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New DVD policies

Free the DVDs!  We have some new policies that you may enjoy.  We have lifted the three item limit, so you can check as many DVDs as you think you can watch in three weeks.  You can also now return DVDs in the book drop.  Get ready to binge!

Flashback Matinee 1940

The Lonsdale Public Library presents a 1940 Saturday Matinee experience.  Go back in time with us and enjoy a cartoon, a newsreel and a feature film.  Admission is free and so are the popcorn and lemonade.  Period dress is optional!

TIME AND PLACE
Saturday, January 21st at 10:00 am

PROGRAM
Cartoon:  “Farm Frolics”
Newsreel:  “How Motion Pictures Move and Talk”
Feature:  “His Girl Friday”

Hot Reads for Cold Nights 2017

January 10-February 18, 2017

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.

We will be giving away five weekly prizes of a Hot Reads mug plus your choice of book and one grand prize of a Hot Reads tote bag filled with a magnet, mug, book lover’s calendar and your choice of book.  You receive one entry for the prize drawings just for signing up.  You can earn more entries by playing book bingo.

EVENTS

Tuesday, January 17th at 7:00 pm:  Adventures Down Under.  Your librarian Marguerite Moran shares pictures and facts about her vist to Australia and New Zealand.  There will be coffee and treats.

Saturday, January 21st at 10:00 am: Flashback Matinee.  Enjoy a 1940 moviegoing experience complete with cartoon, newsreel and His Girl Friday, starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell.  There will be popcorn and lemonade.

Tuesday, January 31st at 7:00 pm:  Social Hour.  We will have coloring for grown-ups, snacks and a mocktail bar.  Leave your worries at home and relax with friends.

Tuesday, February 7th at 7:00 pm:  Local author Taha M. Muhammad will share his book We Survived Iraq and Turkey: Long Road to Freedom.  He will have copies of the book for sale.

For more information, follow us on Facebook, see our website: lonsdale.lib.mn.us, or contact the library at 507-744-3977.

 

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