Quilt Show Drop Off and Volunteers

If you would like to bring a quilt to be shown at the Lake City Public Library Quilt Show over Johnny Appleseed weekend please bring your quilt(s) in a pillowcase or bag on October 2nd from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  Also please have your name and telephone number on both the pillowcase/bag and on the back of the quilt.

Anyone may bring a quilt to be displayed, and there is no limit on the number of quilts.  We will do our best to accommodate all entries.

Volunteers are still needed the following date and times:

October 2nd:   5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

October 3rd:  10:00 am – 1:00 pm  and/or 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

October 4th:  10:00 am – 1:00 pm  and/or 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Quilt Show Volunteers Needed

We are still in need of volunteers for the Quilt show! The slots that need to be filled are as followed:

Oct. 2nd………………………….4 volunteers for set up
Oct. 3rd from 10am-1pm…..3 volunteers needed
Oct. 3rd from 1pm-4pm…….2 volunteers needed
Oct. 4th 10am-1pm………….1 volunteer needed
Oct. 4th 1pm-4pm……………3 volunteers needed

If you are available any of those times your help would greatly appreciated! Just give us a call (651-345-4013) or come sign up at the library!

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 The children’s books and juvenile books are boxed and are gradually being moved over to the temporary location.  Our adult fiction section is currently being sorted and boxed up.  Please excuse the mess as we go through the process of moving…9 days and counting!!!

Childrens books boxed

The children’s books boxed and ready to MOVE!

Adult books being boxed

The adult fiction books are still being sorted and boxed.


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Family Search — Genealogy

Are you looking to build your family tree or would you like to learn more about your family history?

Take a gander at Family Search, a genealogical research website that has been collecting information since 1894 and whose research spans from over 100 countries!
Become a member for FREE!


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In observance of the Labor Day holiday, the library will be closed on Monday September 1, 2014.

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Quilt Show at the Library

Quilt Show @ The Lake City Public Library

201 South High Street, Lake City, MN 55041


Johnny Appleseed Weekend 

October 3rd & 4th 10 am – 4 pm each day. 

$5.00 admission. 

All proceeds benefit the Lake City Public Library renovation. 

For more information call:  (651) 345 – 4013

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Unforgettable Journey DVD

Come take a look at our new DVD collection of Unforgettable Journeys!


This collection will take you on adventures to all corners of the globe.  While watching you will explore all types of geographies: countries, states, landforms, landmarks, monuments, and parks, to name a few.  Your journey will span from the Sydney opera house in Australia to Stonehenge in the United Kingdom. You will travel from an exploration in Russia to a hike in the Amazon, and from there you can travel to Egypt, India, China, Africa, the possibilities go on for 52 discs!


Enrich yourself on the cultures of the world, checkout an item from our new Unforgettable Journeys collection!

These DVD’s will follow the same guide lines as our other DVD’s, 3 day loan with a late fee of $1.00 per day!


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Public Notice

To ensure a safe drinking water supply, Lake City Utilities will be adding chlorine to the water system from August 25th through August 31st.  The addition of chlorine to disinfect water can react with iron and/or manganese, creating a black or reddish discoloration, but does not cause a health concern. Citizens can let the water run a few minutes to flush faucets of discolored water before using for cooking or laundry. Use of chlorine can cause problems in fish tanks and commercial operations such as bait shops. It is recommended that these uses find an alternate source of water during this period or use commercially available chemicals that neutralize chlorine. Presence of chlorine will remain a few days following the treatment period.  Questions can be referred to Scott Jensen at 651-345-6850 or Mike Tucker at 651-380-0300.

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Where’s Yours?

Donations for the Where’s Yours Program

Purchase a square foot for $250.00 to help pay for our new library.

wheres yours

Trudi Paulson

wheres yours

Noah is representing the Paulson family

Other donations:

Mavis and Elmer Sprick bought a square foot in the children’s section
Joyce Greeg
Mark Lutjen
Angel Keniksman


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New Space — Continued

The new space is taking shape!  Work continues at the temporary facility.  The periodical shelving was moved in and put into place! Thanks Grant Cooper and Michael Bross!

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