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Lexington Branch - Mansfield Richland Public Library

Lexington Branch

Lexington Branch

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
10 AM– 8 PM
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
10 AM–5 PM

Phone: 419-884-2500

25 Lutz Avenue
Lexington, OH 44904

Branch Manager: Michael Lagano
Children's Assistant: Devin Harvey


Programs for Adults

Haunted Reformatory


Tuesday, October 7
6 PM

This program, an exploration of our local haunted history, is sure to get you in the mood for Halloween. Becky McKinnell, volunteer speaker for the Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society, will talk about the haunting of the Ohio State Reformatory! Program appropriate for ages 13 and up.

Database of the Month
You're probably aware of the great physical resources the Library has to offer, but not everyone is familiar with our growing digital resources. In addition to our expanding eBook library, we have a variety of online databases available through our website.
Each month, we will highlight one of these databases here.
This month, our featured database is the Biography Reference Bank.
The Biography Reference Bank offers a breadth and depth of information you’ll find in no other biography database. It covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images!!

September Display
September is National Self Improvement Month! Check out our display and find some great books to help you make the most of this month.

Click here to see the Lexington staff's reading recommendations.

Click here for information regarding the 2014 Neighborhood Immunization Schedule.


Programs for Teens

Be Part of M/RCPL's Teen Advisory Board!

The Teen Advisory Board is your chance to design cool programs, buy books, update the Library's teen website, participate in the Library's teen tumblr, judge contests and produce a Teen Library Newsletter. In addition to seeing your name in print, the Teen Advisory Board looks great on resumes and college applications and is a great opportunity to get involved with the community. You'll also get first dibs on new teen books and FOOD at every meeting!
To be eligible, you must be in grades 7-12, be available the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, have a Library card, and like to read.
Fill out an application available at any Library location and turn it in no later than Friday, September 12, 2014.

Book Clocks

Book Clock

Tuesday, September 23
6 PM

Turn the page on a new life for an old edition. We'll provide everything you need to turn a discarded book into a clever clock. You'll want to make time for this program! Grades 6-12.


Programs for Children

Fall Family Story Time!

Session 1: September 15 - October 24
Session 2: November 3 - December 12
Tuesdays @ 10:30 AM

These story times are for families with children of all ages. A variety of wonderful stories and library activities will be shared. Parent and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Come join the fun!

Fall Toddler Story Time!

Session 1: September 15 - October 24
Session 2: November 3 - December 12
Wednesdays @ 10:30 AM

This year, we are excited to offer a separate story time specifically catered to toddlers. Children 2-3 years and their caregivers will enjoy this lively program of songs, rhymes, movement, imaginative activities and book sharing. This program introduces children to the literature and rhymes of early childhood and encourages group participation.

Pirate Party!

Thursday, September 18
6:30 PM

Argh, mateys! Join us for a swashbuckling good time!



For a complete listing of programs offered by the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library, please see the Library Newsletter-At the Library and the Community Calendar.

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