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I have been giggling my way through “The Midwest Survival Guide” by Charlie Berens since it came in. You might have seen his videos shared on Facebook- he’s the host of the Manitowoc Minute. The guy...more >>
We came across some old applications for talking books while cleaning out a drawer recently in the library. We also uncovered a booklet about the program from the Library of Congress dated 1985. As I...more >>
"The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race by Walter Isaacson" I am not sure when Walter Isaacson started researching "The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene...more >>
We have a new Youth Services Librarian at the Gering Library. I asked her a few questions so you could get to know Kira Perez a little better. Tell me a little about yourself and what your plans are...more >>
This weekend cowboy poet, columnist, and extraordinary human being Baxter Black passed away. I saw Baxter Black in 1985 at the Garden County Fair. He climbed up on the arena fence and sat there...more >>
I always wanted to join a book group. I love the chance to discuss books with people-it's one of the job hazards of being a librarian. According to the newspaper, this month marks the fifteenth year...more >>
We didn't make it into town very often in the summers. My brother and I were stuck reading the books our parents owned. My mother was a librarian and my father was a voracious reader, so we never...more >>
The movie, music and TV industries have the Academy Awards, the Grammys, and the Emmys. The book industry has its own set of awards. The Pulitzer Prize (pronounced Pull-it-sir) winning books were...more >>
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2022 GERING CODE ENFORCMENT REMINDS RESIDENTS ABOUT MAINTAINING GROWTH OF WEEDS, GRASSES OR WORTHLESS VEGETATION GERING – The City of Gering would like to remind...more >>
In 2018’s “Circe,” Madeline Miller sets out to tell the ancient Greek legend of Circe, daughter of the Titan Helios and a nymph, Perse. Like all great books, this one has a map in the front and a...more >>

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