The Tale of Despereaux, after school

TaleCopyright Universal Pictures

Join us, after school, on November 18th, at 1:30pm for a showing of The Tale of Despereaux. It is rated G and we hope to see you at the library!


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Halloween Activities and Movie

Movie Poster for Monster HouseCopyright Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.

Join us Friday, October 31st making crafty creatures at about 1pm and Monster House at 1:30pm. The movie will end at around 3pm, allowing for time to make it to the football game. The movie is rated PG.

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Early Out Movie Screening

As school has an early release tomorrow, we will be showing two movies appropriate for the Halloween season. Starting at 1:30 pm we will be showing Frankenweenie followed by Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride at 3:10pm. Both films are rated PG.

Keep an eye out for other movies coming up for Halloween and other early release days.

Frankenweenie Copyright Walt Disney Company CorpseBrideCopyright Warner Brothers

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New Phone Number

We have change phone providers and our phone number has switched with it. We can now be reached at 402-521-2012.

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Summer Reading Program 2015

The Summer Reading Program for this summer begins on June 1st and runs through July 25. Join us for reading, guest presenters and movies and win prizes. Registration forms and reading logs will be posted soon. Click on the SRP Calendar 2015 link to see activities scheduled for this summer.

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Grand Opening

Grandopening 2
Join us for our Open House from 1pm – 5pm. Grand Opening program will be at 2pm and at 3pm guest speaker Jeff Barnes will be presenting To Live and Die on the Plains. Refreshments will be available and tours will be from 1-2pm and 4-5pm.

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New Location and New Hours

We are now open at our new location with our new hours. Please stay tuned for any updates regarding our Grand Opening.
Monday- Tuesday 9am-7pm
Wednesday-Thursday 9am-8pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 1pm-5pm
Sunday Closed

1324 Silver Street,
Ashland, Ne 68003

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Moving News

WeAreMovingSmallOur current location will close on Saturday, December 13th, at 1pm. We will be closed the week of December 15th. We will reopen in our new location, 1324 Silver Street, on Tuesday, December 23rd, at 9am.

Should you have any items due while we are closed, we will be changing the due date to December 23. Additionally, our current and new book drops will be available during that week.

December Library Hours

Due to the holidays falling directly after our move, we will retain our current library hours for the first two weeks, in the new building, excluding holiday closures. As a result our hours will be as follows:
December Hours

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Look for new hours starting January 5th!

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Win a $529 College Scholarship by Reading

NEST529 Poster Win $529   If you, or someone you know, is between the ages of 3 and 18, and completes the Summer Reading Program,  you qualify to enter to win a $529 scholarship. So if you aren’t already participating sign up now.

For kids 5th grade and younger, the Children’s Summer Reading Program  must  be completed by reading 15 hours (in the case of younger children unable to read on their own, reading to them counts) and turning in the Summer Reading log.

For 7th grade and older, the Teen’s Summer Reading Program must be completed by submitting 5 reading logs and 5 book reviews.

Children entering the 6th grade this fall may choose to participate in either the Children or Teen Reading Program.

For more information on the Summer Reading Programs and copies of the logs, etc. click here or contact us at the library.

Once all the right logs and book reviews are submitted library staff will enter the child’s name in the drawing. A parental permission is required as a 529 College saving account must be setup for any prize winners. For full official rules click here.

As a bonus if anyone participating through the Ashland Public Library wins the drawing, we will also receive $250 for the library.

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Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading Program starts today! Running from June 3rd to July 26, join us in reading, win prizes, and enjoy activities. For more information click here.

Join us this Thursday, at 10am, at the United Methodist Church to enjoy a Magic Show from the talented Jeff Quinn!


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