Wood carving

Carving donated by HoffA donation by Dwight Hoff in memory of friends and family, 1991, decorates the wall of the library. The carving is just one of many historical and decorative items donated to the library.


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Memorial Books

New memorial books are listed on our Memorials & Gifts page.

Our newest memorial book in February was donated in memory of Dave Ridlen.

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This year the Jensen family is in for a rough winter. As the family attempts to make it home, Luke Jensen is tracking down an outlaw, while Smoke and Sally Jensen get stranded in unrelenting rains. A deadly showdown is coming.



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The Ordinary Spaceman


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The Ordinary Spaceman, recently donated to the Wauneta Public Library by the Wauneta Breeze, tells the story of the struggles and triumphs of Clayton C. Anderson. From a small-town boy in Ashland, Nebraska, to veteran astronaut, Anderson reveals his own struggles to become an astronaut over fifteens years of dedicated efforts. Anderson offers a unique view on the life of an astronaut both in training and in life on the Space Station.



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Available Resources

Have You Checked Out These Available Resources?

  • No more squinting or hunting for that magnifying glass. The library has a wide variety of large print books.
  • Can’t find the book you want? Just ask the librarian. Most tiltles can be ordered from another library through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Rather listen than read, or need a novel for drive time? Check out the selection of audio books on CD.
  • And don’t forget the thousands of titles available electronically through OverDrive. Just ask for your own login for access.
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Finding information

Resources available for free at the library! Did you know our library has access to informational databases?


NebraskAccess provides Nebraska residents with free 24/7 access to premium databases containing thousands of full text popular magazine and journal articles; primary source documents; genealogical, health, legal, small business, and science resources; reading recommendations; and research resources for K-12 students. These resources are available to Nebraska residents at no cost.

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