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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

Curbside Pickup at Your Library

As part of our phased reopening, Lexington County Public Library is excited to announce contactless curbside pickup for requested items. At this time, each branch

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

The Joy of Rereading

My friends have always known me as the girl who’ll read anything — cereal boxes, bottles of ketchup, warning labels on medicine — if there are words

Ancestry Library Edition

Discover the history of you — build a family tree and see your story emerge. There’s no better way to find generations of your family and

The Roaring Twenties

The 1920s was a decade of bold fashion, the rise of jazz music, the emergence of new technology and the discovery of the Lost Generation.

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:

Jane Austen

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen is one of the most influential writers to this day. Jane Austen was born on December

A to Z Reading Challenge

It’s time to wrap up your 2019 resolutions and think about what you want to accomplish next year. Most of us consider the same resolutions

Cozy Up With a Mystery

As the temperature continues to creep closer to freezing and the frigid winter winds begin to blow, the more tempted we are to stay inside

Pretend to Be a Time Traveler

One of the first time travel stories recorded appears in a Hindi epic written in 400 BCE. However, the idea of time travel didn’t gain

Cry the Beloved Country

From now until January 31, participate in our Fall Into Winter Reading challenge and enter to win one of our grand prize drawings. Grab a

Turtles, Stars & Paper Towns

I’m not ashamed to admit that I read young adult fiction and here’s why … It tackles serious issues but in a hopeful way

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

Weird Westerns

If you’ve never heard of a Weird Western, here is what it is in a nutshell. Weird Western is the merging of two distinct genre

Thrillers You Need to Read

As the seasons change so do reading tastes. It is time to put away the beach reads of summer and bring out something with more

Transitioning from J to YA

For parents of teens and tweens, moving from the juvenile section of the library to young adult can be intimidating. Young adult literature represents a

NaNoWriMo

Fall is finally here. That means football, pumpkin spice, temperatures below 90 degrees and — for the month of November — NaNoWriMo. NaNoWri—WHAT? National Novel Writing

Where the Crawdads Sing

On August 14, 2018 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens was released. After only a month on the market, this sensational story caught the

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

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