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
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 >>
My son excitedly told me about a friend of his (I will call him Alex) who built a game website. He uses the site to host a couple of games he designed and some other games he found online. I know...more >>
I made a goal for myself in 2010 to read all of the Newbery Award books. The American Library Association (ALA) awards the Newbery Medal " to the author of the most distinguished contribution to...more >>
I discovered one of my favorite authors in the Omaha airport. No, I didn't see Alex Kava waiting for a plane in the terminal. A clerk at Hudson News and Gifts recommended "A Perfect Evil." "The...more >>


Upcoming Events

May 2
      10:00am - Mahjongg

May 9
      10:00am - Mahjongg

May 11
      1:00pm - Mahjongg
      1:00pm - Chess Club

May 14
      4:30pm - Library Foundation Meeting
      7:00pm - Library Friends Board Meeting

May 16
      10:00am - Mahjongg

May 20
      6:00pm - Wine 201: Rose Wines
                    Emporium Bean & Bottle

May 21
      5:00pm - Library Board Meeting
      6:00pm - Wine 201: Rose Wines
                    Emporium Bean & Bottle

May 22
      6:30pm - Genealogy: Migrations

May 23
      10:00am - Mahjongg
      1:30pm - Food for Thought Book Club
      6:30pm - Anime Night

May 29
      9:30am - Adult Learners at the Library
                    Dance in the Plaza
                    (behind the Union Bar)
      3:00-5:00pm - Summer Reading Kick Off

May 30
      10:00am - Mahjongg