Halloween Costume Contest is virtual this year







Virtual Costume Contest Sponsored by the Valley Center Public Library


Send your photos to:valleycenterlibrary@yahoo.com noting name & grade/category, and phone/email.  We must receive entries by noon on Mon. Nov. 1.  Winners will be notified on Fri. Nov. 5.  By entering, you are giving permission for your and/or your child’s name/likeness to be used in the paper & social media.  Not responsible for misdirected email.




Kindergarten-1st Grade

2nd-3rd Grades

4th-5th Grades

6th-12th Grades


The Moving Wall is coming to Valley Center’s Lions Park

The Moving Wall
Lions Park, Valley Center, KS
Oct. 21-25, 2021

For more information visit:  https://www.valleymovingwall.com/

Due to expected traffic volume, street closures, limited parking, and various ceremonies and events, the Library will open late at 11 AM on Fri. & Sat. Oct. 22-23, otherwise we plan to be open our regular hours during the Moving Wall exhibit. Last minute changes to this schedule will be posted on here and on Facebook. There will be no library programming/ groups Oct. 20-25, no Story Time on Tues. Oct.19, and no curbside service available. We urge patrons to plan ahead as it may be difficult to drive to and park at the Library. Should you wish to visit the Library during the Moving Wall exhibit, consider parking off site and shuttling or walking to the facility.

Ready to determine the Fastest Hook in the Valley?

The Fastest Hook in the Valley Crochet Contest

Fall Festival Saturday, September 25, 2 pm – VC Library & Community Center

Sponsored by the Valley Center Public Library, Stitch & Chat II, and Wal-Mart at 53rd & Meridian

Join the Valley Center Public Library and Stitch & Chat II as we host the Fastest Hook in the Valley, a contest to determine who can crochet a cotton dishcloth the quickest!  Bring your own size G crochet hook, and we’ll provide the pattern and cotton yarn.  The two contestants to correctly crochet the most rows of the project pattern in 30 minutes will win goodie bags. Sign up by calling the Library at 755-7350 by 5 pm, Friday, September 17.  Anyone may participate.  The Library staff will be the final judges in the contest.