Lake City Public Library

Library friends prep for 
all-fiction book sale

Jun 24, 2020
Members of the Friends of the Lake City Public Library pose with their current reads to promote their upcoming “Pop Up! All-Fiction Used Book Sale” on Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the former Lake City Public Safety Building next to the Lake City Public Library. People can buy paper...

Summer activities for kids in full swing at Public Library

Jun 17, 2020
The Lake City Public Library Summer Reading Program has begun. “This year we’re focusing on activities for the entire family to add a little fun to the socially distanced summer,” the library said in a news release.. They are using the Beanstack program to help families keep track of reading...

Public library reopens with new policies

May 21, 2020
The Lake City Public Library is reopening Thursday, May 21, (today) after an extended closure due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Several patron policies have...

Next history roundtable is March 18 at the library

Mar 11, 2020
China is more in the news today than ever before, causing some people to wonder if the world could be headed for a “Clash of Civilizations” – Confucius vs Socrates – the heritage of an ancient, powerful and historically autocratic China versus America’s heritage of freedom and democracy derived...

Exhibit explains karst geology

Mar 11, 2020
To help residents and visitors better understand the area’s unique karst geology, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently developed a traveling karst exhibit, which will be at the Lake City Public Library through March 25. There is no fee to view the exhibit. “Water in southeast...

Library presents ‘Monitoring 
the Mighty Mississippi’ on Feb. 27

Feb 20, 2020
The public is invited to the Lake City Public Library Thursday, Feb. 27, at 6:30 p.m., to learn more about the status of the Mississippi River. Rob Burdis from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will discuss monitoring results from Lake Pepin and the backwaters of Pool 4. His discussion...

Integrative medicine talk is March 12 at library

Feb 20, 2020
The Lake City Public Library (LCPL) will host an experiential presentation where participants “will learn what integrative therapies are, how they can benefit one’s overall well being, and practice some integrative self-care techniques.” This event, led by Sarah Stinson, MS, LPC, CHTP/I Mayo...

Training offers skills to help avert suicide

Feb 12, 2020
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a one-hour training on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m. to equip you with skills that can help you help someone in crisis. “Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in Minnesota. It’s on the rise, but we can do something about it,” the library...

Tibet Discussion - 'Why History Matters'

Feb 12, 2020
China is much in the news today. To better understand the complex issues relating to China, the History Roundtable is discussing China’s ancient past and the large autonomous region called Tibet. The theme of the History Roundtable is “Why History Matters” – discussions are free and open to the...

Groundwater presentation on Feb. 13 follows news of local well contamination

Feb 5, 2020
To the editor: If you own a well and care about the safety of your drinking water you might be interested in attending the Lake City Public Library presentation on Groundwater Issues in Southeast Minnesota. Because of our karst geology, Southeastern Minnesota is particularly susceptible to...


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