The North Bend Library is located in North Bend, Nebraska.  The town was founded in 1893 and the library has  been enjoying a new building since May 2012.  We were previously housed in a historical Carnegie Library that was built in 1913.  North Bend is a town on the Platte River in East Central Nebraska with a population of 1,250.  We have 3 part-time library staff and 3 library substitutes.   Thanks for visiting and feel free to contact us. 

Library Mission Statement

The North Bend Public Library provides opportunities to explore, learn, create and connect.

Library Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 1:00  pm – 6:00  pm
Friday 10:00 am – 5:00  pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Library Address:
110 East 13th Street
North Bend, NE  68649

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Email address


Who We Are

Amy Reznicek
Amy has been with the library since the Fall of 2010 and the Director since 2013.  She lives in the North Bend area with her husband Tim.  They have two children.

Faith Renard

Mary Meyer

Katy Jenner

Jade Barnes

Jan Vopalensky

Library Board and Foundation

The Library Board of Trustees is a group of citizens responsible for the governing the library. These members are appointed by the Mayor, approved by the City Council and are a vital link between the library and the community.

Bernard Larsen, President

Bob Hines, Secretary

Julie Kelberlau, Treasurer

Chris Gross-Rhode

Amanda Vyhlidal

The North Bend Library Foundation is a nonprofit community Foundation founded in 1984.  It’s purpose is to promote, facilitate, and implement collaboration between public and private funding sources in support of ensuring outstanding public library services in North Bend for today and in the future.

Foundation Members:

Melissa Cody, Chairman

Jennifer Karnantz, Vice-chairman/Treasurer

Cheryl Kavan, Secretary

Bernard Larson

Bob Hines

Amanda Vyhlidal

Julie Kelberlau

Chris Gross-Rhode

Friends of the Library

How Can I start the Friends group at the library?

Contact the Library. At this time the library does not have an organized Friends Group.  Anyone wanting information on how to start it back up or start the group fresh please contact the library director.

Who are the Friends? 

The Friends are a group of individuals who believe the library offers a great wealth of information and activities. They may be the book lover, avid reader, researcher, learner advocate or activities supporter.

What is their purpose?

Their purpose is to promote and support all aspects of the library and to provide financial support where needed.

Who determines what the Friends do?

The group meets now and then to talk about special projects or interests and then makes a plan for success.

What type of projects do the Friends support?

Host an annual Christmas Tree Display
Host fund raisers
Provided financial support in the construction costs of the existing library.

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