• September CPL Happenings!

    by  • August 30, 2016

    The Friends of the CPL Labor Day Weekend Bake Sale is Thursday, September 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nicolet National Bank in Colby. Registration for afternoon and evening book clubs will go until this Friday, September 2. Remember to purchase tickets for Wisconsin author and humorist, Michael Perry, starting September 6th!...

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    Community Sew-a-thon a success!

    by  • August 17, 2016

    The Veteran Backpack Community Sew was held August 12 in the Colby City Hall Community Room.  Fourteen service-minded people worked throughout the day and evening to complete 26 backpacks for homeless veterans.  With the packs people took home to complete, the total will be 40 backpacks given to the Hands Foundation to distribute in...

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    Community Service Sewing Day August 12

    by  • August 6, 2016

    Community Service Sewing Day! Friday, August 12 1-10 p.m. Colby City Hall Community Room Help us sew backpacks for homeless veterans distributed by the HANDS Foundation based in the Twin Cities. Fabric will be provided and all sewing levels are welcome. Free lasagna dinner to backpack sewers at 5:30 p.m.

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    Sign-ups for CPL Programs August 15 through September 2

    by  • August 4, 2016

    *Afternoon Book Club (Adults) Third Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. September through May *Evening Book Club (Adults) Third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. September through May   *Lap Time Story Times (Ages 2-4) Time to be determined, begin mid-September   *Babysitter Book Bags (Limited to 6 providers) Themed packages with...

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    August is Veteran Month at the CPL!

    by  • July 28, 2016

    Our service project for the month of August is all about “serving those who served”. We are making “plarn” sleeping mats for homeless veterans.  If you are a crocheter, we could use your help!  We also need donations of plastic shopping bags.  It takes about 700 bags to make one mat! On August 12th,...

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    Michael Perry coming to Colby, WI!

    by  • July 26, 2016

    We have some EXCITING news to share! Michael Perry, a New York Times bestselling author, is coming to Colby! This will be our kick-off fundraiser for our new library building. Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 15th. Tickets will go on sale September 6. Watch for more information to be posted. To learn more...

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    Summer Reading Program Finale

    by  • July 26, 2016

    The summer reading program finale was Thursday, July 21. Over 260 children and adults attended. Our summer readers read a total of 531,847 pages during our seven week program. WOW!!!  

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    Cheese Days Book Sale a HUGE Success!

    by  • July 19, 2016

    The 2016 Cheese Days Book Sale made $2800!   Thank you to all the workers, donors & customers who helped make this fundraiser a success.   We are collecting items year round for next year’s sale.

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    Summer Adult Bingo!

    by  • May 19, 2016

    Colby Public Library’s Adult Summer Bingo 2016 “Travel the States” Who said that the kids get to have all the fun this summer?  Pick up a Bingo card starting June 1st at the CPL and join in on the fun!  Prizes will be awarded at the end of August.

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