May 28, 2023

Great Bend Library gearing up for busy June

Posted May 28, 2023 4:00 PM

The Great Bend Public Library is kicking off its summer programming. The library has a full list of events scheduled for June. All library events are free to the public and do not require a library card to attend. There are even more events available for you to see at by CLICKING HERE.

123 Andrés
Thursday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m.
Andrés and Christina are the Latin Grammy-winning music duo 123 Andrés. Their catchy songs and lively concerts get the whole family dancing and learning, in Spanish and English.

Decades 60’s & 70’s Trivia Night at Dry Lake Brewing
Thursday, June 8th at 7 p.m.
How well do you know the two grooviest decades? Get ready for our next trivia night at Dry Lake Brewery on June 8th. Grab a team or go it solo during our Decades Trivia Night. Sign up now at to add your team to the roster (limit of 4 per team).

Elsenpeter Marionettes presents: Sleeping Beauty
Wednesday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m.
The Elsenpeter family's skillful manipulation of marionettes transforms the 2-foot tall, hand carved, wooden dolls into living characters with distinct personalities. This adaptation of Sleeping Beauty will delight the young and the young-at-heart alike.

Teen Open Mic Night
Friday, June 16 at 3:30 p.m.
Stop by the Teen Spot every month for a cup of joe and a fun activity! This month we are hosting an Open Mic night. Come and perform a song, poetry, or standup routine during our June Teen Café! Sign up at

Are You Smarter Than a Librarian
Monday, June 19 at 4 p.m.
Put your knowledge to the test as you face off against librarians in random trivia! The librarians took the championship last year, but can the teens win back their honor in 2023? Participants get pizza Spots are limited, so reserve yours with the Remind code @gblibtriv or go to Registration will be open from June 5 - June 16.

Women & Jazz
Thursday, June 22 at 6 p.m.
Women have been involved in jazz since the early 1920s, not just as vocalists, but as instrumentalists, composers and arrangers. The goal of this presentation is to provide an understanding of these women—particularly of their personal lives and their ability to read music, perform, and survive in a time when jazz was considered a "man’s world." It also covers the full spectrum of years, genre, recordings, and recognized achievements.