Special Collections

Nebraska Room

Our vault houses the “Nebraska Room”, a collection of materials about Nebraska and Valley. These special collections include books written about Nebraska or by Nebraska authors, items about the history of Valley, Valley High School (DC West High School) yearbooks, and records pertaining to the Valley Cemetery. Items in these collections assist researchers, those interested in family genealogy, and those interested in Nebraskan history.

Special Items for Checkout

Microscope Kits

We have two microscope kits available for checkout. These must be checked out by an adult, but we recommend showing young folks the wonders of the micro-world!

Watt Detectors

As part of Omaha Public Power District’s Watt Detector Program, we offer two watt detectors for checkout. Plug the detector into the wall, then plug an appliance into it. You can find out how much it’s costing you to keep things running or even just plugged in.

Kobo eReaders

We currently have three Kobo eReaders available for checkout. These must be checked out by an adult. Access our e-books on Overdrive with these!

Puzzles and Board Games

Our puzzles available for checkout range from 12 pieces to 1500 pieces! Our games are also for all ages. From well-known games like Sorry and Yahtzee, to lesser-known games like Tak and Potion Explosion, we have something for everyone!

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