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Summer Reading Fun

Our summer reading families couldn’t visit us in person this summer, but they did a great job of sharing the crafts from their take and go activity kits!

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Summer Reading Activities

Even though we couldn’t meet in person this summer, we’d loved seeing how families were using their Summer Reading Activity Kits this summer! These kiddos were having fun with the dragon craft!

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Thank you to our Community

If you google the definition of community, it will highlight a special area in Furnas County Nebraska. The First Annual Arapahoe Gala was held on April 6th and on behalf of the Arapahoe Public Library Foundation and the Arapahoe Public … Continue reading

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Safety and Security

Safety and Security. Two words people might not consider when they think about a public library, unless you work at a public library! In the larger metropolis of Grand Island there is a sign posted in the bathrooms prohibiting bathing … Continue reading

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Robotics with Mr. Schaben

Tuesday mornings are for robotics here at the library! High school teacher Dan Schaben is volunteering his time to teach our JH kids more about this subject. Kids are teaming up to build their own robot and today the “brains” … Continue reading

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Eva and Hugo

Thanks to Eva and Hugo and their humans Dr. Richard and Lori Reiner of Holdrege for visiting us last Saturday! For such large animals, these Leonbergers were very gentle and loved giving out dog kisses. The Reiners answered a lot … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Winners

Summer Reading Winners Announced! Kylee was our top participant in JH/Highschool. Emma read 4,805 pages, Easton read 4,528 pages and Molly read a whopping 11,338 pages this summer! Overall our participants read over 63,000 pages this summer!

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New to Overdrive?

Does your child need to read a book and take an AR test? Are you traveling somewhere and want to listen to a new audio book? Or maybe you just want to try something different that we don’t carry on … Continue reading

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Unlimited Possibilities-here @ Your Library

When you think about your library, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Books? Well, think again. Yes, books are our foundation. Your local library also offers access to the tools and technology essential to the economic and … Continue reading

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Library Edition of Ancestry.com is now here!

Thanks to a successful holiday bake sale, our Friends of the Library group have sponsored a yearly subscription to the Library Edition of Ancestry.com! You can now access thousands of historical records from not only here in the US, but … Continue reading

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