Books Are Just the Beginning at Nebraska Libraries and one way we know that is the Total Eclipse Viewing Party at Central City Public Library planned for August 21. Activities are designed for adults and families and book displays highlight resource materials in the weeks leading up to the Eclipse. More information is available at http://libraries.ne.gov/centralcity/2017/03/16/total-eclipse-viewing-party-at-central-city-public-library-august-21st/
Books are Just the Beginning at Nebraska Libraries and the healthy lifestyles programming at Snyder Public Library helps demonstrate it. Stressing how important it is to take care of ourselves so we can take care of our world, children enjoyed a story-time book about eating well and feeling good, learned about nutrition, gardened, and practiced yoga. Find out more at http://libraries.ne.gov/snyder/2017/07/23/another-great-gardening-day.
Books Are Just the Beginning at the Gibbon Public Library and their celebration of Nebraska’s 150th birthday is just one example. The library’s “Tree of Life” Community Art Project will bring together members of the community of all ages to make a collaborative art project. Find out more at http://libraries.ne.gov/gibbon/2017/06/30/help-us-celebrate-nebraskas-150th-birthday/
Books Are Just the Beginning at the Chadron Public Library and the Trading Stories Native American Movie Festival is just one example. The July 6-9 Festival will include storytelling, flute performances, dance demonstrations, films, and more! For more information see http://www.chadronpubliclibrary.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=67
Books Are Just the Beginning at the North Bend Public Library and their monthly meetings of the Book and Spoon Cookbook Club is a good example. People who like to cook and share the trials and errors of trying to cook a new dish can share conversations with other Foodies, hosted by Julie Markvicka. For more information see: http://libraries.ne.gov/northbend/2017/05/18/book-spoon-cookbook-club/
Books Are Just the Beginning at the Oakland Public Library and their golf outing in support of the library is just one example. It’s par for the course at https://www.facebook.com/oaklandlibrary/.
Books Are Just the Beginning at Nebraska libraries and then new photography exhibit at the Hartington Public Library’s Wirth Art Gallery demonstrates it. Learn more about this May/June 2017 exhibition at http://libraries.ne.gov/hartington/2017/05/01/may-and-june-art-gallery-show.
Books Are Just the Beginning and these seed trays at Sidney Public Library are a good example. We know that young people learn by “doing” as well as reading, so the youngsters in Sidney will be starting seeds and planting a garden this year. Learn more about it at: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Sidney-Public-Library-1409758532570232/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1866456200233794
Books Are Just the Beginning and Valley Public Library proves it by participating in the Nebraska Science Festival, scheduled for Earth Day, April 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Presentations include Dr. Lance Johnson, head of the biology department at Midland University, with a forensic science activity and Dr. Joel Schrader, with “My Life as a Veterinarian Started in Third Grade…and I’m still in School!” More information is available at http://libraries.ne.gov/valley/2017/04/06/nebraska-science-festival.
And the winner is….Laura Hendricks! At 9:15am tomorrow, Laura will have the chance to cut off or save Rod's ponytail. Which will it be? We will Facebook live so you can watch the event unfold.
Books Are Just the Beginning and Broken Bow Public Library demonstrates it with creative fundraising (and fun-raising). What great support from a city official–to cut his hair to raise money for furniture and equipment for the new library addition. Find out more at https://www.facebook.com/brokenbowlibrary