Gering Public Library

Gering Public Library

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Gering Public Library

1055 P Street
Gering, NE
Phone (308) 436-7433
Fax     (308) 436-6869 

Monday-Thursday9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday     10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday    10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday CLOSED       

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Library News
The Gering Public Library has introduced a new MakerSpace to our collection! But what IS a MakerSpace? A makerspace is an open workspace that has a variety of tools, from high-tech to low-tech, that...more >>
Scotts Bluff County is home to around 1700 people with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Some of them live with their families, some live in group homes, and some live independently. Those...more >>
Did you take Latin in high school? Does the title of this column make any sense to you? I took Spanish, which developed from Latin, and I recognize the word "pain" (dolor). Otherwise it looks like...more >>
A follow up from last week's column. In the late 1890s libraries began adding children's rooms, mostly with the intention of getting noisy children out of the adult library areas. Patrons in our...more >>
National Library Week falls on April 23-29 this year. The American Library Association chose "There's More to the Story" for this year's theme. What is the Gering Library's story? In 1895 a handful...more >>
We are lucky to live in a community with multiple libraries. Not only do Scottsbluff and Gering have public libraries, Lyman, Morrill, Mitchell, and Minatare do as well. Within Scottsbluff, I know of...more >>
Happy National Poetry Month! I believe that's the traditional greeting. I am highlighting some of the books from our poetry section this week. Ted Kooser is Nebraska's most famous poet. He served as...more >>
Our library has three boards that support the library in very different ways. The library board is appointed by the mayor, and each member can serve two three-year terms. They provide oversight of...more >>
Nothing puts a pit in my stomach like someone asking me to sign a card for a coworker. I hated writing in yearbooks. These days I am finding retirement cards are no better. A friend of mine has six...more >>
It's the general understanding in my family that my Great Grandpa Reg's schooling ended after second grade. When he was a child, his father needed him on the ranch, and as a result, working took...more >>


Upcoming Events

Summer Reading is coming in June!

The Summer Reading kick off is Wednesday, May 31 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Legion Park. If you can't make it to sign up day, you can sign up for summer reading through June. We have lots of fun activities planned. Check out the online calendar or stop by the library for more information. Don't let the kids have all the fun, we have summer reading for adults too!