Calendar of Events

The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. —Albert Einstein

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables.

Teentober or Teen Read Month

Health Literacy Month

 Emotional Wellness Month

Church Library Month

Breast Cancer Month

Bullying Prevention Month 



3rd-9th – Mystery Series Week

5th - Do Something Nice Day

9th- Chess Day

10th - World Mental Health Day

11th - Native American Day

12th - Freethought Day

13th - Train your Brain Day & Stop Bullying Day

15th - Boss's Day

16th- Dictionary Day

17th - Black Poetry Day

17th-23rd - National Friends of Libraries Week  

29th - Frankenstein Friday 

31st - Halloween

Holidays & Observances

Our goal is to gather a list of days celebrated every month for you to learn about, celebrate and have fun.  We will highlight as many bookish or library related observances as possible.
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Story Time continues with in-house programs every Thursday from 10-11 AM.  Virtual Story Time on Facebook posted some Thursdays.  Please keep in mind, programs are subject to change and will not run if it falls on a holiday. 

Regular Program: Books & Babies/Story Time is held every Thursday from 10:00am - 11:00am.  Books & Babies/Story Time, is held throughout year on Thursday's.  Along with stories, children participate in singing, dancing, and coloring activities.  As soon as it is permitted, story time will be held at the Valley View Nursing Home on the 1st Thursday of the month at 10:00 am.

Valley View Outreach Book Exchange & Readings
Thursdays: 2 pm - 3 pm 

Location: Valley View Homes

Hosted by Karen Anderson from the library.

Prairie Ridge Outreach Book Swap
Visits and book swap when requested.

Location: Prairie Ridge Village

Hosted by Karen Anderson from the library.

City Council Meetings - December 6 & 20

City Council Meeting ~ 5:30pm - 6:30pm.

Location: City County Chambers, Civic Center

Hosted by: Mayor Becky Erickson

Nemont Outreach - December 1 & 15
Nemont Manor Book Swap ~  3:00pm  

Location: Nemont Manor

Hosted by Janet Eidson from the library.

Lustre Middle School Visits - December 1
Middle School Book Swap - 1:00p.m.
Location: Library
Hosted by: Library Staff

Friends of the Library Meeting - TBD
Friend's Meeting ~ 12:00 pm

Location: Horizon Room at the library 

Hosted by: Michelle Bigelbach, Friend's Chair

GCCL Book Club - December 21  
Library Book Club ~ 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Location: Library Horizon Room

Hosted by: Megan Haddix from the library.

Board Meeting - NO meeting will be held in December 
Library Board Meeting 

Location: Horizon Room at the library 

Hosted by: Library Board of Trustees.

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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day - December 24 & 25
Library Closed 
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day - December 31 & January 1
Library Closed