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Nebraska Author

Hello lovely and amazing librarians across the state of Nebraska! Some of you know me, but most of you don’t — yet. My name is Tammy Marshall, and I am a lifelong resident of Nebraska — grew up in Papillion … Continue reading

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New Book Club Sets for Children and Teens

We lend Book Club Sets to schools and public libraries for 6-8 weeks. Please call the System office or email Denise or Autumn to reserve a Set. Stella by McCall Hoyle (10 copies)Told from Stella’s perspective, this story is about … Continue reading

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Library Game Nights

Tabletop and board games aren’t just for rainy days or awkward family events anymore. As the game industry grows, people of all ages are jumping to play “the original social network.” In our ever-increasing technological world, playing old-school games is … Continue reading

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CPLS Annual Meeting

Central Plains Library System warmly welcomes you to join us for our Annual Meeting. Come explore the Red Cloud community while learning about the famous author, Willa Cather. Known as one of the greatest American novelists of the 20th century, … Continue reading

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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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Tails and Tales Summer Reading Workshop

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting two live Virtual Summer Reading workshops, Tails and Tales! Use the link below to get registered for this exciting event on whichever date works best for you. But please make … Continue reading

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A Blizzard of Snowflakes

Do you need an activity to send home for a winter story time? How about snowflakes? Here is a link to twelve snowflake templates.

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December Social Media Programs

October is gone and November has started. That means, in this year of 2020, it is time to prepare some activities for December which may involve your patrons through social media websites such as Facebook and Instagram. Here are seven … 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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Golden Sower 2021-2022

Shawna Lindner Youth Services Librarian – Kearney Public Library With many libraries and schools closed across the state, and the CPLS Golden Sower Reading Day in Kearney canceled, access to books may be a little more difficult for you this … Continue reading

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