The 2020 Census will determine congressional representation, inform hundreds of billions in federal funding, and provide data that will impact communities for the next decade.
The 2020 Census will provide a snapshot of our nation—who we are, where we live, and so much more. The results of this once-a-decade count determine the number of seats each state has in the House of Representatives. They are also used to draw congressional and state legislative districts.
Over the next decade, lawmakers, business owners, and many others will use 2020 Census data to make critical decisions. The results will show where communities need new schools, new clinics, new roads, and more services for families, older adults, and children.
The results will also inform how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding are allocated to more than 100 programs, including Medicaid, Head Start, block grants for community mental health services, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, aka SNAP.
March Activities Storytime with Hazel March 3rd @ 4PM
Storytime with Hazel
We are very excited to provide a special storyteller to Coffeyville. Hazel Spire was born and raised in England and she came to the US after meeting her GI husband in Iran. Hazel has written several books for children and teens, and will be bringing original stories and experiences to children of all ages. She moved to Southeast Kansas in 2010 and will be joining us on Tuesday, March 3rd @ 4pm. This event is free and intended for all ages.
Help our 2020 Summer Reading Program!
I know summer seems to be worlds away, but it’ll be here before we know it. Summer reading takes months of planning to make sure everything is ready. So far we've scheduled for OK Mad Science and Aaron Fowler to return!
We are reaching out to Coffeyville’s citizens and area businesses to help us bring a wonderful summer reading program for 2020! Summer Reading promotes literacy and a love of lifelong learning in children, teens, and adults! This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” which focuses on fairytales, folklore, and fantasy. We will be holding at least four programs each week during the summer for patrons of all ages. We are hoping to provide small incentives to everyone who meets their reading goals and need craft supplies for various activities. Visit our website for a complete list of items you can donate! If you would like to make a monetary donation, make sure to mention that the donation is specifically for the Summer Reading Program.
A new program we are wanting to provide this summer is bringing snacks to kids under 18 every day during the summer. If you would like to donate snack items, check out the list on our website. You can shop from the list or bring any pre-packaged/non-perishable snacks you can think of.
Be sure to check out these new titles:
To place a hold, click on the cover and go to our online catalog.