Free used books at the Polk County Fair Sunday, July 27th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by all four libraries in Polk County. See you a the Fair!
Visit the Used Book Sale at the Polk County Fair July 24-27. All four Polk County Public libraries are in the Exhibit Hall just west of the 4-H Building! Come early! Very cheap!!!
We had fun at the Summer Reading Party. All kinds of water games were played. Reading prizes where given out to the children. First place prize in the Pre-school thru Kindergarten was Amanda Glatter. First place in the 1st Grade to 3rd Grade was Isabelle Arguello. In the 4th Grade-12th Grade was Haley Hanak. Congratulations! The party ended with a watermelon feed.
The library and children really appreciates the following businesses that have generously donated prizes, certificates and money to buy prizes for our summer reading program, Creston Fertilizer Shelby Branch, Bryan Dickey DDSPC, Double Dutch Dairy, Dubas Funeral Home, L & A Order Buyers, Pinnacle Bank, Roxy Rasmussen, Shelby Chamber of Commerce, Shelby Food Mart, Shelby Hotel, Shelby Lumber, United Farmers Cooperative and the Village of Shelby.
Don’t forget about our Used Book Sale! Fill a brown grocery bag for just a “BUCK”. Sale ends Tuesday, July 22nd. Proceeds will benefit your library.
Don’t Forget to join us Thursday, July 10th at 10 a.m. for another great Story Hour!
ANNUAL USED BOOK SALE
Come in early to get the best selection at very cheap prices. Paperback books .25 cents, hardback books .25 cents & encyclopedias $2.50 per set. We have cookbooks, adult & children’s fiction, non-fiction, biographies, & western books. Proceeds will benefit your library.
A movie will be shown on the following dates: Tuesday’s, July 1st, 8th at 10 a.m. Please call the library at 402-527-5181 or stop by the library to see what is playing. Free popcorn will be provided during the movie.
Thursdays on the following dates: June 26th and July 3rd, 10th the Shelby Community Library is having Story Hours at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. This year’s theme is Fizz, Boom, Read. Activities may include some practical science skills, such as observing, comparing, exploring and predicting while having fun.
CHILDREN, DO YOU WANT TO WIN A BIKE?
Each day that you come to the library and check out a book, you can enter your name for a chance to win a new bike! The drawing will be held on the first day of school, August 14, 2014.
CHILDREN’S SUMMER READING CONTEST
1st place in all three age categories will win a $100 Shopping Spree at Walmart. All reading contest sheets are due into the library by 12 Noon, Monday, July 7, 2014. Everyone will receive their prize at the Fizz Boom Read party on Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Shelby Park under the large shelter. Prizes will be awarded to everyone entering the contest.
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Take a look at our Online Catalog, to see the last 500 items added to this library. It is so easy! Click on the ONLINE CATALOG TAB on the top of this webpage. Scroll down to the write up saying Online Catalog: Click on the first line saying: CLICK HERE to enter our online card catalog. Next click on Researcher picture. In the middle of the page click What’s New. You can also search by Author, Title, Series, subject, Most Popular, Award Winners and much more.