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See Results of the Space Needs Study 

Why is the City exploring a possible renovation and expansion of the library?  Read more...

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Programs This Week: July 28 - Aug. 2


Tuesday at 6:30 pm - Tuesday Night Book Discussion Group - This month's book is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.


Wednesday at 10am - Signing Lapsit - Signing Lapsit uses American Sign Language to bond with children through songs, stories and vocabulary activities.  Presented by Megan McWilliams, Certified Advanced Signing Time instructor. 


Wednesday at 10:00am - Wednesday Morning Book Discussion Group - This month's book is In Falling Snow by Mary-Rose MacColl.


Thursday, July 31 is the last day to turn in your Summer Reading Records!  Don't miss out!


Thursday at 6:30pm - 20's and 30's Book Club- This month's book is Room by Emma Donoghue. 



Saturday at 2pm - Young Adult Book Club - A book club for teens! This month's book is Macbeth by William Shakespeare.





Coming Soon....

August 13 at 6:30pm - Nebraska Through Song and Story with Dan Holtz

August 21 from 6-9pm - Basic Email Class



Did You Know?

The library has free WiFi so you can bring your own laptop, smartphone or tablet and stay connected.

We have over 75,000 books, 5700 CDs & Audiobooks, 2800 DVDs, and 230 video games you can check out.

We have over 55,000 ebooks you can read online or download through Ebsco Ebooks and OverDrive.

Last year, there were over 148,000 visits to the library.  That means that an average of 47 people visit the library each hour that we're open.



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