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.




Holiday Hours

McCook City Library Holiday Hours:

Friday                  Dec. 23rd          9 am-1 pm

Saturday              Dec 24th            Closed

Sunday                Dec 25th            Closed           Merry Christmas!!!!!

Monday                Dec 26th            Closed



Saturday              Dec 31st             Closed

Sunday                Jan 1st               Closed       Happy New Year’s Day!!!!!

Monday               Jan 2nd             Closed


  From all of the staff of the McCook Public Library, we wish you Happy Holidays!!!!!


Jody        Dorothea        Tracy       LaVonne        Diane         Reggie       Lois


Winners of Mickey, Minnie and Yodas

   Lilly Spencer won the plush Mickey and Minnie. Zander Ralston, and Gabriel Smith won the Yodas. The Yodas were donated by Kime Williams and Teresa Kipp. Special thanks to them. 

Stockings Have Found New Homes

The stocking drawing has been held and the following will choose a stocking full of surprises and a book to enjoy over the holidays. Adult winners include: Calvin Baker, Paulette Burkhardt, Tracy Crocker, Bryce Dutton, KC Eckhardt, Jackie Grassia, Nancy Gumb, Maycee Hicks, Jim Sutton, Trinity Sorenson, Katy Snyder, Florene Burton, Linda Hall and Vickie Wacker. Younger winners are: Jachin Scollard, Natalie Weyeneth, Isaac Weiser, Emma Graff, Meghan Georgioni, Jacob Harms, Clare Weber, Isaac Snyder, Aleigh Randel, Adyn Meyer, Jed Crawford, Gunner Kaps, Kaela Hinze, Kensington Schoeneman, Pavyn Terry, Jaqi Burns, Blake Willis and Eli Ingels.


Thanksgiving hours are:

Wednesday       Nov. 23         9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Thursday          Nov. 24         Happy Thanksgiving-Closed

Friday               Nov. 25           Closed

Saturday          Nov. 26           Closed

Have a Happy Thanksgiving, enjoy time with family and friends from the staff at the McCook City Library!!!!!

       Jody          Lois          Diane       Tracy       Dorothea        Reggie          LaVonne



     Boy! The candy went fast. Congrats to the following who received a jack-o-lantern bag of candy: Dorothy Stevens, Truman Hancock, Izzy Clause, Natalie Dame, Isaac Snyder, Damien Peacock, Scott Milheiser, Mary Dueland, Ashlynn Latimer, John Hanson, Adyn Meyer, and Cliff Clapp. Winner of the Pumpkin full of candy was Quentin Terry.

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)

Back to Winter Hours

McCook City Library will begin winter hours on Tuesday, September 6th.

Hours are:

Monday-Thursday- 9:00 am-8:00 pm

Friday and Saturday- 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday- Closed


The McCook City Library will be closed Saturday, September 3 and Monday, September 5 for the Labor Day holiday. Enjoy your weekend with family and friends.


  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)