The Friends of the Library are having a bake sale Saturday, October 26th at McKinney’s Food Center starting at 9:00am. All proceeds from the sale will help the Friends of the Library to purchase items needed for the Library. In the past, this money has been used to purchase books, computers, furniture, and has even help sponsor our Summer Reading Programs.
We hope to see you at the bake sale as you support your library and enjoy a sweet treat as well.
We’re celebrating Star Wars Reads Day! Join us on Saturday, October 5th from 11am – 1pm at the Main Library for some out-of-this-world fun!
There will be Star Wars characters on hand for you to take your picture with (remember you camera), games, activities, prizes, and more! Feel free to dress up as your favorite Star Wars character too.
We hope to see you there! May the force be with you!
Mark October 1st on your calendar to eat at Runza! On this day, Runza Restaurants will conduct the 11th annual Great Books for Great Kids fundraiser in which Gretna’s Runza donates 15% of the day’s total proceeds to the Gretna Friends of the Library.
Runza Restaurants has been a long time supporter of reading. ”Reading is vital to lifelong success and provides an excellent opportunity for families to spend time together,” stated Becky Perrett, Director of Marketing for Runza National. ”Donating funds for books and promoting literacy is an important endeavor for children and the community.”
Last year, Runza donated nearly $370 to the Friends of the Library. ”We would like to thank Runza for their continued support in promoting literacy in our community. We know these funds will be put to great use in growing children’s love for reading,” said Paul Wasalaski, President of the Gretna Friends of the Library. The Friends of the Library plan to utilize funds that are raised in developing the Children’s Library collection and sponsoring literacy based programs at the Library.
It’s that time of year again! The Gretna Public Library’s staff is looking forward to another great summer of reading and fun and we want YOU to be part of it! We have SRP available for all ages- children, teens, and adults- and registration begins online Monday, May 6th, and programs and events will start-up the week of June 10th.
To register, visit the Kids’ Corner, Teen Zone, or Adult Services pages or click on the corresponding picture-link below: