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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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Book Repair on a Budget Workshop

Join Denise Harders from the CPLS office as she shows you the ins and outs of book repair without blowing the budget. In this workshop, she will teach you how to master broken hinges, worn spines and torn pages like … Continue reading

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S.T.E.A.M.-ing Through 2021

February is over, but we received such a terrific response to our Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead program last month, we decided to keep the fun going.  And now (drumroll please), we are going to email out an activity that is appropriate for … Continue reading

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Reader Zone Workshop

Build Readers Today Summer Reading 2021 Now is a great time to begin planning for summer reading success! The Nebraska Library Commission has contracted with Reader Zone to offer libraries throughout the state a web-based tool for managing reading programs. You are invited … 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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CPLS Annual Meeting to be Monumental

The Central Plains Library System will be hosting their FIRST EVER Virtual Annual Meeting via Zoom! We might not be able to get together in person, but that will not stop us from celebrating all that has been accomplished this … Continue reading

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Cricut Design Space 101

Feeling overwhelmed? Confused about all the buttons on Design Space and what they mean?  Do you group, attach, or weld? Do you do all three?  Join us for a fun filled afternoon where we will break down the basics of … Continue reading

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Makers Gonna Make

What would you do with $1,000 to improve your Makerspace?  How could$500 help you implement new program ideas in your library’s Makerspace?  Are you limited on the amount of funds you can dedicate?  Join us for an interactive workshop where you … Continue reading

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February Display Ideas

February is nearly upon us. Time to get out the doilies and hearts. Everyone’s thoughts turn towards love and Valentines. Cover a bulletin board in a variety of sizes of pink and red hearts. Add these words “All You Need … Continue reading

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CPLS Annual Week of Weeding

CPLS Annual Week of Weeding August 5 – 11, 2018 It is time to clean up after the Summer Reading Program activities and to get ready for school to start. I want to encourage everyone to participate by agreeing to … Continue reading

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