September 18, 2019, 9:30 AM - December 12, 2019, 9:50 AM
This is a lap sit program for youth ages 0-2 years old and a caregiver to enjoy together. Introduce your little one to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word giving them a head start on language learning. Youth must be accompanied by an adult.
September 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - December 13, 2019, 11:00 AM
Hearing stories is a great way to help children develop a love of language, books, and learning. These stories are hand-picked for ages 3-6. Parents need not attend, but please stay in the building.
November 13, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Get your creative juices flowing in this watercolor class. We will be brushing up on various watercolor skills and techniques. Once you feel comfortable with the different techniques you are encouraged to branch off on your own. Registration required.
November 13, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
You are invited to the continuing "Brown Bag" series, hosted by the library, in partnership with the UNK History Department and History Nebraska. Feel free to bring your lunch with you. Snacks and beverages are provided.
Dr. Nathan Tye will be presenting "Confronting the 'Annual Plague of Hobos:' The History of Transient Labor in Nebraska, 1870–1930." His research documents the fascinating but misunderstood lives of hobos, tramps, and other transient workers that traveled across the West and Midwest by hopping trains from the 1870s-1930s.
Dr. Tye is an assistant professor at UNK and was born and raised in Kearney, Nebraska. He holds a B.A. from Creighton University and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Tye specializes in Nebraska History, the history of the American West and Midwest, Labor History, Gender and Sexuality, as well as Digital and Public History.