Get Ready for Summer Reading!
Here is the full schedule of our current summer reading programming! All special programs are Fridays at 11am, in addition to Summer Reading themed story times on Wednesdays at 10:15am
Come out and join the fun!
If you and your child are in the area, pop on in and register for our Summer Reading Program starting today!
This year the program is for children starting at age 3 and running through the 8th grade. The theme this year is “Build a Better World”
There will be numerous fun programs / activities / prizes. The first event will be Bonnie Hill – Books and Buckets a fun participatory music program at 11am Friday, June 2nd.
USD 434 Parents as Teachers is holding a Puzzle Play Group Connection Thursday, April 6th at the Overbrook Public Library from 6:00pm-7:00pm, featuring a special guest!! Our local superintendent Dr. Steve Pegram has agreed to read a story for the kids.
Any Child 0-6 will have a fun time exploring puzzle play alongside their parents. A small snack / refreshments will be provided and each child will be entered to win a door prize.
Contact Tosha Bien, Parent Educator at 785-230-6398 for more information
The Overbrook library has a big selection of specialty bakeware to lend out (175 items), but did you know 28 of those are Character cake pans, including several Sesame Street Characters, Esmeralda, Dora, Superhero & He-Man, Taz, Winnie the Pooh, G.I. Joe, Mickey Mouse, Scooby Doo, Garfield and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle? Looking for something specific? You can browse our binder of items on the bakeware display, or browse from the website, or come by and ask. If we don’t have it, we might be able to get it from another library who has cake pans to loan out.
We’re very excited to be hosting a pair of gardening classes presented by the Frontier Extension District #11 coming up in march. Please come out and hear all about the wonders of starting / maintaining your own garden on Thursday March 2nd and Thursday March 30th.
We hope you will join us to learn how to make your garden amazing this summer!
Information on Master Gardener Classes will also be available at both sessions.
Looking for tasty snack ideas and some fun themed pans for “The Big Game” next weekend?
We’ve got some great recipes and specialty pans available in our bakeware display including recipes for unusual treats like Bacon Popcorn, Enchilada Meatballs, and something called “Dirty Diapers”! Are they delicious? With a name like that they had better be!
You can also pick up a football movie from our display to get you pumped up while the oven is pre-heating.