2017 Summer Reading – June 25 to July 1

Here’s what’s going on at the library this week!

(Teens) June 27 (10 am-11:30 am) – “Putting in Place”  We will continue working on our fort.

(All Ages) June 28 (Thursday, 10 a.m.)  Craft Day at the Library – Wooden Book End Craft for those who have reservations only.

(All Ages) June 29 (Thursday, 10 a.m.)  “Tales from Around the World” Savannah Ball, from the Southwest Kansas Library System,  will tell stories from around the world.  This will also including songs and a Strega Nona puppet show.

2017 Summer Reading – June 18-24

Here’s what’s going on at the library this week!

(Teens) June 20 (10 am-11:30 am) – “Final Touches”

(Adults) June 20 (Thursday, 12 noon) – “Building a Better You with Essential Oils”  Misti Kohart will share with us the benefits of essential oils in our every day lives.  She is a representative of Young Living Essential Oils.  Lunch will be served at this event.  There is no cost, but reservations are required to make sure we have plenty of food (873-2522) .  You are welcome to attend without eating lunch.

(All Ages) June 22 (Thursday, 10 a.m.)  “Build a Better Snack” Christine McPheter, Meade County Extension.  Christine will show us how to be an architect and how to construct a yummy, easy treat you can make and enjoy at home all summer long!


2017 Summer Reading – June 11-17

Here’s what’s going on at the library this week!

(Teens) June 13 (10 am-11:30 am) – “Construction Begins”

(All Ages) June 15 (Thursday, 10 a.m.) – Thad Beach, Building Language Through Music
Thad Beach is a performing songwriter. Kids of all ages will enjoy his Awesome Adjectives, Radical Rhymes, Crazy Creations and the Band in a Bucket as we Build a Better World with Music!

(Adults) June 15 (Thursday, 7 p.m.) – Bob Dixson, Mayor of Greensburg, Kansas
Mayor Dixson will speak on the recovery of Greensburg following the devastating May 4, 2007 tornado. (This program is primarily for adults. If kids under the age of 15 choose to come, they must be accompanied by an adult.)

Don’t forget our Craft Room. Cheryle has a variety of crafts and activities for you to do. See you at the library!  We also have Family Fun Sheets that you can do and earn prizes.


2017 Summer Reading – June 4-10

Here’s what’s going on at the library this week:

(Teens)  June 6 (10 am-11:30 am) – Introduction to “Building a Better Community.”  See what we have planned for Teen Tuesday this summer.

(Adults)  June 7 (Wednesday,12 noon) – The Honey Party (This is a change in time from what is previously advertised.)
Olis Lauppe from Fowler will bring his bee hive and share with us about his honey producing operation.  We will serve pizza for lunch at this program.  (Starting at 10 a.m., we will have our Honey Party.  We have about 15 different varieties of honey for you to sample and then vote on your favorite.  You’ll be amazed at the difference in flavors in the different honeys.  These are not flavored honeys–they are the flavor of the plant they come from.  This is come-and-go and will end at 3 p.m.)  The pizza is free, but we respectfully ask that you call by closing time Tuesday, June 6, to reserve a place.  We want to make sure we have enough food for everyone.  This is an adult event. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

(All Ages) June 8 (Thursday, 10 a.m.) – Craft Day at the Library
We will make a 3D Letter Sculpture (using the first letter of your name).  You will need to sign up by June 1 to participate.  We want to make sure we have letters for everyone.

Summer Reading Program – 2017

Enrollment for the Summer Reading Program has begun.  The Summer Reading Program is open to people of all ages (including pre-schoolers and adults).  Stop in today and see what’s going on at the library this summer as we “Build a Better World.”

May 17 (4 p.m. to 5 p.m) is Craft Day at the Library.  Come in and make a craft that will help decorate our library this summer.

On Display

See What’s Going On!

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The Used-Book Sale continues through March 18.  (It will then be time to get the Pinnick Room ready for a spring time display as well as Summer Reading.) We’re trying something different this time, selling books by the pound — $1.00 per pound.

At the bottom of this post is a coupon you can use for purchases this week at the Used-Book Sale.  All VHS Videos have been reduced to 25¢ each.

In our display case this month is a collection of “Angels” belonging to our director, Audrey Flowers.  It’s a very nice collection, so please stop in and take a look.

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

February Happenings

Image result for used book salesThe Used-Book Sale is out now, so come in and see what we have.  We’re trying something different this time, selling books by the pound — $1.00 per pound.  If you buy less than a pound, it will still be 25¢ a book.

Story Time:  Join Gerri for Story Time on February 21 at 10:00 a.m.  Her theme for the month is “On the Farm.”

In our display case this month is “Celebrating the 150th Birthday of Laura Ingalls Wilder.”

Famous Kansans

Image result for kansas clip artTo commemorate Kansas Day, the Seventh Grade Social Studies class at Meade Junior High will be displaying their posters of Famous Kansans.  Their teacher is Stacy Cordes.  You can see their awesome posters through the month of January.

Kansas Day is on January 29, and Kansas will be celebrating its 156th birthday this year.