About Us

Our Mission Statement:

It is the central purpose and role of the Raymond A. Whitwer Tilden Public Library to provide each individual with equal and adequate access to information resources, providing valuable information and opportunities, constructive and enjoyable programming & events, and a place for learning and discovery.



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Nebraska OverDrive Digital Library is a web-based digital media platform that enables library patrons to download popular digital audiobooks and eBooks from a customized library website.  By using a Tilden Public Library card number, and the user code “cooper”, Audiobooks and eBooks can be checked out and downloaded for free to computers, tablets, e-readers, and smartphones, …

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Library Services

The Raymond A. Whitwer Tilden Public Library offers the community a variety of services. And while not all services require you to become a library member, it is required for all borrowing privileges. Becoming a member is easily done by completing a card at the circulation desk where you will receive your Patron Privileges …

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Meet the Staff

Cindy Lee Simeon           Library Director                           csimeon@tildenlibrary.org

Hella Bauer                      Head Librarian                            hbauer@tildenlibrary.org

Jeanne Dahl                     Ass’t Librarian & Genealogy        jdahl@tildenlibrary.org

Jeanmarie Shermer         Ass’t Librarian & Children’s         jmshermer@tildenlibrary.org

KayLeigh Fernau             Library Assistant

Michelle Lockwood         Janitor

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There are a variety of ways to show your support for the Library.

  • Monetary Donations – Monies donated to the Library go directly into the Tilden Library Foundation funds, and are used for programming and the betterment of the library.   Donations can be offered in the form of a memorial for a friend or …

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Tour the Library

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