Library Closed New Years

The Dorothy Bramlage Public Library will be closed this Sunday through Monday for the New Year’s holiday. The outdoor book drop located on the building wall at the north entrance will be open and monitored at all times during those days so all items can still be returned. Please contact Library Director Susan Moyer at (785) 238-4311 with any questions.

New Year’s County

Office Closings

All county offices, including the Transfer Station, will be closed Jan. 1 in observance of the New Year’s Holiday. Regular hours for all offices will resume Jan. 2.

Pacesetters Fundraiser

The local Special Olympics team, the Junction City Pacesetters, will hold a fundraiser at Freddy’s Jan. 3 at 802 E. Chestnut St. The restaurant will do a benefit for the team from 5 until 8 p.m. where the Pacestters will receive a portion of the profit from everything sold during that time. Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy themselves and socialize with local Special Olympics athletes.

Smithsonian Exhibit

to Open at Museum

An exhibit about people’s relationships with water called Water/Ways will come to the Geary County Historical Museum at 530 N. Adams St. Jan. 6 and remain until Feb. 18. The museum will also show its SubMerged exhibit at this time. It deals with the local history of water in Geary County. The exhibit includes a mock flood zone with a description of major floods in Geary County and a 20-foot-long historical timeline about the events leading up to the construction of Milford Dam. Everyone is welcome to attend these free exhibits during regular museum hours.

Quilt Guild Meeting

The Sunflower Quilt Guild will meet Jan. 16, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library. Visitors with an interest in quilting are welcome to attend. The meetings are held every month except for December on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the library.

Christmas Tree Disposal

The Geary County Fish and Game Association will be collecting old Christmas trees for fish habitat again this year at the corner of 14th and Jackson Streets starting Dec. 25.

Visually Impaired

Person group

A visually-impaired person group meets at 1 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at the Geary County Senior Center, located at 1107 S. Spring Valley Road. This group offers information about available assistive technology, services, and offers a chance for people to share stories with others. Mandy Smith, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist from the Resource Center for Independent Living, will host the meetings. For more information, call the RCIL at (785) 528-3105 or the Geary County Senior Center at (785) 238-4015.

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