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Tips for Back to School

The back-to-school season is upon us, bringing with it a blend of excitement, nervousness and anticipation. Whether you’re a student, a parent or a teacher, this time of year marks a fresh beginning and a chance to set the tone for the upcoming academic year. To help you navigate this transitional period with confidence, we’ve compiled a list of tips and tricks to ensure a successful start to the school year.

Crafting Culinary Delights for the Holidays

Home a feast for the senses Crafting Culinary Delights for the Holidays The holidays have arrived, and it’s time to start prepping for that perfect feast. If you’re ready to try something new this year, we’ve got you covered. This post has gathered some of the best recipes, ensuring your feast will be memorable for […]

Crafting Culinary Delights for Thanksgiving

Home a feast for the senses Crafting Culinary Delights for Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and it’s time to start prepping for that perfect feast. If you’re ready to try something new this year, we’ve got you covered. This post has gathered some of the best Thanksgiving recipes, ensuring your feast will be […]

Latin American & Caribbean Cookbooks

Hispanic Heritage Month is the perfect time to explore the culinary traditions of Latin America and the Caribbean. Whether you’re looking for traditional recipes or modern twists on classics, these books have got you covered.

Community Conversations

Over the last year, we launched many new services in an effort to continue to reach patrons. Ask a Librarian online chat, virtual programming, personalized reading recommendations and self-checkout are just a few of the new services available.

Get Creative & Crafty

March is National Craft Month. There’s no question that healthy people’s lives include creative outlets — a way to express themselves constructively so there’s less anxiety and stress from within.

The State Newspaper’s Free With Your Library Card

Read today’s headlines from The State — FREE using your library card. You can view and read a digital image of today’s newspaper from anywhere. Search for past news articles back to 1987 and browse web articles that were published on the newspaper’s website.

Kindness Project

We invite you to join in spreading kindness throughout the month of November. The library offers a series of activities encouraging local residents to be kind to others, be kind to ourselves, be kind to animals and be kind to the earth.

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. It was introduced in 1996 as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry by the Academy of American

I Need a Library Card

I’m stuck at home (with the kids) and I just found out about all the great ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music and magazines available at the

Adjusting Library Services During COVID-19

All Lexington County Public Library branches are open —offering limited in-person services such as browsing, computers by appointment and mobile printing. Our highest priority is the health and well-being of our patrons, staff and volunteers. The library is closely monitoring the latest information and guidelines provided by the CDC and DHEC and we’ll continue to evaluate services daily. We encourage the public to practice social distancing. Limited services being offered in the branches include:

Food for Fines

Lexington County Public Library will waive late fees for overdue materials that are returned during our second annual Food for Fines to be held November

The Jacked Squash

It’s National Pumpkin Day. This spectacular squash comes in different shapes and sizes — can be served as a mouthwatering main meal or a delectable dessert

Coronavirus Resources & Information

Coronavirus, airborne pathogens, incubation period, deadly, contagious, epidemic, pandemic — these unnerving, dreadful words are popping up in your news and social media feeds in recent

Marlena White Wins Friends Grant to ALA

United for Libraries has awarded the 2019 United for Libraries/ThriftBooks Friend Conference Grant to Marlena White, current Director of the Friends of the Lexington

New Website Design

As you’ve probably noticed, we just redesigned our website. We wanted a way to showcase all of the programs, resources and services available with your

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. It was introduced in 1996 as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry by the Academy of American

Writer’s Workshops

Lexington Main Library Writing can be hard for even the best authors. Staff at Lexington Main Library offer assistance with research papers, resumes and other work.

Notice: All locations will be closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

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