Welcome new employee Hannah

The library has hired a new employee for the summer!

Our newest employee Hannah"Hello, I'm Hannah. I'm 18 years old, and just recently moved to Wisconsin from Chicago. I'm really enjoying hiking and biking outdoors here and spending time with my family. I also love playing guitar, cats and Star Wars! I'm looking forward to working at the library throughout the summer!"

Stop in and say "hello" to Hannah!

Fine Free Library Starting in June

The Lester Public Library of Rome is excited to announce that we will be going Fine Free starting June 1st, 2019. This means there will no longer be fines on items checked out from our library. However, charges for damaged or lost items still apply. The library will also be waiving all previous overdue fines, giving each patron a "clean slate." If you have questions please contact the library or talk to one of the library staff.

Friends of the Lester Library-Monthly Meetings

When: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: 
community room

Would you like to volunteer at the library? Are you talented in arts or crafts? Perhaps handy with tools? Then come to the library the 1st Tuesday of every month to discuss ways to help our library grow and benefit the community. Not a member yet? Come to the meeting and sign up after, membership is only $5.00 per year.  All ages are welcome! Light refreshments and snacks will be served. If you have questions please call Renee at 715-325-8990.

Agenda for June 4th Meeting

Meeting Dates:

June 4th - 6:30-7:30pm

July 2nd - 6:30-7:30pm

August 6th - 6:30-7:30pm

September 3rd -6:30-7:30pm

A Universe of Stories-Summer Reading Program 2019

The library is very excited for the upcoming Summer Reading Program, A Universe of Stories!  Starting in June, we will have programs, crafts and activities for all ages throughout the summer.

Kids and Teens can register for the reading program starting June 1st. Every time you hand in your reading slip you can pick a prize from the treasure chest and enter to win prizes throughout the summer. This program is for children 0-17 and all programs are free to the public.

Children's SRP Schedule

Teen's SRP Schedule

Presentation about Japan by Rebecca Whitley

When: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Where: 
community room

Rebecca is currently a library assistant at the Lester Library and will share stories of her five-year journey as an Assistant Language Teacher in Japan. Join us as she shares her experiences from living and working in another country and Japanese culture. This event is free to the public and snacks will be provided.

Summer Reading Program-Teen Galaxy Tie-Dye Shirts

When: 
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: 
community room

Teens 12 and up please sign-up at the circulation desk with your shirt size so you can customize your own tie-dye T-shirt!