New YA Books & Teen Program

We just received our most recent order of Young Adult Fiction!
Come and check out these new books:
Crewel – Gennifer Albin
Brooklyn Burning – Steve Brezenoff
The Selection – Kiera Cass
The Girl of Fire & Thorns – Joshua C. Cohen
What Happened to Goodbye – Sarah Dessen
Payback Time – Carl Deuker
The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
Lola and the Boy Next Door – Stephanie Perkins
Anna and the French Kiss – Stephanie Perkins
Falling For Hamlet – Michelle Ray
I’ll Be There – Holly Sloan
The Scorpio Races – Maggie Stiefvater

Saturday, February 16th, the Library will be hosting a Teen Program for teens ages 11 and older! The program will begin at 1PM and will consist of sewing basics. Those attending should bring materials or clothing in need of mending.

 

New Year, New Things

Hope you all are bundled up and staying warm, it’s snowing right now!

Columbus Library just received a new order of large print books that are labeled and ready to go! Of course, being new, they are flying off the shelves so if you happen to walk in and not find what you’re looking for keep checking in with us!  You can also let us know what you’re looking for and we can put a hold on the book for you.

Here is a list of our newest large prints:

A Place In the Country

The Dressmaker

Maybe This Time

Hanna’s List

Fly Away Home

Heat Lightning

The Vault

Lone Wolf

Big Sky Country

Big Sky Mountain

I See You Everywhere

Summer on Blossom Street

A Turn in the Road

Maverick

True Blue

Royal Bridesmaids

 

We are also about to put in an order for many new Young Adult books so keep checking back! The teen area is still being updated, but we’ve already got a nice set-up and will be adding some more features and new computers in the weeks to come, so come on in and visit us!

We also recently signed up for Twitter and Facebook so follow us at these links to stay updated!

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Columbus-Kansas-Public-Library/114303775411596

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CPLibraryKS

Craft Program

We hope all of the kids are having a great (and healthy!) start to the semester as they return to school this year.

This is a reminder that our Children’s Craft Program will be held THIS Saturday, the 19th at 1PM in the children’s area downstairs. PreK-5th graders and their families are invited to make some cute crafts! Hope to see you there!

Also, the library will be closed Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Have a nice holiday!

Happy New Year!

We hope all our patrons had a wonderful holiday, indulged in many treats, and enjoyed spending their time with loved ones! It’s a new year which means: resolutions! Is one of yours to read a book a week? Learn to knit? Bring your kids in for story time? We’d love to have you!

We are currently updating our young adult section with some new groovy decorations, so expect that soon!

Here are some of our upcoming events:

Knitting will be Saturday, January 12th and 26th this month at 10 AM!

Children’s Story Time will be held every Friday at 10 AM!

Children’s Crafts for ages K-5th will be held January 19th at 1PM!

Hope to see you soon!

 

Closed November 22-24th

Columbus Library will be closed Thursday, November 22nd through Saturday, November 24th for Thanksgiving.

Please be aware that this means there will be no story time for Friday, November 23rd and knitting Saturday is cancelled for the 24th. The next knitting Saturday will be held on December 8th.

Have a happy Thanksgiving!