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STEAM in Libraries

STEAM in Libraries

What better place to learn about the world than at the library? Bring your kids in and they’ll see people socializing, reading the newspaper, browsing books and movies. In Burlington and Lebo branches, you’ll find fish swimming in their tanks, and at LeRoy branch you...
Summer Reading 2022

Summer Reading 2022

by Colleen Decker, Library Assistant,  LeRoy Branch   With school being out for summer break, children have more time on their hands and parents may need to think of a new way to keep them busy and entertained. Visiting the local library is a great way to get up...
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...
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Reading to children has many important benefits such as encouraging language development, developing skills crucial for academic success, and strengthening the parent and child bond. To encourage reading to young children, Coffey County Libraries invite our patrons to...
Storytime

Storytime

What exactly is Storytime? I’ve heard it described as the “bread and butter of library programs,” but what does that mean? For most people, it’s pretty obvious: You take your kid and sit quietly while the librarian reads some books and maybe there is a craft or...