Christmas and New Years Hours

Christmas Closing Hours

Saturday        Dec. 22     Closed

Sunday           Dec. 23     Closed

Monday         Dec. 24      Closed         Christmas Eve

Tuesday         Dec. 25      Closed         Christmas

Wednesday   Dec. 26      Open 11 am-8 pm

New Year’s Hours

Monday         Dec. 31      8:30 am- 4:30 pm

Tuesday         Jan. 1        Closed

Wednesday   Jan. 2     Regular Hours



     McCook City Library held its’ annual book drawing for Christmas. Winners received: books, activity pages, marshmellow shooter, and of course candy.

Winners in the 12 and Under group include: Haley Beideck, Jose Carman, Emory Malcom, Jaelyn Kuykendall, Lee Davidson, Layla Thieszen, Keaton Loop, Jacob Blomstedt, Sullivan Hancock, Alyssa Skeen, Everett Moser, Aunna Essex, Liam Bates, Eden Neuffer, Ellie Hays, Sam Siegfried, London Blomstedt, Marcus Ingels, Hazel Rotter, Luis Almanza, Abby Howard, Kennedy Fichtner, Caroline Haag and Atia Giorgione.

Winners in the 13 and Up group include: Jackie Grassia, Kaiden Porter, Karen Waddell, Ronda Wurm, Donna Stetler, Mary Ellingoon, Roxanne Hurt, Danae Bryant, Staci Blomstedt, Harper Stevens, Mindy Malcom, Andrea Stevens, Rebecca Drullinger, Leah Spencer, Amalia Almanza, Afton Ralston, Jason Ingels, Allie Stitt, Chelyn Marvier, Page Witt, Cristina Buano, Pam Wheelan, Liz Taylor and Karissa Crawford.

Congratulations to All and to All——- we can’t wait for the next drawing.



Monster Buckets were in the Library, waiting for a new home. The children had to complete a coloring page and an activity page to be entered in the drawing for a Monster Bucket.

Winners of Monster Buckets in the Preschool division: Nathan Blomstedt, Charlie Siegfried, Braddick White, Grace Haag, Ellisyn Marvier and London Blomstedt.

Monster winners in K-1st  Grade: Eli Johnson, Paisley Marvier, Britton Blomstedt, Rinlee Blomstedt, Naomi Michaelis and Dylan Foley.

Taking home Monsters in the 2nd-3rd Grade: Analia Almanza, Axel Blomstedt, Warren Witt, Violet Stevens, Emma McConville ad Alice Wiemer.

4th-5th Grade Monster Bucket honorees: Madison Alred, Zaely Pace, Jackson Blomstedt, Aubrey Neuffer, Camryn Yilk and Kyla Scollard.

All participants received a cup of treats for coloring and doing the activity. Congratulations to all!!!!!!




Summer Reading Registration Ends, Friday, May 25

Registration for McCook City Library’s Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock” will end Friday, May 25 at 5 pm.

Groups are: Kindergartner’s Unite (those going into kindergarten)

Tuesday 10-11:30 am   June 5-July 24

      1st and 2nd Graders

Tuesday 1:30-3:00 pm    June 5- July 24

   3rd and 4th Graders   

Thursdays 1:30-3:00 pm

   5th and 6th Graders

Wednesdays 1:30-3:00 pm


There will be no classes the week of July 4th. Must have library card to participate and current cards must be up to date and fine free.

Any questions please call the Library at 345-1906.


Holiday Hours at the Library

Reminder: The McCook City Library will be closed Saturday, May 26 thru Monday, May28 in observance of Memorial Day.  On Tuesday, May 29 our summer hours will begin: Monday-Friday 8:30 am-7:00 pm

Saturday 8:30 am-5:00 pm


Children’s Book Week Winners

Children winning books and treats during “Children’s Book Week in May include: Kolbe Foster, Jack Cochran, Zander Ralston, Landon Dickes, Isabel Bieker, Siobahn Cochran, Cali Crawford, Emma Sandberg, Kassadi Porter, Lucy Weber.

Also receiving books are: Rambler Farr, Merea Smith, Abigail Porter, Norah Smith, Analia Almanza, Grace Wahrman, Jaelyn Kuykendall, John White, Tyler Stritt and Kenzie Michaelis.   Congratulations to all!!!!!!

Books Awarded during National Library Week

Book winners during National Library Week include: Kennedy Fichtner, Vivie Koebel, Celia Koebel, Taron Galarneau, Kyla Scollard, Quincy Long, Truman Hancock, Charlotte Bortner, Reiman White, Britton Blomstedt, Carmen Daniel and Ethan Drullinger.

Adult book winners include: Ron Casper, Jim Relph, Viola Kelley, Jamie Ascherl, Bernie Wood, Lois Quigley, Cindy Wilson, Darren Burns, Ronda Wurm and Teresa Kipp.  Congratulations to all.

Things Hopping at the Library in April

Don’t miss out on all the activities at the Library this month. We are celebrating National Poetry Month with composing a  poem for us to display and checking out poetry books to enjoy.

National Library Week is being celebrated this week with different activities for children and adults to participate in when they stop by to check out a book, dvd, magazine or audio book. We have a duck pond to grab a duck, book drawing sign up, coloring contest, free bags, pens and pencils and Wednesday and Thursday we will open up the fishing booth. Come join in the fun or just stop in to see what is new.

Easter Basket Winners

Drawings were held to win one of the Easter Baskets filled with books, eggs and the sweet stuff. Winners in the children’s age group were: Kevin Wolfe, Vivie Koebel, Tristan Keith, Xander Galarneau, Cole Davidson, Wamen witt, Canon Crawford, Isaac Weiser, Merea Smith, Captain Carbaugh, Aaron Frank, Makayla Pate, Paisley Marvier and Naomi Michaelis.

Adult winners include: Donna Pleinis, Tiffany Corbett, Pam Sellers, Jackie Grassia, Roxanne Hurt and Brandi White.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Celebration

Hope you preschoolers and some a little older readers have been reading and turned in your slips and are ready to celebrate your accomplishments for the year. We will enjoy some stories, treats and awards on Thursday, April 26th at 6:30 in the Library basement. Get your sheets turned in and watch for your invitation in the mail… Hope to see you there. WE ARE VERY PROUD OF OUR READERS!!