Library Services

David City Library provides the following services to the public:

Library Collection

Our collection of fiction and non-fiction reading material, newspaper, and other media are available through our automated catalog system. You can search by subject, author, title, and keyword to find out what we have in house and online.

Library Services

  • Wired and Wireless Internet access offers additional information on virtually any subject.
  • Library Programs for children and adults. We have everything from adult book club to children’s story time. Ask the librarian for what’s up and coming.
  • Newspapers from local, state and national agencies are located in the Reading Area. One week‘s worth of papers are kept in the Reading Area; one month‘s worth are kept in storage.
  • The McNaughton Collection of Popular Reading is available in the regular fiction and non-fiction collection. This includes titles in science fiction, romance, mystery, and general fiction and non-fiction materials.
  • Reference resources, including encyclopedias, atlases, travel kits, etc., are available in the Reference Area.
  • Nebraska and Butler County non-fiction materials are available in the Heritage Room, along with Butler County newspapers on microfilm, and area school annuals.

Electronic Information Databases

Electronic databases are available through library computers and at home for searching full-text articles and books, citations and abstracts in periodical literature. These databases are great for getting homework done, doing research, and exploring a variety of interests. Here’s some of what we have available:

  • FirstSearch: This database connects library patrons to content in every format from worldwide library collections. It’s great to find out which sources exist and if there’s a way to gain access.
  • netlibrary: A full-text electronic book collection that connects students of all ages to the information they need.
  • Nebraska Access: 24/7 free access to websites selected by librarians. Find full text government publications, Nebraska historical resources, and gain access to full text magazine and journal articles from a variety of subjects.

These databases from the Nebraska Library Commission are available to Nebraska residents. Stop by the library for information including the necessary logins and passwords.

More services:

  • Lamination
  • Technology Center (Computers, printers, & scanner available)
  • Book reserve service/book drop
  • Private study rooms
  • Community room
  • Fax machine/copier
  • Word processing
  • Projector
  • TV/DVD/Laptop for in house presentations