Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long celebratory tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our society and nation. It takes place between September 15 and October 15 each year. Keep reading to check out our recommendations from our very own library collection:
Each September, the American Library Association celebrates Banned Books Week, an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Starting in 1982, Banned Books Week was a response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. Today, Banned Books Week highlights the value of free and open access … Continue reading What to Read: Banned Books Week 2019
Miss Bethany is reading... The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda Littleport, Maine is like two separate towns: a vacation paradise for wealthy holidaymakers and a simple harbour community for the residents who serve them. Friendships between locals and visitors are unheard of - but that's just what happened with Avery Greer and Sadie Loman. … Continue reading What We’re Reading: August 2019
Check out what the librarians are reading this month! Our favorites are marked with an asterisk*. Miss Bethany is reading... Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope are two NYPD rookies assigned to the same Bronx precinct in 1973. They aren’t close friends on the job, but end up living … Continue reading What We’re Reading: July 2019
This year's space-themed Summer Reading Program wouldn't be complete without aliens. So we built our own!
This July, the 100 Things group traveled outside of Omaha to Nebraska's iconic Memorial Stadium. Stay tuned for August's excursion!
We had so much fun learning about technology with Omaha's AIM Brain Exchange by programming Dash robots! Kids bring Dash to life by virtual coding in real-time, seeing how Dash interacts with his environment by using his senses.
Shelby Janke, Assistant Librarian Shelby is the newest addition to our team as Assistant Librarian. She’s a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and will be starting her Masters in Library & Information Science degree this fall through the University of Missouri. Shelby enjoys reading, meeting with her book club, taking walks in her neighborhood, … Continue reading Meet Shelby: Our New Assistant Librarian!
3Mgives has donated $250 to the Agnes Robinson Waterloo Public Library, in recognition of Randall Albrecht's commitment to the community. Randall Albrecht serves as the Library Board President. Randall Albrecht has donated 21 hours to the Library. As a volunteer, he has done landscaping, including mulching, planting flowers, watering and weeding. Randall has also performed … Continue reading 3M Provides Grant to the Agnes Robinson Waterloo Public Library on Behalf of 3M Volunteer
Agnes Robinson Waterloo Public Library is seeking applicants to fill two Trustee positions, one being the alternate position, on the Library Board. Interested candidates should contact the librarians before the deadline on September 8, 2019. The Trustee positions include two 3-year term positions and an alternate 1-year term position. Library Board Trustees attend all meetings … Continue reading Library Board of Trustees — Posting Announcement