Turkey Dinner Basket Raffle

Lois McClure won the Library’s Turkey Dinner Basket Raffle.  Tickets were sold throughout the month of October and the first part of November with the drawing held on November 13th.  Miss Lois’ luck may have changed as she said that she never wins anything!

We would like to thank Big N Smalls BBQ for providing the Smoked Turkey, Dollar General and Floyd’s Market for providing the basket and everything in it, Bobbie Harp for providing the pie plate, The Gift Gallery for wrapping the basket and adding the decor and the Bank of Cedar Vale for displaying the basket and selling tickets for us.  We appreciate everyone that came together to make this fundraiser possible for us.  The proceeds will go to Children’s programming. lois mcclure

Groundhog Day Storytime, Friday, February 2nd at 10:30. We will be reading, singing and playing with puppets!!

The Maze Runner Series

We just added the Maze Runner series to our Young Adult section. This book series has been made into movies with the last one just coming out a few days ago. Come check them out!!

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 2-6:30
Thursday 9-12 2-6:30
Friday 10-4
Saturday and Sunday Closed

Have you ever wondered how it’s possible for Libraries in towns the size of Cedar Vale are able to survive and in a lot of cases thrive?  It’s because of organizations like the Southeast Kansas Library System and the amount of work they put into keeping all of the libraries under their umbrella going.  Here’s a little bit of what they did for CVML last year.

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M3 Cloud Library App for mobile devices!

You can now check out books on your mobile device! You must first visit any Kansas Public Library and attain a Kansas State Library Card, once you have your username and password you will be able to download the 3M Cloud Library App. You can copy and paste the following address to access step-by-step instructions on how to download the app and checking out a book :http://kslib.info/131/3M-Cloud-Library#kfslide

3M Cloud is available on the following devices:

iOS – iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Android devices with Google Play Store
Kindle Fire & Android without Google Play Store
Computer Use, transfer to eReader (Windows & Mac)

1st Annual Labor Day Pond Hop Bass Fishing Tournament and Fundraiser

The 1st Annual Labor Day Pond Hop Bass Fishing Tournament and Fundraiser went great! We had a great turn out and a lot of fun! 1st Prize went to Tanner Roberts and Boog Roberts with a 21 3/4 lb stringer – they won 20% of Total General Pot = $112, Two Big Coolers (w/ wheels), Two $50 Cabella’s Gift Cards 2nd place went to Jimmy Hadley and Adam Johnson with a 21 1/4 stringer – they won Two Slim Travel Coolers, Two Tackle Boxes/Two tackles, Two $25 Gas Card, Two $25 Cedar Vale Locker Gift Cards. 3rd place went to Steve Holt and Jeremy Holt with a 19 1/4 stringer they won Two Small insulated Lunchboxes, Two $25 Wal-mart Gift Cards, Two $10 H&H Hunting Gift Cards. The Big Bass Prize went to Buddy Love whose bass was 6 3/4 pounder but died shortly before weigh in and still won with the 1lb reduction because it died – He won the Big Bass pot which was $100. We had a great time! Hope to see everyone next year when we have even better prizes and a much better scale! Special Thanks to all our participants and our sponsors!

1st place

Big Bass