Graduation Card Making Party

Do you spend more than you want on graduation cards each year?  The Polk Library can help you fray the cost.  Attend our card making party April 16 at 6:30 pm.  The only cost will be $5.00 for materials.  We will get you started on different techniques and ideas, make a few, and then you can take off making more.   It is an inexpensive way to control costs on all those cards you send out!

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Genealogy II

March 26 at 6:30 pm will be Genealogy II.  Let us help in your research.

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Literary Reading Group

Literary Reading Group will meet March 28 at 9:30 am.  The theme is “Women in History”.

Join us for laughs and snacks!  We rarely get serious yet we are passionate about what we read!

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National Library Week: Come In For A Visit

Come In For A Visit!


National Library Week will be April 12-18.  To celebrate, the library will have a drawing for  coupons to purchase a free book.

There will be 3 categories: 1. Youth; 2. Teen; 3. Adult.


1. With each visit to the library, you may enter your name.  You are free to enter each day that the library is open but only once per day.

2. The coupon will have a dollar amount but if you wish to purchase a book over the coupon, then you will pay the difference.  If the book you wish to purchase is less than the coupon, we will pay the difference.

3. The drawing will run between April 11 through April 25.

4. One name will be drawn from each group.

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Literary Reading Group

The Reading group will meet February 28 at 9:30 am.  Becky Carlstrom will lead the discussion.   The theme is “Nebraska Author”.

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March Board Meeting

Library Board meeting at 7:00 pm in the library.  All are welcomed!  We love guests!

Library Board Meeting

Book Talk

Remember! Don’t Forget!  March 5 is an Important Date!

We have a special guest speaking Thursday March 5 at 7:00 pm.  That’s right, Kathy Nelson will be here to talk about her book “More Than Football: George Flippin’s Stromsburg Years”.

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March Madness at the Movies

Saturdays, March 7 and March 28, we will be showing a kid movie.  The movies will begin at 9:30 am.  The two movies to be shown are Free Birds and Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs-2 .

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New Adult Fiction Books

New Books                         Adult Fiction

Maeve Binchy                   Minding Frankie

Daniel James Brown       The Boys in the Boat

Holly Chamberlin              The Family Beach House

Lee Child                              Gone Tomorrow

Catherine Coulter            The Final Cut

Catherine Coulter            Wizard’s Daughter

Jude Deveraux                  True Love

Anthony Doerr                  All The Light We Cannot See

Philippa Gregory              The King’s Curse

Kelly Hake                           The Christmas Brides Collection

Vicki Hinze                          Down and Dead In Dixie

Jonathan Kellerman        Survival of the Fittest

Beth Kendrick                    The Lucky Dog

Jacqueline Kolosov          The Red Queen’s Daughter

Shirlee McCoy                   The Cottage on the Corner

Shirlee McCoy                   The House on Main Street

Leslie Meir                          Father’s Day Murder

Leslie Meir                          St. Patrick’s Day Murder

Liz Mugavero                     A Biscuit, A Casket

Marta Perry                        Restless Hearts

Kim Vogel Sawyer            Sommerfeld Trilogy

Karen Halvorsen Schreck              Sing For Me

Deborah Smith                  The Pickle Queen

Kathryn Springer              Longing for Home



New Books

Mark Your Calendar: Activities and Events for March and April


March Madness

March will be a busy month.

To kick off the month, on March 5, a special guest speaker will share her journey about writing the story on the notorious Stromsburg doctor.  Kathy Nelson’s book is called ” More Than Football: George Flippin’s Stromsburg Years”.    It will begin at 7:00 pm.  Copies will be available to purchase.

Two “Movie Days” have been scheduled for the kids, March 7 and 21. The start time will be 9:30 am.

On March 19, will be an E-Reader session for anyone with questions and/or problems at 6:30 pm.

March 26 will be a Geneology  Research and Writing Your Memoirs workshop at 6:00 pm.

March 28 will be the Literary Reading Group which meets at 9:30 am.  The theme is “Women History Month”.

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