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Native American Awareness Month Programs at Central City Library

Books Are Just the Beginning at Nebraska libraries and the programs planned for Native American Awareness Month at the Central City Public Library are a great example. For more information see

http://libraries.ne.gov/centralcity/2017/11/07/pawnee-history-in-merrick-county-at-cc-public-library-on-november-20th/

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Japanese Tea Ceremony at Ashland Public Library

Nebraska Libraries are great places to learn about other cultures and Ashland Public Library’s culture-sharing program for children and adults is a great example. On Saturday, October 14, Yukiko Shimono will share her Japanese culture and tell a story for children. Following the children’s event she will perform a Tea Ceremony for adults. For more information see http://libraries.ne.gov/ashland/2017/09/19/yukiko-shimono/.  

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Coding Camp at Central City Public Library

Books Are Just the Beginning at Nebraska Libraries and Coding Camp for youngsters in Grade 2-8 at the  at the Central City Public Library is one more example. This class is sponsored by Nebraska Extension and designed so that anyone who can read, can learn to code in a game  environment. For more information see http://libraries.ne.gov/centralcity/2017/09/20/sign-up-for-coding-camp-here/.

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Salsa Canning Workshop at Columbus Public Library

Books Are Just the Beginning at Nebraska libraries and the Salsa Canning Workshop Sept. 19 at the Columbus Public Library auditorium helps demonstrate it. Participants will learn how to preserve garden produce using a salsa recipe in a hands-on workshop, and everyone will leave with a jar of homemade salsa. Spanish translation will be available. For more information see https://www.facebook.com/columbuspubliclibrary.

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Kearney Public Library Offers Class on Using Online Genealogy Resources

In honor of the first U.S. Federal Census taken in August 1790, Kearney Public Library offers  training on how to use the free online Ancestry Library Edition database. This new way to help you climb your family tree is one more example of how Books Are Just the Beginning in Nebraska Libraries. For more information see https://www.facebook.com/KearneyPublicLibrary.

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Eclipse Viewing Party at Central City Public Library August 21

Books Are Just the Beginning at Nebraska Libraries and one way we know that is the Total Eclipse Viewing Party at Central City Public Library planned for August 21. Activities are designed for adults and families and book displays highlight resource materials in the weeks leading up to the Eclipse. More information is available at http://libraries.ne.gov/centralcity/2017/03/16/total-eclipse-viewing-party-at-central-city-public-library-august-21st/

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Snyder Public Library Helps “Build a Better World”

Books are Just the Beginning at Nebraska Libraries and the healthy lifestyles programming at Snyder Public Library helps demonstrate it.  Stressing how important it is to take care of ourselves so we can take care of our world, children enjoyed a story-time book about eating well and feeling good, learned about nutrition, gardened, and practiced yoga. Find out more at http://libraries.ne.gov/snyder/2017/07/23/another-great-gardening-day.

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“Tree of Life” Community Art Project Organized by Gibbon Public Library

Books Are Just the Beginning at the Gibbon Public Library and their celebration of  Nebraska’s 150th birthday is just one example. The library’s “Tree of Life” Community Art Project will bring together members of the community of all ages to make a collaborative art project. Find out more at http://libraries.ne.gov/gibbon/2017/06/30/help-us-celebrate-nebraskas-150th-birthday/

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Chadron Public Library’s “Trading Stories,” a Native American Movie Festival

Books Are Just the Beginning at the Chadron Public Library and the Trading Stories Native American Movie Festival is just one example. The July 6-9 Festival will include storytelling, flute performances, dance demonstrations, films, and more! For more information see http://www.chadronpubliclibrary.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=67

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Book and Spoon Cookbook Club for Foodies at North Bend Public Library

Books Are Just the Beginning at the North Bend Public Library and their monthly meetings of the Book and Spoon Cookbook Club  is a good example.  People who like to cook and share the trials and errors of trying to cook a new dish can share conversations with other Foodies, hosted by Julie Markvicka. For more information see: http://libraries.ne.gov/northbend/2017/05/18/book-spoon-cookbook-club/