Barn Quilting Class

Barn Quilt Class, Saturday, March 17, 2018

Eight participants worked diligently to complete their barn quilt projects. Deb Kuennig from the Extension Office offers classes in Imperial and Wauneta area. Not everyone was able to finish their projects, but were able to take supplies home to finish the painting. Every quilt had a different design but all were beautiful.


Driver’s Ed Online Resources

Free Online Driver’s Education Practice Tests are provided through

The program is designed to prepare aspiring as well as more experienced drivers (teenagers, newcomers to Nebraska, or senior citizens) to pass their DMV written exam. It includes unlimited access to the official state driver’s manuals, NE-specific DMV practice tests for car, motorcycle and commercial driver’s license (CDL), a DMV exam simulator, and a DMV-related FAQ. The program doesn’t collect any personal information from its users.

Open House at the Library

Come join us at our open house!

Saturday, December 9, 2017 — 9:00 – 11:00 am

Check out our Wauneta historical artifacts, new books, movie DVDs, audio books. Find out about OverDrive — don’t buy Kindle books, borrow them for free from the library! Browse information NebraskaAccess databases. Or, just stop by for coffee, cinnamon rolls and cookies!

Community Education Classes

Christmas Card Making Class

Tuesday, October 24, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, $25

Attendees will create five decorative cards and envelopes. Supplies included.

Please pre-register at MPCC, 308-882-5972


Christmas Curly Paper Wreath

Saturday, November 4, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, $32

Create a wreath to enhance your Christmas decor or give away as a gift. Supplies included.

Please pre-register at MPCC, 308-882-5972


New Books Added Over the Summer

Check out the great new books added to the library over the summer!

Memorial Books

Farmer’s Market Mishap by W. Brunstetter,  Given in memory of Cleophia Denker by Family

The Seekers by W. Brunstetter, Given in memory of Eda Sandman by Family and Friends

Peace in the Valley by R. Herne, Given in memory of Joyce Schwink by Friends and Nieghbors

 Adult Regular Print Books



Camino Island by J. Grisham






16th Seduction by J. Patterson

The Duchess by D. Steele

The Fix by D. Baldacci

Undaunted by D. Palmer








Come Sundown by N. Roberts

 Large Print Books

A Matter of Trust by S. Warren

Lightning of Gold by M. Brand

Weaver’s Needle by R. Caroll

Across the Rio Bravo by R. Stone

Mulberry Moon by C. Anderson

Powder Burn by W. Johnstone

War in Lincoln County by D. Coolidge

Murder Most Howl by K. Davis

Mask of the Sun by J. Dvorak

Death Stalks the Range by J. Griffin

Sandpiper Cove by I. hannon

Pursued by L. Harris

The Sunset Trail by L.P. Holmes

Monahan’s Massacre by W. Johnstone

The Amish Man of Ice by K. Long

Killer Jam by K. MacInerney

Plain Missing by E. Miler

Deep Extraction by D. Mills

Just Fine with Caroline by A. Noblin

A Life Well Played by A. Palmer

A Matter of Trust by S. Warren

Rescue Me by S. Warren


Junior Books

Let Luck Find You, Windfall by J. Smith

Where the Sidewalk Ends by S. Silverstein

What Happens if the Rain Forests Disappear? by M. Colson

What Happens if the Ozone Disappears? by M. Colson

What Happens if We Overfish the Oceans? by A. Rayston

What Happens When Artic Cap Melts? by A. Rayston

Lucky in Love by K. West

The Go Between by V. Chambers

Windfall by J. Smith

The Mitten by J. Brett

Chippy Chipmunk Parties in the Garden by K. Miller

The Friendship Fairy by A. Provins

The Best Cat in the World by L. Newman

Dojo Day Care by B. DaCosta

Nighttime Ninja by B. DaCosta

Ninja by A. Chung

Go to Sleep, Gecko by M. MacDonald

Extremely Cute Animals Operating Heavy Machinery by D. Garden

Barney, the Lopsided Mule by L. Hughey and Son

Give “Please” a Chance by B. O’Reilly and J. Patterson

Eclipse 2017

Wauneta Public Library is preparing for the solar eclipse on August 21st, 2017. Millions of people are traveling to Nebraska for this amazing event.

Come to the library for more information and free eclipse viewing glasses!

What’s happening in Nebraska?

Eclipse events across Nebraska – include Kearney, Grand Island, Lincoln, North Platte and others.

Great American Eclipse – information about the eclipse, map of best viewing locations and photos.

Build a Better World — Construye un mundo mejor
Summer Reading Program 2017
Wednesday mornings 10:00 – 11:00 MT
Starts May 31st!
A great way to get children engaged in reading and activities.

New Memorial Books

The following books have been donated to the library by family and friends.

May 2017

“The Legend of Russian Bill” by R. Lapidus in memory of Richard Bardsley

“The Last Mile” by David Baldacci in memory of Robert Troudt

In his #1 New York Times bestseller Memory Man, David Baldacci introduced the extraordinary detective Amos Decker-the man who can forget nothing. Now, Decker returns in a spectacular new thriller.

“H is for Hawk” by H. Macdonald in memory of Uncle Levi Mohler by E. Laurel Dunn

“Last Bus to Wisdom” by I. Doig in memory of mother Delores Theobald Mohler by E. Laurel Dunn

“Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by K. Boo in memory of Uncle Nathan L. Mohler by E. Laurel Dunn

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport.

“The Lacuna” by B. Kingsolver in memory of father Phares L. Mohler by E. Laurel Dunn

“Frontier” by S.K. Salzer in memory of Eugene Rider

The following books were donated by family and friends

In memory of Donnaline Kitt:

“Together for Christmas” by T. Kinkade

The holiday season finds one treasured relationship about to be torn apart…while another is just coming together.

“Cape Light” by K. Spencer

“Twilight at Blueberry Barrens” by C. Coble

“Anna’s Healing” by V. Chapman

“Tangled Webs” by I. Hannon?

“Second Opinion” by H. Alexander

“In the Shadow of Denali” by T. Peterson

“The Hawaiian Quilt” by W. Brunstetter in memory of Elna Rae Kitt West

“Pray for the Dead” by D. Richards in memory of Paul Kitt

“Nebraska – 150 Years Told Through 93 Counties” by David Hendee in memory of Robert Troudt, Keith Gage, Raymond Maxfield, Gene Rider and Paul

The World-Herald’s David Hendee brings the state’s history to life in a new book, “Nebraska: 150 Years Told Through 93 Counties.”