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Now Hiring!

Now Hiring!

Are you an energetic, organized, and dynamic person who loves working with people of all ages? The Tekamah Public Library is looking for you! We have an opening for a part-time library assistant (approximately 15-20 hours per week). The right person must be able to work a flexible schedule. Monday through Friday the library is open from 10am-7pm and Saturdays we are open from 9am-4pm.  Education and Experience: 1. High School Diploma (minimum) 2. Previous job experience working in a…

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End of Summer Reading Program

End of Summer Reading Program

All good things must come to an end! July 29th marked the end of this year’s Summer Reading Program. This year we had a very successful Summer Reading Program with over 60 participants! WOW! A huge Thank You to everyone who participated and turned in BINGOs and attended programs this summer. We hope you had just as much fun as we did! Winners for the grand prizes will be drawn on Monday, August 1st!

Ocean and Sea Creatures Story Time

Ocean and Sea Creatures Story Time

July 14, 2022 Susie read two books with the children and listened to a third by Ringo Starr. Afterwards, the children had the opportunity to sculpt ocean and sea creatures out of modeling clay. Ocean Babies by Deborah Lee Rose Tiny Timothy Turtle by Anna Leditschke Octopus’s Garden by Ringo Starr

Photography Workshop by DT Photography-

Photography Workshop by DT Photography-

Join us at the library on Wednesday, July 27th from 6:30pm-7:30pm for an Introduction to Photography workshop hosted by Tekamah’s own DT Photography! Registration is required for this event. You can register in person, call (402)374-2453, or email teklibdirector@gmail.com. Bring a DSLR camera, charged battery, and SD card. Hope to see you there!

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week

The week of September 26th is Banned Books Week. This event is sponsored by the American Library Association, who keeps a record of all reported challenges and bans. So what is a banned book? This term is used to describe books that have either been challenged or removed from public libraries, school libraries, or school curriculum. These books are often described as offensive or inappropriate for a multitude of reasons. It is the opinion of the library community that attempting…

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Eric Carle Story Time

Eric Carle Story Time

We were saddened to hear of the passing of famous children’s author and illustrator, Eric Carle. He was 91 years old. His most famous book is the beloved “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” which was published in 1967! He was renowned for his bright, cheerful illustrations. This week, we are honoring him by reading a couple of his stories. For our craft, we are including a link to an entire list of Eric Carle crafts. Children will have a blast recreating…

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Summer Reading Update

Summer Reading Update

The start of the 2021 Summer Reading Program is rapidly approaching. The fun starts Monday, June 7th at 5:00 p.m. with an open house at Tekamah Public Library. We will be reading some stories and assisting with last minute signups. Kids who attend will receive a goodie bag and we will have drawings for several prizes! If you want to sign up now or get more information, please go to this page. JUNE SUMMER READING EVENTS Library Open House Monday,…

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Memorial Day Story Time

Memorial Day Story Time

This week, we are celebrating Memorial Day with a couple stories about the holiday. Memorial Day is a long weekend that is sometimes referred to as the official start of summer in the United States. We celebrate this day to remember our fallen soldiers. For our craft this week, we have a link to a bunch of fun Memorial Day crafts you can try at home!

Grumpy Story Time

Grumpy Story Time

Have you ever felt grumpy? Other words for being grumpy are grouchy or crabby. It’s a perfectly normal emotion, but it is important to know where it comes from and how to handle it. Today we are reading a couple stories about being grumpy! For our craft, we have a cute coloring page so you can make your own Grouchy Ladybug. You can print it at home or get a copy here at the library. Be sure to give him…

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