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City Council Acts on New Contracts for 2016

  The council approved a motion to ratify an earlier phone poll to authorize the acceptance of a JAG grant of $236,952 to purchase communication radios to be used by various law enforcement agencies within the 15th Judicial District.  Lamar’s share of the grant match is $9,081.51.  Lamar Police Chief, Kyle Miller told the council […]

Halloween Treats Around our Area

  It’ll be a great time for ghouls and ghosts towards the end of the week, as various organizations are prepared to offer some great treats or scary times for area residents.  The Lamar Chamber of Commerce and downtown merchants group are set for another traditional Moonlight Madness this Thursday from 5pm to 8pm with […]

ARPA Lighting Project Completed in Lamar Library

  Improved and lower cost LED lighting fixtures are now evident in the libraries of Arkansas River Power Authority member communities. The year long conversion project is coming to a close after the court-mandated project was announced last year. A dedication ceremony was held at the Cultural Events Center in Lamar, adjacent to the Lamar […]

Every Hero Has a Story

EVERY HERO HAS A STORY 2015 SUMMER READING PROGRAM THEME  click on the link: http://www.cslpreads.org/programs/childrens-program/psa/ Readers of all ages will gather together this summer as Lamar Public Library presents “Every Hero Has a Story” during their summer reading program. Activities may include costume creation, physical challenges, craft projects, and much more! The library is offering […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of September 29, 2014

Young Adult Fiction Macbeth : [notes] by William Shakespeare The spectacular now by Tim Tharp Childhood Board Books Ben loves Bear by David McPhail Hello Kitty, hello summer! by Jean Hirashima Good morning = Buenos dias by Sergio Membrillas Childhood Nonfiction Food options : following special diets by Kristin Petrie How chipmunk got his stripes a tale […]

Come to the Lamar Chamber Oktoberfest this Satuday

  The weather people are predicting a bright and sunny Saturday with seasonal temperatures for Lamar’s annual Oktoberfest, October 4, at the Lamar Chamber of Commerce on East Beech Street. Vendors will be set up at the chamber parking lot which will be the morning site for the 18th Annual Toys for Tots Fun Run Car […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of September 2, 2014

Added to the Library Collection for the Week of September 2, 2014 Young Adult Fiction Four (#0.1-0.4): a divergent novel by Veronica Roth Wings #3: Black City series by Elizabeth Richards This Wicked Game by Michelle Zink Servants of the Storm by Delilah S. Dawson Adult Fiction The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of August 25, 2014

Added to the Library Collection for the Week of August 25, 2014 Adult Fiction – eBooks The Hot Zone: the terrifying true story of the origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Preston Longbourn by Jo Baker The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks Looking for Alaska by John Green The Road of Lost Innocence: the […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of August 18, 2014

Added to the Library Collection for the Week of August 18, 2014 Adult Fiction Resistant #3: Dr. Lou Welcome series by Michael Palmr That Night by Chevy Stevens Boomerang#1: a Boomerang novel by Noelle August The Director by David Ignatius I Am Pilgrim #1: Pilgrim series by Terry Hayes The Girls From Corona del Mar […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of August 11

Added to the Library Collection for the Week of August 11, 2014 Biography The Mockingbird Next Door: life with Harper Lee by Marja Mills Big Little Man: In search of my Asian Self by Alex Tizon Bulletproof Vest: the ballad of an outlaw and his daughter by Maria Venegas Beloved Strangers: a memoir by Maria […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of August 4, 2014

Added to the Library Collection for the Week of August 4, 2014 Adult Nonfiction Calculus for the forgetful : how to understand more and memorize less by Wojciech K. Kosek The olive and the caper : adventures in Greek cooking by Susanna Hoffman Design ideas for decks & patios by Heidi Tyline King Design Ideas for Decks […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of July 28, 2014

Added to the Library Collection for Week of July 28, 2014 Children Non Fiction The Jaguar by Lynn M. Stone Ocean by Miranda MacQuitty What are Solids, Liquids, and Gasses? by Richard Spilsbury Puerto Rico by Erin Foley Giant Tortoise Adventure by Tina Gallo Snow Day!: Lalaloopsy Jenne Siimon Juvenile Fiction Summer of the Monkeys […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of July 14, 2014

Added to the Library Collection for the Week of July 14, 2014 Juvenile Fiction Home Court by Amar’e Stoudemire Kickoff by Tiki Barber Adult Fiction Married by Morning by Lisa Kleypas Adult Fiction – Large Print The Baron’s Honourable Daughter by Lynn Morris Thankful #2: Return series by Shelley Shepard Gray Fair Play by Deeanne […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of July 7, 2014

Added to the Library Collection for the Week of July 7, 2014 Early Reader Sidekick City Elementary by Art Baltazar Where’s Oddball? by Mary Hogan The Sky is Falling by Betty Miles Children – Non Fiction Amazing Elephants by Charlotte Guillain Spinosaurus and Other Dinosaurs and Reptiles from the Upper Cretaceous by David West The […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of June 30, 2014

Added to the Library Collection for the Week of June 30, 2014 Adult Fiction Fight with Me #2: With me in Seattle series by Kristen Proby Play with me #3: With me in Seattle series by Kristen Proby Safe With Me #5: With me in Seattle series by Kristen Proby Rock with Me #4: With […]

Magic at the Library

The Cultural Events Center was full of Summer Reading Program Magic on Tuesday for the much anticipated “Mr. E” Magic Show, featuring Kyle Groves! Each year in conjunction with the Collaborative Summer Reading Program Theme, Magicians “Mr. E” and Kyle Groves create a new library program. Their programs are full of fun, comedy, color, music […]

I Spy in the Library

I Spy With My Magic Eye…… Lamar Public Library recently conducted an “I Spy” game in the library! Ten random objects were hidden in the library, once a patron found all ten items they were entered into a drawing! The winner of the drawing will receive $10.00 from the Book Depot and a pair of […]

The Art and Science of Bread

A light dusting of flour and the smell of yeast took over the Cultural Events Center at the Summer Reading Programs “The Art and Science of Bread, for adults and teens in the programs at the Lamar Public Library. After a lecture by Valerie Reifschneider, Lamar Community College chemistry teacher and self-professed baker, participants created […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of June 23, 2014

Added to the Library Collection for the Week of June 16, 2014 Children’s Non Fiction Seabird in the Forest: the mystery of the Marbled Murrelet by Joan Dunning Women Explorers: perils, pistols and petticoats by Julie Cummins That’s A Possibility!: a book about what might happen by Bruce Goldstone ER Vets: life in an animal […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of June 9, 2014

Added to the Library Collection for the Week of June 9, 2014 Young Adult Fiction The Mysterious Benedict Society #1 by Trenton Lee Stewart The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner’s Dilemma #3 by Trenton Lee Stewart Counting by 7’s by Holly Goldberg Sloan The Heartbreak Messenger by Alexander Vance Juvenile Fiction Eruption #3 Storm […]