AARP Representatives will be at the library once again this year providing patrons with free assistance filling out their federal income tax forms and e-filing them. If you would like assistance, please call the library at 968-3239.

There will be a Library Board meeting at the library on Thursday, January 28, at 5:30 pm.

Our annual Local African-Americans of Achievement Display will begin on Monday, February 1.

The Library Friends are hosting a concert with “Doug Bartholomew and Friends” on Saturday night, February 13, at 7:00. The concert will be held in the Lexington High School Auditorium. There will also be a raffle of an afghan. If you would like to buy a ticket to the concert, come by the library. Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 at the door.

The Library would like to thank the Lexington Civic League for their recent donation of $250 to the library to buy children’s books. 

Plans are currently under way for the 2010 Summer Reading Programs for the children and youth. Due to the huge crowds that attend these programs, we have decided to have two performances of each program on the Fridays in June, one at 10:00 am and one at 1:00 pm. This should help with the parking problem and enable all children who would like to see the performance to be able to do so. All of the money for these programs is raised outside our budget. If you would like to help, please contact Dinah at the library at 968-3239. Preliminary plans are posted on the library’s website (www.everetthornlibrary.org ). Click “News and Info.” Then, click “Children.”

Also, don’t forget to stop by the library to pick up your copy of the 2010 Henderson County Imagination Library calendar. Cost is $10. All proceeds go to support the Henderson County Imagination Library.

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