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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 […]

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 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 […]

Summer Reading Program Registration to Begin Tuesday

Registration for the Summer Reading Program will begin at 9:00 am on Tuesday, May 27th at the Lamar Public Library! Every summer we offer programs and incentives for readers and this year is no exception. Our theme this year is “Fizz, Boom, Read.” Over the years, summer reading programs have grown to include all readers, […]

Beneath the Surface – Teen Summer Reading Program Top Readers Announced

The Lamar Public Library’s TEEN Summer Reading Program, “Beneath the Surface” came to a close Monday evening with an awards ceremony and swim party.  35 teens ranging from 6th – 8th grade were registered for the program and 24 teens actively participated. Total number of pages read: 18,788. Top Readers: 1st PLACE – Nicole Schale Pages […]

Dig Into Reading – Summer Reading Program Top Readers Announced

The Lamar Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “DIG into Reading” came to a close on Monday evening, July 22, with an awards ceremony and swim party.  265 pre-school thru 5th graders were registered for the program and total number of hours read was 3,168. Top Readers were: Team Chipmunk – 51 reading logs 1st Place […]