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Escape Room at NLA

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New Board Members for CPLS

Sharon Bohling, McCook, Library CustomerStephanie Branham, Orleans, Library DirectorLisa Mount, Grand Island, CCC Resource Center SupervisorKina Stefka, Sargent, School LibrarianJames Tidei, Kearney, Circulation Librarian Minutes from the Annual Meeting held in St. Paul on July 8, 2022.

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We Have Winners!

Congratulations to the three Central Plains Library System libraries who won these collaborative sticker posters in a random drawing. More than 25 libraries entered.

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Wilson Public Library Installs Permanent StoryWalk

In November 2021, Cozad’s Wilson Public Library was awarded a Nebraska Library Commission Library Improvement Grant for a permanent StoryWalk at Muny Park. This project is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions … Continue reading

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April is Financial Literacy Month

The American Library Association, in collaboration with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation), has released Thinking Money for All Kids: Diverse and Inclusive Reads to Teach Young People about Money, a free resource for library workers. Available now as a … Continue reading

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ALA Announces 200 U.S. Libraries to Receive American Rescue Plan Humanities Funding

Two of Central Plains Library System’s Libraries were awarded grants through this national program. They are the ONLY two public libraries in Nebraska to receive this funding. Congratulations go to Joy at the Ravenna Public Library and to Amy at the Hastings Public Library!! The University … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Supplies

If you love all the dies we have that coordinate with our Summer Reading theme and want to incorporate them in your displays, crafts, and programs, be sure to get your order in by MAY 13, 2022. Remember, CPLS will … Continue reading

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Central Community College

Library and Information Services classes are starting soon at Central Community College.

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New Book Club Set

The Central Plains Library System has a new Book Club Set. We purchased 10 copies of Jodi Picoult’s latest title, Wish You Were Here. It is ready to borrow. Please call or email the System office to get this set … Continue reading

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One Book for Nebraska Teens 2022

Wouldn’t it be great if teens all over Nebraska were talking about books? The Nebraska Library Commission and the Regional Library Systems have a program where teens can all read and discuss the same book. The 2022 title for teens is Stupid … Continue reading

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