FREE Drive-Up Wi-Fi Available at CCPL

We have FREE Drive-up Wi-Fi! Available 24/7 !😮🌟
Park in any of our parking stalls surrounding our building, or in our parking lot.😊💻 🚗🚙🚐
#ChangingLivesEveryDay #LibrariesStrong #FreeWiFi

CCPL Earns 5-Star Rating! See How We’ve Adapted Our Services Throughout the Pandemic!

Great article in the Republican Nonpareil, about: our library being awarded a Star Rating from the Library Journal for 13 consecutive years, ways we’ve adapted our services and programming throughout the pandemic, and about our most recent project of creating and delivering laser cut wooden ornaments to local educators. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
with Sara Lee, Sally Bankson, Jamie Wright, Adele Maynard, and Lori Hood

Ebooks and Audiobooks Just Added to Libby/Overdrive!

Our library JUST ADDED😲 the following EBOOKS and AUDIOBOOKS to Libby/OverDrive, FOR OUR PATRONS to borrow:
“Anxious People” by Fredrik Backman
“Fly Me to the Moon” by Kenjiro Hata (YA)
“Greenlights” by @Matthew McConaughey (audiobook)
“Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo’s Super Adventure” (Sesame Workshop)
“The Last Flight” by Julie Clark
Libby: the one-tap reading app from your library!🎧📱
THOUSANDS of ebooks & audiobooks on Libby FREE (with your library card #)!
√ Download Libby on the AppStore or Get It On Google Play. Libby. Brought to you by CC Public Library, and built with 💕 by OverDrive.

Congrats to Our Create Digital Books With Google Slides Winners!

CONGRATULATIONS to our Create Digital Books With Google Slides PRIZE WINNERS!🌟✨⭐️
Vickie Beck: Google Nest Hub (7″ display).
Linda Schulze: Google Nest Mini.
Kirstin Fasbender: Google Nest Mini.
Thank-you to everyone that participated!
Class made possible by a grant awarded from ALA sponsored by ALA’s partnership with Google.👍🤩

15 Reels of Microfilm Added to CCPL’s Digital Archives!

15 REELS of MICROFILM have just been ADDED to our DIGITAL ARCHIVES website! 😊👓💫📰📰📰💻
The reels that have been added are:
✔️Central City Republican-Nonpareil ~ Rolls #27-31 (12/22/60-4/7/66)
✔️Central City Nonpareil ~ Rolls #25-29 (12/17/36-12/21/44)
✔️The Palmer Journal ~ Rolls #14-18 (04/28/38-11/19/53)
Click here to access:
🔍The newspapers in the database are fully searchable by keyword and date (making it easy to quickly explore historical content). Use the archives to gain a local perspective on historical news, to research your family history, or to simply read about a person or event of interest. Additional pages will be added as the project progresses.📰
#DigitalArchives Advantage Archives #PreservingThePast #Digitization

Access MyHeritage Library Edition FREE Through Central City Public Library!

You’ll have access to their huge database of more than 9 billion historic records and includes 3 billion exclusive family tree profiles from MyHeritage and Geni.
Here’s a link to a bunch of other cool genealogy-related websites to access as well:
*The Nebraska Library Commission purchases subscriptions for Nebraskans with funding from the State of Nebraska and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

CC Public Library to Host Maker Showcase on Wednesday, June 5 at 4:00pm-6:00pm!

Would you like to see some of the COOL THINGS that are being created in our MAKERSPACE?!

If so, stop by our Maker Showcase on Wednesday, June 5 @ 4:00pm-6:00pm.
You’ll also have the opportunity to sign up for future classes…. all while munching on delicious refreshments!🍪🍪🍪🍪
Equipment: Mobile Kits:
3D Printer    Button Maker
Heat Press     Music & Recording Kit
Embroidery Sewing Machine      Camera & Green Screen Kit
CNC Wood Router      Makey Makey Kit
Graphtec Vinyl Cutter    LEGO Mindstorms Kit
Laser Cutter        Sparkfun Inventors’ Kit
The Nebraska Library Innovation Studios: Transforming Rural Communities project is supported in part by the Nebraska Library Commission, partnering with the University of Nebraska Lincoln Nebraska Innovation Studio, Nebraska Extension, and Regional Library Systems. The project is funded through a National Leadership Grant awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
(IMLS grant #LG-95-17-0046-17). 


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