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Sharing Stories and the Human Experience

Sharing Stories and the Human Experience

By Patricia Rudolph The tradition of storytelling may seem like a thing of the past to most of us. With the explosion of the internet, quick digital interactions have become a main source of our information exchange. That being said, nothing can replace the feeling of...
Library Card Signup

Library Card Signup

It’s Library Card Sign-Up Month! Held each September, it’s an annual reminder that library cards empower individuals and communities by providing free access to technology, multimedia content, educational programming, and much more. A library card opens up a...
Not Your Grandma’s Library

Not Your Grandma’s Library

Libraries Then, Now and Everything In-Between By Vanessa Dauber, LeRoy Branch Director   Walking through the library today is a drastically different walk than what my grandma experienced, during her library days. In the 1940s, a walk through the library was a...
Coffey County Library History

Coffey County Library History

Libraries are an integral part of thriving communities, and Coffey County has a strong tradition of being supportive of its libraries.  The first public library in Coffey County was founded in Burlington in 1875, located in the Hall Book Store on 3rd Street; it began...
MFA Oil Foundation Grant Award

MFA Oil Foundation Grant Award

The Lebo Branch of the Coffey County Library has been awarded a $1,000 grant from MFA Oil Foundation to go toward the purchase of a vending machine with snack and drink options.  This will provide an opportunity to patrons to buy snacks and drinks at the branch while...
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...