1715 Bedell Rd.
Located on Bedell Road between Baseline Road and Stony Point Road. Wheelchair accessible. Parking lot available.
Public Access Computers: 15 computers, networked, laser printing 10¢ per B&W page and 25¢ per color page, flatbed scanner, Microsoft Office Applications, Internet Access, Misc. "What can I do at a Public Access Computer?"
Copy machine charges:
What's Special About the Grand Island Library?
For more information, visit the library or contact the library director, Patricia Covley at 773-7124.
The Grand Island Memorial Library's Annual Report can be found here. Annual Report
Friends of the Library On-going Book Sale
Nearly new books donated by community members are offered for sale by the Friends of the Library on a book shelf located within the library during open library hours.
The Friends of the Library also staff a book sale room open at various times each month.
Book Room Hours:
Mondays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fridays, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
NEXT BOOK SALE:
USED BOOK SALE
Friday, March 31, 5 - 7 pm (members only, Friends memberships will be available)
Saturday, April 1, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
1 - 3 pm, Fill a bag for $2.00
Proceeds to benefit the Grand Island Memorial Library
BPO kids ticket contest!
Between February 13 - May 5, visit the library, check out 5 children's books and be entered to win a set of tickets to one of the BPO kids concerts this Spring. For details, call the library or stop by.
Lego Club meets twice a month, on Saturdays, and is open to children ages 6 -12 years old. No registration is necessary - just stop in and build with us!
February 4 & March 4: 10:30 - 11:30 am
February 18 & March 18: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
STORY HOUR PROGRAMS
Registration is begins December 5 and is required for these programs. Please call or visit the library to register.
Preschool Story Hour Winter Session is from January 23 - March 13 for children ages 3-5 years old on either Monday (10:30 am - 11:30 am) or Tuesday (1:30 pm - 2:30 pm). Children must be 3 years old by January 24.
Toddler Time Lapsit New! There will be 2 Winter sessions - from Wednesday, January 25 - March 15. Parents make choose either 10:15 - 10:45 am or 11:00 - 11:30 am. It is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old with an adult caregiver. Children must be 18 months old by January 25.
SPECIAL EVENTS FOR CHILDREN
February Break Lego Club, Wednesday,February 22, 2:00 pm, for children ages 6 -12, no registration is necessary.
The Checkers Show! Join us for magic and fun on Thursday, February 23 at 2:00 pm for all ages. Children age 5 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is necessary.
Kidding Around Yoga Preschool Classes for children ages 3 - 5 (accompanied by an adult.) This class meets on Mondays from 10:30 - 11:00 am on March 20, 27 and April 3 & 10. Space is limited and registration is required.
ADULT COMPUTER CLASSES*
Intro to Windows 10, Friday March 10, 10 10:00 am - Noon.
eBooks & eReaders, Friday March 17, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm.
Book a Technology Trainer, Friday March 24 or 31 (sign up for a 45 minute one on one appointment with our expert.)
*Space is limited for all these classes and registration is required. For more information, or to register, visit the library or call 773-7124.
ADULT BOOK CLUB
Meets monthly on various Monday evenings, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
All are welcome; refreshments are served. No registration is necessary.
January 23 The Little Paris Bookshop (George)
February 13 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Angelou)
March 20 The Secret History (Tartt)
April 17 A Man Called Ove (BacKman)
May 15 Straight Man (Russo)
June 19 The Dovekeepers (Walker)
July 17 Digging to America (Tyler)
August 21 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Twain)
September 18 Looking For Alaska (Green)
October 16 The Devil in the White City (Larson)
November 27 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Brown)
December 18 Midwives (Bohjalian)
Join our group for help with a project, knitting company, or to knit for charity. The club is free and open to the public. It meets from 1:30 - 4:00 pm, on the second and fourth Monday of the month (unless otherwise noted). Upcoming dates:
February 13 & 27
March 13 & 27
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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 04/14/2017 (Good Friday)