Youth Services

The Hobo Convention

From the 1880’s to the 1940’s, hobos were a part of American life, with up to 250,000 travelers on the road at one time. Most saw them as honest, honorable people caught in extraordinary times. All would agree, however, that the railroads crisscrossing this country were the lifeblood of every hobo.  Hobo signs were their …
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Reading Volunteers Needed

The Build a Better World Summer Read Program will run from June 26th-August 23rd. Again this year, the Valley Falls Free Library will be adding some programming in conjunction with the Summer Read Program, such as a visit by the Tang Museum, and Reading in the Library. The library is looking for volunteers to read …
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Vacation Week Activities

  It’s vacation week, and we have activities for the kids planned! Join the Valley Falls Free Library and Diver Library: Saturday the 15th @ 10am:  “Let’s Make Pancakes!” at the Valley Falls Community Center Monday the 17th @ 10:30am : Learn & Play Storytime at Diver Library Tuesday the 18th @ 2pm : Make …
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Let’s Make Pancakes!!

  Amy Halloran, author of “The New Bread Basket” will demonstrate pancakes from field to griddle, and you’ll get a taste of what it takes to make a pancake from the ground to your plate. Come learn about grain growing, flour milling, and pancake making and eating! This is for kids of any age, just …
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