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Summer Reading Sign-up May 2-27, 2016

Sign-up now for McCook City  Library’s Summer Reading Program. Theme for this year’s program will be “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ.” Different weeks will be: Hop, Skip, Jump; Year of the Monkey; Sports Bonanza; Off to the Races; Around the World Games; Exercise is Good for You; Olympic Trials and Gold Medal Winners.

Groups include:

Kindergartners Unite (for those going into Kindergarten)

Tuesday Mornings 10:00-11:30am

June 7th-July 26th

1st and 2nd Grades

Tuesday Afternoons 1:30-3:00pm

June 7-July 26th

3rd and 4th Grades

Thursday Afternoons 1:30-3:00pm

June 9th-July 28th

5th and 6th Grades

Wednesday Afternoons 1:30-3:00pm

June 8th-July 27th

Must have a current and active Library card. Any questions please call 345-1906.


Quiet Time Storytime

Come join us Thursday (May 5) from 7:00-7:45 pm for an evening of stories, songs and fun. Miss Diane will be reading stories to get you ready to head to bed. Wear your pajamas and brnig the entire family. We will also have some milk and cookies to help off to DREAMLAND.

National Library Week Book Drawing Winners

Winners in the National Library Week book drawing include: Kaden Wilhelmson, Brooklyn Tidyman, Abel Wilson, Paige Broomfield, Leah Warren, Everett Hansen, Nathaniel Moseman, Ivy Bogardus, Addison Randel and Aleigh Randel. Winners in the adult category were: Shelbi Hazlitt, Shelley Wilkinson, Nancy Buresh, Pat Unger, Terra Michaelis, Donna Stetler, Rose Dickerson, Sarah Wolford, Linda Hansing and Lory Power. Congrats to all.

National Library Week

    National Library Week will be celebrated April 10-16 at the McCook Public Library. Key chains, pens and a book drawing will be held throughout the week.

Activities include:

Monday (April 11) – “Let us Bag Your Books”

Tuesday (April 12) National Library Workers Day

Wednesday (April 13), “Let Us Bag You Something Sweet”

Thursday (April 14) 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Celebration (watch for your invitation)

Friday(April 15) “Cookies in a Bag”.

Come and enjoy the different activities and help celebrate YOUR LIBRARY!!!!!


Watch for Children’s Book Week to be held May 2-6, 2016/


Come and enjoy an evening of poetry at the McCook  Public Library to help celebrate April as National Poetry Month. The Library has join with the McCook High School and the Buffalo Common Storytelling and Music Festival planning committee. The event will Tuesday, April 5th from 7-8 p.m. Ginny Odenbach, McCook’s poet Laureate will be the featured speaker. High school students include: Stephen Hoffman, Brandon Molczyk, Hope Rowe, Rachell Jones and Tim Brinamen. Anyone with poetry to present is encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.


Sweet Treat Drawing Announced

Sweet Treat drawing winners include: Rambler Farr, Nolan Yilk, Ragen King,Jed Crawford,Luis Almanza, Trinity Felzien, Scott Milheiser, Isaaac Snyder, Hayden Uerling, Abby Boner, Kalissa Hagan, Kylan Wonder, Adalaide Miller, Isabella Scollard, Mitch Harms  and Hannah Thompson. In the adult category included: Cassie Spencer, Marlene Rogers, Christian Gross, RanDee Barger, Colleen MIchaelis, Deb Petty, Christi King, and Karissa Crawford. Congratulations to all. HAPPY EASTER TO EVERYONE.


Come Celebrate with Us!

Dr. Seuss


All His Friends

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

4:00 – 5:00 PM




TAB (Teen Advisory Board)

& 6 7 8 Club 

will be hosting!

Christmas Drawing Winners Announced

    Winners of the drawings for 13 and Under were: London Blomstedt, Zoe Carson, Walker Coleman, Erin Marks, Addi and Adyn Meyers, Kenzie Michaelis, Josilin and Kendall Miller, Kinzley Morgan, Andreanna Moseman, Arianna Pate, Hannah and Zander Ralston, Aleigh Randel,Elizabeth Swartz, Annaliese and Jonan Scollard, Violet Stevens, Payvn Terry, Scarlet Thayer, Jorge Ulloa, Austin and Grace Wahrman, Alice Wiemer, Kyler White, Rebecka Winder, Ryan Wonder and Leah Zipperlen.

 Ages 13 and Up winners were: Pat Unger, Peggy Appleyard, Susan Hardin, Christy King, Carol Kline, Lori Rousselle, Kathleen Johnson, Andrea Stevens, Donna Curtis, Sara Frank, Shelly Wilkinson, Pam Hartwell, Glen Ralsotn, Daphne Tidyman, Samantha League, Natalie Marks, Teresa Kipp, Marilyn Anderjaska, Liz Yilk, Doris Clough, Maria Moseman and Donna Pleinis.

Congratulations to ALL!!!!!!!!


     The McCook City Library will be hosting a story time on Wednesday, Dec. 23rd starting at 10 a.m. There will be stories, puppets, jokes, trivia and maybe a treat. The story time will be hosted by Miss Diane, TAB-Teen Advisory Board and the 678 Club. Come listen to the Holidays come alive with our special guests entertaining you.

Holiday Hours

     The McCook City Library staff would like to wish you all  Happy Holidays and a Joyful New Year. Library Staff includes: Jody Crocker, Tracy Kennedy, Dorothea Warburton, Lois Simcox, LaVonne McPhillips and Richard Kottman.

The McCook City Library will close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 24th and remain closed till Monday Dec. 28th. For New Year’s the library will close at 3 pm on Thursday, Dec.31 and remain close till Monday, Jan. 4.  Enjoy  this time with family and friends.