• Library Updates

    Heirloom Produce Photo Contest

    by  • August 28, 2014 • Library Updates

    Remember to snap photos of you garden produce grown from our Heirloom seed giveaway in March.  There is a garden display in our lobby, and we would like to add your photographs to the showcase.  Turn in photos by October 15 and see if yours is a winner!

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    Yarnstorm the Library this September!

    by  • August 28, 2014 • Library Updates

    Let’s Yarnstorm the Library this September!  Knit, Crochet, Macrame or tie knots…anything works. We are trying to cover a portion of our library ramp railings with knit and crochet samples to show that these age old needle arts are still alive and thriving.  Be wild and crazy with colors — be imaginative with shapes! ...

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    Fall Activities: Sign-up!

    by  • August 14, 2014 • Library Updates

    Fall Programs are starting at the Colby Public Library! Stop in and sign-up at the library August 18th to September 6th for any or all of these great programs for all different age levels: 1000 Books (before the end of) Kindergarten (Ages: Birth-5K)Story Time (Ages 2 and up) Babysitter Book Bags Afternoon Book Club...

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    Basket Weaving Class, Sept. 19

    by  • July 31, 2014 • Library Updates

    Basket Weaving Class Friday, September 19, 2014 5:00—9:00 p.m. Colby City Hall Community Room Cost: $39 for class and supplies   *Class is full! This is also a regular Craft and Hobby Night (4 p.m. – ?). Anyone not in the basket class is welcome to bring their own crafts to work on. *We...

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    August: Totes for Tykes 2014 Community Service Project

    by  • July 14, 2014 • Library Updates

    Thank You to everyone who contributed! We delivered 263 totes to Children’s Miracle Network. Each year, the Colby Public Library sponsors a Community Service Project.  This year, along with Forward Financial Bank, we are proud to sponsor “Totes for Tykes,” a project benefiting young hospital patients and visitors.  Why donate to “Totes for Tykes”? We...

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    2014: A Year of Heritage Projects at the CPL

    by  • January 2, 2014 • Library Updates

    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 • Library Updates

    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 • Library Updates

    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 • Library Updates

    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 • Library Updates

    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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