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Local Community Grant Award

Local Community Grant Award

Friends of  Coffey County Library Burlington Branch was awarded a $1000.00 Local Community Grant from Walmart Emporia, Facility 557, in Emporia, Kansas. The grant will be used to support the library’s involvement in the afterschool program.  The Burlington Branch...
Coffey County Library is a “Third Place”

Coffey County Library is a “Third Place”

“Third Place” is a term coined by college professor Ray Oldenburg.  The idea is that the first place is your home and the second place is your work or school.  Oldenburg suggests the hallmarks of a true “third place” are: free or inexpensive; food and drink, while not...
The Importance of a Library to Youth

The Importance of a Library to Youth

In April, we celebrate National Library Week. It’s a week to stop and consider how important libraries are to our schools and communities. In this digital age, it may be hard to understand why libraries are still important. Kids don’t need to head to the library to...
Library Olympic Circulation Challenge

Library Olympic Circulation Challenge

“Together for a Shared Future” is the official motto of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing being held during February 2022. The motto reflects the necessity for the world to work together towards a better tomorrow, especially given the difficulties...