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LATEST NEWS
The Library Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday January 25 at 1PM at the library. The public is welcome to attend.
Here are current events and news as reported in this week's Carriage Towne News online edition. Also follow us on Facebook for more. 
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Call us for information on this exciting new program to get your little ones ready to learn to read when they go to school. 
Wall Street Journal Online Now Available - Colby library card holders may now access the Wall Street Journal online for free - a savings of $200-$400 a year! Call us for details on how to access. If you do not have a card just come see us with a proof of residency. If you are unable to come to the library please call Ann Massoth at 6903-382-6733.
Have you tried hoopla?
Over a million free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, tv shows, and music are available with no wait! 
Go to hoopladigital.com to get started. 
You will need an email address and your library card number. 
Selections may be viewed or listened to on your computer or on a host of digital devices. Items may be downloaded with WIFI and then streamed later on a device without a connection.
Borrow up to ten items a month and also Bonus Borrows that don't count against your total.

Knitting Group 
The library's knitting and handcrafting hour is returning every other Tuesday at 6:30. These gathering are not intended as lessons but Dottie BIllbrough will be on hand to offer encouragement. Please contact us for more information as the time may change.
Curbside Pick-up Available on Request
As covid cases continue we would like to remind everyone that curbside pick-up is available upon request. Thanks!
We Need More Friends!
If you are a library lover or new to town and looking to get involved, consider joining the Friends of the Colby Memorial Library. The Friends sponsor several fundraisers a year and support the library by donating funds for museum passes, programming and more. Last year, the Friends paid for the design of our library logo that you may have seen on the cover of our new brochure, which was paid for by American Recovery Plan Act funding.
The Friends meet every third Saturday at 10 a.m. at the library.  Annual membership is $5. 
 Storytimes
Join Nancy and and Carolyn for their popular Thursday  Storytimes - fun stories, activities and crafts.
Toddlers at 10:00 a.m.
Pre-K -K at 11:30 a.m.
Storytimes are held indoors and outdoors depending on weather and other conditions. Please call us at 603-382-6733 to register or for more information.
Mystery Book Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30. Call Carolyn for more information on the current book. 
New 4/5  grade book club.
Call Nancy for details!
 


Free Online Research Tools


Salem Press Reference Books are available for home access with your library card. 

Click on the following link: 

https://online.salempress.com/home.do

and enter your card number. Plase call us if you do not know your number. 

Brand New Titles include:

Nutrition
Aging


Also Current Topics:

Ukraine and Russia
Pandemics


Older Reference Sets:

The Decades
Great Lives From History
Great Events From History