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 
Email: gpl@geringlibrary.org

Hours:
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
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 >>
"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 >>
I have an ancestor who was in the Revolutionary War, so I typed his name, Elijah Park, into My Heritage (library edition) to see what would come up. I had to guess on his birthdate-let's see… 1775...more >>
Every year in September the American Library Association (ALA) highlights books that have been controversial through the past year. They call it "Banned Book Week." The theme this year is, "Books...more >>
Upcoming Events
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 2:30pm to Friday, December 23, 2022 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 8:00am to Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 9:00pm
Ask Me About Gering Special Edition shows events and highlights for the week in Gering and the area. If you have any questions please call the Karla at the Gering Convention & Visitors Bureau at...more >>