Women at Work Moves to Library

The Women at Work in Lake City art exhibit, produced by nine members of the newly formed Show & Share art group, received over four-hundred visitors during Johnny Appleseed Days, and the Show & Share group gained seven new artists. 

The temporary library, at 1215 North 7th Street, will hold the exhibit from October 16th thru November 26th.  Please stop by and enjoy the wonderful artwork!

The Show & Share art group would like to welcome area artists to their October 27th gathering which is open to all ages and mediums.

If interested, contact Pat Swanson <kipamides@visi.com> for more information.

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Spark — Women’s Networking Meeting

Spark Women’s Network Meeting

Lake City Chamber of Commerce

Next Month’s Spark Meeting is November 3rd, 2014 from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at Port 104 (104 N. Washington St.  Lake City, MN 5504).

Lake City Public Library Director Patti Bross will be the guest speaker to discuss the library renovation.

Please click the link below to register or RSVP.


Spark is a Lake City Chamber sponsored group open to all women, whether chamber members or not.  Spark meets on the first Monday of the month at various local locations from October through May.  It gives women the opportunity to network, share ideas and opportunities, and spark new friendships

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Author Visit

Thomas Maltman is coming to the library on November 6th. Make sure to check out his latest novel, Little Wolves, before he arrives!

For more information about Little Wolves or his first novel The Night Birds, click on the following link: http://thomasmaltman.com/

Thomas Maltman Snip

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Pass It On Provides Meeting Room

Rev. David Badgley, representing pass it on, presents the Library with a donation that will provide a public meeting room at our temporary location.pass it on check

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The Lake City Public Library Staff would like to welcome you to the temporary location.The library is now located at 1215 North 7th Street in Lake City. The temporary library offers the same materials and resources as the old library. The hours and telephone number (651-345-4013) have stayed the same:

Monday, Thursday 10:00am-8:00pm,

Tuesday-Wednesday 12:00-8:00pm,

Friday 10:00am-6:00pm

Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm.

The book return is now located on the west side of the 1215 building.
Staff in the photo — left to right: Joyce Schlicker, Brigette Rol, Mary Anne McGee, Hannah Kennedy, Donna Ohl, Mary Kay Johnson, Patti Bross, and Sarah Morgan.

sexy ladies


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Football Team Volunteers Time and Muscles

As the Lake City Public Library gets ready to open at their temporary location on 7th Street, there were MANY boxes to be moved.  The Lake City Tigers Football Team lent a hand by helping move some of these boxes of books/DVDs/audiobooks.


Thanks Guys!

Football Movers

The players flex their muscles for the camera!

Football Movers1

How many boxes can someone carry at one time?!

Football Movers2

Six Boxes! We are impressed!

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Drop Box has Made the Move!

Opening day for the temporary library location is Monday, September 29th!

If you have books to return in the meantime, our drop box has been moved to the west end of our new building.

In case you missed it, our new address is:
1215 North 7th Street
(right next to Anytime Fitness)

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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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