• 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:  2000-2010s

    February:  1980-1990s

    March:  1960-1970s

    April:  1950s

    May:  1940s

    June and July:  Summer Reading Program

    August:  1930s

    September:  1920s

    October:  1900-1910s

    November:  1880-1890s

    December:  1870s

    We will have a birthday party for the CPL on December 9, 2014!

    “Ode to the CPL” contest. Write a poem about the Colby Public Library.

    Submit it by December 5 to the Colby Public Library.

    Poems will be judged. Winners will be asked to read them at the 135th CPL Birthday Bash on Tuesday, December 9.