Author Archives: Denise

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2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal Winners Announced

The American Library Association has selected The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai as the winner of the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon as the winner of the 2019 Andrew … Continue reading

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February Display Ideas

I think of pink hearts and chocolate candy when February comes around. Prepare a display of books with red, pink, and white covers and then scatter these “pun-ny” hearts on the edges of the shelves. Here are ten more February … Continue reading

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CPLS Office Closed for New Year Celebration

The Central Plains Library System Office is closed for New Year’s Day on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. We will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

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CPLS Office Closed for Holiday

The Central Plains Library System Office will be closed December 24-25. We will reopen on Wednesday, December 26.

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January Display Ideas

2019 will be here in 12 days. I cannot believe that December is nearly gone and I have not prepared the Display Ideas for next month! That tells you a lot about how my month has gone. Here at the … Continue reading

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Plain Speaking Newsletter

The December / January newsletter is ready to read! Have you been working on your Annual Statistical Survey yet? If you have questions, we have answers! Come to Holdrege on December 18 to go through the survey page by page … Continue reading

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Holiday Closing

The Central Plains Library System office will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will reopen at 8:00 am on Monday, November 26th. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Folded Magazine Christmas Tree

Have you ever wondered how to make a folded magazine Christmas Tree? “Library Hacks” columnist Katie Darty demonstrates how to fashion a crafty tree from a magazine and glue in this one-minute video. This video is on School Library Journal … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

In honor of our veterans, active service members, POWs, MIA and their families, the Holdrege Area Public Library prepared a White Table Display.             The white cloth honors the soldiers’ pure hearts when they answer … Continue reading

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