May Third Saturday Story Time

April showers bring May flowers!This Saturday, May 18th, come to the library at 10:30 for flower-themed stories, songs, and crafts, as well as a snack!

This is the last Third-Saturday Story Time before summer programming. Activities for this age group will be every Monday at 10:30 this summer.

We’re Hiring!

UPDATE: Applications for the internship have closed.

Valley Public Library is hiring! Thanks to a grant from the Nebraska Library Commission, we’re looking for a high school or college student to work with us as an intern this summer. For more information please go to our Employment page, or stop into the library and talk to Sami!

AfterSchool is back with newspaper fun!

I’m so glad we’re back to normal AfterSchool at the library! We had lots of fun tonight with newspapers. Next week we are making t-shirt bags, so I reminded the kids tonight to bring a t-shirt if they’d like to participate in that craft!

Star, Sword, and Crown:

Pickaxe and Knife:

Thursday AfterSchool is offered in partnership with Twin Rivers YMCA and is open to all area elementary school children (under age 8 with supervision). Beginning right after school, the afternoon includes a snack, homework time, programs/activities and unstructured time for reading and play. Formal programming ends before 6 p.m.

March Book Madness

We have our own tournament of sorts happening at the library, and your vote helps to choose the winner! First up is Brown Bear, Brown Bear versus Dragons Love Tacos. Classic versus newer picture book. Which do you like better? Come to the library to add sticky notes, or vote on the poll on our Facebook Page. This battle will continue until Thursday evening, when the book choices will change.