LIBRARY OUTDOOR SPACE

At the end of last year we applied for a Library Improvement Grant through the Nebraska Library Commission. We received a grant to purchase patio furniture for our outdoor space on the Southeast corner of the library. We worked with Kenton Peterson, owner of TwoPturf, to purchase Weather Resistant, Durable,…

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Library Updates

Close to probably two years ago we started looking in to extending the west wall in the Studio room. While looking into this project we ended up fixing more than we anticipated when we found asbestos in the ceiling texture. The asbestos has been removed, ceiling cleaned, new ceiling texture…

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Chromebooks & Hotspots Available

Last spring I applied for the Emergency Connectivity Fund available to public libraries to provide hotspots and devices to patrons to use at home. This long process of applying is finally coming to an end and we are now starting the fun part…providing the Chromebooks and hotspots to our patrons!…

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2021 ARPA Formula Grant Funds

Butler Memorial Library applied for ARPA funds in 2021. We were awarded $4,026.00 to be used for a list of eligible projects that would support the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) goals. We chose to focus on two library needs. One, we have tablets for kids that are…

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Children’s Room Update

Little by little we have been receiving the items we purchased for the Children’s room. We have been waiting on the new rug which was said to be delivered but we had yet to actually receive it…until today! I went out the back door to take out the trash and…

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