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Local man chipping away at community progress ... coat drive the CYC held at the library ... Grand Island Independent November 25, 2013

From the Library: Your public library as an eGov front door Grand Island Independent November 24, 2013

Central Nebraska Writers Network ... group will next meet at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the library. Grand Island Independent November 24, 2013

City announces shorter hours, closings for Thanksgiving holiday ... The Grand Island Public Library will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The library will also be closed on Thursday and Friday. The library will reopen at 10 a.m. Nov. 30. Grand Island Independent November 23, 2013 

Thanksgiving Closures and Hours of Operation at the City of Grand Island ... Edith Abbott Memorial Library will close early on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 5 p.m. In addition, the library will also be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29. The library will reopen at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30. Channel 10/11 November 21, 2013

"Ready-to-Read" Program at the GI Library (video) Grand Island Independent November 14, 2013

20 years of Children's Days ... The Grand Island Public Library was providing bookmarks and bags of trail mix [and provided a tipi making craft] Grand Island Independent November 11, 2013

Children's Day is 20 years strong in G.I. Lexington Clipper-Herald November 11, 2013

From the Library: 50th anniversary of JFK assassination Grand Island Independent November 10, 2013

From the Library: Along with the time change, fall back into reading Grand Island Independent November 3, 2013

Club Calendar - November 2013 ... Grand Island Public Library Adult Bookclub, Central Nebraska Writers Network, Grand Island Unit National Association of Parliamentarians Grand Island Independent November 3, 2013 

Central Nebraska Writers Network ... The group will next meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Grand Island Public Library in the foyer. Grand Island Independent November 3, 2013

From the Library: Important 2012 dates in vets home history Grand Island Independent October 27, 2013

G.I. library hosting health care information sessions Grand Island Independent October 26, 2013

Public encouraged to ‘investigate’ health care options Grand Island Independent October 24, 2013

Health Care Informational Sessions at GI Public Library Channel 10/11 October 23, 2013

GI Library Hosts Teen Read Week Channel 10/11 October 21, 2013

Health Care Law Questions Continue ... an informational session held [at the public library] in Grand Island Saturday aimed to make the law more clear. NTV October 20, 2013

All-in-one audio books featured at library Grand Island Independent October 20, 2013

AARP hosting health care sessions at G.I. library Grand Island Independent October 17, 2013

Health Care Law Sessions Available at GIPL Channel 10/11 October 16, 2013

This Week is Teen Read Week at the GI Public Library (video) Grand Island Independent October 16, 2013

Project Homeless Connect needs many more volunteers ... Project Homeless Connect will have buses running on a continuous loop from pick-up sites at the Salvation Army, Grand Island Public Library and Skagway south to the Evangelical Free Church, St. Leo’s Catholic Church and Stolley Park Church of Christ. Grand Island Independent October 16, 2013

G.I. Hosts Info Sessions On New Health Care Law ... The Grand Island Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) are co-sponsoring informational sessions NTV October 15, 2013

Moonshell’s 1920s fundraiser set for Friday ... Moonshell Munch and Learn series — Free arts and humanities programs are offered over a weekday lunch hour from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. three times a year at the Grand Island Public Library. Remaining dates for the programs are Jan. 9 and April 10. Grand Island Independent October 15, 2013

Grand Island Library Hopes Teen Read Week Will Spark More Out of Classroom Reading NTV October 15, 2013

Disney digital books arrive at public library Grand Island Independent October 14, 2013

From the Library: Sign language joins library’s multi-cultural section Grand Island Independent October 13, 2013

Grand Island Area Retired School Personnel ... Jeannie Simmons, Grand Island City Library, provided guests and members with information regarding the various programs available at the library. She emphasized the online and home-bound services, classes available, and the need for volunteers. AARP will also be providing sessions this fall on health care reform. Grand Island Independent October 14, 2013

Local author tells little-known Native American’s story ... Lukesh’s presentation was part of the Moonshell Arts and Humanities Council’s Munch and Learn Series at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent October 11, 2013 

Your Ticket ... The Moonshell Arts and Humanities Council’s annual series of “Munch and Learn” programs kicks off today (Thursday) with a presentation from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. at the Grand Island Public Library. Nebraska author and retired educator Jean Lukesh will present a program on her latest book, “Eagle of Delight — Portrait of a Plains Indian Girl in the White House.” Grand Island Independent October 10, 2013 

Hearing addresses 'next-generation 911' ... County officials, people responsible for 911 centers and first responders attended a public meeting at the Grand Island Public Library Grand Island Independent October 9, 2013

Teen Read Week is Oct. 13-19 ... The Grand Island Public Library, 211 N. Washington St., will celebrate Teen Read Week, Oct. 13-19, with special events and programs aimed at encouraging area teens to read for the fun of it. Grand Island Independent October 7, 2013

From the library: The local library is here to play Grand Island Independent October 6, 2013

G.I. puts kindness in the spotlight next week ... Instead of book fines, the library will issue “Do An Act of Kindness – Pass It On” citations Grand Island Independent October 4, 2013

Grand Island Library to Benefit from Diners of the Local Runza Restaurants Tuesday NTV September 30, 2013

A Victorian Tea fit for a lady KHAS-TV September 29, 2013 

From the Library: 1889 and other important dates in veterans home history Grand Island Independent September 29, 2013

Club Calendar - Oct. 2013 ... Grand Island Public Library Adult Bookclub, Central Nebraska Writers Network Grand Island Independent September 29, 2013

Central Nebraska Writers Network ... The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Grand Island Public Library Grand Island Independent September 29, 2013

GRAND ISLAND CITY COUNCIL ... Approved changing city code to specify that council meeting notices will be published at least 24 hours in advance of meetings ... When less than 24 hours notice is available, printed notices will be hung at City Hall, the Hall County Courthouse and the Grand Island Public Library Grand Island Independent September 25, 2013

Your Ticket: Local weavers, spinners to demonstrate their crafts ... Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent September 24, 2013

Humane Society’s mascot dog ‘retires’ with medical issue [photo: Kyle Dygert, 5, plays with Angus, the Central Nebraska Humane Society’s mascot dog, during a “Paws to Read” event at the Grand Island Public Library.] Grand Island Independent September 24, 2013

GI Library has 2020 Vision to be Lifelong Learning Center NTV September 23, 2013

Victorian Tea Party set for Sunday at the library Grand Island Independent September 23, 2013

Runza Night for the library planned Grand Island Independent September 23, 2013

Library board planning for new bookmobile ... “We know that it’s not in this coming year, but it is in the long-range plan by the year 2020 that we have the means to restart a mobile outreach program,” Library Director Steve Fosselman said. Grand Island Independent September 20, 2013

Park Place residents, preschoolers share a good book ... available for checkout at the Grand Island Public Library Grand Island Independent September 20, 2013

Library adapts to new media KHAS-TV September 19, 2013 

Your Ticket: Library to host Victorian tea party Grand Island Independent September 19, 2013

From the Library: September a great time to visit Grand Island Independent September 15, 2013

Event to help the homeless needs volunteers ... In order to assist those needing help get to the event, busses will run on a continuous loop from pick up sites Salvation Army, Grand Island Public Library, and Skagway South to Evangelical Free and St. Leo’s Catholic Church. Grand Island Independent September 15, 2013

From the Library: A library smart card and other fun for September Grand Island Independent September 8, 2013

Quilt show features local architecture ... Neo-classical Revival styled Carnegie Library that was dedicated 1903 in the presence of then-President Theodore Roosevelt. Grand Island Independent September 5, 2013

From the Library: 2087 an important date in vets home history Grand Island Independent September 1, 2013

Club Calendar - Sept. 2013 ... Grand Island Public Library Adult Bookclub, Central Nebraska Writers Network, Grand Island Unit National Association of Parliamentarians, Grand Island Area Retired School Personnel — Woodland Room at Riverside Lodge. Program: “Specialized Library Services” by Jeanne Simons. Grand Island Independent September 1, 2013 

Children’s programming at the library begins Tuesday Grand Island Independent August 30, 2013 

Local briefs: Library to implement fall hours next week Grand Island Independent August 29, 2013

Central Nebraska Writers Network ... met Aug. 1 at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent August 25, 2013 

Teen “Beneath the Surface” art contest winners named Grand Island Independent August 25, 2013

From the library: Suffering from ‘Downton Abbey’ withdrawal? No problem Grand Island Independent August 25, 2013

Citizen input sought on 2013-14 budget ... available for review at the Grand Island Public LibraryGrand Island Independent August 21, 2013

Substantial raises proposed for G.I. police ... 15 percent annual increase for each of three years for the assistant library director and an annual 10.75 percent hike for the library director for each of three years. Grand Island Independent August 20, 2013

G.I. Proposed City Budget Released ... three paper copies at the Grand Island library NTV August 19, 2013

Mayor's Advisory Council tackles budget issues ... The budget is available to the public at both City Hall's information desk and three copies at the public library. KHAS-TV August 19, 2013 

From the Library: You ‘mustache’ a librarian how the summer went Grand Island Independent August 11, 2013

Successful summer library programs Grand Island Independent August 9, 2013

Many city fee hikes proposed ... proposed a $10 library card fee for people who live outside of city limits. The $10 card would be good for three months — just the right length of time to participate in the library’s summer reading program. Currently, nonresidents must pay $40 a year for a library card. Grand Island Independent August 9, 2013

City council doesn't buy 'no tax increase' budget proposal ... cuts would be devastating to the Grand Island Public Library and the Parks and Recreation Department Grand Island Independent August 7, 2013

From the Library: Celebrating the life of a great librarian: Roberta Lawrey Movie Grand Island Independent August 4, 2013

Club Calendar - August 2013 ... Grand Island Public Library Adult Bookclub Grand Island Independent August 4, 2013 

Lawrey recalled as ‘champion for reading’ ... Longtime Grand Island Public Library Director Roberta “Bobbie” Lawrey died Saturday at the age of 82. Grand Island Independent July 29, 2013

GISH grad ‘can take anything on’ ... volunteered at the library Grand Island Independent July 29, 2013 

Central Nebraska Writers Network ... The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent July 28, 2013

Movie Mania Week at the Grand Island Public Library (video) Grand Island Independent July 26, 2013 

'Duck Dynasty' fun comes to library for final summer teen program Grand Island Independent July 26, 2013

Your Ticket: Movie mania at the library Grand Island Independent July 25, 2013

Circus fun draws children to library: Summer Reading Program Grand Island Independent July 23, 2013

From the library: Do your reading with your ears Grand Island Independent July 21, 2013 

Project is truly wonderful ... Sessions are held at the library Grand Island Independent July 20, 2013

Teens build ‘Frankentoys’ at G.I. library Grand Island Independent July 19, 2013

‘Wonderful Life’ project is valuable ... please join us at the library Grand Island Independent July 19, 2013

Recommended Reading ... Based on recent early literacy research, the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) encourages parents to engage in five simple activities: reading, singing, talking, writing and playing with their children to support their childs early literacy skills. Grand Island Independent July 18, 2013

The Humanities: what are they worth to us? ... work with libraries, schools, and community centers to bring families together to read books and discuss the themes and how they relate to their lives. Grand Island Independent July 18, 2013

From the library: Library’s Summer Reading Program still going strong Grand Island Independent July 14, 2013

‘Wonderful Life’ projects helps deal with everyday life ... eing offered each month at the GI Public Library.  Grand Island Independent July 13,2013

Efforts of many led to Chautauqua success ... Grand Island Public Library and College Park hosted youth and adult workshops during the day. Grand Island Independent July 9, 2013

From the Library: Learn the next thing at your library Grand Island Independent July 7, 2013

Chautauqua was a class act ... attended some part of all the events that took place either at the library or Stuhr Museum and were never disappointed ... Grand Island Independent July 4, 2013

Library program shows kids rare meteorite, fossils Grand Island Independent July 2, 2013

'Dig into Reading’ program continues at Grand Island library Grand Island Independent July 1, 2013

Grand Island Issues Closings for Fourth of July NTV July 1, 2013

Club Calendar - July 2013 ... Grand Island Public Library Adult Bookclub; Grand Island Unit, National Association of Parliamentarians; Central Nebraska Writers Network Grand Island Independent June 30, 2013

Saturday Salute ... Grand Island’s Chautauqua took the hard work of many people. Humanities Nebraska, a local organizing committee, Stuhr Museum, the Grand Island Public Library and many others worked well together to pull off such a large endeavor. Grand Island Independent June 29, 2013

APNewsBreak: Librarians to help with health law Grand Island Independent June 29, 2013

Cather scholar hosts author workshop ... during a Nebraska Chautauqua adult workshop Friday at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent June 29, 2013

Dodge recounts building of Transcontinental Railroad ... Chautauqua events will be held at the Stuhr Museum or the Grand Island Public Library throughout the week. Grand Island Independent June 28, 2013

Library Events Help Keep Students Sharp During the Summer Channel 10/11 June 27, 2013

Crowd turns out to see Cather, Twain on first night of chautauqua oratory ... Chautauqua events will be held at the Stuhr Museum or the Grand Island Public Library throughout the week. Grand Island Independent June 27, 2013

Crowds Pack in for Chautauqua ... Adult workshops and youth workshops/activities will be held at the Grand Island Public Library NTV June 27, 2013

Visitors get lesson in railroad history ... during an adult Chautauqua program at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent June 27, 2013

Nebraska Chautauqua: Wednesday’s schedule of events ... at the Stuhr Museum or the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent June 27, 2013

Group goes back in time to experience Pawnee traditions ... gathered at the Grand Island Library. Grand Island Independent June 26, 2013

Chautauqua Brings History Alive in Grand Island [featuring adult workshop at library] Channel 10/11 June 26, 2013

Extreme Heat Can Cause Dangerous Situations ... going to a library ... Channel 10/11 June 26, 2013

Dr. Seuss comes alive ... at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent June 25, 2013

Schedule of events for Nebraska Chautauqua in Grand Island Grand Island Independent June 25, 2013

Nebraska Chautauqua: Free Land? 1862 and the Shaping of Modern America ... daily workshops for adults and youth at the Grand Island Public Library. Channel 10/11 June 25, 2013 

From the Library: Hot reads to cool down summertime Grand Island Independent June 23, 2013

Nebraska Chautauqua to bring history to life ... Youth workshops will take place Tuesday through Friday at the Grand Island Public Library where kids in kindergarten through fourth grade will experience literature and games surrounding the topic. Grand Island Independent June 21, 2013

Traveling Treasure Hunt planned for G.I. Chautauqua ... There will be two traveling exhibits as part of Chautauqua, one at Stuhr Museum and the other at the Grand Island Public Library. Anyone wishing to participate in the hunt may pick up the map and the contest blank at the site of the traveling exhibits, Stuhr Museum or the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent June 20, 2013 

Your Ticket ... Library to host art contest for teens. Grand Island Independent June 20, 2013 

Kids get active in dance program at G.I. library Grand Island Independent June 18, 2013

From the Library: You don’t tug on Superman’s cape Grand Island Independent June 16, 2013 

Grand Island forum sheds light on domestic violence ... public education forum on domestic violence Thursday at the Grand Island Public Library. KHAS-TV June 14, 2013 

Domestic violence the focus of talk ... on Thursday at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent June 14, 2013

Football heroes read children's classics at G.I. library Grand Island Independent June 14, 2013

Danger Football players read to children ... Thursday morning at the Edith Abbott Memorial Library. KHAS-TV June 13, 2013

Crisis Center Holds Domestic Violence Forum ... at the Grand Island Library. Channel 10/11 June 13, 2013

Nebraska Chautauqua to be in Grand Island ... All workshops will be held at the Grand Island Public Library. KRVN Radio June 13, 2013

United Way launches kids summer reading program [our library is partnering with United Way in the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and provided registration space for them at our library during our summer reading program] KHAS-TV June 11, 2013 

New Imagination Library Program Promotes Early Childhood Literacy [our library is partnering with United Way in the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and provided registration space for them at our library during our summer reading program] Channel 10/11 June 11, 2013

Program now offering free books to kids under age 5 [our library is partnering with United Way in the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and provided registration space for them at our library during our summer reading program] Grand Island Independent June 11, 2013

Teen shares love of reading at G.I. library [Next Voice feature on volunteer Abby Anthony] Grand Island Independent June 10, 2013

Crisis Center to present ‘Domestic Violence 101’ ... Thursday, June 13, at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent June 10, 2013

From the Library: It’s always good to read and ‘learnalot’! Grand Island Independent June 9, 2013 

Service dog can ‘read’ disabled G.I. boy ... Around Grand Island, Kim said people have been “all smiles” in seeing Alex with his dog. They’ve been to Hy-Vee, Home Depot, PetSense and the city library. Grand Island Independent June 9, 2013

Your Ticket: Chautauqua film series starts Sunday ... The Grand Island Public Library, who has been hosting multiple reading and speaker events this summer in preparation for the Chautauqua, have more information on each of these films in the form of books that can be checked out. Grand Island Independent June 7, 2013

Nebraska Chautauqua: Free Land? 1862 and the Shaping of Modern America ... daily workshops for adults and youth at the Grand Island Public Library. KHAS-TV June 6, 2013

Teens make toys, blankets for Humane Society ... The Grand Island Library’s teen summer reading program went to the dogs Wednesday afternoon. Grand Island Independent June 6, 2013 

Club Calendar - June 2013 ... Grand Island Public Library Adult Bookclub, Central Nebraska Writers Network. Grand Island Independent June 3, 2013

Library plans kickoff for adult summer reading program Grand Island Independent June 2, 2013

Tips for Parents to Prevent Summer Brain Drain ... visit the library often and let children choose books that interest them. Grand Island Independent June 1, 2013

G.I. library’s beach party draws crowd ... kickoff for the preteen and teen summer reading program. Grand Island Independent May 31, 2013

GI Library Friends Book Sale Channel 10/11 May 30, 2013 

GI Library Friends Lobby Book Sale KHAS-TV May 28, 2013 

Library sets ‘beach party’ summer ... “Beneath the Surface” Summer Reading Program for teens ages 11 to 18. Grand Island Independent May 27, 2013

From the Library: What’s blooming in Adult Services? Grand Island Independent May 26, 2013

Central Nebraska Writers ... next meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at the library. Grand Island Independent May 26, 2013

Jokes, stunts kick off summer reading at library Grand Island Independent May 25, 2013 

Juggler/Comedian Jason Huneke performs at the library [video] Grand Island Independent May 24, 2013 

Library resumes summer schedule Grand Island Independent May 24, 2013

Tips On Entertaining Kids ... Take a trip to the library. Grand Island Independent May 23, 2013

Summer reading program to begin Thursday at library Grand Island Independent May 22, 2013

Addressing Domestic Violence in Light of Recent Stabbings in G.I. ... The Crisis center is hosting a lunch & learn at the Grand Island Library on Thursday, June 13, 2013 Channel 10/11 May 21, 2013

Three questions for Grand Island residents ... Grand Island has been on a dynamic roll over the last decade. A new events center, an expanded and remodeled public library, an indoor recreation center, a new firehouse, a new jail and a public safety center are a few of the projects that have been added to the inventory of public spaces in the that span. Most of those projects were the result of the 1997 Heartland Visioning process launched by then-mayor Ken Gnadt. Grand Island Independent May 20, 2013

From the Library: Getting ready for Summer Reading Partnerships Grand Island Independent May 19, 2013 

From the Library: Stop and enjoy those special moments Grand Island Independent May 12, 2013

Encourage Kids to Have Gadget-Free Fun this Summer ... Visit the Library. Grand Island Independent May 19, 2013

Avoid the summer slide: 7 fun, brain-stimulating activities for students ... Visit your local public library to borrow books, and pick up an event schedule for story times, art activities, reading clubs and more. Grand Island Independent May 8, 2013

Grand Island library offers digital magazines Grand Island Independent May 6, 2013 

Club Calendar - May 2013 ... Grand Island Public Library Adult Bookclub, Grand Island Unit National Association of Parliamentarians Grand Island Independent May 5, 2013

Pre-Chautauqua Program Focuses on Ponca Chief Standing Bear ... Author Joe Starita shared his book with readers at the Grand Island Public Library. NTV May 5, 2013 

G.I. Library Hosts 2nd Packed Pre-Chautauqua Event Channel 10/11 May 5, 2013

Your Ticket: Second pre-Chautauqua program focuses on Standing Bear Grand Island Independent May 2, 2013

Fun ways to help kids 'rock out' to classical music ... Head to the library and check out recordings of classical music’s greatest hits. Grand Island Independent May 2, 2013

From the Library: Multicultural center offers multitude of resources Grand Island Independent April 28, 2013 

City revisiting tax levy for railroad projects… a library expansion, a new fire station and a new Law Enforcement Center Grand Island Independent April 28, 2013 

Ferguson a good fit as Aurora’s new city administrator … expanding and remodeling the public library, Grand Island Independent April 28, 2013

2013 - Summer Reading Program/Elementary GITV April 24, 2013

2013 - Summer Reading Program/Teens GITV April 24, 2013 

Dozens Attend Pre-Chautauqua Event in G.I. [at our library] NTV April 21, 2013

From the Library: Get ready to to dig into reading this summer Grand Island Independent April 21, 2013 

Corporate Spelling Bee goes 36 rounds ... Literacy Council of Grand Island's 15th annual Corporate Spelling Bee Saturday at the Grand Island Public Library. Angela Kluge and Kim Mettenbrink, Edith Abbott Memorial Library (team members) Grand Island Independent April 21, 2013

What’s Going On … “O Pioneers,” Grand Island Independent April 21, 2013

Corporate Spelling Bee Helps G.I. Literacy Council [held at library] NTV April 20, 2013 

Corporate Spelling Bee set for Saturday at G.I. Library Grand Island Independent April 19, 2013 http://www.theindependent.com/news/local/corporate-spelling-bee-set-for-saturday-at-g-i-library/article_e18bf9ca-a88c-11e2-afaf-001a4bcf887a.html

Your Ticket ... First official Chautauqua event begins with ‘O Pioneers’ ... at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent April 18, 2013

What’s Going On … National Library Week Grand Island Independent April 15, 2013

Local Libraries Kick Off National Library Week ... No fines is just one of the ways the Grand Island Public Library is celebrating National Library Week, which kicked off Sunday. NTV April 14, 2013

Wanted: aluminum cans for Habitat recycling … During April the public also can view more than 3,200 Can Jam coloring sheets submitted by area students. Sheets are posted at the Conestoga Mall and the G.I. Public Library. Grand Island Independent April 14, 2013

From the Library: Community really matters at our library Grand Island Independent April 14, 2013

What’s Going On … Grand Island Public Library Bilingual Storytime Grand Island Independent April 4, 2013 http://www.theindependent.com/eedition/page-b/page_ea702349-0a0c-54e3-a69d-00f869635bdd.html

What’s Going On … “Down on the Farm with the CCC Boys: A Musical Tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps,” Grand Island Independent April 4, 2013

Civilian Conservation Corps focus of G.I. library program Grand Island Independent April 4, 2013

Grand Island public invited to create action plan for block grant funds - The city of Grand Island will sponsor action strategy meetings at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4. Grand Island Independent April 2, 2013

‘Down on the Farm’ presentation coming to G.I. library April 9 Grand Island Independent April 1, 2013 

From the Library: Library offers free literacy programs Grand Island Independent March 31, 2013

Club Calendar - April 2013 - Grand Island Public Library Adult Bookclub Grand Island Independent March 31, 2013 

Grand Island Residents Asked to Provide Input on Needs of Their Communities - The first meeting will be held April 4 at 5:30 pm at the Grand Island Library. NTV March 29, 2013 

G.I. EDC president vying for Aurora city administrator job - Projects he oversaw in Grand Island as city administrator included tremodeling of the library ... Grand Island Independent March 28, 2013 

From the Library: Think internet safety this spring Grand Island Independent March 24, 2013 

G.I. Child Care - Celine Swan, with the Grand Island Public Library, spoke to the group about helping and getting children to be book-friendly. She also spoke of the different programs offered by the library. Grand Island Independent March 24, 2013

Central Nebraska Writers Network - met March 7 at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent March 24, 2013

Prime Time reading program returns to Grand Island - The Grand Island Public Library, in collaboration with Humanities Nebraska, will offer Prime Time Family Reading Time this spring for Spanish- and English-speaking parents and their children. Grand Island Independent March 18, 2013 

From the Library: What’s in your library book bag? Grand Island Independent March 17, 2013

Local students win state ag poster contest - Magazines also will be circulated through public libraries ... Grand Island Independent March 16, 2013

Six Ways That Public Gardens Can Inspire You [our biofiltration garden will be one such example] Grand Island Independent March 14, 2013 

Literacy Council Corporate Spelling Bee - April 20, 2013 at 10:30 AM until 12:30 PM Location: Edith Abbott Memorial Library. KHAS-TV March 13, 2013 

Teen Tech Week kicks off at the Grand Island Library KHAS-TV March 10, 2013

Central Nebraska Writers Network - March and April meetings at the library will be held in the foyer. Grand Island Independent March 10, 2013 

Library takes kids back to ‘Wild West’ Grand Island Independent March 8, 2013

Pizza for a job well done - Put on Ice to Stamp Out Cold took place at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent March 7, 2013 

Free Tax Prep Help [this is offered at our library] Grand Island Independent March 7, 2013

Top technology trends for 2013 that make your life easier - How families read and learn is changing too. Today, people of all ages are opting to read ebooks. Grand Island Independent March 5, 2013 

From the Library: Time for March Madness Grand Island Independent March 3, 2013

Building a nation of readers, one at a time Grand Island Independent March 4, 2013 

Club Calendar - March 2013 ... Grand Island Public Library Adult Bookclub Grand Island Independent March 3, 2013

Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash During Bilingual Storytime Channel 10/11 March 2, 2013

Celebrate Spring Break at the Grand Island Library City of Grand Island March 1, 2013

Digital Magazine Partnership Benefitting Four Central Nebraska Libraries ... Grand Island Library's Youth Service Librarian Celine Swan says electronic reading devices are quickly becoming the norm. Channel 10/11 February 27, 2013

Public hearings held on Fifth Street sewer project - Two public hearings were held Monday at the Grand Island Public Library ... Grand Island Independent February 27, 2013

From the Library: Spring in to your local library Grand Island Independent February 24, 2013

From the Library: Top 10 lists and much, much more Grand Island Independent February 17, 2013 

Grand Island library offers unique story time KHAS-TV February 14, 2013 

STATE OF THE CITY ... the Grand Island Public Library has developed a long-range plan for meeting community needs ... Grand Island Independent February 13, 2013

Banquet to highlight YWCA’s busy month ... Wednesday, Feb. 13. Staff from the Grand Island Public Library will share what is available and happening at the local library. Grand Island Independent February 11, 2013 

Hitting the books digitally at the library KHAS TV February 10, 2013

More Nebraskans are choosing higher education ... The Grand Island Public Library held a college and career open house Saturday. KHAS TV February 9, 2013

Preparing for College and Careers Open House - Community Events Channel 10/11 February 9, 2013

Wonderful Life a successful project ... at the library. Grand Island Independent February 8, 2013

Digital Magazines a Hit at Grand Island Public Library City of Grand Island February 8, 2013

Bail at library jail Thursday will be clothing [CYC event] Grand Island Independent February 4, 2013

Urges more books for the G.I. library Grand Island Independent February 4, 2013

From the library: Bigger can be better when it comes to print Grand Island Independent February 3, 2013

Club Calendar - Feb. 2013 ... Grand Island Public Library Adult Bookclub, Central Nebraska Writers Network. Grand Island Independent February 3, 2013

Bilingual Storytime - Community Events Channel 10/11 February 1, 2013

Grand Island Library Has Many Events Coming Up [bilingual story time, college/careers open house] NTV January 30, 2013

Bilingual Storytime at the Grand Island Public Library KHAS TV January 29, 2013

Preparing for College and Careers Open House KHAS TV January 29, 2013

Library to install biofiltration garden Grand Island Independent January 27, 2013 

Central Nebraska Writers Network ... at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent January 27, 2013

From the Library: Love, love, love your library Grand Island Independent January 27, 2013

Wonderful Life seeking participants for second year ... offered at G.I. library. Grand Island Independent January 26, 2013

Bear Fair promotes health and safety at library Grand Island Independent January 23, 2013

Capital Avenue widening funding in jeopardy ... Approved a $7,300 contract with Kinghorn Gardens of Omaha to design a biofiltration garden for the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent January 23, 2013

‘Wonderful Life’ project makes a difference ... training at the library Grand Island Independent January 23, 2013 

A bear-y good time at the library Grand Island Independent January 22, 2013

Small steps keep financial resolutions within reach ... Try borrowing: If you haven’t been to your local library lately, it might be time for a reintroduction. It’s easier than ever to borrow books, magazines, DVDs and even e-books, with many libraries offering convenient online hold services that allow you to request items and receive notification as soon as they’re available. Grand Island Independent January 22, 2013

Bills coming for new water main around Parkview/Hagge subdivisions ... Approve a $7,300 contract with Kinghorn Gardens of Omaha to design a biofiltration garden for the Grand Island Public Library. The city received a $55,000 Greener Nebraska Towns Program grant to enhance community greenscaping needs. Grand Island Independent January 22, 2013

From the library: We can’t ‘bear’ to have you miss out on your new Christmas presents Grand Island Independent January 20, 2013

Fundraising, fry bread and caramel desserts ... We encourage anyone who wants to have a good time tomorrow without watching the NFL playoffs to attend the presentation by Roger Welsch at the Grand Island Public Library as he discusses his newest book, “Embracing Fry Bread. Confessions of a Wannabe.” Grand Island Independent January 12, 2013

Gaming Guild to host game day at G.I. Public Library Grand Island Independent January 11, 2013

Your Ticket: Roger Welsch to discuss new book at local library Grand Island Independent January 10, 2013

G.I.’s Wonderful Life Project will not see third year ... at the Grand Island Public Library. Grand Island Independent January 9, 2013

Grand Island Gaming Guild All-Day KHAS TV January 7, 2013 

From the library: Display features Hitchcock movies Grand Island Independent January 6, 2013

Exhibit Offers Insight on History of Children's Book ... Saturday afternoon, a presentation was held at the Grand Island Public Library focusing on the plight of the authors of the Curious George children's books.  NTV January 5, 2013

A curious history behind Curious George ... Donna Walter, education coordinator at the Institute for Holocaust Education, gave a presentation to about 30 people at the Edith Abbott Memorial Library in Grand Island. KHAS TV January 5, 2013 

'Iron Chef' activity popular with teens at library program Grand Island Independent January 3, 2013 

Your Ticket: Library program to feature the ‘Journey that Saved Curious George’ Grand Island Independent January 3, 2013 

Local teens take on Iron Chef competition KHAS-TV January 2, 2013