Winners of the Art in the Yard Challenge 2020 Adult, and Children’s Division

Alpha Morrow Adult Division 1st Place two-way tie
Katherine Miles Adult Division 1st Place two-way tie
Lucy Auchard Adult Division 2nd Place
Amy Messenger Adult Division 3rd Place
Olivia Adams Children’s Division 1st Place
#9 Charlie Kingery #8 Lily Kingery Children’s Division 2nd place three-way tie winner
Zak Knobloch Children’s Division 2nd Place three-way tie winner
Kate Knobloch Children’s Division 3rd Place

UPDATES:

The library is offering curbside service on Fridays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and on Saurdays 8:30 to 10:30 am. Call 620-437-2634 and leave a message with requests or email the library at madisonks.library@gmail.com

After we call you that your requests are ready, go to the south side of the building by the curbside window sign and pop open your trunk and we can leave the items in your car.   At any time if you have book returns, you may leave them in the book drop. Call and let us know when you are leaving DVD’s on Friday or Saturday, so we can pick them up immediately, as they cannot go in the book drop without risking damage.

To participate in the ART IN THE YARD project please call the library and leave a message or email the library! Make it a fun family activity! We are looking forward to receiving your entry!

2020 Census Infogram

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools (SIS) program helps students in classrooms across the country answer questions about the nation’s population by providing colorful maps filled with census-based facts about the United States and its territories. There are maps aimed at elementary, middle and high school grade levels

2020 Census Partner Spotlight
On June 1, the San Antonio/Bexar County CCC purchased advertising space on the back of Family Dollar and Dollar Tree stores’ receipts to promote the 2020 Census targeting hard-to-count communities in the area. The CCC invested $25,000 for the 12- week campaign in every of store throughout Bexar County.



Response Rate Fun Facts (June 8)
• Utah had the second highest cumulative Internet self-response rate at 59.4 percent, behind Minnesota and ahead of Washington
• Utah had the second highest cumulative total self-response rate at 64.3 percent, behind Washington and ahead of Oregon
• Gove County, KS had the highest daily total self-response rate at 1.9 percent
• Los Alamos County, NM had the highest cumulative Internet self-response rate at 74.6 percent
• Los Alamos County, NM was the top West County with 79.8 percent
The U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools (SIS) program helps students in classrooms across the country answer questions about the nation’s population by providing colorful maps filled with census-based facts about the United States and its territories. There are maps aimed at elementary, middle and high school grade levels.
Census Bureau to Resume 2020

Census Field Operations in Additional Locations
On June 9, the U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, announced the restart of 2020 Census field operations in additional area census offices (ACOs) across the nation. With these additions, field activities have restarted at all 248 ACOs stateside, all ACOs in Puerto Rico and the Island Areas, and 100 percent of the nation’s update leave workload will have resumed. As of June 8, 83.5 percent of update leave was completed.
Census Bureau officials coordinated closely with the Navajo Nation and determined that it is safe to resume operations in the Window Rock, AZ ACO on June 11.

Denver Region Response Rates
Arizona
57.1%
Colorado
63.3%
Kansas
64.7%
Montana
51.8%
Nebraska
66.9%
New Mexico
48.4%
North Dakota
59.7%
Oklahoma
54.3%
South Dakota
60.3%
Texas
55.5%
Utah
64.3%
Wyoming
50.8%
National
60.8%

Helpful Links

https://2020census.gov/en/response-rates.html

https://www.census.gov/library/video/2020/2020-census-self-response-rate-map.html?utm_campaign=20200408msdvzs1ccdtanl&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

https://2020census.gov/en/news-events/operational-adjustments-covid-19.html?

https://2020census.gov/en/avoiding-fraud.html

https://2020census.gov/en/help.html

https://www.census.gov/newsroom.html

https://2020census.gov/en/educators.html

https://www.youtube.com/user/uscensusbureau

Follow the Census at @uscensus.gov



THE 2020 PANDEMIC ART IN THE YARD CHALLENGE

With the postponement of the Denim 2020 art show due to covid- 19, the Madison Public Library would like to invite Madison residents to take part in a new project.
ART IN THE YARD.

Challenge yourself to create a masterpiece to be displayed in your front yard.  Anyone who lives in the USD 386 school district is eligible to participate although all art must be displayed within the Madison city limits. 

If you are interested in taking the challenge, call the library at 620-437-2634 and leave a message with your name, phone number and address or email madisonks.library@gmail.com  with your name, phone number, and address, and you will be given a number to display with your art. 

You have until July16th to register and put your work on display.  From July 17-21 district 386 residents are invited to drive around town, choose their favorite art piece and vote online.  A link to SurveyMonkey will be provided on the library website and Facebook page and in the Madison News and on the Madison News Facebook.

The top three winners will be announced on the library Facebook page and website and in the Madison News and Madison News Facebook .  Please join us and share in this opportunity to come together-apart and create great art.

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