• 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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    Labor Day Bake Sale – Thursday, August 28

    by  • August 14, 2014 • Library Updates

    Help the Friends of the Library raise funds to support the Library at the annual Labor Day Bake Sale Thursday, August 28 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Nicolet National Bank: Colby Location ***Friends please bring your baked goods to the library on Wednesday, August 27 or directly to the bank on Thursday morning.

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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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    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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    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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