Story Walk

This years story walk is coming to an end. There are just two stories left.The next story, The Magic Hat by Trica Tusa, will be put up this Thursday the 23, and the last story will be put up on August 6th. This weeks drawing will be for $50 in…

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Book Review- Grenade by Alan Gratz

Grenade takes place in World War ll during the American invasion of Okinawa, which lasted months, (83 days). Hideki, a main character in the story is a Okinawa protagonist and loses many family members and close soldiers. His school is destroyed from a bomb and the boys are enlisted in…

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Where’s Waldo

For the month of July we decided to hide Where’s Waldo characters in our downtown area. We hid ten characters. Make sure you look high and low, store windows, and we have one hiding in the dirt. On your check list you must write down where you found the characters,…

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Story Walk

Today Toby and I put up a new story called, The Spiffiest Giant in Town. This story is about George the giant not wanting to be the scruffiest giant in town. George then goes to buy new clothes, but then finds animals who really need his help. On the walking…

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2020 Nebraska 4-H Summer Reading Program

Nebraska Extensions has created a great resource for anyone who enjoys reading to kids that ties directly to local libraries’ summer reading programs. It includes eight storybook guides featuring well known fairy tales such as Cinderella and Aladdin. All of the eight story guides include: conversation starters, and a STEM…

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Battle of the Books 2020-21

Battle of the Books is a voluntary reading incentive program for students in grades 3-8. We encourage students to read good books and compete for a prize. All of the current Battle of the Books here at the Butler Memorial Library are located on the top shelf in the Young Adult…

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ABDO: Free digital content through June 2020.

Your Wellness Matters to ABDO To help stop the spread of COVID-19, schools and libraries are closing across the country. ABDO wants to ensure that readers everywhere continue to have the opportunity to learn and grow during this unprecedented event.ABDO digital products are available for free now through June 2020. Click on the links…

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