Monthly Archives: June 2015

August Display Ideas

Summer is winding down and August is approaching. If you don’t want to give up on sunny days just yet, prepare a bulletin board with palm trees, sand, and monkeys hanging on vines. The title is “Hang Out and Read.” … Continue reading

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CPLS Annual Meeting

The Central Plains Library System is holding the first-ever Annual Meeting in July. Everyone is invited and welcome! See the registration information below: CPLS Annual Meeting July 24, 2015 Central Community College Library College Park Northeast corner of Hwy 281 … Continue reading

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NebraskAccess Press Release

Customizable press releases make it easy to get the word out about NebraskAccess!  Just insert local library information where indicated, and then distribute it to local media outlets. Go to for a link to the press release you can … Continue reading

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11 Reasons Librarians Are Better Superheroes Than The Avengers

1. Librarians know how to locate every witty thing Tony Stark has said as well as every interesting or intelligent thing recorded in history. 2. Librarians are way more experienced at their jobs. 3. They have personal relationships with their … Continue reading

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Resources About Bullying

Bullying is not just a “school issue.” Teens are faced with it every day, whether it is as the victim, the perpetrator, or a bystander. The public library is a summer safe haven for many teenagers. Librarians have the opportunity … Continue reading

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July Display Ideas

July is the month when we all feel patriotic. This website has a list of 18 patriotic picture books for you to read during story time. It also has a terrific “Create Your Own Flag” activity that will work for … Continue reading

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Five Brave Firefighters

June 1st and the Summer Reading Program is on everyone’s mind. Here is a traditional fingerplay that works great with this summer’s theme: Five Brave Firefighters Five brave firefighters sleeping so (Hold up five fingers and then place hands by head … Continue reading

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