Activities

1000 Books Before Kindergarten (Youth)

The goal is to read 1,000 books before your child starts kindergarten. Visit the youth area anytime to pick up a booklet and get started. This is a work at your own pace program. Prizes will be awarded when you reach 500 and 1,000 books.
View More Information

  • Session Day(s) Times Location Age

Arts & Crafts for Adults: To Go (Adult)

Explore your creative side with a project that is ready for you to make when the time is right for you. Registration is required. Craft packets may be picked up at the front desk and a how-to video will be shared on Facebook and our website.
View More Information

Card Crafting: To Go (Adult)

Make your own greeting cards with the library! Each month we’ll have a special project all ready to go. Packets may be picked up at the front desk and a how-to video will be shared on Facebook and our website. Registration is required.
View More Information

Cranes for Cancer (Youth, Teen, Adult)

This paper crane folding program is based on the nonfiction book "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes." Packets will have origami paper and information on how to fold a crane. Watch the how-to video on our website if you'd rather learn by watching.
View More Information

  • Session Day(s) Times Location Age Participants

Edible Book Festival: Virtual Edition (Youth, Teen, Adult)

Create an edible book simply by creating something edible that is somehow book-related. For inspiration, check out our Pinterest "Edible Book" board or search online. Registration deadlines vary by age group.
View More Information

Extreme Dot-to-Dot (Youth, Teen, Adult)

Exercise your left and right brains at the same time with these complex dot-to-dot puzzles. Intricate, challenging, and wildly rewarding to finish, puzzles range from 500 to over 1,400 dots.
View More Information

  • Session Day(s) Times Location Age Participants

Fleece Dog Tug Toy (Teen, Adult)

Create a fun dog toy by knotting strips of fleece! Create and enjoy with your own pet, or create and donate a toy to the Kearney Area Animal Shelter! All supplies will be provided.
View More Information

  • Session Day(s) Times Location Age Participants

Genealogy Quest: Zoom Edition (Adult)

This is a drop-in meeting for people needing genealogical assistance or advice and for those wanting to share new discoveries they've made. We'd love to help you in your quest.
View More Information

Intro to the Therapy Dog Program (Adult)

Join Kim Williams on Zoom for a short presentation about the Therapy Dog program, and learn what it takes to get involved! Bring your questions. Registration is required.
View More Information

  • Session Day(s) Times Location Age Participants

Knot Just Knitting (Youth, Teen, Adult)

Love to knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or create other fiber arts? This is the group for you! Drop-in for fun, friends, and fiber! Limited to 10 people per room with social distancing and face masks highly suggested. Registration is not required.
View More Information

Library Lunch & Learn (Teen, Adult)

Join your librarians on Zoom at lunchtime for a brief highlight of various library services. Bring questions and feel free to eat! Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card to a local restaurant. Registration is required.
View More Information

  • Session Day(s) Times Location Age Participants

Mystery Mosaics (Youth, Teen, Adult)

Mystery Mosaics are coloring pages that are secret designs disguised as numbered squares. At first glance, you'll have no clue what the image will be…follow the guide, apply color to each square, and watch the incredible mosaic picture take shape.
View More Information

  • Session Day(s) Times Location Age Participants

Open Book Club (Adult)

The "Open Book Club" is library-sponsored and open to anyone ages 18+. Meetings are held on the second Monday of every month starting at 6:30 pm. Due to Covid-19, we will be meeting via Zoom and on Goodreads. We welcome everyone who is interested!
View More Information

Oscar Challenge (Adult)

Take our Oscar Challenge in April! There are two ways to play and an awesome prize for a lucky random participant.
View More Information

  • Session Day(s) Times Location Age

Paint by Sticker (Youth, Teen, Adult)

Create a beautiful "painting" with stickers! You'll receive two random pictures from collections of masterpieces by famous artists, flowers, birds, boats on the water, and more! All materials are provided in this free event for all ages.
View More Information

  • Session Day(s) Times Location Age Participants

Pets Reading Photo Contest (Youth, Teen, Adult)

Send us a photo of your pet (real or pretend) reading! We'll print your entry and display it at the library. Age categories are "Youth 0-12," "Teen 13-18," and "Adult 19+." The winners will receive Buffalo Bucks!
View More Information

Pub Quiz Online Edition (Adult)

Join us online to play a quiz game!
View More Information

Read and Bleed Blood Drive (Teen, Adult)

Giving blood is one of the easiest ways to make a life-saving difference.
View More Information

Scratch Art (Youth, Teen, Adult)


View More Information

  • Session Day(s) Times Location Age Participants

Summer Programming and Reading Challenge Kickoff (Youth, Teen, Adult)

Join us as we kickoff our annual Summer Programming and Reading Challenge! Summer at the library isn't just for kids...we have reading challenges and programs for all ages!
View More Information

Summer Reading Challenge (Youth, Teen, Adult)

Looking for something to do this summer? Try our Summer Reading Challenge! Created for people of all ages and stages to have fun and win prizes! Forms are available by the front desk, in the Youth and Teen departments, or can be found on our website.
View More Information

Writer's Block Online (Adult)

An informal writing group that meets twice a month via Zoom. No experience necessary. For more information contact Christine Walsh.
View More Information

1

Show Per Page