Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Monday, October 18, 2010
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Welcome to summer reading at Central Citizens' Library! It's time to register for Scare Up a Good Book. Participants will be asked to read for a total of 360 minutes and attend at least three out of the four weeks. This will qualify you for a trip to the Field Museum in Chicago on Tuesday, July 6th. Children of all ages are welcome to join us. You must have a valid CCLD library card in order to participate.
We are offering four sessions for children who have finished grade five and younger: Tuesdays at 10:00 AM, Wednesdays at 10:00 AM, Thursdays at 10:00 AM, and Thursdays at 6:30 PM. Those who have finished sixth grade and older attend the TWEEN group on Wednesdays at 2:00 PM. If you have conflicts, you can always attend a different session for that week. Call the library at 694-2800 for more information.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Central Citizens' Library District is one of 4,000 libraries across the country selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) to receive free hardcover editions of 17 classic books as part of the We the People Bookshelf grant program. The theme of this year’s Bookshelf is “A More Perfect Union.”
The We the People Bookshelf on “A More Perfect Union” contains the following books:
Kindergarten to Grade 3: “Tico and the Golden Wings” by Leo Lionni; “When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson” by Pam Muñoz Ryan; “A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution” by Betsy and Giulio Maestro
Grades 4 to 6: “César: ¡ Sí, Se Puede! / Yes, We Can!” by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand; “Darby” by Jonathon Scott Fuqua; “Eagle Song” by Joseph Bruchac; “The Great Little Madison” by Jean Fritz
Grades 7 to 8: “Chains” by Laurie Halse Anderson; “Hitch” by Jeanette Ingold; “Lincoln Shot: A President’s Life Remembered” by Barry Denenberg; “Warriors Don’t Cry” by Melba Beals
Grades 9 to 12: “American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic” by Joseph Ellis; “Carver: A Life in Poems” by Marilyn Nelson; “Killer Angels” by Michael Shaara; “Lincoln in His Own Words” by Milton Melzer; “Twelve Angry Men” by Reginald Rose; “The Souls of Black Folk” by W. E. B. DuBois
Bonus: “The Civil War: A Film by Ken Burns”; “The Civil War: An Illustrated History” by Geoffrey Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns; “Declaring Independence: The Origin and Influence of America’s Founding Document” edited by Christian Y. Dupont
The award is part of the NEH’s We the People initiative, which supports projects that strengthen the teaching, study, and understanding of American history and culture. Selected public and school libraries in all 50 states each will receive a set of the 17 books, bonus materials including a DVD edition of “The Civil War,” the award-winning documentary by Ken Burns, posters, bookmarks, bookplates from the NEH and the ALA, and access to online planning and promotional materials. Since 2003, NEH and ALA havae distributed 17,000 We the People Bookshelf grants to school and public libraries across the country.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
- You are able to read, write, and speak English.
- You are a U.S. citizen.
- You are at least 18 years old.
- You have a valid social security number.
- You take a written test of basic skills.
- You have a valid driver's license.
- You pass a background check.
- You are a legal permanent resident, or non-citizen with an appropriate work visa, and you possess a bilingual skill for which there are no available qualified U.S. citizens.
- You commit to four days of training. You will be paid for training days. Training can be held either during daytime hours or during evening and weekend hours.
If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/59, you must confirm that you are registered with the Selective Service System. For more information, please visit the Selective Service System's Web site at : http://www.sss.gov.
Participate in a Testing Session to be considered for employment.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
10:00 AM & 12:30 PM
Clifton Community Building
330 East 4th Ave.
For more information, log on to www.2010censusjobs.gov or call the library at 815-694-2800. The library has free practice tests available. Come by and pick one up today!