Kresge Challenge is Reached!
Friday, January 7, 2005
The Niobrara County Library Foundation is hosting an Open House to celebrate the success of the Kresge Challenge on Sunday, January 16. The event will be held at the Niobrara Country Club from 3-6 p.m. Plan now to come out and celebrate with us. Music, cake and hors d'oeuvres will be served. $250,000 was raised during this challenge and $83,333 was added to the NCLF Endowment Fund. The long-term endowment goal of the foundation is 1.5 million by 2015.
Plans are underway for a brown bag lunch program on Thursday, January 27. The program will feature regional historian Mike Jording. Watch for more details.
New books in the adult library include "The Wizard" by Gene Wolfe, "A Window Across the River" by Brian Morton, "The Godfather Returns" by Mike Winegardner "Whiteout" by Ken Follett, "London Bridges" by James Patterson, "The Lance Thrower" by Jack Whyte, "Believe" by Buck Brannaman "The Portable Crafter" by Leanne Bennett, "He's Just Not That Into You" by Greg Behrendt and "Triple Crown Winner: the Earl Sande Saga" by Richard J. Maturi.
For our junior readers there is Lee Stacy's "Hot Cars: BMW, Corvette, Ferrari, Jaguar, Mercedes and Porsche."
Our younger readers will enjoy "The Tales of Dog Giovanni" by John Gravdahl and "An Orange for Franklin" by Patricia Polacco.
"Snowmen" is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, January 18, 2005. Storyhour is held each Tuesday throughout the year from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m children 3 through kindergarten.
334-3274 is the Dial-A-Story number. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Dial in and hear an exciting story today!
Stop by and Visit Us Soon!