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November 9, 2022

Library Hours: Mon. 10-6; Tue./Thu. 10-7; Wed. 10-5; Fri. 10-4; Sat. 10-1
Closed Sundays and Major Holidays

Contact us:
(316) 755-7350, option 1 ~
There will be no Story Times the week of November 21.

We Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving:
Thu. - Fri. - Sat., Nov. 24-26
Have a Safe & Happy Holiday!
Reminder - Please check your books for personal items before returning!
Many personal items (check stubs, tickets, boarding passes, medical information, currency, pictures, cherished bookmarks, cards, etc.) get left in books every day.  Help reduce staff time spent on contacting patrons regarding these items, protect your privacy, and ensure you items are not lost forever by quickly checking through your books before you drop them off.
Adult/Teen Reading Challenge: PUMPKIN SPICE

Pick up reading logs at the Library or print one out:

Logs are due at close of business on Nov. 30
Inclement Weather Reminder:
If USD262 Valley Center Public Schools close for weather, the VC Public Library will also close*

*See complete details below
Supplies needed for upcoming beginning crochet workshop!

Bring in your unwanted size G - J crochet hooks and we will find good homes for them!


 Digital Valley Center Item of the Week ---

1887 Maps of the Communities of Walnut City, Rush Centre, LaCrosse, and McCracken, Rush County; and Thomas, Holyrood, Columbia, Terra Cotta, Carneiro, and Langley, Ellsworth County, Kansas

Digital Valley Center was created to preserve, showcase and make available for public examination and enjoyment, historical photos and documents from the early days of Valley Center, Kansas, the Progressive Women’s Club, and the Valley Center Public Library.  The 1887 Official Atlas of the State of Kansas digitization project is undertaken in partnership with the City of Valley Center, the Friends of the Library, the South Central Kansas Library System, and a grant from Menocause: Ignite Valley Center. We will continue to add pages to our collection on Digital Valley Center.

Check back frequently to enjoy this look at Kansas in the late 1800s!  Find the website at:
Coming Up:
- Fall Reading Challenge "PUMPKIN SPICE" for Adults and Young Adults continues until close of business on Nov 30

-November craft bags for children are available in the foyer while they last

Nov. 10, 10:30 am - Story Time for infants through age 5 years, not yet in Kindergarten
Nov. 14, 1 to 3 pm - Stitch & Chat
Nov. 14, 6 pm - Library Board Meeting
Nov. 15, 10:30 am - Story Time for infants through age 2 years
Nov. 16 & 17, 10:30 am - Story Time for infants through age 5 years, not yet in Kindergarten
Nov. 17, 6 to 7 pm - Book Markers Book Club - this month's selection is One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Nov. 21, 1 to 3 pm - Stitch & Chat
Nov. 22-24 - No Story Times
Nov. 24-26 - Library closed for Thanksgiving
Nov. 28, 1 to 3 pm - Stitch & Chat
Nov. 29, 10:30 am - Story Time for infants and toddlers through age 2 years
Nov. 30/Dec. 1, 10:30 am - Story Time for ages 0 through 5 years, not yet in Kindergarten
Nov. 30 -  Reading logs for PUMPKIN SPICE challenge due at close of business

Inclement Weather Policy: The Library staff and curbside service will be unavailable whenever USD262 Valley Center Public Schools close or declare a remote learning day for the district for inclement weather.  In the event there is no school scheduled or where all the USD262 schools are doing distance learning, the Library Board and/or Library Director will determine if the Library will close due to weather.
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