Fun with Drones at the Library!

The library is hosting a fun, educational program through the Knox county extension office on drones. This class will be held after school on Monday May 4th for kids in kindergarten to 5th grade and it’s FREE!!!!

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The LEGO Guy is coming this summer!!!!


We are soooo excited to have the LEGO guy coming for our summer reading program on June 15th!!! Mark the date in your calendars because your kids will want to come to this! Below is some information about the LEGO guy and some pics of his work. More information will be sent home in May with the summer reading kits. See you then!

Lego Guy Information

  • Curtis Mork, The Lego Guy, age 41
  • Lego fan since age 6
  • 10 years of experience working with libraries in 6 states
  • Fun and interactive exhibits, presentations and creative workshops for children to get involved
  • Travel thousands of miles to entertain and educate children on Lego
  • Close to 500 Lego sets in the collection, mostly Star Wars and Lego City
  • Work with children of all ages including senior citizens
  • Been featured in many local and national newspaper stories.

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Herb Gardening class

Sign up now! Class size is limited to 25 people. This class is usually 35.00 per person but the library has decided to pay for half of the class fee so your cost will only be 17.50! Register online at:

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And the winner is…

The votes have been counted and the big winner of our Christmas tree decorating contest is… The Lego tree! Congratulations to the Lego club kids for their winning tree! And a huge thank you to everyone who participated and made our library look amazing this Christmas with the beautiful trees

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Quilts of the Underground Railroad


Judy Carlson will  have a quilting class starting on August 8 at 7pm. The first class is free. Call the library for more information if needed.





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Genealogy 101 class

Genealogy_picJudy Carlson will be teaching a Genealogy class at the library on June 9th from 6:30-9:30 pm. The cost of the class is $10.00 and  preregistration is required. Call the library at 586-2454 to register. Class size is limited and there are only a few spots left.

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IPAD class at the library

Apple-iPad-Air-64GB-1-xlThe library will be hosting an IPAD class on January 26th, 2016. To register for this class please call 1-800-348-9033 ext. 7000


In this class you will learn how to use an IPAD for emailing, browsing the web, managing time, getting directions, taking notes, taking photos, and listening to music. Also learn about free applications that can be downloaded to your device.


Other upcoming classes include: Basic Computer III on February 1st, Smartphone Applications on February 3rd, and Digital Photography I on February 24th. Use the same phone # to register for any of these classes. If you have a class in mind you would like to see the library host please contact us at 402-586-2454 and we will do our best to get it.

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Lego Club

2015-10-01 16 3We had a great turnout for our first every Lego Club at the library! 38 kids came after school to participate and here are just a few of their creations. To see all of the pics go to our Facebook page and open the Lego Club album. We are so excited to do this again next month! We are always looking for more Legos so if you have any to donate we would really appreciate it. As you can see, the club is a hit, and we will need more Legos as we grow.2015-10-02 11 142015-10-02 11 15 2015-10-02 11 17 2015-10-02 11 18 2015-10-02 11 20 2015-10-02 11 21 2015-10-02 11 22 2015-10-02 11 23 2015-10-02 11 25 2015-10-02 11 27 2015-10-02 11 28 19

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Drawing for college scholarship!

Did you have a child that attended our summer reading program ? If you did they are eligible to be entered in a drawing for $529.00 college scholarship from the Nebraska library commission! All you have to do is let Wendy at the library know you want your child entered in the drawing before August 19th. They are going to have 15 winners in our area so there is a good chance someone from our library could win! AND if one of our library’s children gets picked our library will also get $250.00. So give us a call, we just need your child’s name and your home phone #.

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Every hero has a story…






We have an exciting week coming up at the library….It’s summer reading time! Here is the tentative schedule of events:

Monday 10am-12pm: Ruth Vonderohe is coming to see us from the Knox county extension office and she has lots of cool superhero activities planned

Tuesday 10am-12pm: Our theme will be “Hometown Hero’s” today. We will be making fireman and police sun catchers, and marshmallow shooters. Laura Hauger is going to bring the ambulance to the library at 11:30 for the kids to see and she will tell us about being an EMT.

Wednesday 10am-12pm: Our theme will be “Hero’s of the Past” Joann Kumm will be at the library and we will have stations set up for the kids to try out old fashioned activities like taffy pulling, washboard washing, weaving, ect…

Thursday 10am-12pm: Our theme will be “Military Heros” We will make superhero scratch art masks, play superhero bingo for prizes, and make dogtags with our name on them. Yogi Carlson is coming and he will show us how to fold a flag.

Friday 10am-12pm: Our theme is “Superheros” We are going to make superhero capes and masks. There will be a superhero obstacle course and superhero games.

There will be treats provided and volunteers will be reading books to the kids as well. Get ready for a fun week at the library!ec9229c937c006bc615ee02f3fdb2d6d

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