Category Archives: Announcements

Happy Library Week

It’s time to get loud and rock the library with Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” Cosgrove. Directed and edited by Eric Smith at Majestic Rhinos LLC. Feel free to use this video on your library’s webpage to promote your Summer Reading … Continue reading

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Top 10 Challenged Books of 2017

Artwork courtesy of the American Library Association, ala.org/bbooks/NLW-Top10

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April is School Library Month

Members of the media and public are welcome to embed the School Library Month PSA with Jason Reynolds within web based platforms (i.e., websites, social media, blogs) provided that no alterations are made and that the posting is for educational, … Continue reading

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New Edition of Plain Speaking Available

The April / May 2018 edition of our newsletter, Plain Speaking, is online now!

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Folded Book Art

Do you like crafts? Do you have lots of books from your most recent weeding project? Have you tried folding books? Do you need more free patterns? Gayle, Director at the Sargent Township Library, has the answer. Here is a … Continue reading

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Spring Meetings

Nebraska’s Changing Demographics and Their Impact on Your Community and Your Library David Drozd, Center for Public Affairs Research, University of Nebraska Omaha Have you noticed any changes in your community? If your local area is following the statewide trends, … Continue reading

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Nebraska School Librarians Day

February 24, 2018 — Cancelled due to Weather  

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2018 Youth Awards

The American Library Association named the 2018 Youth Award winners today at the Mid-Winter Meeting in Denver, Colorado. To see the whole list, click on this link. John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature: Hello, Universe … Continue reading

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2018 One Book One Nebraska

On Jan. 22, 2018 Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation honoring the 2018 One Book One Nebraska: Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry edited by Greg Kosmicki and Mary K. Stillwell. Nebraska Presence includes poems by more than 80 contemporary … Continue reading

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Find the Clues to Solve Your Next Quest at the Library

Library supporters can download video and audio public service announcements (PSAs) in celebration of 1982 Caldecott winner “Jumanji” and the release of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” coming to theaters in December 2017. For a limited time, Sony Pictures Entertainment, … Continue reading

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