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
Board of Trustees Meeting
The library's Board of Trustees meeting will take place in the library's meeting room on Thursday, March 9 at 5:30 pm. The public is invited to attend.
Minutes of Board of Trustees Meetings
Friends of the Library Annual Meeting
Thursday, May 11, 2017
6:45 pm business meeting
7:00 pm presentation by Michele DeLuca, author of Forever More: A Love Story from the Edge of Eternity
Copies of Michelle's book will be available for purchase.
All are welcome; refreshments will be served.
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.
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!
Saturday, April 8, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Tuesday, April 11, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Saturday, April 22 & May 20: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
STORY HOUR PROGRAMS
Registration is required for these programs. Please call or visit the library to register.
Preschool Story Hour Spring Session - April 24 - June 6 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 April 24.
Toddler Time Lapsit Spring Session - Wednesday, April 26 - June 7 from 10:30 - 11:00 am. It is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old with an adult caregiver. Children must be 18 months old by April 26.
FOR CHILDREN & TEENS
For teens entering grades 6, 7, 8 & 9 in the Fall!
Join our team to compete against other libraries. Our first meeting will be Monday, June 26 at 1:00 pm. Registration is necessary - stop by the library, or call us at 773-7124.
Summer Reading Kick Off
Thursday, July 6 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Featuring Nels Ross, InJest
This event is for all children interested in our summer reading program. Enjoy a fun-filled program of juggling and magic, sign up for our great summer programs, pick up your reading log and book bag and enjoy refreshments. All ages are welcome, from toddlers to parents and grandparents!
Regular summer programs will begin the week of July 10 and continue through August 10. We will post details and times as we schedule our programs. Feel free to call us (773-7124) for information on programs for specific ages.
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:
April 10 & 24
May 8 & 22
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The next scheduled holiday for this location is 05/29/2017 (Memorial Day)