• Apple Bake-Off and Apple Open House

    by  • October 6, 2014

    Apple Bake-Off – Monday, October 27 An Apple Bake-Off was planned for Monday, October 27.  Winners were: Crisps 1st—Joanne Bartnik (Fresh Fruit Crisp) 2nd—Sharon Pupp (Carmel Apple Crisp) 3rd—Lyddia Calmes (Apple Cranberry Crisp)   Pies 1st—Phyllis Berg (Cinnamon Sugar Apple Pie) 2nd—Sharon Pupp (Old Fashioned Apple Pie)   Other 1st—Leah Haas (Apple Dumplings) 2nd—Terra...

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    2014: A Year of Heritage Projects at the CPL

    by  • January 2, 2014

    2014:  A Year of Heritage Projects at the CPL In keeping with the countdown to the 135th birthday celebration at the Colby Public Library, community members are encouraged to participate in the monthly heritage events and vintage crafting opportunities offered. January:  Calling all quilters for our “Quilt in a Bag” project.   Sew a 10”...

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    Hobby/Craft Nights 2014

    by  • December 19, 2013

    Hobby/Craft Nights 2014   The schedule for 2014 hobby/craft nights at the Colby City Hall Community Room has been finalized. The doors open at 4 p.m., usually the third Friday of each month, with the majority of hobbyists arriving after work hours. The room is open as long as crafters want to work on...

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    Happy Birthday, CPL! Let’s Countdown the Years!

    by  • December 19, 2013

    Happy 135th Birthday, CPL! The Colby Public Library had a humble beginning in 1879 with 58 books.  In 2014, over 26,000 items are offered to patrons. Help us countdown the decades to the CPL 135th Birthday Party! On display each month will be library materials published in or about the time periods below: January: ...

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    2014 Calendar of Events

    by  • December 19, 2013

    Calendar of 2014 Events at CPL! January:  Tax forms begin arriving Calling All Quilters Project-Sew a 10″ by 10″ quilt square representing a book from our assortment.  It will be packaged with the book for kids to check out. February:  “Movie, Music and Software Sale” (February 1-28:  All month in the library) Sandra Kring...

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    1000 Books Program

    by  • April 26, 2013

    Through the generosity of a Target grant, a new program is beginning at the Colby Public Library.      “1000 Books Before (the end of ) Kindergarten” is open to all families with children from birth through the end of kindergarten.  (While the national program encourages the child to complete the program before entering kindergarten,...

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