CORN-a-Licious Tasting Contest Winners Announced!

Contratulations to our CORN-a-Licious Tasting Contest Award Winners!  Luddene Perry was awarded the Judges’ Choice award for her tasty Sweet Corn & Chicken Curry dish.  Belinda Dierks and Adele Maynard were awarded the People’s Choice awards.  Belinda’s Birthday Cake Batter Popcorn and Adele’s Corn Pudding dishes were both very tasty!  Thanks so much to everyone who participated! Each of these winning recipes can be found in the library’s “CORN-a-Licious Recipe Book”.  The recipe books are on sale now at the library for $5 each.  Be sure to pick up a copy today! 🙂

Library’s “CORN-a-Licious Recipe Book” Now Available for Purchase!

Hot off the press…  the library’s “CORN-a-Licious Recipe Book”!  They are now available for you to purchase at the library for $5 each.  They will also be available for purchase at the “Nebraska State and National Hand Cornhusking Contest” in Central City, Oct. 20-21st.  The recipe books would make wonderful gifts!  Recipes include everything from breakfast items, to soups & salads, to desserts and snacks. 🙂

All proceeds from the recipe book will go towards a display case for the library to display the creative talents of local residents.

Tasting Contest at the Library on Wednesday, October 17th!

Be sure to come to our “CORN-a-Licious Tasting Contest” at the library this Wednesday, from 4:00-6:00 p.m.!  Recipe submitters may enter their recipe into the contest for $2.  Tasters may sample all the recipes for $1 and vote for their favorite.  People’s Choice and Judges’ Choice winners will be awarded a cash prize!  Example of a serving size to bring:  9 x 13 pan (cut in 1″ x 1″ samples).

Celebrate Banned Books Week at the Central City Public Library Oct. 1st-6th!

Celebrate your freedom to read during “Banned Books Week” this week!  It highlights the value of free and open access to information. By focusing on efforts across the country to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship. The books featured have all been targeted with removal or restrictions in libraries and schools.  Examples of banned/challenged classic books include:  “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger,“The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck, and “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee.

Nebraska Dept. of Labor to Conduct Job Seeker & Employer Workshops at Library!

Please join the library and the Nebraska Dept. of Labor in bridging the connection between the job seekers and employers using the latest technology- NE works!

Edit your resume, conduct a job search, research employers, and find a new job.

Stop by anytime between 1:00-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 10th.

 

 

Employers are invited to join us anytime between 10:30 a.m.-noon that same day, for an Employers Workshop.  Employers can learn how to:  Navigate NEworks, post jobs, search online resumes, attract quality candidates, and find and use labor market information.

Pinterest Parties at Your Library!

Learn how to etch glass with ease at the October Pinterest Party at the library!

Join us each month at the library to learn a project from Pinterest!

To see what’s planned each month visit the library, check this website,

our Facebook page www.facebook.com/centralcitypubliclibrary or

our Pinterest page www.pinterest.com/centralcitypl

If possible, please contact the library to let them know you’ll be coming by the Friday before.  Some classes will have a fee.  If you have ideas for Pinterest projects, please bring them to a monthly Pinterest gathering. 🙂

 

 

So you can be planning ahead to November..  here is the information on November’s “Vinyl Decor”  project! 🙂

 

 

FREE Computer Classes Held at the Library

FREE Computer classes will be offered at the library in October (coordinated by Central Community College-Columbus).

*How/Where do you save your files and how do you find them?

Tuesday, October 2, 6-8 p.m., Debb Wolfe, Extended Learning Services Computer Instructor

Prerequisites: Previous hands-on computer.

Learn how to save your files and how to open them back up to view or change them. Students will gain the skills to be able to add (upload) pictures to a website (Facebook, Ebay, Email, etc).

* How do you compose a letter on the computer?

Tuesday, October 9, 6-8 p.m., Debb Wolfe, Extended Learning Services Computer Instructor

Prerequisites: Previous hands-on computer:

Learn how to compose a basic letter, and how to add a few special effects (font style and size, uppercase/

lowercase, bold, italicize, underline and change color) to make your letter personal using Microsoft Word.

* What is the Internet and how do you use it?

Tuesday, October 16, 6-8 p.m., Debb Wolfe, Extended Learning Services Computer Instructor

Prerequisites: Previous hands-on computer:

Learn the basic terminology and screen layout. Learn how to search for information, and how to maneuver through a web site.

*Introduction to eBay

Saturday, October 6, 1-3 p.m.

If you have computer experience and an interest in learning about

ebay, then this workshop with Rae Osenbaugh is for you. Rae will cover the basics of ebay so you can become comfortable

navigating the site. In this class you will learn how to sell an item on ebay.

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“This project was supported in part by the Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and

Information Administration (NTIA), Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP), funded by

the American Recovery and Reinvestment ACT (ARRA), and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, as

administered by the Nebraska Library Commission.”

 

 

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