• Library Updates

    CPL’s Birthday Bash

    by  • November 20, 2014 • Library Updates

    Join us for our 135th Birthday Bash! Tuesday, Dec. 9th 10 a.m.—7 p.m. *Surprise! Birthday Give-a-ways (all day) * Displays of library memorabilia * Tasty treats and beverages  * “Ode to the CPL” contest winners will read their selections at 6 p.m.

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    “Ode to the CPL” Contest

    by  • November 4, 2014 • Library Updates

    As a part of our 135th celebration, Colby Public Library will sponsor an “Ode to the CPL” contest. 1. Write a poem about the Colby Public Library. 2. Submit it by December 5 to the Colby Public Library. 3. Poems will be judged. Winners will be asked to read them at the 135th CPL...

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    November Give-Away: Woven Wonders

    by  • November 4, 2014 • Library Updates

    All the month of November, Colby Public Library will be handing out slips at each checkout to win one of three woven wonders: a rug, a purse/tote or a set of four placemats.  Come to the library and check something out for your chance to win one of these fabulous prizes! Drawing will be...

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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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