Colby Community Library

Hours
Mon. 9am - 5pm
Wed. 9am - 7pm
Fri. 9am - 5pm

*Curbside available by request

Welcome back to the CCL!

Public safety details for library services…

Foodsgiving Submissions 2020

Maddie Day

The Maddie Thums Memorial Sewathon projects will supply items to fill the needs of Pediatrics Department patients at the Marshfield Medical Center.

This is the 8th year of Maddie Day, honoring CCL volunteer Maddie Thums, who was a registered nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Since no gatherings are being hosted onsite yet, kits and instructions for working on projects at home will be available for pick up.

For Maddie Day, items to be sewn are Capes for Courage and Youth Surgical Caps.

Kits containing fabric and patterns are available at the CCL.

Begin picking up kits on March 1.

Please have all finished projects back to the CCL no later than April 9.

Sponsored by Thrivent Action Teams.

Foodsgiving Submissions 2020

MADD

Make-A-Difference Day service projects will supply items to fill the needs of Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia patients on 5N and in the Rehab Department at the Marshfield Medical Center.

Since no gatherings are being hosted onsite yet, instructions for working on projects at home will be available for pick up.

For Make-A-Difference Day, instructions are available to sew Fidget Quilts.

For those skilled in knitting or crocheting, Twiddle Muff patterns are available.

*You supply your own materials.

Begin picking up patterns on March 1.

Please have all finished projects back to the CCL no later than April 9.

Sponsored by Thrivent Action Teams.

 

Foodsgiving Submissions 2020

Love at First Line

Read the “Pick Up Lines”
on the displayed books
(first sentence from each book)

Check out the book that
intrigues you to earn a
drawing entry!

Drawing held March 1, 2021
for Local Restaurant
Gift Certificates

Foodsgiving Submissions 2020

$ Win the Green $

Check out and earn a slip to guess the amount of money in the jar!

The closest guess,
without going over,
WIN$ the JAR of $$$!

Runs March 1-31, 2021

Winner Announced April 1

Foodsgiving Submissions 2020

Coloring Contest

Pick up a
Coloring Book Mark
at the CCL

Color & Return
entries by
Friday, February 26

Prizes will be awarded in Youth & Adult
categories

Foodsgiving Submissions 2020

Book Sale Donations

Books, movies, and puzzles in good, clean, saleable condition may be taken to Forward Bank, Colby location only, beginning March 1 through July 1 during Forward’s regular business hours.

The Cheese Days Book and Movie Sale is planned for July 15-17.

Foodsgiving Submissions 2020

February Craft Kits

Stop by the CCL to pick up Love Themed Craft Kits in February!

 

*Limit one craft kit per person per visit.

 

 

Foodsgiving Submissions 2020

March Craft Kits

Stop by the CCL to pick up spring holiday themed craft kits in March!

 

*Limit one craft kit per person per visit.

Books Are Fun: Fundraiser

Reading and Movie Challenges

The annual CCL Reading and Movie Challenge, 2021-style, features BINGO cards.

Pick up  BINGO cards at the library. Read or view items to fill in 9 squares for a BINGO.

Patrons may turn in as many cards as they are able to finish throughout the year.

All cards need to be turned in by December 31 at noon to be eligible for prizes.

*New this year: Teens are invited to play BINGO, both for movies and books, to earn chances to win prizes.

View BINGO Cards here….

Use the Digital Library

Resources included with your library card…

Meet Libby: Digital Library App

Download ebooks and audiobookos from the Wisconsin Digital Library to your smart devices free with your library card. 

Ancestry Library Edition

Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story. Use this resource in the library with the public computers or your laptop, tablet or smart device.

Gale Courses

Professional and personal enrichment online courses. Taught by experts in their field 12x per year.

NoveList plus

NoveList Plus

A reader’s advisory database recommendations, author biographies, articles and lists for fiction and nonfiction books.

Meet Libby: Digital Library App

Download ebooks and audiobookos from the Wisconsin Digital Library to your smart devices free with your library card. 

Ancestry Library Edition

Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story. Use this resource in the library with the public computers or your laptop, tablet or smart device.

Gale Courses

Professional and personal enrichment online courses. Taught by experts in their field 12x per year.

NoveList plus

NoveList Plus

A reader’s advisory database recommendations, author biographies, articles and lists for fiction and nonfiction books.

Libraries Are for Everyone

2020 annual report data.

2020 Annual Report

Community Service Projects

Maddie Day
MADD Day
Bag-a-Backpack

Library Love!

56,369 Combined digital and physical items checkedout by Colby Community Library lovers!

New! Curbside Service

479 cars picked up books and more. A great service for young families and those with health risks!

Colby Community Library
505 West Spence Street
Colby, WI 54421

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 318
Colby, WI 54421-0318

PHONE: 715-223-2000
FAX: 715-223-8178

 

Hours
Mon 9 am - 5 pm
Wed 9 am - 7 pm
Fri 9 am - 5 pm

Curbside available by request