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       

Library Calendar

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Library News
When I tell people that I am working on my Master's Degree in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) I hear, "I didn't know that was a thing!" Actually, larger libraries require a master's degree for...more >>
"The Women of Chateau Lafayette" (2021) by Stephanie Dray follows three women through four wars. One thread that connects the novel's characters is Chavaniac, or the Chateau Lafayette, the marquis de...more >>
Have you noticed that most libraries across the U.S. have the same summer reading program theme? Each year the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) choses a theme, then develops artwork and...more >>
When I was a kid, my dad would drop my brother and me off at the top of the hill by our house with a couple Jirdon feed bags and have us pick up litter while we were waiting for a cattle truck. We...more >>
By Sherry Preston with a lot of help from Captain Jason Rogers Years ago, I worked in the Scottsbluff library. I remember one winter when a family of children would come in right after school every...more >>
This summer at Gering Public Library is packed with activities! The summer reading program theme this year is “All Together Now.” We're focusing on kindness, friendship, unity, and giving back to the...more >>
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 >>


Upcoming Events

December 4
      9:00am-7:00pm - Wrap Up
      Wrap your holiday presents
      with our supplies

December 6
      10:00am - Hats Storytime
      3:00pm - Lego Club (ages 8+)
      6:30pm - Adult Learners at the Library
                      (City Council Chambers)

December 7
      6:30pm - Anime Night for Adults

December 8
      3:00-6:00pm - Mingle & Jingle
             Holiday Open House

December 11
      9:00am-7:00pm - Wrap Up
      Wrap your holiday presents
      with our supplies

December 13
      10:00am - Gingerbread Storytime
      10:00am - Adult Learners at the Library
                     (City Council Chambers)
      3:00pm - Lego Club
      3:00pm - Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
      6:30pm - Adult Learners at the Library
                    (Northfield Haven)

December 14
      1:30pm - Food for Thought Book Discussion
      6:30-8:00pm - Chess Club

December 15
      6:00-8:00pm - Board Game Night

December 18
      9:00am-7:00pm - Wrap Up
      Wrap your holiday presents
      with our supplies
6:00pm - Tinker Tots

December 20
      10:00am - Jingle Bells Storytime
      3:00pm - Lego Club

December 25

December 27
      NO Storytime
      3:00pm - Lego Club