Overdrive Connection Issues

Overdrive Connection Issues

Did you have issues connecting to your Overdrive account this weekend?  Guess what?  So did everyone else!  There was a major power outage in Lincoln on Friday night and it knocked out all of the State of Nebraska government internet service. This included all Nebraska Library Commission hosted websites including this website AND Oveydrive.   They are aware of the problems and are working to resolve everything.  Thank you for your continued patience and we hope everything is up and running…

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Innovation Studio Class Schedule Jan 18-25

Innovation Studio Class Schedule Jan 18-25

Below is a list of training classes scheduled for the Innovation Studio (makerspace) over the next week.  Minimum age requirements apply.  Space is limited.   Call the library at (308) 352-4894 or email hml@gpcom.net to reserve your spot. Saturday, January 18th: 3D Printer                          9:30 AM to 11:00 AM.            (3 spots available) Tuesday, January 21st: Sewing/Embroidery Machine       1:30 PM to 3:00 PM.  …

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Makerspace Open House

Makerspace Open House

Join us to celebrate the grand opening of our Library Innovation Studio makerspace.  If you have been wondering what you’ve been hearing so much about, here is your chance to check it out for yourself!  

Hold up… we have a webpage?!

Hold up… we have a webpage?!

Dang!  This place has got some cobwebs….and a collection of tumbleweeds in the corner!  Val!  Grab the broom!  Yeah!  No, the long one that will reach into the corners. OK.  So we know.  It has been a LONG LONG time since we posted on here, BUT we are cleaning up, adding and updating pages, and getting reading for a busy, fun-filled summer at the library.  So click around!  The Kids’ Summer Reading Page is updated, the Adult Reading Program stuff…

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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Hastings Memorial Library will be closed Thursday, November 24th through Saturday, November 26th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Monday, November 28th.   Happy Thanksgiving!

New Fiction for November

New Fiction for November

New arrivals in adult fiction!  Christmas books from Thomas Kinkade and Richard Paul Evans are here, as well as new books in your favorite series: Stephanie Plum, Alex Cross, Jack Reacher, Kay Scarpetta… Curl up with a new book today!

Take our new patron survey!

Take our new patron survey!

Every few years, we like to ask our patron’s about our current services to get feedback and see if there are places we can add and improve.  A paper copy of this survey is available at the library, but if you have a couple of minutes, click on the Survey Monkey link below and answer a few questions.  Your responses will help us to provide the best possible library services for everyone. Hastings Memorial Library 2016 Patron Survey    …

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NEW at the library: OneClickDigital

NEW at the library: OneClickDigital

Looking for some new audiobooks to download to your MP3 player, tablet, laptop, or smartphone?  Check out the library’s newest offering OneClickdigital audiobooks. OneClickdigital (in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books), is an online service that allows patrons to check out eAudiobooks and eBooks, including best-sellers, Recorded Books exclusives, classics, selections for children and young adults, and much more. Patrons have free access to eAudio and eBooks at home, in the library, or on the go. Many titles are multi-access, so…

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New digital collections have arrived at Hastings Memorial Library!

New digital collections have arrived at Hastings Memorial Library!

Exciting news!  We have added to our digital collection!  The library has joined The Central Nebraska Digital Co-op, a group composed of libraries from across the state who are working together as a group to purchase products and services. As a group, the Co-op subscribes to Zinio Magazines and OneClickDigital downloadable audio books. Today we are going to take a look at Zinio.  Through our website, patrons can have unlimited multi-user access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be…

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Welcome to our new home on the web!

Welcome to our new home on the web!

Thanks for visiting our new webpage for Hastings Memorial Library!  We have partnered with the Nebraska Library Commission to join the Nebraska Libraries on the Web project.  The new site will allow us to update the page anytime we have something new to share.  Click around and check out what the library has to offer.  The site is still a work in progress, and we will be updating and adding new links and information all the time, so keep checking back….

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