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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).

 

 

Who Took Home the Easter Baskets?

Thanks to all who signed up for the Easter basket drawings. We had alot!!!!!!! Winners of the drawing include: Hannah Thompson, Erin Marks, Claire Weber, Lily Spencer, Jan Hoyt, Paige Broomfield. What will be the next drawing?

New Officers Elected

New officers have been elected for the 678 Club. Chairman is Katie Kjendal, Vice-Chairman is Brianna Hazen and Secretary is Emily Kjendal. This group will be doing some volunteering at the library, helping with library programs, help with book choices and coming up with ideas to attract more youth to the library. Their next meeting will be April 16th, 2015 at 5 pm. The theme for the club meeting is “Back in the Day.” They will be dining on some old fashion treats, playing childhood games and reading stories from their youth. Congrats to the newly elected officers. If interested  please call the Library 308-345-1906 and ask for Diane.

Teen Advisory Board

We are looking for junior and high schoolers who are interested in helping with youth decisions at the McCook Public Library. The group will meet once a month on the second Thursday from 5-5:30 p.m. The group will review books and make recommendations, help with programs, help come up with ways for youth to use the library and ideas on how to get more youth involved and help with programs. We will be designing t-shirts for recognition when out and about.This group is just getting started, if interested contact Jody or Diane at 345-1906 or stop by the library. Our first meeting will be Feb 12th at 5 pm.

Youth Activities Going On

The McCook Public Library has some new programs we are providing for youth. The first is “Let’s Play”. We are inviting 3rd -6th graders to come on the early out Wednesdays and play games with us. We play board games of all types, card games, bingo and twister. We also provide a little snack. The time is 2:30-4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.
The next group we have is the 6-7-8 Club. This is for youth in the 6th, 7th or 8th grade who like to read and enjoy different activities and meeting new youth. We meet on the second Thursday of the month from 5:30-7:00 pm. we have a big snack and enjoy games and book reviews. our next meeting will be February 12th. Any questions contact Diane at 345-1906.