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Do you remember your first magazine subscription? I remember reading "Ranger Rick" when I was little, and somewhere along the line graduating to "Seventeen." It seems like social media has taken over...more >>
"Behind the Wire" by Andrea Myers takes place in Scotts Bluff County as World War II rages across the ocean. After the death of the author's grandmother, the family discovered a stash of WWII era...more >>
Maps were my Grandma's love language. She always had an atlas handy and she would reach for it any time someone would talk about somewhere they had been. Map reading builds important spatial skills...more >>
November is Native American Heritage Month. According to the US Census around 4% of Scotts Bluff County residents are "Native American alone." This does not count the many folks who have a Native...more >>
Throughout his life, Thomas Jefferson owned between 9,000 and 10,000 books. By contrast, the Gering library contains around 32,000 books. Jefferson sold his personal library to replace the destroyed...more >>
The original purpose of the Library of Congress was to provide unbiased research to members of Congress. Each year the library receives thousands of requests from Congress for information on a...more >>
In 1783, James Madison suggested the idea of developing a congressional library at the new capital Washington City. Before that, the capital was located in Philadelphia and New York City. Congress...more >>
For immediate release Contact: Gering Landfill April 16, 2024 Tel.: 308 436-7568 GERING LANDFILL CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WINDS GERING - Due to high winds, the Gering Landfill will be closed for all...more >>
"That's the trouble with a politician's life, somebody is always interrupting it with an election." The great Will Rogers had a lot to say about politicians and elections. Speaking of elections, we...more >>
Our library page, Jada, told me she learned the word "calumny" this week because she is reading "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. (I had to look it up.) It means a false or slanderous statement. Then...more >>

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