Category Archives: Announcements

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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Happy Thanksgiving!

  The CPLS System Office will be closed November 23-24 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Teens’ Top Ten Titles Announced

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country. Nominations are posted … Continue reading

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National Friends of Libraries Week, October 15-21

National Friends of Libraries Week is October 15 – 21, 2017. You can find promotional and marketing materials at http://www.ala.org/united/events_conferences/folweek/materials. See the following 30-second Public Service Announcement. It is also available in a 15-second version. To imbed the PSA’s directly … Continue reading

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2018-2019 Golden Sower Nominees

2018-2019  Golden Sower Nominees

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Great Websites for Kids

  http://gws.ala.org/ New website links are added each week. Sponsored by the ASSOCIATION FOR LIBRARY SERVICE TO CHILDREN a division of the American Library Association

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Orleans Library Celebrates 100 Years

C. B. Preston Memorial Library will be celebrating 100 years of service to the community on Sunday September 10. The Cordelia Bennett Preston library was dedicated at Orleans, Nebraska on September 11, 1917, and was a gift from James McClean … Continue reading

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Get ready for September celebrations

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