Author: Janette Duffield

The Charlotte Ladd Collection

The Charlotte Ladd Collection

We recently received a wonderful donation of historic photos and documents from Valentine and the Cherry County area. We are slowly archiving them digitally and plan on sharing each week along with some fun historical facts on both our Facebook and Instagram pages. Do you 

1000B4K Reading Program

1000B4K Reading Program

1000B4K Reading program is a challenge to read 1000 books before a child enters kindergarten. Why should my child participate? It will assist them as they enter school and are ready to learn! Research confirms that exposing children to books before they begin kindergarten aids 

How do I get a Library Card?

How do I get a Library Card?

There is no charge for a Library Card if you live in Cherry County. For Out of County Cards there is a charge of $30 per year. So what do you need to do? First stop by the Valentine Public Library or visit the Bookmobile. 

New kids books

New kids books

Here is a few of the new books we recently added for kids. Just in time for the upcoming weekend and holiday season. Be sure to stop by and take a look. There is something for everyone at the library.

New audiobooks on CD.

New audiobooks on CD.

We just added a few new audiobooks on CDs and just in time for the upcoming weekend. Be sure to stop by and take a look. There is something for everyone at the library.

New books in November

New books in November

We love new books and know you do too! New books make everyone happy, librarians and readers alike!!!! We have thousands of titles and can help you find just what you are looking for. Be sure to check out new arrivals on our card catalog. 

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

Closed for Thanksgiving Weekend November 24-27, 2022. We will reopen on Monday, November 28th. We wish you a safe and happy holiday with your families.

More new books in October

More new books in October

We love new books and know you do too! New books make everyone happy, librarians and readers alike!!!! We have thousands of titles and can help you find just what you are looking for. Be sure to check out new arrivals on our card catalog. 

Join us for an evening with Matt Mason & friends

Join us for an evening with Matt Mason & friends

On November 7th at 7:00 p.m. come to the library for a literary reading and conversation with Nebraska State Poet Matt Mason and fellow Omaha writers, Zedeka Poindexter and joe fromLongIsland. Matt Mason is the Nebraska State Poet (2019-2023) and was the Executive Director of 

Pumpkin Decorating Contest Winners

Pumpkin Decorating Contest Winners

Pumpkin decorating contest winners are: Child below age 5: Lydia Hand Child 5-7: Tie Leo Giese and Lauralee Krueger Child 8-11: Luke Osnes Teen 12-18: Katelyn Bitner Adult 18+: Jan Knispel Pick up pumpkins by November 1st. The Friends of the Valentine Public Library are