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South Entrance will be CLOSED!!!!!

The McCook City Library’s south entrance will be closed starting Thursday, October 15- Tuesday, October 20 for a remodeling project. Please use the north entrance and park in our new parking lot. There will still be a drop box available on the south side to drop off books. Thank you for your patience. McCook City Library Staff

Dragons Going Out Doors of Library

It is time for the LIBRARY DRAGONS to fine a new home. Winners of the drawing for dragons ¬†are: Jackson Blomstedt, Ethan League, Kenadi Porter, London Blomstedt, Elizabeth Swartz, Jordan Drullinger, Grace Wahrman, Jacob Harms and Axel Blomstedt. Congratulations to all…


Once again patrons from the McCook City Library have came through and supported us. Thank you so much for supporting us on RUNZA DAY on Aug. 25th. We will receive $449.31 to spend on children’s books. We are thrilled to have loyal patrons to support us. Thanks again and we cannot wait till next year. Also many thanks and appreciation to Runza Restaurants for this promotion.

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.


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.


“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.