National Library Week
During National Library
Week April 13-19 bring your library card (any card from
any library) to 60 different businesses and receive a
special discount or deal. Bring your receipt back to the
library to enter into a drawing for an iPad Air, Kindle
Fire or other great prizes. It’s easy! Visit
www.lesterlibrary.org for specific details. Under the
slogan ‘Libraries Build Strong Communities,’ we will
demonstrate the diversity and strengths of our business
community while giving your already powerful library card
actual purchasing power!
Click Here for all deals!
Invention of Calculus:
A Soap Opera 1700s Style
Thursday, April 24 6:00 PM
In the late 1600s, a feud
erupted between two prominent mathematicians, Isaac Newton
from Britain and Gottfried Leibniz from Germany. Their
feud, which revolved around who "rightfully" invented
calculus, divided the mathematicians in Europe into two
camps and forever changed the face of mathematics. Hear
the exciting history from Dr. Brian Murphy.
Magazines Now Available!
Lester Public Library is pleased to
offer an exciting new online product called Zinio for
Libraries. This wonderful service will allow you to
download magazines to your smart phone, tablet, laptop and
computers at home and enjoy them any time you want—for
FREE. You will be able to check out as many
magazines, current and (if available) back issues as you’d
like and keep them as long as you’d like; no need to
return them and no overdue fines, no matter how long you
To get started click on the Zinio logo,
or read the
Guide if you want step by
Kindle Fire users
for special instructions and a link to the app you'll need
to get started.
The Lester Public Library
will be offering one-on-one computer instruction during
the month of April. A personal instructor will be on
hand to help you set up an email or Facebook account,
learn basic word processing skills, use your Nook or
Kindle, or help get you started on the Internet. Tailored
to fit your specific needs, our instructors will work
one-on-one with you. Please call the Help Desk at (920)
793-7114 today to sign up for a time slot.
Fire E-readers now available
Public Library is now circulating 3 Kindle Fires. These
e-readers are available to anyone 18 years or older with a
valid MCLS library card and a photo ID. Kindles may be
reserved by calling the Help Desk at 793-7114 or by searching
the catalog for "Kindle Fire Two Rivers".
E-readers must be picked up and returned to the LPL Help
Desk. Each Kindle has dozens of books
available. Check out one today!
Go Green @
Lester Public Library
Check out the library's solar panel
project. You can track energy saved and stored at:
you ACT exam? Just bought a new laptop and want help
getting started? We can help!
Public Library is proud to offer a new database of test prep
study guides and computer
training programs to patrons free of charge! Whether you're
studying for your GED, College admissions exam or
want to practice for your firefighter, nursing or police exam,
you can do it with this database.
You can also
learn computer skills and programs with Learning
Express. Learn basics with Intro to the Internet or
Getting Started with Computers, brush up on Word, Excel or
Powerpoint or even take classes in using Dreamweaver software
for web design.
Available at the
library or from home or work all you need to do is follow the
link below to get started! When
creating an account for the first time, please use your
library card number as the user id and create whatever
password you like.
If you want a
step by step user's guide to get you started, read this:
Express User's Guide
Two Rivers Photos
The Lester Public Library is pleased to announce that the Wentorf Photograph Collection is now available online. Housed in a locked cabinet at the library to protect this valuable collection of photographs, some from the 1800s, anyone can now access, search or simply enjoy these wonderful photos. To access this collection use the following link:
Mr. Wentorf was both a local photographer and a collector of historical photographs. His images focus on local landmarks, industries and institutions, and people going about daily life in Two Rivers. Many of his photographs include group shots of organizations and civic groups.