Dvoracek News

The Summer Reading program was every Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the month of June from 10-11 a.m. This year was a huge success with about 75 kids total.

Some of the activities that we did were making healthy kabobs and smoothies, creating patriotic flags and stars, and they all participated in a obstacle course!

We would like to send a big thank you to all of the people who read for story time and those who volunteered and helped us throughout the program!

The Final Reading total minutes added up to be 28,075!

Minutes read in each age group… Kids– 19,140
Teens– 1,855
Adults– 7,080

This year we gave the kids the opportunity to become the Top Reader of 2016. Whoever reads the most minutes would get a plague for themselves and a plague that would stay at the library. Well this year there were three Top Readers!

Kelsey, Monica, and Phillip Zoubek all read a total of 3,000 minutes! The three would read to the library and back and they have family reading nights. Their hard work paid off and they were rewarded with the title of Top Reader.

Our library catalog is available at:
Check it out to see what’s new or if the book you are looking for is in! You can even look for read-alikes books so you can find more favorites to keep you busy!

New Children's Fiction

Strictly No Elephants
by Lisa Mantchev

New Children's Non-Fiction

New Adult Fiction

The Fall of Five
By Pittacus Lore

New Adult Non-Fiction

Book Review or Librarian's Favorite

Bay of Sighs
By Nora Roberts

Upcoming Events & Programs

CzechDays…Programs by Dr. Mila Saskova-Pierce
End of Summer Program starting with Suzi Parron

Thursday, August 30th at 7:00
Suzi Parron will be visiting the library to give a presentation about barn quilts. Parron discovered barn quilts on a trip though Kentucky in 2008. She documented over one thousand barn quilts in the process of writing her 2012 book, “Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement;” her second book, “Following the Barn Quilt Trail,” was publish in 2016. It Features a chapter on the barn quilts of Nebraska, including a full page photo of Wilber’s quilted planter boxes.

In her talk, Suzi will take us on a journey along the quilt trail, beginning with the very first barn quilt, which stemmed from Donna Sue Groves and her wish to honor her mother’s quilting art. Suzi’s hour-long presentation features over one hundred stunning photographs of barn quilts, some of which rival cloth quilts in their intricacy. You will hear stories of some individuals who have painted quilt blocks to honor loved ones or their local culture, along with few humorous anecdotes.
The program is both informative and entertaining as Suzi explores the way in which our quilting heritage takes on new meaning as this movement continues to expand.

Suzi will have books on hand for sale and signing— be sure to bring your checkbook!

Contact Information:

*Regular Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday:9:30am to 5pm
Wednesday: 9:30am to 7:00pm
Saturday:9am to Noon
Sunday: CLOSED