Enter Our Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest!

Who: There will be 3 categories, PS-3rd grade, 4th-8th grade, High School/Adults

What: Help the Gingerbread Man escape by disguising him/her as your favorite book character!

When: Starting Dec. 9, you can pick up a Gingerbread Man template at the library, print the template that’s shown here, or use your own.  Then turn in your finished project by Dec. 14 before 2 p.m. Make sure your name is on the back.

How: Use any crafty materials you want to disguise your gingerbread man.

Patrons of the library will be able to vote on their favorite disguise Dec. 16 –  21. There will be a prize given to the person with the most votes in each category! 

Have  fun!



Congratulations to the Winners in Our Literary Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

Happy Halloween!👻 Everyone was completely blown away, by the amount of creativity and talent involved, in the entries for our first ever Literary Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Congrats to each of our winners! They each won Bison Bucks as prizes!
Winners in the age 12 & under category:
1. Chey Veach (Olaf from Frozen)
2. Henry & Sam Morrison (Pete the Cat)
3. Thomas Musil (Captain Underpants)
4. Jillian Herstedt (Junie B. Jones, the Toothless Wonder)
Winners in the age 19 & over category:
1. Cassie Musil (The Ugly Duckling)
2. Scott Musil (The Diary of a Wimpy Kid)
3. Shawna Lampshire (Minnie Mouse)
Winners in the Family category:
1. Howe family (Pigeon)
2. Morrison family (D. W. the Picky Eater)
3. Veach family (Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
Our patrons had a difficult time voting for their favorites in each of the different categories. We had so many entries in the age 12 & under category (and no entries in the age 13-18 age category), that we awarded an extra prize in the age 12 & under category.
Prize winners may stop by our front desk and pick up their prizes. Thank-you to everyone who participated!🤩

Celebrating Lone Tree Days 2019 at Central City Public Library!

Book Sale:

Tuesday, July 2 10am-6pm
Wednesday, July 3 10am-6pm
Friday, July 5 10am-6pm
Saturday, July 6 10am-2pm
LOTS of bargains!! Books 25¢ DVDs $1
Buy 20 Books, get 5 FREE!! Buy 5 DVDs, get 1 FREE!!
Special items priced as marked.
Proceeds benefit the library!

Register Here for 2019 Summer Reading Programs at Central City Public Library!


We’ve got lots of activities planned, during our 2019 “Universe of Stories” Adult & Teen Summer Reading Program! 
You can also see what’s happening at the library during Lone Tree Days!  


Register Here for 2019 Kids’ Summer Reading Program!

Register Here for 2019 Adult & Teen Summer Reading Program!

Register Here for Toddlers in PJs (ages 2-4)! Monday, June 17 @ 6:30pm-7:15pm

Register Here for 1:00 Session of Portable Planetarium!

Register Here for 1:45 Session of Portable Planetarium!

Register Here for 2:30 Session of Portable Planetarium!

Register Here for 3:15 Session of Portable Planetarium!

Congratulations to Our Blind Date With a Book Prize Winners!

Congratulations to our Blind Date With a Book prize winners: 
Sheree Stahn, Kathy Ritta, Cheyenne Veach, and Cejay Mieth!!

Sheree won a dinner for 2 and a bottle of wine from Prairie Creek Vineyards & Winery, Kathy won $50 in Bison Bucks, Cejay won a $20 Amazon.comgift card, and Cheyenne won a $10 gift card from Taco John’s and a $10 gift card from Central City Dairy Queen Chill & Grill!!😀🎉💜
Thanks so much to everyone that participated! Thanks so much to everyone that participated! A HUGE THANK-YOU goes out to Prairie Creek Vineyards & Winery, Taco John’s, and Central City Dairy Queen Chill & Grill for providing prizes for our drawing!!
According to the “Rate Your Date” slips, most of the “dates” with the books were enjoyed by the participants.

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