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TinkerSpace for Kids on Wednesdays Starting November 30

Children in third through sixth grades can enjoy fun challenges and activities during TinkerSpace on Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm, in the library.

Beginning November 30 and running through December 28, the first session will be Lego Challenge. Children will be challenged to make a bridge or other creation from the Legos. Their imaginations and creativity will determine how that will look.

The program is free and open to any children in grades 3 through 6. No registration is required; drop-ins are welcome. The library will also provide snacks.

After a short holiday break, the second session will begin January 11 and will feature puzzles and games. The third session begins in March and features LittleBits creations. Call Kirsten Wood at 402-296-4154 x21 if you have any questions.

 

Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Session, December 1

Mary Ann Holland, Nebraska SHIIP Counselor, will be conducting one more Drug Plan Comparison program in the library on Thursday, December 1, in preparation for Medicare Open Enrollment.

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D (the prescription drug benefit) runs October 15 through December 7. Everyone who is currently enrolled in a drug plan and those who will be new to Medicare beginning in January should seek a drug plan comparison. Medicare Advantage plans, also known as Medicare health plans, utilize the same open enrollment period from October 15 to December 7 with coverage beginning the first of January 2017.

To make an appointment, contact the Extension office in Cass County at 402-267-2205.

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Holiday Party, December 12

Santa, balloons, presents, and crafts combine for a terrific Holiday Party at the library on Monday, December 12, 5:30-7:00 pm. Santa will arrive at 5:30 pm to talk to the children, hear their Christmas wishes, and hand out presents. Children can also make Rudolph the Reindeer jingle sticks and, from 6:00 to 7:00, get a special balloon made just for them.

Refreshments will be served. No registration is required. The program is free and open to the public.

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Ring in the New Year with Fun-tastic Friday on December 30

Terry Little and library staff are poised to help you ring in the New Year at the next Fun-tastic Friday on December 30, 1:30-3:00 pm, in the auditorium. Terry Little will lead us in song and merriment. We'll share good times playing games while refreshments are served. No reservations are required. Drop in and have some fun.

 

Adult Game Night, January 20

Join the fun at the next Adult Game Night on Friday, January 20, 7:00-9:00 pm, in the Plattsmouth Public Library auditorium. Adult Game Nights, usually held on the third Friday of each month, are great gathering times for friends who want to play card games or board games. You may bring your own games or play one of the library's board games, including Yahtzee and Rummikub. If you'd like, bring a snack to share; coffee will be provided. No registration is required.

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Children's Area Painting, Re-Carpeting Completed!

The children's area has been painted and re-carpeted! Thank you to all those who volunteered their time and muscle to move the books and furniture out, remove the carpet, then move everything back in - Steve and Velora Riese, Dave Ewing, John Hurst, Sam, James, Michael Mier, Elder Nokai, and Elder Evans. Thanks also to staff who spent hours on the project - Stacey Ewing, Ben Broshar, Jonna Carroll, Shelby Perkins, Barb Miller, Kirsten Wood, Evis Zamora, Michelle Smallridge, and Karen Mier.

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Of course, we couldn't have done it without the help of people who contributed money. The most recent donations came from the Plattsmouth Rotary and Lions Clubs and Pat's Kids. Thank you!

Take a look at more pictures of our new space on our Facebook page.

If you'd like to help fund the next phase, please make checks payable to the Plattsmouth Public Library Foundation and mail them to 401 Avenue A, Plattsmouth. The next phase includes painting and re-tiling the stairwell and kitchen.

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Computer Classes

Learn more about your computer and the programs you use in a series of classes being offered regularly throughout the year. Classes designed for the novice as well as those more versed in computers are offered: Basic Computers, Basic Internet, Using the Internet Wisely, Word Processing, Intermediate Email, and Excel. A different class is taught each week; most are two hours long. You can sign up for all the classes or only the ones that interest you. The schedule with brief descriptions can be found on this sample class schedule. The classes are free, but class size is limited. Please call the library to register for the classes or to ask questions.

 

Yearbooks, Newspapers Digitized

Read about the local newspapers and high school yearbooks that have been digitized and made available to the public.

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Visit Our Patio!

The library has a patio in the back of the building! It was constructed between June 27 and July 5, 2012, with bricks from Main Street, and is shaded by a pergola. You can see how the patio took shape by looking at these pictures. It was made possible with a grant from the Cass County Visitors Promotion Committee and donations from the Plattsmouth Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Library. The city donated the bricks. It's a great place to stop and read a book or to listen to storytime, at least when the weather is nice. Thanks to Midwest Outdoor Design for installing it.

Library Hours

Mon. - Thur. 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat. 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun. 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
401 Avenue A
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
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