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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Tekamah Public Library is seeking a part-time employee to work 10-15 hours a week. Applicant must be at least 16 years old. Pay starts at $8 an hour. Anyone interested needs to come to the library and fill out an application.   

Have you heard of OverDrive?

Have you heard of OverDrive?

At the library, we don’t think there is such a thing as bad weather. We like to say, “Today is good reading weather.” There’s nothing finer than curling up with a good book when the weather outside is frightful. As the winter months roll in, you may be drawn to some tea and a bestseller. While we are always here to help you find the perfect book in person, there may be circumstances where you don’t want to leave the…

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Temporary Hours

Temporary Hours

We are implementing a temporary change to our hours. This will start Monday, October 19th and end Monday, December 14th. The library will close from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays. We will still open each morning at 10:00 a.m. We will still close Mondays at 7:00 p.m. and Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m. Our wonderful library aide leaves us for a few weeks every year to help with Medicare enrollment. This change gives our library director a…

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How much does your library benefit your community?

How much does your library benefit your community?

How much does your library benefit your community? The Nebraska Library Commission asked that very question in an NCompass blog post a few weeks ago. They also had some compelling numbers that show what a community would look like without a library. Yikes! The NLC used data from several different sources. Local government revenue, information from the most recent public library surveys, and population size were taken into account. They determined that libraries cost the Nebraskan taxpayer only $41 a…

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