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One Book for Nebraska Teens 2022

Wouldn’t it be great if teens all over Nebraska were talking about books? The Nebraska Library Commission and the Regional Library Systems have a program where teens can all read and discuss the same book. The 2022 title for teens is Stupid … Continue reading

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2022 One Book for Nebraska Kids

Wouldn’t it be great if kids all over Nebraska were talking about books? The Nebraska Library Commission and the Regional Library Systems have a program where kids can all read and discuss the same book. The 2022 title for kids is The … Continue reading

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Plain Speaking August/September 2021

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Looking to Hire a Children’s Librarian

The North Platte Public Library is hiring!  We’re looking for our next Children’s Librarian who believes in delivering super customer services, even to our smallest readers! We want to engage with children in ways that encourage them to explore the … Continue reading

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Meet the CPLS Board

At the System’s Annual Meeting in Red Cloud on July 9, 2021, we added some new Board Members, elected new officers, and said good-bye to the first and only Board President that CPLS has had. Judy Hagan, Library Director in … Continue reading

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CPLS Annual Meeting

Central Plains Library System warmly welcomes you to join us for our Annual Meeting. Come explore the Red Cloud community while learning about the famous author, Willa Cather. Known as one of the greatest American novelists of the 20th century, … Continue reading

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Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF)

The FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) is a new, one-time $7.17 billion program included as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. It will help K-12 schools and public libraries provide the tools and services their communities need … Continue reading

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Joint Youth Services Retreat on September 2

This year the retreat will be held on Thursday, September 2, via Zoom, 1-5 pm.  Register here by August 31! Presentations and workshops at the retreat will include: 1:00-1:50  American Indian Youth: Living and Learning in the Twenty-First Century with Dr. Barbara … Continue reading

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2021 Golden Sower Winners Announced

Picture Book Winner: Crash, Splash, or Moo! by Bob Shea Honor: This Is a Taco! by Andrew Cangelose, illus. by Josh Shipley              We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins Chapter Book Winner: Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen by Candace Fleming, illus. by Eric Rohmann … Continue reading

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We Have Three Winners!!!

Think way back to December 2020…I started a reading challenge called Snow Many Great Books! for all Nebraska residents ages 10 and older. Reading was completed by February 28, 2021. I was supposed to announce the winners in March. Life … Continue reading

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