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
When I go on vacation, I like to visit libraries. It's interesting to see how different communities provide this service to their constituents. Knowing this, a friend loaned me a book called "The...more >>
The title of Carolyn Prusa's book caught my eye, "None of This Would Have Happened if Prince Were Alive." Ramona has a lot on her plate. It's 2016 and Hurricane Matthew is headed towards Savannah,...more >>
I was watching TV the other night and was reminded of a book I read years ago. It was a mystery with a female investigator who I think was a rabbi. I typed some search words into my phone and lo and...more >>
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 >>

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Upcoming Events

April 3
      10:00am - Ducks Storytime
      3:00pm - LEGO Club

April 4
      9:00am-7:00pm - Friends of the Library
                                          Book Sale

April 5
      10:00am-5:00pm - Friends of the Library
                                          Book Sale


April 6
      10:00am-5:00pm - Friends of the Library
                                          Book Sale


April 8
      
9:00am-7:00pm - Friends of the Library
                                         Book Sale


April 9

       9:00am-7:00pm - Friends of the Library
                                         Book Sale

      7:00PM - Entries due for
                    Read to Your Pet Picture Contest

April 10

       9:00am-7:00pm - Friends of the Library
                                         Book Sale

      10:00am - Pirate Storytime
      3:00pm - LEGO Club

April 11
       9:00am-7:00pm - Friends of the Library
                                         Book Sale

      9:00am-7:00pm - Voting for
                                   Read to Your Pet
                                   Picture Contest

April 12
      10:00am-5:00pm - Friends of the Library
                                          Book Sale

      10:00am-5:00pm - Voting for
                                    Read to Your Pet
                                    Picture Contest

April 13
      10:00am-5:00pm - Friends of the Library
                                          Book Sale

      10:00am-5:00pm - Voting for
                                    Read to Your Pet
                                    Picture Contest
      10:00am - Mahjongg
      1:00-3:00pm - Chess Club

April 15
      6:00pm - Wine 201
            (Wines of North America)

April 16
      6:00pm - Wine 201
            (Wines of North America)

April 17
      10:00am - Music Storytime
      3:00pm - LEGO Club

April 19
      6:00pm - Board Game Night

April 20
      6:00pm - Seed Library Kickoff

April 22
      6:00pm - Tinker Tots

April 24
      9:30am - Adult Learners at the Library
                    City Council Chamber
      10:00am - Garden Storytime
      2:30pm - Genealogy: Researching
                       Germans from Russia
      3:00pm - LEGO Club
      6:30pm - Adult Learners at the Library
                   
Northfield Haven
April 25
      1:30pm - Food for Thought Book Group
      6:30pm - Anime Night for Adults

April 27
      Library CLOSED for Arbor Day

April 27

      1:30pm - Poetry Celebration
                       with Jamey Boelhower
                       and Poetry Open Mic