forgiven at the same time as you do a good deed. The Lonsdale Public Library is again offering our semi-annual week-long “Food for Fines” event. During the week of November 28 – December 2 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.
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!
Halloween is just around the corner. Join us on Friday, October 27th at the library for our annual spooky celebration.
We will be making crafts and playing games from 4:00-6:00. All ages are welcome. Costumes are encouraged but not mandatory.
We will also have some fun activities and giveaways going on all day, so drop by anytime. And don’t forget our spooky(-ish) storytime at 10:30.
Your librarian, Marguerite, is going to be on Jeopardy! Join us Wednesday, October 4th at 4:30 to watch the episode live. Stick around afterward to ask Marguerite questions about the experience or bring a trivia question to stump her! We will have free popcorn and pop for all.