Register May 17-May 31 for Tails and Tales at CCPL!

The 2021 Summer Reading Theme is Tails and Tales!
Animals of all kinds roam the lands and soar through the air! Many have both a Tail and a Tale! Explore the world of life around you and find out what is special about so many of the animals who live with us on planet Earth.
Weโ€™re excited to be using a web-based Reader Zone system for the second summer! CCPL is committed to help our readers progress, and to promote literacy within our community. Reader Zone helps our readers to succeed!
You can use our mobile app to log reading and see how you’re doing with reading goals in real time!
Kids (ages 4-12): record your minutes read (beginning June 1st), to be eligible for prize drawings!
Teens (ages 13-18) and adults:  record your books read (beginning June 1st) to be eligible for prize drawings!
The unique code for this reading program is: a9761  
Register May 17-May 31.  Begin logging entries June 1st!  
Please email if you have program questions.
If you need help with your Reader Zone account, please email or
Happy Reading!
Central City Public Library

Experience our NEW Online Catalog Software!


WOO-HOO!! We are SUPER-EXCITED about our NEW online catalog software!
โœ…This new (USER-FRIENDLY) software allows you to easily search our collection and to conveniently access your library account!

โœ…TWO-WAY TEXTING! Ask us a question and renew items!

โœ…A BRAND-NEW feature that we’ve just added, is the ability for YOU to RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGE NOTIFICATIONS! You’ll be able to see: what’s due, overdue warnings, and reserve (hold) notifications!

โœ…We can automatically email you your checkout receipt!

โœ…Access the Nebraska OverDrive collection right from our catalog!

โœ…HAVE ANY FAVORITE AUTHORS?? โ€“ Click the โ€œreceive new booksโ€ link and a list of popular authors will appear. Select your favorite(s) from the list and a reserve will automatically be placed for you when any new titles arrive at the library!

Access our catalog here:

Painting Project Finished at CCPL!

We just had to show everyone how BEAUTIFUL our building looks, after the PAINTING of the ceiling, walls, and trim in the main area of our LIBRARY!๐ŸŽจโ˜บ๏ธ

It really brightened up and freshened up everything throughout!๐ŸŒŸThis was a perfect project to complete… to help CELEBRATE our building’s 30TH YEAR!๐ŸŒŸ

Of course, we couldn’t have accomplished such a huge project without a bunch of help!

โœ”๏ธTHANK-YOU to all of our patrons, for their patience and understanding during the two weeks we were closed to the public!

โœ”๏ธA HUGE THANK-YOU to all of the guys (from the City of Central City departments) that helped move A LOT of: furniture, bookshelves, giraffes,๐Ÿฆ’computer equipment, etc.!

โœ”๏ธThank-you to the City of Central City (CentralCity Nebraska), for making this project possible!

โœ”๏ธThank-you to Katie Hastings for giving us some tips on our color selections!

โœ”๏ธBeautiful job by the crew @ Paulsen Painting Co. ๐ŸŽจ

We encourage everyone to stop in and see how amazing it looks!


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