Colby Community Library

Hours
Mon. 9 am - 5 pm
Tue. Noon - 7 pm
Wed. 9 am - 5 pm
Thurs. Noon - 7 pm
Fri. 9 am - 5 pm
Sat. & Sun. Closed
*Curbside available by request

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Help Us Build a Pyramid of Books

Help Us Build a Pyramid of Books

We are partnering with Thrivent’s “Books are Just the Beginning” Book Drive Donate Gently Used books from May 2 thru May 9, 2022 Bring to the Colby Community Library* 505 W. Spence St. M/W/F 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & TU/TH Noon-7 p.m. Thrivent will donate $2 per item up to...

Chair Affair Silent Auction 2022: Decorate a Chair or Bid to Fundraise

Chair Affair Silent Auction 2022: Decorate a Chair or Bid to Fundraise

Chair Affair Silent Auction 2022 Are you Creative?  Do you want to help the Friends of the CCL earn money?  Try your hand at painting and refreshing an old metal folding chair into a Garden Chair. Chairs can be picked up beginning Monday, May 2 thru May 20, 2022 (or...

MADD/Maddie Service Projects a success thanks to our community!

MADD/Maddie Service Projects a success thanks to our community!

Thank you for your help with the Maddie Thums Memorial Sew-a-thon & Make-A-Difference Day (MADD) Projects sponsored by the Colby Community Library, Creative Hideaway & Thrivent Action Teams. Together, we made: 134 Muslin Procedure Dolls (Maddie) 129 Mini Gowns...

Lion and Lamb contest winners selected!

Lion and Lamb contest winners selected!

The Lion’s Name is “Lionel Ritzy” submitted by Dick Gierl The Lamb’s name is “Baaaashful” submitted by Ryan Gutsch There were 368 names submitted and the winners were chosen by a panel of 7 judging teams.

Lion or the Lamb? Winners announced April 11th

Lion or the Lamb? Winners announced April 11th

Winners will be announced on Monday April 11. In March, every time you check out, you will get a slip for a chance to name your choice of the Lion or the Lamb. Fill out the slip and place it in the corresponding container. At the end of the contest, impartial animal...

Have you seen the Colby Meteorite?

Have you seen the Colby Meteorite?

Swing by the library to view the CCL’s piece of the Colby Meteorite (on loan from the Rural Arts Museum) which fell on July 4, 1917. Don’t know much about the meteorite?  Pick up a copy of the Wisconsin Historical Magazine’s article about the event that occurred over...

I Spy… Celebrate National Library Month!

I Spy… Celebrate National Library Month!

Libraries Rock! The theme for National Library Month at the CCL is “Libraries Rock!”  Stop in to play “I SPY” in the “Rock-Quarium” for a chance to win rockin’ prizes all month long.  Check out library materials and receive an I Spy entry slip.  Search the...

April Take & Make Crafts

April Take & Make Crafts

There are a variety of free take and make crafts ready for youth and their families to enjoy. These projects will be celebrating SPRING!  Pick up a different one each time you visit the CCL. a. Baby Chick scratch art b. Spring Bunny c. Handprint Flower d....

Lenten Fish Fry: Colby VFW April 1st

Lenten Fish Fry: Colby VFW April 1st

Join us for a Fish Fry Dinner Fundraiser to help support the Colby Community Library at the Colby VFW. Call in orders starting at 3:30 p.m.: 715-223-2227 Serving 5-9 p.m. Carry-outs available at an additional charge Limited seating is available Dinner includes: Deep...

Accepting Applications for the 2022 Summer Intern Position

Accepting Applications for the 2022 Summer Intern Position

The Colby Community Library (CCL) is looking for summer help.  Preference given to high school graduates with library experience or college students with education or library science majors.  Computer knowledge a must; ability to interact with patrons, assist with...

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
Tue. Noon - 7 pm
Wed. 9 am - 5 pm
Thurs. Noon - 7 pm
Fri. 9 am - 5 pm
Sat. & Sun. Closed
*Curbside available by request