Summer Reading Fun

Scott Novosel, former KU Basketball Plaers and a new author, will share his story of KU Basketball and how to fulfill your dreams!  Join us on Thursday-June 16  at 7:00 p.m. at the library.  Refreshments will be served.

Don’t forget, we have the Craft Room open all the time.  Cheryle puts in new crafts each week, and there is something for all ages.


Teen Program – April H. tries to find a book to help her in Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics.

George and Mona Archuleta gave programs on the “Tewa/Hopi Indians and the Real Meaning of the Pow Wow” (George) and “Medicinal Herbs and Their Uses in Cooking.” (Mona)

Summer Reading: June 13-18

We’re off to a great start to the Summer Reading Program.  We had some great programs, and one adult has already finished.  Wow!

June 14 at 10 a.m.:  It’s Teen Tuesday.
This week is the “Relay Race.”   Teens from Grades 6-12 are invited to join in the activities and see what’s going on at Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics.

June 14 at 1:00 p.m.:  Adult Reading Program
We will be showing a movie where Tom Selleck stars as a wealthy Chicago broker whose life seems to be falling apart, just when his aging parents need him the most.  We will be serving popcorn and other sweet snacks.  For High School thru Adult.

June 16 at 10:30 a.m.:  Family Time Thursday
Game Day!!  We will be playing classic outdoor games.  Invite all your friends to join in the fun!

June 16 at 7:00 p.m.:  Scott Novosel, former walk-on KU basketball star and graphic novel author, will be here to share his story and talk about working hard to achieve your dreams.

Summer Reading: June 6-11

We have lots planned for everyone this week at Meade Public Library.

June 6:  This is the first day for participants to turn in their books for credit.  We look forward to seeing lots of you!

June 7 at 10 a.m.:  It’s Teen Tuesday.
Marshela has lots of great fun planned for the Teens during “Opening Ceremonies.”  Teens from Grades 6-12 are invited to join in the activities.

June 9 at 10:30 a.m.:  Family Time Thursday
George Archuleta, a Native American, will share stories of the Tewa Pueblo Indian Tribe and tell us the real meaning of the Pow Wow.

June 9 at Noon:  Adult Reading Program
Mona Archuleta is a certified herbalist and she will talk to us about “Kitchen Herbs and Their Medicinal Uses.”  We will be serving pizza for lunch.  There is no cost, but we respectfully ask that you turn in a reservation by 5 p.m. on June 8 to make sure there is plenty of food for everyone.

Last, but not least, we invite you to participate in the “Family Fun Challenge.”  This is kind of a scavenger hunt is open to families of all ages and sizes.  The fun begins this week, so come in and get your assignment sheet as soon as you can!


Craft Day at the Library

Things are getting busy at the library with people signing up and checking out books for the Summer Reading Program.  The first day to start counting books is Monday, June 6.

We still need to decorate the library.  Come in any time from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, to make a craft item to help us get motivated to READ this summer.  It will be lots of fun.

Look at the Library Blog each week to find out what’s going on at the library.  You can also click on the Summer Reading link above to find out what’s going on all summer long.

This Week at the Library

It’s spring time!  Join us for Story Time on Tuesday morning, April 12, at 10:00 a.m. as Gerri reads stories and leads activities about “Flowers and Gardens.”

On display this month in the Emily Pinnick Room is “Artwork from Meade High School Students.”  We have a variety of paintings and drawings for you to enjoy, as well as some ceramic pieces.

We’re gearing up for our 2016 Summer Reading Program.  The theme this year focuses on Wellness, Fitness and Sports.  We’re excited about all the programs and activities that will be going on, and hope you’ll join us in the fun.  This program is for pre-schoolers thru adults, so there’ll be something for everyone.

This Week at the Library

We will not be having Story Time on Tuesday (March 22).  Our staff will be in training all day.  The library will be open throughout the day, but we will be closed for lunch from 11:30 to 12:30.

Don’t forget to come in and see the Quilt Show currently on display in the Emily Pinnick Room.  Sharon Sue Stockton is also showing her pin cushion collection in the display case.

We will be open on Good Friday as well as the Monday following Easter.

This Week at the Library

Several things are going on at the library this week.

Tuesday morning, March 8, at 10:00 a.m. is Story Time.  Bring your pre-schooler and enjoy the time as Gerri reads stories, activities and crafts.

We will be closed during the noon hour on March 8 for a staff meeting.

The Book Mobile came on March 8, so come in and see what’s new.

We encourage you to come see the “Quilt Display” now being shown in the Emily Pinnick Room.

On Display

On display now is part of the Vintage Video Game collection of Brian Gould.  If you have a love of retro gaming, you are sure to enjoy this display.  It’s certainly a look into the past and should bring back many memories.  This collection will be shown through mid-March.

This Week at the Library

We will be open on President’s Day (Monday, February 16).

Join Gerri for Pre-School Storytime on Tuesday, February 17, at 10:00 a.m.  Her theme for the day is “Birds,” and she has lots of fun stories and activities about our fine feathered friends!

After school on Thursday, February 19, is the weekly snack break.  In celebration of President’s Day, we have a nice selection of books about the U.S. Presidents and First Ladies available for the kids to check out and take hom.

Our used book sale continues until the end of the month.  Come in and see the wide variety of books that are available at bargain prices.


Coming Up at the Library

We have a lot of things going on at the library in the upcoming week.

On Thursday, January 22, you can join us for Snack Break from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m.

We’ll celebrate Kansas’s birthday all next week.  Preschoolers can come in for Story Time at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 27, as Gerri reads stories about Kansas and some of the wonderful things you can find in Kansas.  She has some great crafts and snacks planned for the little ones too.

On Thursday, January 29, Marshal Allen Bailey and Cowgirl Janey will lead a sing-along at Snack Break after school.  Christy Doney and the Smoke Hoss BBQ will be providing Kansas-themed treats.  It will be lots of fun.