Palmyra Memorial Library

A small town library with big city services.

Hawaii Program October 5th

Written By: Glenda - Sep• 22•14

The Palmyra Memorial Library is excited to be hosting a program on Hawaii presented by Palmyra resident, Jan Jones -  Sunday, October 5th at 2:00 P.M. at the Palmyra Activities Center.  Come and experience the sights, sounds, and even the smells of the beautiful state of Hawaii.  There will be treats and sweets for everyone.


Written By: Glenda - Sep• 08•14


Palmyra Memorial Library is hosting LEGO Day on Sunday, September 21 from 2-4 P.M. at the Palmyra Senior Center. Pack up those LEGOS and come have some fun creating and sharing ideas with others. If you have completed projects, please bring them so we can display them. We will also have lots and lots of new books for you to check out that day. Pre-registration is required so call the library at 402-780-5344 or e-mail to register.

Lincoln Resident Donates Books to the Library

Written By: Glenda - Aug• 29•14

Many thanks to Susan Hubbard of Lincoln, NE. Susan retired this spring from Cathedral of the Risen Christ School and chose to donate her collection of pristine books to the Palmyra Memorial Library. Susan donated both picture books and books for young adults. Thanks again for your thoughtfulness!Susan

Library Closed For Labor Day Weekend

Written By: Glenda - Aug• 29•14

The Palmyra Memorial Library will be closed on Sunday, August 31st and Monday, September 1st for the Labor Day weekend.  Have a safe holiday and GO BIG RED!

2014 Summer Reading Program Fizz Boom Read!

Written By: Glenda - Jul• 26•14

fizzFizz Boom Read!

The Palmyra Memorial Library Summer Reading Program really put a “Fizz” in things when approximately 40 area youth participated in a month long science program led by Mrs. Science AKA Lucinda Faunce.  Ice, fire, water, electricity, energy and chemistry were all incorporated into a fun learning experience for the children.  July 29th will be “Movie Night” – so pack your blanket and pillow and come enjoy an evening of fun and snacks.

READ to WIN $529.00!

Written By: Glenda - Jun• 18•14

 NEST the Nebraska College Savings Plan will deposit $529.00 into a NEST plan for 15 lucky summer readers, five in each congressional district and each library will win $250.00. Children in the Palmyra Memorial Library are eligible to enter the drawing, if they meet their personal reading goal and attend three of the five summer reading sessions. If you have questions, just give the library a call at 402-780-5344. It’s never to early to start saving for your child’s college education.

Summer Reading Registration Ends June 25th

Written By: Glenda - Jun• 16•14

Please be sure and register for the Palmyra Memorial Library Summer Reading Program which will be July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29th at the Palmyra Senior Center from 6:30 -8:00 P.M.  The theme for this year’s program is FIZZ BOOM READ!!  All children between the ages of four and twelve are welcome to attend.  To register phone 402-780-5534 or e-mail

Take the Nebraska OverDrive Challenge

Written By: Glenda - Jun• 11•14

Nebraska OverDrive is challenging all libraries that subscribe to OverDrive to increase circulation by 25% during the month of June and Nebraska OverDrive Consortium will receive $1,500 of content credit  This will give the consortium the opportunity to purchase more titles,  So if you have an e-reader device or Smartphone, be sure and download a title this month and read or listen to a book!

Palmyra Old Settlers Picnic Schedule

Written By: Glenda - Jun• 09•14

Palmyra Old Settlers Picnic

Friday, June 13th

5 – 8 P.M. – Dinner at the Park Sponsored by Palmyra Fire Dept.

7 -9 P.M. – Bingo at the Park

9:30 P.M. – Fireworks Display at the Park

Following Fireworks – Outdoor Movies at the Park

Saturday, June 14th

7:00 A.M. – Palmyra Panther Prowl 5K & 1 Mile Fun/Run begins at the Park

7:30 A.M. – Breakfast at the Legion Hall

8 – 4 A.M. – Vendor’s Market at United Methodist Church

9:00 A.M. – Community Garage Sales

9 – 4 P.M. – Palmyra Memorial Library Book Sale

9 – 11:30 A.M. – T- Ball and Coaches Pitch Games at the Park

10 – 2 P.M. – Kid’s Carnival at the Park

10:30 A.M. – Sand Volleyball Tournament at the Park

Noon – Lunch at the Park Sponsored by Eastern Star

1:00 P.M. – Otoe County Sheriff’s Canine Unit Demonstration at the Park

1:00 – 3:45 P.M. – Softball Games at the Park

1 – 4 P.M. – Music and Pie, Stop on By at the Presbyterian Church

3:30 – 4:30 P.M. – Line up for the parade at the Palmyra High School

5:00 P.M. – Parade

Following Parade: Dinner at the Activities Center by the Boy Scouts, Pedal Tractor Pull on Main Street

Following Tractor Pull: Raffle Drawing on Main Street

8:00 P.M. – Street Dance on Main Street Palmyra

Nebraska OverDrive Training Sunday, May 18th 2 – 4:00 P.M.

Written By: Glenda - May• 12•14

Do you have a Nook, Kindle, Smartphone or some other type of e-reader device and don’t know how to use it to access FREE books online? If your answer is yes, then you will want to attend the training at the Palmyra Memorial Library on Sunday, May 18th from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. Scott Childers, Southeast Library Systems Administrator, will provide individual training and show you how you can access over 6,000 titles from your device. Please be sure you know the password for logging in to your e-reader!

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