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537 N. Webster
P.O. Box 287
Red Cloud, NE 68970




1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

1:00 - 7:00 p.m.

1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - Noon

Come learn about drones and rocketry!

For: Children grades 2-6 (You don’t have to be enrolled in 4-H to participate)
Where: Red Cloud Auld Library basement
When: Monday, Feb 27th, 4-5pm

Register at:

On Saturday, February 25th, Adam Boggs, gave a presentation on how he sketches the characters for his new comic book, David’s Mighty Men: A Comic Book Based on 2 Samuel 23:8-39. He also sold and signed his books. David’s Mighty Men can be checked out at the library or purchased at

Children from the community came and learned how to sketch a human character using basic shapes, such as lines and ovals.

Check out our new movies!

– The Girl on the Train
– I’m Not Ashamed
– Inferno
– Loving
– Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
– Money Monster
– The Light Between the Oceans

Also, we now have all seven Star Wars episodes on DVD and Blu-ray.
Rouge One is coming soon!

New Children’s and Young Adult books are in!

– The 52-Story Treehouse
– Drew the Screw
– Listen to Our World
– Maybe Something Beautiful
– Projekt 1065
– Slacker
– Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties
– Stick Dog Chases a Pizza
– The Summer I Saved the World…in 65 Days

Stop by, and check them out!

1-6 Monday-Wednesday, Friday
1-7 Thursday
9-Noon Saturday
Closed Sundays and Holidays

We have new Adult books!

– Always by Sarah Jio
– Cross Justice by James Patterson
– Treasured Grace by Tracie Peterson
– In the Shadow of Denali also by Tracie Peterson
– Heartbreak Hotel by Jonathan Kellerman
– Drowning Tides (A South Shores Novel) by Karen Harper
– Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner
– Banana Cream Pie Murder (A Hannah Swensen Mystery) by Joanne Fluke
– Frozen Fire by Bill Evans
– Unpunished by Lisa Black
– The Prisoner by Alex Berenson
– Death of a Ghost (A Hamish Macbeth Mystery) by M.C. Beaton
…plus many others!

Beat the cold with a good book. Check some out, and you can borrow them for two weeks!

The Auld Public Library will be hosting a book talk with John Kalkowski, author of Red Cell, on July 14, at 12:00 p.m. Feel free to bring lunch with you. Kalkowski is a Nebraska native who dreamed of attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Over the last five years he has been writing the young adult novel, Red Cell, and now it is available on Barnes and Noble and Amazon.

Mad Science program

Go, Go, Go, With Mad Science

June 29th will be the end of summer reading at the library.

Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association, the Nebraska Library Commission, and the Nebraska State Historical Society have come together to celebrate Nebraska’s 150th birthday. In anticipation of the event they have put together a reading challenge! The challenge incorporates a lengthy list of books and poetry that showcases Nebraskan authors. State entry forms can be picked up at the library and should be submitted to the address at the bottom of the entry form by February 28, 2017. The prize categories are listed below:

Gold Prizes: Qualifiers must read 12 books from the Nebraska 150 Reading Challenge List and submit the completed list by February 28, 2017.   This level of completion will qualify you for both Gold and Silver level prize drawings.

Silver Prizes: Qualifiers must read 6 books from the Nebraska 150 Reading Challenge List and submit the completed list by February 28, 2017.

For all of you ambitious and committed readers, every Nebraska 150 Reading Challenge participant who has read all 42 books on the challenge list will qualify for Gold and Silver level prize drawings and will be entered into a drawing for 1 Grand Prize.

In addition to supporting the state reading challenge the Auld Public Library is issuing a challenge to the readers of Red Cloud! Keep track of all of the books from the Nebraska 150 Reading Challenge list that you complete. Fill out a form at the library or click the link below every time you complete a book from the list and your name will go on the “Wall of Fame.” The top three readers in Red Cloud will receive prizes (the prizes will be announced soon). Start reading now and make sure all of your sheets are handed in prior to February 28, 2017.

Click here for the State Reading Challenge Entry Form!

Click here for the Auld Library Reading Challenge Entry Form!

If the online submission link is not working please download the PDF here: Nebraska 150 Book Challenge.

Students Read

We are getting ready to kick-off the summer and with it our Summer Reading Program. On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., the library will be presenting, “Go, Go, Go With Mad Science.” This interactive program for students of all ages will focus on sports & fitness and the scientific nutritional aspects for overall wellness. Experiments will demonstrate how we burn off calories, test our speed of reactions and much more!!!

Summer Reading will take place on every Wednesday starting June 1 and running until June 29. The times are as follows:

Pre-School: 9:00-9:45 a.m.

K-1: 10:00-10:45 a.m.

Grades 2-3: 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Remember to sign up for the group that lists the grade the student just completed!

On your mark, get set… READ!

Click here to download the 2016 Fund Run Registration Form

Ready Set Read!! is the theme for the 2016 Auld Public Library 5K Fund Run and One-Mile Youth Run.  Come join the fun, Saturday, May 28, 2016.  Registration will begin at 7 a.m. with the youth race starting at 7:45 a.m.  The 5K will take place immediately following the youth run.  Registration fees: youth $10.00/5K racers $20.00.  Register by May 9th to receive a t-shirt.  Cheer on the youth as they get Ready-Set-Read.

Youth Fund Run participants from 2015

Youth Fund Run participants from 2015

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