Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading sign up will begin on May 19th.  The theme for this year is Build a Better World.  Sign up your child in the youth department starting May 19th from 1:30 – 4:00.  There will be games & crafts during this open house!  Be sure and check out the story times and events planned this summer under the Children and Teens Services tab!  Adults may sign up in the main library for adult summer reading.

Spring Brown Bag Specials

The Spring session of Brown Bag Special Documentaries starts on March 28 and runs through May 2.  Every Tuesday at Noon we meet to watch a documentary film.  Bring your sack lunch!  All shows are under an hour in length, and are free and open to the public.

March 28  –  Krakatoa

April 4 – Hubble’s Amazing Universe

April 11 – Men who Built America  (Andrew Carnegie)

April 18 –  Men who BUilt AMerica  (JP Morgan)

April 25 – Intelligent Trees

May 2 – Unexplained Mysteries of the Universe

 

Children’s Programs at the Library

 

 

 

 

The spring semester of programs in the Children’s Department starts on Tuesday, January 17th with Wee Read Story Time at 10:15 am.  Wee Read Story Time is for infants through preschool aged children and meets on Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:15 am.  There will also be Saturday specials on selected Saturdays for school aged children and their families.  These events will encompass a variety of activities from movies, to games & activities.  Please check under the Children’s and Teen Services tab for a detailed schedule of events.  For more information, call the children’s department at 785-263-1303.

Cookies & Coloring for Grown-Ups

If you are an adult who enjoys coloring, please join us on the first & third Thursday of each month for Cookies & Coloring for Grown-Ups.  Come and go at this informal gathering.  Coloring pages and supplies will be provided, or you are welcome to bring your own.

Coloring dates for winter/ spring 2017 are:

January  5 & 19

February 2 & 16

March 2 & 16

April  6 & 20

Author Appearance on Saturday, February 4th

Meet the Author

Abilene resident and author, A.C. Wilson, will be at the library on Saturday, February 4th at 10:00 am, to speak about her work.

 A.C. Wilson , a Nebraska native, is the author of contemporary western romance.  Her books include The Black Hills series, set in the Black Hills of South Dakota, and The Broken Country novels, clean young adult contemporary western romances set in western Nebraska.

Wilson will be signing books and have them available for purchase at this event.  This event is free and open to the public.

More information about A.C. Wilson and her books can be found at her website   http://awilsoncornell.wixsite.com/acwilson

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