Gering Public Library

Gering Public Library

Welcome to the Gering Public Library!

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       

Library Calendar

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Library News
Graduation season is coming up soon. I suppose most parents want the same basic things for their adult children. We want them to be relatively happy in life, to be productive, independent, to have...more >>
By Sherry Preston I am looking forward to summer. In the evenings I like to relax on my deck with a glass of sun tea, some guacamole and chips or some fresh fruit and admire our garden. Occasionally...more >>
In 2020 we all sat down at our computers and completed the census- or you might have completed yours on paper. At least I hope you completed the census. Last month I got the American Community Survey...more >>
“On the Rez” by Ian Frazier is not on the new book shelf; it is 22 years old. I have been reading it over my lunch break for about three months now. With every 20 minutes I spend with it, I find...more >>
April 3-9 is National Library Week. The theme this year is "Connect With Your Library." How do you connect with the Gering Public Library? Do you take advantage of our free wifi or our public...more >>
Last week I participated in a Career Fair at the Gering High School for grades eight through twelve. The whole commons area was filled with booths- everything from the Nebraska Department of Roads to...more >>
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 >>


Upcoming Events

 Book Sale April 7-16           

Stop by the Gering Library April 6 from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. for snacks and a chance to run into friends. “It has been over two years since our last Holiday Open House. This new Spring Fling will be a fun chance to kick off our book sale and socialize a little too,” said Friends President Lisa Walter. “The book sale will be open in the Community Room during our Spring Fling Open House.”

The Friends of the Gering Library book sale will be April 7-16 in the Library Community Room during regular library hours, Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. "We are setting up a limited number of tables again and as the sale goes on, we will replenish the book selection, so come back through the 'book buffet' more than once!" said Friend Carol Enderle.

Hardcover books are 50 cents, paperback books are 25 cents, DVDs, LPs and audio books are fifty cents each. If you renew your Friends membership during the sale, you may select a free book. Friends of the Gering Library memberships are $5 annually. For more information contact the Gering Public Library at 436-7433.  Plan to attend- you might find just the book or album you’ve been looking for!

The Young and the Restless Storytime - Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00. For children up to Kindergarten age.

Lego Club - Wednesdays from 3:00-4:00. For ages 2 on up.  Younger children will need to be supervised.

Food For Thought Book Club - Fourth Thursdays from 1:30-3:00 (except Nov and Dec).

Shelf Awareness Book Club - Bi-monthly on fourth Fridays from 5:00-6:00 Tweens and Teens

Call the library to find out more information about these programs. 308-436-7433.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 9:00am to Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 4:00pm
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 9:00am to Monday, May 23, 2022 - 5:00pm
The Big Red Baseball Academy is coming to Gering! Join us at Oregon Trail Park Stadium on June 27 as the Huskers bring their Baseball Academy to town, featuring coaches, players and a full day of fun...more >>