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New year, new hours, new classes start this week
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Hello and Happy New Year from the Great Bend Library.
Just a reminder that we have changed our hours. We are now opening earlier. Monday-Thursday we are open from 9 a.m.-8 p.m.. For Friday-Saturday we are open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sunday we are open 1-5 p.m..
We are all fresh and relaxed from our long weekend and are gearing up for the year by starting up all of our regular classes again. On Monday Jan.9 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. the Crochet club will have it’s first class of the year.
At 4 p.m. Childrens will have Makerspace. On Tuesday, Jan. 10 Baby Classes start at 10 a.m., Children’s Class starts at 11 a.m., and at 3 p.m. there will be a Computer Basics Class open to everyone.
On Wednesday, Jan. 11 there will be a Teen Movie at 3:45 p.m.. On Thursday, Jan. 12 at 5 p.m. in our upstairs conference room there will be Magic The Gathering. At 5:30 p.m. in the Lower Level Meeting Room Donna Krug, family and consumer science agent with Barton County Extension will present “Saving Money When You Don’t Have a Dime to Spare”. At 6 p.m. there will be an Adult Night Out Craft Class and they will be making a Glitter Bowl.
On Friday, Jan. 13 there will be a children’s class at 10 a.m. and a children’s movie at 4 p.m..
The Crochet Club reminds the public it only has until Tuesday, Jan. 31 to make scarves, hats, and gloves for their Warmth for Winter drive. Members would appreciate any and all donations of handmade, store bought, or gently used scarves, hats, and gloves. Thank you to everyone who has participated thus far.
Finally, be sure to visit before Monday, Jan. 9, to admire and take a last look at The Great Bend High School Art Exhibition.

Newly Added Films
“Storks,”-DVD and Blu-Ray
“Sully,”-DVD and Blu-Ray
“Jason Bourne,”-DVD and Blu-Ray
“Suicide Squad,” DVD and Blu-Ray
“Miss Peregrine’s Home For Perculiar Children,”-DVD and Blu-Ray

Newly Added Fiction
“Firethorn,” by Ronie Kendig
“The Unique,” by John Connolly
“Notorious,’ by Allison Brennan
“Unicorn Point,” by Piers Anthony
“Proof Postitive,” by Archer Mayor
“Caught,” by Harlan Coben

Newly Added Graphic Novels
“Captian Britan,” by Alan Davis and Jamie Delano
“Appleseed Book 1: The Promethean Challenge,” by Shirow Masamune
“Appleseed Book 2: Prometeus Unbound,” by Shirow Masamune
“Appleseed Book 3: The Scales of Prometheus,” by Shirow Masamune
“Appleseed Book 4: The Promethean Balance,” by Shirow Masamune “Ronin,” by Frank Miller
“Abominaion Codex,” by CJ Carella
“X-Men: Longshot,” by Ann Nocenti and Arthur Adams
“Billy and the Boingers: Bootleg,” by Berke Breathed
“Aliens Book One,” by Mark Verheiden and Mark A. Nelson
“Abs of Steel, Buns of Cinnamon: A Cathy Collection,” by Cathy Guisewite
“Aliens Vol. 3,” by Kilan Plunkett
“Predator Kindred,” by Scott R. Tolson and Jason Lamb
“Rose is Rose: 15th Anniversary Collection,” by Pat Brady
“License to Dream: A Rose is Rose Collection,” by Pat Brady
“The Irresistible Rose is Rose,” by Pat Brady
“High-Spirited Rose is Rose,” by Pat Brady
“The Groo Carnival,” by Sergio Aragones
“The Groo Bazaar,” by Sergio Aragones
“The Groo Adenturer,” by Sergio Aragones
“John Constantine: Hellblazer: Tainted Love,” by Garth Ennis
“John Constantine: Hellblazer: Damantion’s Flame,” by Garth Ennis

Elizabeth Dukelow is the Circulation Assistant and Sunday Supervisor at the Great Bend Public Library. She can be reached by email at