Enjoy Your Holiday Weekend

The McCook City Library will be closed Saturday thru Monday (September 5-7, 2015) for the Labor Day weekend. Enjoy!!! Reminder the library will begin it’s winter hours starting Tuesday, Spetember 8th.

Hours are:

Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Sunday-Closed

Closed Labor Day

The McCook Public Library will be closed Saturday, September 5th and Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day.

Volunteers Abundant at the Library

This years Summer Reading program was benefited by several volunteers. They include: Mary Dueland, Leigh Farrell and Sharon Bohling. We also had youth from the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) that spent some time with us this summer helping with reading, crafts and games. They included: Katie Kjendal, Emily Kjendal, Lexi Hauxwell, Rozelynn Latta, Collin Doak, Baylor Winters, Lydia Risenhoover, Smantha Gapp and Brianna Hazen. A very big thank you and much appreciation for their time and help.

Summer Reading Ends with Readers Galore

The final count for the McCook City Library’s Summer Reading Program is in. We hosted 40 children in Kindergartner’s Unite (going to Kindergarten in the fall); 102 in 1st and 2nd grades; 77 in 3rd and 4th grades and 51 in 5th and 6th grades, with a grand total of 270. Top readers include: Kindergartner’s Unite-Axel Blomstedt, Arianna Donvito, Hannah Peterson, Trev Wiemers, Zane Montes, Tekoa Hazlitt, Ellie Havlicek, Akarii Colburn, Kevin Wolfe and John White. First and second graders are: Rambler Farr, Brianna Stecker, Jackson Blomstedt, Skylar Smith, Kamryn Clapp, Cali Crawford, Truman Hancock, Isiah Scarbrough, Aiden Lauer, Paige Broomfield, Abby Sedlacek and Otto Matson. Third and fourth grader top readers include: Mykuh Hanson, Isabella Scollard, Abigail Gross, Hannah Thompson, Noah Ladd, Lacey Rouse, Isabelle Clause, Lincoln Michaelis, Davien Hanson, Danika Havlick and fifth and sixth graders are: Maxwell Weimer, Chesney Latta, Faith Sorenson, Avery Broomfield, Tucker Gillespie, Shelbi Hazlitt, Jachin Scollard, Kaelin Storrs, Joanan Scollard and Aiden Barger. Congratulations to all who participated in the summer reading program.

The 4th of July

We will be closed the 3rd & 4th of July in observance of Independence Day.

Bookworms Counted for Children’s Book Week

Nathaniel Miller was the winner of the closet guess for the amount of bookworms in the flower pot. Nathaniel’s guess was 550. There were 549 gummi worms in the pot. Congratulations!!!!

Book winners included: Joslyn Hammond, Savannah McCarty, Kaiden Porter, Kenzie Michaelis, Tavin Rouselle, Maria Ulloa, Asher Wilson, Abel Wilson, Bronson Frazier and Hannah Peterson.

Children’s Book Week activities include: a bunny scavenger hunt, (kids searched shelves to find bunnies hidden among the shelves); book drawing; candy guess; bookmark design class, comic book fun with Cody Dame from Game On(all the children received a free comic book);  cupcake decorating class and an evening story time with pajamas and milk and cookies.

DON’T FORGET SUMMER READING SIGN-UP ENDS ON MAY 29.

“BE OUR HERO” as Registration for Summer Reading Begins May 1st

Registration for McCook City Library’s Summer Reading Program, “Every Hero Has A Story” will begin on Friday, May 1st and end on Friday, May 29th. This program is for children going into kindergarten through 6th grade with a current and active library card.

Times are:

 Kindergartner’s Unite(those children going into kindergarten)

Tuesdays 10:00-11:30 am

June 2-July 21

1st and 2nd Grade

Tuesdays 1:30-3:00 pm

June 2-July 21

3rd and 4th Grade

Thursdays 1:30-3:00 pm

June 4-July 23

5th and 6th Grade

Wednesdays 1:30-3:00 pm

June 3-July 22

Themes for different weeks will include: “Be A Hero”; “Library League”; “Community Heroes”; Heroes Throughout History”; “Superheroes to the Rescue”; “Spectacular Sidekicks”; “Villians”; and “Bam, Pow, Read Superhero Training Camp.”

Any questions contact the McCook City Library at 308-345-1906.

 

Activities for Children’s Book Week

Children’s Book Week will be celebrated May 4-8 at the McCook City Library for children 3 and up with your library card. Going on all week will be a candy guess, book drawing and  help put bookworms on our dirt pile.

Schedule of daily activities include:

Monday-Bookmark Designs, 3:45-5:00 pm-come and design your own bookmarks and take it home with you to use

Tuesday-Comic Books Galore, 3:45-5:00 pm-listen to Cody Dame from Game On tell us about comic books and them write and draw your own comic strip

Wednesday-Cupcake Decorating, 3:45-5:00 pm-sit down and decorate a  cupcake to go with your favorite book

Thursday-Evening Story Time, 7:00-7:45 pm-wear your pajamas and listen to some quiet stories to help get you ready for bed (maybe milk and cookies too)

Friday-Treats All Day-stop in anytime and pick up a book bag

 Come and help us celebrate Children’s Book Week!!!!!!!!

2015 Poetry Contest Participants

The McCook City Library hosted poetry contests to celebrate National Poetry Month in April. We displayed poetry books on the adult and children side, along with bookmarks with poems. Contestants in grades Pre-K-3 were asked to color a picture that went with a poem, grades 4-5 were to make a poem out of the letters, L-I-B-R-A-R-Y, and 6th grade and up made a poem out of, I L-O-V-E   P-O-E-T-R-Y.

Pre-kindergarters-1st-Aleigh Randel; 2nd-Jaycee Crocker

Kindergarten-1st-Serenity Snare; 2nd-Arianna Pate; 3rd-Kenzie Michaelis; Mercedes Lofton

1st Grade-1st-Alyssa Skeen; 2nd-Camryn Yilk; 3rd-Cason Waugh; Colton Lofton; Aspen Hazlitt

2nd Grade-1st-Alexis Conklin; 2nd-Danika Havlicek; 3rd-Bailee Fawver; Jaylinne Barber; Ashley Gross; Jessica Pochop; Brooke Felber

3rd Grade-1st-Ashlynn Latimer; 2nd- Kaiden Porter; 3rd- Adyn Meyers; Makyla Pate; Lincoln Michaelis; Abigal Gross; Cinamon Hazlitt; Brett Fraker

4th & 5th Grade-1st-Amanda Almanza; 2nd-Kailyn Rodewald; 3rd-Chesney Latta; Mia Decker; Ariana Pierson; Madison Rasmussen

6th Grade & Up-1st-Chris Nelson; 2nd Renee Felber; Rozelynn Latta; Adrienne LaBay

Special thanks to our local poet, Ginny Odenbach for all her help with National Poetry Month…..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book Winners for National Library Week

National Library Week was a success. On Monday we had Scrabble Day, with hard candy with letters on it; Tuesday-Library Workers Day; Wednesday-Pink Eraser Day, we handed out pencils with erasers (all colors); Thursday-High Five Day, we had patrons trace their hand prints and we displayed them and of course gave lots of “High Fives” and Firday-Cheeseball Day, we gave bags of Cheese crackers to patrons.

During the week we had sign ups for book drawings. The following received books: Childrens Books: Colin Day, Kendall Miller, Savannah McCarty, Adelyn Meyer, Tavin Rousselle, Lydia Barth, Everett Hanson, Chloe Brown, Connor Tidyman and Avery Broomfield.  Adult Book recipients include: Anna Gray, Dick Quinn, Deb Stevens, Abby Barth, Michael Snare, eric Lucero, Peggy Appleyardm Pat Pierce, Rose Dickerson, and Kim Williams.

GET READY FOR CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK (MAY 4-8).