Congrats to Our Wooden Train Set Raffle Winner!

CONGRATULATIONS to Kay Edelman

for being the winner of our raffle for the adorable 4-piece wooden train set!🚂🚃
Proceeds received from the raffle will be used towards the purchase of Thomas the Train items for our children’s section.
THANK-YOU TO everyone who purchased raffle tickets!😊👍
Special THANKS to local woodworker Monte Hopkins for hand-crafting the train set!

FOR THE 10TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR, Central City Public Library HAS BEEN NAMED ONE OF AMERICA’S STAR LIBRARIES!

Our library has been awarded a coveted 4 Star rating in Library Journal‘s 2017 national rating of public libraries, recognizing it as one of the top libraries in the nation!
WE ARE ONE OF ONLY FOUR LIBRARIES IN NEBRASKA TO RECEIVE A STAR RATING FOR 10 CONSECUTIVE YEARS!
Over 7,409 libraries across the nation were evaluated for the “America’s Star Libraries” report. In this edition, there are 259 Star Libraries, each receiving three-Star, four-Star, or five-Star designations.
The LJ Index gives an overall indication of how libraries stack up to their peers nationally. This award is based on five separate categories: number of visitors, rate of circulation, attendance at local programs, internet usage, and electronic circulation (electronic circulation was added beginning with the 2016 edition).
Being recognized on a national level is a true honor we share not only with our library staff and Library Board of Trustees, but with our exceptional library patrons and fantastic community partners as well! We could not have achieved this national recognition without all of you!
Thank-YOU for making us an America’s Star Library once again!

How to Check Out Great Reads From the Comfort of Your Home!

During Christmas vacation, why not encourage your children to read from some new sources. You can check out great reads from the comfort of your own home! There are several ways that you can read great books without having to come into the library.

To find out more about how to access Open Library, Tumblebooks, and NebraskaOverdrive, click the link below:

Click Here for an Instruction Sheet!

Pawnee History in Merrick County at CC Public Library on November 20th!

The library is hosting a special day on November 20 in recognition of Native American Awareness Month.

The Pawnee Indians, who lived in this area for centuries, will be the subject of a presentation by Bill Bolte and Ladd Reeves of Central City, and Ron Glasser of Clarks. There will be numerous artifacts and other items on display, as well as historical information about the history of the Pawnees in Merrick County.

During the afternoon, there are programs scheduled for children, and a program at 7 PM is open to the public.

This event is funded by a grant from The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

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