Author Archives: Denise

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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December Display Ideas

It seems like I just posted the November Display Ideas…Oh, that’s right, I did! I am trying to get back on track with posting during the first week of the month. December—I think of the holidays, but there are a … Continue reading

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Wii (We) Have Two Winners!

We held a random drawing and are now ready to give away two complete Nintendo Wii Gaming Systems. The winners are: Julie Middendorf – Scotia Public Library and Heritage Center and Trysta Asche – Arcadia Public School Library The gaming … Continue reading

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November Display Ideas

Today is a beautiful fall day and harvest is in full-swing. It is time to think about the holidays that are fast-approaching and the displays you want to prepare in advance of that busy time. November and Thanksgiving are all … Continue reading

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Librarian Job Openings in Central Nebraska

Kearney Public Library Circulation Librarian Job Description Summary Under limited supervision, supervises circulation services and staff; works with other library supervisors to manage organization of library collection and coordinate shelf reading; interacts with patrons and provides service in regard to … Continue reading

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Week of Weeding is a Big Success!

The CPLS Annual Week of Weeding is done for another year. It was successful for all that participated. We had one college library, four school libraries, and eleven public libraries for a total of 16 participating institutions. Together they weeded … Continue reading

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Beginning of the Year Bulletin Board

Start the year off right with a bulletin board that will last until you are ready for Halloween. The title could say “Fall in Love with Reading.” This idea came from the Accucut website. Click on this link for more … Continue reading

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