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
One of my readers, a book group member, felt the urge to write a guest column after reading my column about algorithms a couple of weeks ago. You may read it below in quotations, followed by my...more >>
It's the end of the year again, time to reflect on what has happened in the last 12 months. Which author's books were most often checked out by Gering Library patrons in 2022? Will someone finally...more >>
One of my favorite parts of working in a library is what we call 'reader's advisory.' This is what happens when someone says something like, "I've read all of CJ Box's books, what should I read next...more >>
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 >>


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