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Let Freedom READ-Banned Books Week

Let Freedom READ-Banned Books Week

By: Patricia Rudolph, Burlington Branch “Let freedom ring,” a famous phrase spoken by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is a phrase I’m sure we’re all familiar with, but have we ever thought about what it actually means? According to yourdictionary.com it’s ”a statement...
Unplugged at the Library

Unplugged at the Library

It’s mid August and school is back in session.  The libraries are quiet again compared to the atmosphere that came with summer. The New Strawn Branch Library had a group of approximately 15 youth between the ages of 7-13 that utilized the library all summer. ...
Early Literacy Resources

Early Literacy Resources

By:  Kristi Graham, Waverly Branch Director Early literacy refers to what young children know about reading and writing before they actually learn to read and write. Children begin developing the skills they will need to learn to read long before they go to school; in...
Library of Things

Library of Things

By Bonnie Vannocker, Lebo Branch Director Have you ever wanted to use something, but didn’t want to spend the money for it? Look no further than the Coffey County Library Branches in Burlington, Gridley, Lebo, Leroy, New Strawn and Waverly. New things are happening...
Summer Reading 2023

Summer Reading 2023

By Patricia Rudolph, Library Assistant, Burlington Branch Coffey County Library Summer Reading Program 2023 is upon us! Summer break means families have more time on their hands and what better way to spend that time than at your local library? Each of the six Coffey...