Monthly Archives: April 2015

NEW Service from CPLS

Commencing May 1, 2015, the Central Plains Library System has the new 2015-16 Golden Sower Book Sets to Loan. Primary Nominees (2 complete sets) Intermediate Nominees (3 complete sets) Young Adult Nominees (2 complete sets) Each set may be borrowed for … Continue reading

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Call the Nurse by Mary J. MacLeod

Subtitled True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle, this is a quick and enjoyable read. In 1970, Ms. MacLeod and her family decide to uproot from the frenetic pace of Southern England and move to a very … Continue reading

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2015 State of America’s Libraries

State of America’s Libraries report has been released by the American Library Association.

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Week of Weeding Winner

Betty Warnke, librarian at Callaway Public Schools, won the Week of Weeding drawing for a new Kindle.  Congratulations, Betty!

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Koha Training Day

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Display Ideas for May

May is the time we all start thinking about our flower gardens. Display gardening and flower arranging books with pots and baskets filled with bright silk flowers. Here are ten more display ideas for May. Get Caught Reading Month Get … Continue reading

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Annual Week of Weeding

The Central Plains Library System celebrated our first annual Week of Weeding from March 22-28. We had sixteen libraries that reported weeding including public, school, and academic libraries. Together they weeded more than 6,500 items. Some had specific reasons for … Continue reading

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Mysteries! Mysteries!

I love mysteries and read three very different ones during the month of March. A Batter of Life and Death by Ellie Alexander is the second book in the Bakeshop Mysteries series. I haven’t read the first so this is … Continue reading

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