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It's time for the library's Winter Reading Program!

winter reading prizesOur Winter Reading program has begun! Adults, teens, and kids need to register online, read 3 books, and then write short reviews to win prizes. We'll also have some random drawings throughout the program for those who keep reading.  The program runs January 2 - February 28.  Here's a preview of some of the prizes - a goody bag for kids and a mug for teens and adults!

We are Accepting Pet Supply Donations for the Humane Society

cat and dogShare the holiday spirit with animals at the Humane Society of Wichita County by placing pet supplies under our Christmas tree! The Humane Society is in need of all sorts of things to keep the pets warm and cozy this winter, including blankets, towels, cleaning supplies, dog and cat food, leashes, kitty litter, etc. Check their donation list for some ideas. Bring your donations to the library, put them under our tree, and we'll take them to the Humane Society for you.

We've Added Two New Databases!

Check out these new databases which are part of the Texshare database collection:
American WestThe American West allows browsers to explore tales of frontier life, Pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws. Document types include: manuscripts, trade cards, wanted posters, photographs, claim certificates, news sheets, rare printed works, brand books, broadsides, correspondence, diaries, directories, journals, pamphlets, periodicals, and artworks. Full color. Searchable. Multiple added features. Sourced from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago.

American Indian Histories and CultureAmerican Indian Histories and Culture is a unique resource that makes available, for the first time, many rare and significant documents from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world. Spanning four hundred years, document types include manuscripts, artworks, speeches and petitions, diaries, correspondence, linguistic and ethnographic studies, photographs, maps, photographs, rare printed books and American Indian newspapers. Full color. Searchable. Multiple added features.