Category Archives: Announcements

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead February

It’s here! 2-1-21 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead February. We are focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math programming for all ages, Preschool – Young Adults. In order to receive the activities in your Inbox, you need to belong to the … Continue reading

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CPLS Office Closed on the Following Dates

Just a reminder that we will be closed on the following dates to enjoy time with our loved ones. We hope everyone will take a moment to reflect on the many blessings we have in our lives despite enduring such … Continue reading

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Public Library Accreditation and Certification Extensions

In March of this year, we extended the Public Library Accreditation expiration dates for all public libraries by one year. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are again extending the expiration dates, by one more year. So, there will … Continue reading

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Central Plains Library System Office Will Be Closed

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State-Wide Reading Challenge

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E-rate: What’s New for 2021?

These important workshops are now open for registration! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all workshops will be held online only via GoToWebinar. NOTE: This online workshop is being offered on multiple days and at varied times. The same information … Continue reading

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Friend Your Library

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Year-Long Access to Reader Zone

Great News! Many Nebraska libraries used the online record-keeping tool, Reader Zone, which is a user-friendly way to collect reading data for their Summer Reading Programs. We racked up nearly 1.7 million minutes of reading this summer. In light of … Continue reading

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Nebraska 1K Reading Challenge

In this difficult year, librarians learned about using technology to do a wide variety of tasks. One example is using Reader Zone to keep track of Summer Reading Goals instead of collecting that information on paper reading logs. Some found … Continue reading

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YouTube Channel

The Central Plains Library System has a new means of communication. We have a YouTube Channel! This will allow us to post videos of our CPLS Board Meetings and to offer a way for all of our librarians to participate in continuing … Continue reading

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