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When I started my position as Public Services Librarian in Gering, the person I replaced left me a note about two of my new patrons. The note said they would read 14 books every two weeks. These...more >>
Let's say you want an item that the library does not own. Like I have said, every year more than a million books are published in English, and the Gering Library can't possibly buy them all. You can...more >>
What is the big deal with "Maus"? Why is a book that was published in 1991 at the top of the Amazon Best Sellers List after 30 years? Enquiring minds want to know! Art Spiegelman's graphic novel (...more >>
Someone came in today and asked for "Madame Bovary" by Gustav Flaubert. At one time, I am sure the library owned this title, but we no longer do. Gering Library's shelves are full. Every time we...more >>
I remember downloading my first audio book from the Grand Island library in 2009. It took quite a while since I had dial-up internet at the time. Then I had to transfer it from my computer to my iPod...more >>
The other day in the library I heard a mother tell her child, "Honey, we have that book at home, let's get something different." As a mother of four children, I remember reading the same favorites...more >>
By Sherry Preston My original career plan wasn’t to be a librarian. My mother was a librarian and my father is an archivist. I spent my childhood surrounded by books and learning. I have worked in a...more >>

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