Aug 12

Conversations with US project

Small talk and short answers are easy.  What about real questions that make a person think and real answers?  Chris Register, living in Houston, TX, stopped in the library on Thursday, August 11th for a Conversation and real answers.  He is riding across the country, to learn and grow and listen.  Click HERE for more information about the questions he asks about our great country and some of the answers from sea to shinning sea.

An excerpt from his web site,  I decided to take a break from a professional career and a reliable daily shower in order to finish something I started years ago: the Conversations with US project. Now, fueled by curiosity and chocolate milkshakes, I’m pedaling my 102-lb rig across the country for stretches of six weeks and 1,900 miles at the time as I explore the cultural and geographical richness of the United States.  I’m thrilled to have you along for the ride.


Above:  Chris with Amy Reznicek


Chris meeting new friends at the library.

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Jul 28

July Quilt on Display

Stop in and see this beautiful hand embroidered and hand quilted quilt created by Doris Krepel.  It is really stunning and a showcase in patience and talent.

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Jul 21

In case you missed it! Kleinberg video visit to the library

In case you missed the event with Mr. Milton Kleinberg, holocaust survivor, at our library in June….here is a link to his presentation that evening.  Click HERE to view his presentation.

Also, here is a link to his web site – which I find very interesting…And you can purchase his book from his site.  His book is titled-Bread or Death , Memories of my Childhood .

The library also has a copy of his book available for check out.


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Jul 21

A BIG Thank you for help with the SRP

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The Summer Reading Program is a success because of many people donating their time as readers, talents by making treats to share and energy by faithfully reading to their kids, bringing their kids to the events and supporting the program.  Thank you so much!  It takes a village…


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Jul 21

Summer Reading Program photo fun

Can you believe the Summer Reading Program is over?  Those 6 weeks went very fast.  Here are some photos of the fun we shared!

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Jun 29

Our local firefighters visit your library

The NBVFD visited the library on Friday, June 24th for a great lesson in safety and to let us try our hand at using the fire hose.  Thank you NBVFD!   See more photos on our face book page….


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Jun 23

Dogs and kitties visit the library

On Friday, June 17th, we were joined by Kelli Steuhmer of the Dodge County Humane Society and Deputy Jordan Bradley along with his canine partner Dep. Brody.  Kelli shared how to exercise your pet and let us pet the cutest dog, Snickers, and pet the two kitties she brought.  We made treats for the dogs at the DCHS, too.  Fun, fun, fun

Deputy Bradley answered all of our questions and showed us how Deputy Brody can track and find things.  He will be in North Bend this weekend for Old Settler’s Days.  Make sure to say Hello to them!

Here are a few photos from our fun day @ your library.


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Jun 23

Safety Lessons can be fun

Karmen Dickes with the Three Rivers Health Clinic stopped by to share a safety lesson on the proper way to apply a band aid to any cuts or scrapes we get while out exercising.  Here are a few photos of our fun day!

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Jun 13

Holocaust Survivor – Milton Kleinberg Wednesday, June 29th

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Holocaust survivor Milton Kleinberg will give his personal presentation at the North Bend Public Library on Wednesday, June 29th, at 630pm.  Mr. Kleinberg is a successful Chairman and CEO of Senior Market Sales, Inc., an Omaha-based insurance marketing company that provides insurance solutions for an aging America.  His website also states that Kleinberg has begun speaking about his Holocaust experience at schools and synagogues and for the Institute for Holocaust Education. He is dedicated to carrying on the memory of the Holocaust so that future generations can better understand what happened so that it never happens again.


He has written a book about his experience which gives his personal account of surviving the holocaust in his book titled Bread or Death – Memories of My Childhood…which we have ready for check out at the library.

This is a free event where donations for the speaking event for Mr. Kleinberg will be accepted.

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Jun 09

Local artist displays watercolor

Lois Oliver, a talented local artist, has a watercolor painting on display at the library. Lois took part in an art showing at NeighborWorks in Lincoln on Thursday, June 9th.

Stop in and see her painting.

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