Library

Creswell library won’t ban ‘Skippyjon’ books

CRESWELL – The recent public concerns regarding Hispanic stereotypes in the Skippyjon Jones children’s book series made its way onto the agenda for the Library Board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 28. No one from the public attended the open meeting, which means there was no further public input. Board members[Read More…]

Liudahl honored

Photo/Sue Bowers CRESWELL – At last week’s Lane Library District Board (LLD) meeting, the board presented Creswell Library director Su Liudahl with an award certificate from the Special Districts Association of Oregon. ”We had nominated her for their Outstanding Manager of the Year award, and while she was not selected[Read More…]

Kite Day shoots for the stars

Kids made their own delta kites and sent them soaring around Holt Park on July 24 during Creswell Library’s Kite Day, with former Creswell dentist and avid kite enthusiast, Dr. Richard Page. Crafted from plastic grocery bags, the kites’ triangular shape was reminiscent of the space shuttle, and kids could[Read More…]

Kids create ‘out of this world’ tie-dye

A boy named Landon gets some help tie-dyeing a T-shirt during Creswell Library’s annual tie-dye Summer Reading Program activity. Gini Davis/The Creswell Chronicle About 100 kids let their inner ”flower child” out to play during Creswell Library’s ever-popular tie-dye activity, held July 17 in Holt Park as part of the[Read More…]

Kids explore space, launch ‘stomp rockets’

Isabella Nibblett (left) exclaims over friend Ella’s interpretation of an alien that could exist on an imaginary planet or moon with an extreme environment, during Creswell Library’s ”A Universe of Science” Summer Reading Program event Gini Davis/The Creswell Chronicle A hands-on space science program on June 26 equipped youngsters to[Read More…]

Creswell Library reopens in west wing

Standing in the under-construction east wing of the library, Creswell Library Director Su Liudahl (left) confers with Old Mill Cabinets General Manager Brian Courtright (center) and Job Superintendent Derek Shively. Gini Davis/The Creswell Chronicle More than a decade in the making as funds were drummed up to make their long-planned[Read More…]

Library Expansion Project fueled by generosity

WEYERHAEUSER REPRESENTATIVE BRENT CZABAN STOPPED BY THE LIBRARY DURING STORYTIME DEC. 6, TO PRESENT A CHECK CRESWELL LIBRARY. THE $5,000 DONATION WILL HELP WITH THEIR EXPANSION PROJECT. ERIN TIERNEY/THE CRESWELL CHRONICLE Creswell Library at 64 W. Oregon Ave. has been seeking donations for the Library Expansion Project to expand their[Read More…]