Annual Book sale

Our annual fundraiser/booksale is coming up quickly. Old Trusty Days weekend to be exact.  The following is the schedule for the sale this year:

Thursday September 8, 2016   2:00 -6:00 P.M.

Friday September 9, 2016   12:00-6:00 P.M.

Saturday September 10, 2016  9:00 -6:00 P.M.

Sunday September 11, 2016  Bag Sale  1:00 – 2:00 P.M.

See you there!!!

Summer reading evaluations

We need your help!  Now that school has started we want you to consider our Summer Reading program and help us with your suggestions and ideas to make it better next summer.  Please stop in and tell us or respond to this quest on our facebook page.  Help us to serve you better and more effectively!  Thank you!

Summer Reading Program Evaluation


  1. What was the total attendance at your Summer Reading Program-related library programs (story hour, chapter readers, parties, etc.)?



Preschool (Ages 0-5)



Grades K-3



Grades 4-6




  1. How did your total Summer Reading Program participation compare to last year?



Increased                            Decreased                          Remained the same



  1. How successful do you feel this year’s Summer Reading Program was?


Poor                      Fair                         Good                     Excellent



Chapter Reader Books




Final Party



  1. What do you feel was the most successful part of this year’s Summer Reading Program?







  1. Please tell us what improvements could be made to the Summer Reading Program?

1000 Books before Kindergarten

Welcome to the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program!  This free program en1000 bookscourages you to read 1,000 books with your child before he or she enters school.  One of the best ways to encourage learning is to spend time sharing books every day.  Reading together helps develop important pre-reading skills that provide a solid foundation, a key to school and learning success.  Plus sharing stories together is fun!

New winner

Bo Petrs is the winner of the December Coloring contest.  Congratulations Bo!

Coloring Contest winner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations to Xaqueline!  She is our November coloring contest winner.

Coloring Contest winner

Congratulations to Kaden Whitmore!!!  Kaden is our October coloring contest winner.  He wins a gift certificate to The Place.  Kids of all ages are eligible to enter our contest.  Come in Monday-Thursday between 1:00-6:30pm and pick up a coloring page, color it and we will hang in on our bulletinboard.  At the end of the month we will pick a winner.  It’s that simple.

Coloring Contest Winner

Our September coloring contest winner is Benjamin Buller.  Congratulations!!!!!!

Benjamin receives a gift certificate to The Place.  If you would like to enter our contest, just come into the library and pick-up a coloring page any time Monday-Thursday from 1:00-6:30pm, or Saturday 10:00-3:00.

New Books

We just got in some great large print books:

Dance of the Bones by J. A. Jance

Never Die Alone by Lisa Jackson

The Murderer’s Daughter by Jonathan Kellerman

After the Storm by Linda Castillo

Undercover by Danielle Steel

Clay Center Book Sale

Thank you to everyone who helped in any way with our Book and Bake Sale this weekend.  Because of you our sale was a huge success.  Again THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!

Library Closing

The library will to closed Monday, Sept. 7, 2015 in observance of Labor Day.

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