• Library Updates

    Make a Difference Day, August 10

    by  • July 25, 2014 • Library Updates

    Sunday, August 10, 2014 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Colby City Hall Community Room “Totes for Tykes” Service Project For those knowing how to sew: Please bring sewing machines and notions. We have the fabric. We will be making canvas tote bags in a variety of kid-friendly patterns.   For those not knowing how to sew...

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    Cheese Days Book Sale

    by  • July 15, 2014 • Library Updates

    Colby Cheese Days Book/Movie Sale THANK YOU to everyone who helped make the 2014 Cheese Days Book Sale a SUCCESS! This year we made $1850! ***Reminder: we are continuously collecting items for the sale.   Do you want to become a Friend of the Colby Public Library? Memberships are available anytime in the library....

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    August: Totes for Tykes 2014 Community Service Project

    by  • July 14, 2014 • Library Updates

    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 are looking for donations of NEW items to entertain young patients and family members...

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    Underwater Adventure – Attention Knitters and Crocheters!

    by  • April 24, 2014 • Library Updates

    Throughout the year, we are celebrating our anniversary with Heritage/Heirloom projects. For the months of May through July, a project will be introduced at Craft/Hobby Night on May 16 in the Colby City Hall Community Room. A special invitation is extended to knitters and crocheters, as pattern packets will be available to help the...

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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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