Library Happenings

Grant County Library has set the 2013 Summer Reading Program.  It will be as follows:  Monday, June 3rd from 10:00-11:30am (Registration, Crafts, Storytime); Wednesday, June 5th from 10:00-11:30am (Crafts, Storytime); Monday, June 10th from 10:00-11:30am (Crafts, Storytime); and Wednesday, June 12th from 11:00-12:30pm (Awards, Games, Picnic).  The theme this year is “Dig into Reading”.  Children ages pre-school to 6th grade are encouraged to join us as we dig up some fun!!  For further information conatact Vickie or Lacy at the Grant County Library 308-458-2218.  The picnic will be provided by the Aeola H. Brennemann Library Foundation and served by the library board members.

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GRANT COUNTY LIBRARY HOSTING QUICKBOOKS CLASS

THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF REGISTRANTS!!

Grant County Library will host a Quickbooks class on Tuesday, April 2nd  from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Cost of the class is $10 payable to Western Nebraska Community College.  WNCC is providing REAP SPECIALIST, Jerry Terwilliger, to teach the basics of Quickbooks in a one day mini session.  This is a great opportunity to learn the “ins and outs” of this program for your accounting needs.  Class will be held in the new Public Access Computer Lab at the Grant County Library.  To register call Tammy DuBray of WNCC at 308-763-2002.

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Grant County Library will host Computer Classes on Saturday, March 16th at the library.  There will be an Excel Basics class from 9:00 – 12:00 and a Word Basics class from 1:00 – 4:00.  The instructor is Carolyn Nading of Scottsbluff.  The Nebraska Library Commission has contracted with WNCC – Sidney to provide computer classes funded through the BTOP grant.  However, there will be a charge of $5 per class to cover the program apps.  Each class is limited to 8 participants.  Register by calling the Grant County Library at 308-458-2218.

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

The Grant County Library Staff, Library Board and Foundation Board would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  We appreciate your patronage and support throughout the year.  To all of you that have helped us by volunteering or donating something, we want to say, THANK YOU.  We could not do it without you.  We look forward to a great year in 2013!!

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HALLOWEEN BAKE/CRAFT SALE RAFFLE WINNERS & HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE DOOR PRIZE WINNER

Grant County Library sold raffle tickets at our annual library foundation bake/craft sale on Wednesday, Oct. 31st as part of our fundraiser.  We continued selling tickets until our Holiday Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 28th.  On that date we drew for the three items.  Winners were:  Baby Quilt – Viki Davis; Wooden Angel – Joy Boyer; and $50 Dredla’s Gift Certificate – Sherry Craig.  At our Holiday Open House, we also had a contest for a door prize.  The contest was “Guess the numer of candies in the snowman container”.  The winner of the door prize was Jim Shankland.  Congratulations to all our winners and thank you to everyone who supports the Grant County Library.

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2012 HALLOWEEN BAKE/CRAFT SALE

The annual Library Foundation Halloween Bake/Craft Sale was held at Dredla’s Grocery on Wednesday, October 31st.  We sold baked goods, soup, runzas, enchiladas, burritos, donated items and raffle tickets for a handmade baby quilt, wooden angel, and a Dredla’s $50 gift certificate.  The drawing for the raffle items will be during the Holiday Open House on Nov. 28th.  We would like to thank everyone for supporting this important fundraiser.  Proceeds will be used for the 2013 Overdrive Set-up Fee and the new Public Access Computer Center.  The 2012 Library Foundation Bake/Craft Sale was held in memory of the late Rhonda (Manning) Varner.  Rhonda started this fundraiser many years ago when she was the library director.  Rhonda was very innovative in bringing technology to the library.  A huge THANK YOU  to everyone who donated items and supported our sale!!!

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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE / BOOK SALE

The Hyannis Area Community Foundation Holiday Open House will be Wednesday, November 28th.  The Grant County Library will join this event and hold the library foundation book sale in conjunction with the open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Please come join us for goodies and browse the tables.  Book Sale proceeds go to the library foundation.

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105 E Harrison St.
PO Box 328
Hyannis, NE 69350
308-458-2218
308-458-2485 (fax)