Adult Card Class

Have you ever thought about making your own cards? We are now offering card classes at our Burlington and New Strawn branches. Each class will include everything you need to make 3 different handmade cards and all materials are provided.  The cards will be suitable for beginners and existing card…

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Administrator’s Corner of the Coffey County Library Website. I hope you like the changes we have been making to the website. For the most part, the changes are all in the layout and organization of the site. Most of the former content is still somewhere on the…

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Gridley Fall Book Sale

The Gridley Friends of the Library will hold their annual Fall Book Sale Wednesday, November 6 through Saturday, November 9 at the Gridley Branch Library. Sale hours are: Wednesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Books for adults, teens, and children as…

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The Harvey Girls’ Service with Style

In 19th-century Kansas, single women had few choices when it came to reputable work.  The Harvey Girl was considered more than a waitress, providing professional and stylish service in the Harvey House chain of restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad lines from 1876 to the early 1950’s. …

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Book Review – Shadow and Bone

Shadow and Bone– by Leigh Bardugo The land of Ravka is bisected by an area of darkness known as the Shadow Fold.  Formed centuries ago by dark magic, the Shadow fold is populated by flesh eating monsters.  Alina Starkov, a young cartographer’s apprentice, is traveling with a caravan attempting to cross…

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