Pockets Full of Fun Puppet Show

July 6th, 2015

The Summer Reading Children’s Program will end on Wednesday, July 8th, with a puppet show performed by Lisa Laird and her wonderful Pockets Full of Fun puppets.  The show will begin at 10:30 and last an hour.  Besides being a lot of fun, each child will receive a prize.

Book Discussion

June 2nd, 2015

ordinary grace  Join us for the July book discussion of Ordinary Grace.  Author William Kent Krueger will discuss his book with us at the Ponca State Park Resource Center on Monday evening, July 20th.  A pot-luck meal will be served starting at 6:15 (pulled pork sandwiches will be provided).  The presentation will begin at 7 PM.  You may check out a copy of the book at Ponca Carnegie Library.

Summer Reading Treat

May 22nd, 2015

New book every day!  Read it or it will read to you.  Enjoy!
Tumblebooks Book a Day

TumbleBook Library
TumbleBook of the Day
Click the Read Online button for today’s book!Come back tomorrow for another new book.
Happy Tumbling!


Story Hour

April 25th, 2015

The last story hour of the season will be Wednesday, May 6th after school.  Summer Reading will begin June 3rd, Wednesday mornings, from 10:30 – 11:30.

Chess Club

March 31st, 2015

No Chess club in April due to no school on April 6.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash

March 15th, 2015

Area children celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday again this year with facepainting, balloons, cake and pizza, crafts and stories.  Melissa Ruhrer,  Friends of the Library, Kohls employees, Ponca Chapter of the National Honor Society and Caleb Foulks,  together with Ponca Medical Clinic, Cooks Country Store, HyVee, Walmart and Sams Club worked together to bring an evening of fun and entertainment with a Dr. Seuss flavor.

Kohl's Employee Crew

Kohl’s Employee Crew

Melissa and a truffelo tree

Melissa and a truffelo tree

Cat in the Hat with a Thing

Cat in the Hat with a Thing

Family photos

Family photos

Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash

February 21st, 2015

It’s time for the annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash!  Don’t miss the fun!

Tuesday, March 3rd at 6 PM.  Toddlers through second graders and their parents.

Cat in the Hat appearing at the Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash

Cat in the Hat appearing at the Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash

Book Signing

January 22nd, 2015

bailey's butterflyMary “B” Persinger will be at Ponca Carnegie Library on Saturday, February 7th between 11AM and 2 PM to sign copies of her newly published book, Bailey’s Butterfly.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library, this event will welcome back to Ponca a former Ponca Public School teacher and counselor.

December 13th, 2014

NJL flierHaving the NJ-L archived newspapers available online to search, read, and print will be SOOOOO nice!


Book Discussion

December 4th, 2014

signed mata hari has been chosen as the book to read for the next book discussion scheduled for Thursday,  February 5th, 2015.  Books are available at the library.

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