Category Archives: Announcements

Looking to Hire a Children’s Librarian

The North Platte Public Library is hiring!  We’re looking for our next Children’s Librarian who believes in delivering super customer services, even to our smallest readers! We want to engage with children in ways that encourage them to explore the … Continue reading

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Meet the CPLS Board

At the System’s Annual Meeting in Red Cloud on July 9, 2021, we added some new Board Members, elected new officers, and said good-bye to the first and only Board President that CPLS has had. Judy Hagan, Library Director in … Continue reading

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Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF)

The FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) is a new, one-time $7.17 billion program included as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. It will help K-12 schools and public libraries provide the tools and services their communities need … Continue reading

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Joint Youth Services Retreat on September 2

This year the retreat will be held on Thursday, September 2, via Zoom, 1-5 pm.  Register here by August 31! Presentations and workshops at the retreat will include: 1:00-1:50  American Indian Youth: Living and Learning in the Twenty-First Century with Dr. Barbara … Continue reading

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2021 Golden Sower Winners Announced

Picture Book Winner: Crash, Splash, or Moo! by Bob Shea Honor: This Is a Taco! by Andrew Cangelose, illus. by Josh Shipley              We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins Chapter Book Winner: Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen by Candace Fleming, illus. by Eric Rohmann … Continue reading

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We Have Three Winners!!!

Think way back to December 2020…I started a reading challenge called Snow Many Great Books! for all Nebraska residents ages 10 and older. Reading was completed by February 28, 2021. I was supposed to announce the winners in March. Life … Continue reading

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Library Assistant Position – Part Time

Maltman Memorial Library in Wood River is looking for a permanent part-time Library Assistant.  Must have technology skills and be willing to obtain a Nebraska Public Librarian Certificate through the Nebraska Library Commission.  Pick up an application at the library … Continue reading

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Book Repair on a Budget

Below is a link to the “Book Repair on a Budget” workshop that was held on Monday, April 19. During the workshop, I highlighted Kapco book repair products. Here is a link to their webpage. If you want to participate … Continue reading

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Using YA Literature to Inspire Teen Girls Interests in STEM

Do you find it difficult to include teens in your STEM or STEAM programs? Is it especially hard to find things that interest teenage girls? Join Dr. Melissa Cast-Brede as she shows you how to use YA Literature to inspire … Continue reading

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Central Community College Summer and Fall Classes for LIS

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