What’s happening at the Library

Happy Thanksgiving

Events This Week

  • Tuesday at 11 am Preschool Storytime  – We’ll have stories, songs, crafts, and more! Plus, every child gets a free book to take home at every storytime.
  • Wednesday at 11 am Lapsit Storytime – Storytimes for newborns to 2 year olds. We’ll have stories, songs, and rhymes. Also, every child gets a free book to take home!
  • Wednesday at 2 pm Spinning Yarns group – Hang out with other adults who share your interest in crochet, knitting, or other needlework. Bring your own materials. All are welcome.

  • Thursday at 5:30 pm Storytime – Evening Storytime is open to all ages. We’ll have stories, songs, crafts, and more! Plus, every child gets a free book to take home at every storytime.

  • Thursday at 6 pm Movie Time – Watch a new live-action adaptation of a popular Nickelodeon television series. Teenage Dora leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold. We’ll provide popcorn and drinks or you can bring your own drinks.

More Events

food for fines

Food for Fines

Donate canned vegetables, any nonperishable food items, new toiletries (toothpaste, soap, toilet paper, etc.), or socks to the library and we will waive your overdue fines! All donated items will be given to local charities. (No expired or used donations, please.) From now until the end of the year, donate to a worthy cause and get your overdue fines forgiven.

This works for overdue fines only, fines for lost or damaged items will not be waived.

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

The library will close at 1 pm on Wednesday the 27th and will be closed on Thursday the 28th and Friday the 29th. We will reopen for normal hours on Saturday the 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Beginner’s 3D Printing Workshop

Do you have questions about 3D printing? Come to our beginner’s workshop to learn how to use the library’s 3D printer.

On Monday, December 2nd at 6 p.m., we will walk through the process of finding a print-ready file online that you can print as is or alter to fit your needs. The workshop is held every 1st Monday of the month at 6 p.m. All ages welcome. Signup online (http://lmlibrary.org) or at the front desk.

Spinning Yarns

On Wednesday, December 4th from 2 to 4 pm – join our Spinning Yarns group and spend time with other adults who share your interest in crochet, knitting, or other needlework! Bring your own materials and work on your ongoing projects. Beginners to experts, are all welcome.

Library and Lunch book discussion

In December we will discuss “Mr. Dickens and His Carol” by Samantha Silva. We’ll meet on Tuesday, December 10th ​at 12 p.m. Bring your lunch and join the discussion.

Happy Thanksgiving 2015

happy thanksgivingThe Library will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday, but there will still be plenty going on the rest of the week.

Afternoons at the library

Our afterschool program, Afternoons at the library, will be held Monday through Wednesday from 4 pm to 6 pm. During the month of November we will be playing games with words in honor of National Novel Writing Month, making up tall tales, and creating poetry with pictures!

Girl Scouts

Girl Scout troop 60559 will meet at the Library at their usual time on Monday at 5:15 pm in the Learning Center.

Movie Night

Movie Night for Adults Tuesday at 6 pm – Join us to see the new movie adaption of a 1960’s classic. This movie features actor Henry Cavill (who recently starred as Superman) as a CIA agent who teams up with a KGB operative in the cold war era 1960’s to stop a private criminal organization from building their own nuclear bomb.

Story Time

And finally, there will be a holiday themed story time on Tuesday at 11:15 am and again at 6 pm for children of all ages featuring stories, crafts, and songs.

Holiday Meal Planning

It’s still not too late to check-out a few cookbooks from the library’s cookbook display to help with your Thanksgiving dinner planning.

a bird in the handA Bird in the Hand: Chicken Recipes for Every Day and Every Mood
by Diana Henry

From the Book Description

Chicken is one of the most popular foods we love to cook and eat: comforting, quick, celebratory and casual. Plundering the globe, there is no shortage of brilliant ways to cook it, whether you need a quick supper on the table after work, something for a lazy summer barbecue or a feast to nourish family and friends…In A Bird in the Hand, Diana Henry offers a host of new, easy and not-so-very-well-known dishes, starring the bird we all love.


biggest book of casserolesBetter homes and gardens
Biggest Book of Casseroles

From the Book Description

Nearly a year’s worth of clever and comforting casserole recipes are snuggled inside the Biggest Book of Casseroles.

• More than 380 delectable recipes for any time of the day – and any occasion
• Discover the real beauty of casseroles – make-ahead cooking, reheating, and freeze
• Secrets revealed! How to stock your pantry to solve those need-it-not dinner dilemmas


Mom's best dessertsMom’s best desserts: 100 classic treats that taste as good now as they did then
by Andrea Chesman & Fran Raboff.

From the Book Description

In Mom’s Best Desserts, you’ll find 100 foolproof recipes for the desserts you’ve loved all your life. Devil’s Food Cake. Creamy Rice Pudding. Fresh Berry Cobbler. And scattered among the recipes are practical tips on everything from how to make the best frosting to what to do when you don’t have the right size cake pan.


apple pie perfectApple pie perfect: 100 delicious and decidedly different recipes for America’s favorite pie
by Ken Haedrich.

From the Book Description

Whether you’re a veteran pie maker or a slightly nervous beginner, and whether you’re an apple pie purist or you’re looking to try something new and different, apple pie baker extraordinaire Ken Haedrich has the apple for you—and then some:

• Classics that stand the test of time
• Festive holiday pies
• Summery pies
• Creative approaches to traditional combinations
• Sit-by-the-fire-with-a-good-book pies
• Easy pies for those with pastry crust-phobia