Take a Peek at Photos of Our Interior Renovation Project!

It’s been fun for us to see people using the new furniture located throughout the public spaces.
The comfy couch and chairs located next to the fireplace are really popular!
️️☑ Installation of the new flooring in the: meeting room, staff work spaces, kitchen, and storage room was completed today.
☑️ Replacement doors in both of the meeting room closets have been installed.
☑️ The beautiful oak mantel for the fireplace has been installed.
☑️ The beautiful see-thru electric fireplace is now in use.
☑️ Two walls have finished being pushed back.
The first one is located in the meeting room closet. This wall was pushed back into the staff area, to make room in the closet to store extra meeting room tables and chairs.
The other wall that was pushed back is in the storage hallway. This will allow for the relocation of one of the workspaces.
☑ Stainless steel self-retracting stepstools were installed under the sinks in each of the public restrooms. These will safely allow children to reach the soap dispensers and sink while washing their hands.
Thanks for all of your patience during this exciting renovation!
STAY TUNED for more updates about the progress of this exciting

𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐀𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐭 & 𝐓𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐒𝐮𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐫 𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦 (𝐖𝐞𝐞𝐤 6), 𝐏𝐑𝐈𝐙𝐄 𝐖𝐈𝐍𝐍𝐄𝐑𝐒!

𝙏𝙃𝙄𝙎 𝙄𝙎 𝙏𝙃𝙀 𝙇𝘼𝙎𝙏 𝙒𝙀𝙀𝙆 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝘼𝙙𝙪𝙡𝙩𝙨 & 𝙏𝙚𝙚𝙣𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝙡𝙤𝙜 𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙣𝙪𝙢𝙗𝙚𝙧 𝙤𝙛 𝙗𝙤𝙤𝙠𝙨 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙙, 𝕥𝕠 𝕓𝕖 𝕖𝕝𝕚𝕘𝕚𝕓𝕝𝕖 𝕗𝕠𝕣 𝕡𝕣𝕚𝕫𝕖𝕤!

🐝 Summer Peters: a book bag, coffee mug, a metal bookmark, “Jane and the Final Mystery” by Stephanie Barron, and “The Vow” by Kim & Krickitt Carpenter.

🐝 Deb Lovejoy: “Until Then” by Cindy Woodsmall & Erin Woodsmall, a metal bookmark, and a metal bumblebee.

🐝 Lydia Schreiber: “A Million Little Choices” by Tamera Alexander, a metal bookmark, and a “If You Can be Anything, Be Kind” wooden sign.

🐝 Katie Lovejoy: a dry media sketch pad and a 12 ct calligraphy and lettering pen set.

🐝 Jack Perea: a 500 piece London puzzle and a Taco John’s gift card.

🐝 Abby Burkhardt: a Taco John’s gift card and an led butterfly wall icon.

🐝 Justine Meyer: a book bag, a metal bookmark, a “Let it Bee” wooden table decoration, “The Wrong Good Deed” by Caroline Cooney, and “Find Grace: the Inspiring True Story of Therapy Dogs” by Larry Randolph & Jennifer Marshall Bleakley.

Please stop by the library to pick up your prizes.

Congrats to Our Week 5 Adult & Teen Summer Reading Program Prize Winners!

𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐀𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐭 & 𝐓𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐒𝐮𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐫 𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦 (𝐖𝐞𝐞𝐤 5), 𝐏𝐑𝐈𝐙𝐄 𝐖𝐈𝐍𝐍𝐄𝐑𝐒!😲

🐝 Valerie Morrison: a book bag, a metal bookmark, a table decoration, and “Thick as Thieves” by Sandra Brown.

🐝 Cassie Musil: a metal bookmark, coffee mug, and a ceramic bird decoration.

🐝 Janae McHargue, a coffee mug, a bumblebee decorative pick, and a metal bookmark.

🐝 Marcie Veach: a ceramic bird decoration, a metal bookmark, and a “bee happy” wooden table decoration.

🐝 Jack Perea: an adjustable art board, illustration markers, Bison Bucks, and a metal ant.

🐝 Abby Burkhardt: a sketch pad, artist color pens, a metal bookmark, and a “bee kind” gnome decorative pick.

Please stop by the library to pick up your prizes.


Student Page Position Open at CC Public Library! Applications are Due Friday, July 28th at 5:00pm!

Student Page Position Open at the Library!!
Applications being accepted until 5:00pm on Friday, July 28 or until position is filled.

Applications & job descriptions are available at City Hall (1702 31st St.) or online below:

http://libraries.ne.gov/centralcity/files/2023/07/City-of-Central-City-Application.pdf http://libraries.ne.gov/centralcity/files/2023/07/Student-Page-Job-Description.pdf

Celebrate 2023 Lone Tree Days at CCPL!

𝙒𝙚’𝙧𝙚 𝙗𝙖𝙘𝙠!

𝐒𝐀𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐃𝐀𝐘, 𝐉𝐔𝐋𝐘 𝟏𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐃𝐀𝐘 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐰𝐞’𝐫𝐞 𝐑𝐄𝐎𝐏𝐄𝐍𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐜!
𝐖𝐞’𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝟗𝐚𝐦-𝟏𝐩𝐦!

Once again, we’re hosting our super-popular LONE TREE DAYS events!🎆

𝓦𝓮 𝓬𝓪𝓷’𝓽 𝔀𝓪𝓲𝓽 𝓽𝓸 𝓼𝓮𝓮 𝔂𝓸𝓾

CCPL is Getting Closer to Reopening!

𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐚 𝐟𝐞𝐰 𝐛𝐞𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐞 𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐭𝐨𝐬 𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐧 𝐭𝐨𝐝𝐚𝐲.☺️

As you can see from the photos, it takes a LOT of stuff to run a busy library like ours.

We’re rapidly approaching WRAPPING UP Phase 1 of our interior renovation project and preparing for Phase 2.

𝐖𝐞’𝐫𝐞 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧 𝐫𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐜 𝐨𝐧 𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐥𝐲 𝟏𝐬𝐭 𝐚𝐭 𝟗:𝟎𝟎𝐚𝐦-𝟏:𝟎𝟎𝐩𝐦.

✔️ In Phase 1 we’ve been tackling the public spaces.

✔️ Phase 2 will focus on the: staff work areas, meeting room, kitchen area, staff restroom, and storage areas.

A HUGE THANKS goes out to the City of Central City crew for helping us move everything out to the main areas of the library, in preparation for Phase 2. They were also a huge help when we had to move everything to the back, so all of our new flooring could be installed.

We’re also VERY THANKFUL for the volunteers that have been coming in to help our staff dust/straighten shelves, books, etc., so we’ll be able to open soon.

𝓣𝓱𝓪𝓷𝓴-𝔂𝓸𝓾 𝓯𝓸𝓻 𝔂𝓸𝓾𝓻 𝓹𝓪𝓽𝓲𝓮𝓷𝓬𝓮!

STAY TUNED for more updates about the progress of this exciting #InteriorRenovation

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