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HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES GOING ON AT THE LIBRARY

The McCook City Library will hosting several activities for youth thru the holidays and beyond.

   Special Christmas Evening Storytime for All  will be Thursday, Dec. 21 from 6:30-7:30 pm with special treats and a special guest stopping       by to say HELLO…..

  Celebrate New Year’s Eve with stories, games and crafts. Wednesday, Dec. 27th from 2-3:30 pm.

  Board and Card Games (bring Pokeman cards) Come and play games with us and friends on Thursday, Dec. 28th form 2-3:30 pm.

  Bingo-Bingo-Bingo, come make your own cards and then play while enjoying some HOT COCOA on Friday, Dec. 29th from 2-3:30 pm.

  Jigsaw Puzzle Tourney (teams of 3) on Wednesday, Jan 3 from 2-3:30 pm.

Please Stop by and pick up a sheet with the activities and let us know if you will be able to come. of course, if you have any questions please call us at 345-1906.

 

Summer Reading Registration Ends Friday, May 26

Sign up now for McCook City Library’s Summer Reading program for those going into kindergarten through 6th grade. All the activities start June 6th.  Times for different grades are as follows:

Kindergartener’s Unite     Tuesdays            10:00-11:30 am

1st and 2nd graders           Tuesdays            1:30-3:00 pm

3rd and 4th graders           Thursdays           1:30-3:00 pm

5th and 6th graders           Wednesdays       1:30-3:00 pm

There will be no sessions during July 4 week.

     Any questions please call the Library at 345-1906.

Reminder: Sign-up ends Friday, May 26th.

 

April is Showering Activities at the Library

April is a busy time at the McCook City Library. Listed below are activities that will be going on. If you have any questions, please contact the Library at 345-1906.

April 6th– Thursday 4-5 pm (for ages 5-15) “CHALK A POEM”-Come listen to poems read by the TAB (Teen Advisory Board) and write one of your own with some help and then take it outside and write in on our sidewalks, including some artwork.

April 9th-15th– “NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK”-check out the contests and activities during this special week. Bring a friend and have them sign up for a library card and receive a prize.

April 19th–Wednesday  6:30-7:30 pm  “POETRY READING” Come and enjoy the readings from our local poet Ginny Odenbach and a special guest and published poet, C.F. Kelly. Also joining in will be a few high school students reciting their poems. Refreshments will be served.  A evening of enjoyment for all.

April 27th– Thursday 6:30-7:30 pm “1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN CELEBRATION” will be held with refreshments, a special reading from some very special friends. Announcements of reading goals and prizes to be handed out. Get your sheets turned in and come join us and your friends for an evening of fun……Watch for you invitation.

 

Sneak Peak- LegoGuy is coming to the Library on May 16th at 4 p.m. More details on this soon.

 

 

 

Come Join in the Fun with Game Day

  Life, Go Fish, Cray Eights, Sorry, Jenga, Boggle, Checkers and more are just a few of the games that are played at Game Day. Come join us on Tuesdays from 3:45-4:45 pm starting Sept. 13. This is for grades 1st-6th.  For more information contact the library, 345-1906. Hope to see you there, make sure you have a library card. (we will also have snacks)

GREAT BOOKS FOR GREAT KIDS

  Eat at Runza and help us out!!!!

     Once again Runza is helping us with providing funds for books for the children’s section. On TUESDAY, AUGUST 23rd Runza will be donating 10% of its sales toward books.

   Runza Restaurant has been a long time supporter of reading.”Reading is vital to lifelong success and provides an excellent opportunity for families to spend time together.” stated Becky Perrett, Director of Marketing for Runza National. “Donating fiunds for books and promoting literacy is an important endeavor for children and the community.”

Runza Restaurants -famous for the Runza sandwich with its delicious blend of ground beef, cabbage, onions and secret spices baked inside homemade bread; made wit-to-order hamburgers; and homemade onion rings-operates and franchises 83 restaurants in Nebraska (78), Colorado(1), Iowa(2) and Kansas(2)

COME OUT TO RUNZA ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 23 AND SUPPORT YOUR LIBRARY………………………….

Join TEAM HENRY for an Author Visit

McCook City Library Invites You to Join TEAM HENRY for an Author Visit on Monday, July 18, 2016 at 10 a.m.  Dr. Pierre Rouzier is riding his bike from the coast of Oregon to Boston, Massachusetts. He will be stopping to discuss his book “Henry Gets Moving.” Henry the Hamster is a young boy who overcomes his obesity challenge with an active lifestyle and healthy eating habits.

Dr. Rouzier will present those in attendance with a book and Peg Brooks will provide a snack.

COME  JOIN TEAM HENRY   COME JOIN TEAM HENRY   COME JOIN TEAM HENRY   COME JOIN TEAM HENRY

  SEE YOU MONDAY, JULY 18 AT 10 a.m.

 

Quiet Time Storytime

Come join us Thursday (May 5) from 7:00-7:45 pm for an evening of stories, songs and fun. Miss Diane will be reading stories to get you ready to head to bed. Wear your pajamas and brnig the entire family. We will also have some milk and cookies to help off to DREAMLAND.

National Library Week

    National Library Week will be celebrated April 10-16 at the McCook Public Library. Key chains, pens and a book drawing will be held throughout the week.

Activities include:

Monday (April 11) – “Let us Bag Your Books”

Tuesday (April 12) National Library Workers Day

Wednesday (April 13), “Let Us Bag You Something Sweet”

Thursday (April 14) 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Celebration (watch for your invitation)

Friday(April 15) “Cookies in a Bag”.

Come and enjoy the different activities and help celebrate YOUR LIBRARY!!!!!

 

Watch for Children’s Book Week to be held May 2-6, 2016/

COME ENJOY AN EVENING OF POETRY

Come and enjoy an evening of poetry at the McCook  Public Library to help celebrate April as National Poetry Month. The Library has join with the McCook High School and the Buffalo Common Storytelling and Music Festival planning committee. The event will Tuesday, April 5th from 7-8 p.m. Ginny Odenbach, McCook’s poet Laureate will be the featured speaker. High school students include: Stephen Hoffman, Brandon Molczyk, Hope Rowe, Rachell Jones and Tim Brinamen. Anyone with poetry to present is encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.

 

HOLIDAY STORY TIME FOR ALL

     The McCook City Library will be hosting a story time on Wednesday, Dec. 23rd starting at 10 a.m. There will be stories, puppets, jokes, trivia and maybe a treat. The story time will be hosted by Miss Diane, TAB-Teen Advisory Board and the 678 Club. Come listen to the Holidays come alive with our special guests entertaining you.