UPDATE–LIBRARY WILL REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO GOVERNOR’S ORDER UNTIL APRIL 19TH. ALL PROGRAMS ARE CANCELLED. WE ARE PROVIDING GRAB AND GO SENIOR MEALS IF ORDERED. ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY FROM 2 TO 4 YOU MAY REQUEST CURBSIDE PICKUP OF BOOKS. THE BOARD MEETING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 7TH AT 5 PM VIA ZOOM. ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE THINGS EMAIL LACYNGELIBRARY@GMAIL.COM.
LaCygne Public Library, Linn County Library District #2, will close after business on Monday, March 16, 2020 and remain closed until the end of the day, March 30, 2020 due to public health concerns with COVID-19(CORONAVIRUS). As stated earlier all programming is cancelled for the two weeks. We are hoping that by cooperating with the Linn Co. Health Department request that we will help keep Linn Co. from becoming a “hot spot” for the virus. We are sorry for the inconvenience that this may cause. If you need some books for the two weeks, please come get them tomorrow between 9 and 6. If you are sick or running a fever please do not enter our building. Thank you. Library Board and Staff.
Attention: Programming information for Patrons of Library District #2 of Linn County:
Due to the March 14th communication from the Linn County Health Department requesting that gatherings of 20 people or more be curtailed, it is with deep regret that we are canceling all programming beginning March 16th through Sunday, March 29th. At that time, we will re-evaluate our programming schedule.
This includes the special spring break Green Eggs & Ham and Frozen 2 events, as well as Senior lunch this week. It also includes Geri-Fit, Story Hour, Toddler Time, Senior Lunch, and STEM next week. Extension had already cancelled their garden program and Parents as Teachers had cancelled Playgroup for this week. Sorry, but we are trying to follow the county directive about groups.
SPRING BREAK TREAT—HELP US CELEBRATE THE 60TH BIRTHDAY OF “GREEN EGGS AND HAM”—MARCH 18 FROM 10 TO NOON. JOIN US FOR LOTS OF FUN FILLED ACTIVITIES FEATURING THE FAMOUS “SAM I AM” AND GREEN EGGS AND HAM. CHILDREN UNDER 6 MUSE BE WITH AN ADULT!
SPRING BREAK—MARCH 20TH
1-3 PM IN THE SWAN ROOM
Enjoy watching the movie “Frozen II” and we’ll have some fun Frozen activities for the children to do before and after the movie.
Linn County Early Childhood Advisory Council today announced it will fund Dolly Parton Imagination Library in Linn County. Dolly Parton Imagination Library will provide books for children ages birth to five thank to Kansas Masonic Literacy Center and Kansas Health Foundation Grant.
“We’re excited that the Dolly Parton Imagination Library is available for the children in Linn County,” said Janet Reynolds, La Cygne Librarian. Parents as Teachers is the Local Champion for this Linn County initiative. People interested in learning more about Dolly Parton Imagination Library should contact their local Linn County library, Linn County Health Center, Parents as Teachers, Early Head Start, or school to get application.
About Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library: Since launching in 1995, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has become the preeminent early childhood book gifting program in the world. The flagship program of The Dollywood Foundation has mailed well over 100 million free books in Australia, Canada, The Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom and the United States. The Imagination Library mails more than 1.4 million high-quality, age-appropriate books each month to registered children from birth to age five. Dolly envisioned creating a lifelong love of reading, inspiring them to dream. The impact of the program has been widely researched and results suggest positive increases in key early childhood literacy metrics. Penguin Random House is the exclusive publisher for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. For more information, please visit imaginationlibrary.com.