Click on the calendars (Elementary/Preschool English and Spanish versions and Middle School) for dates and times of all programs in June and July.
The pool party is scheduled for June 28. Summer Reading programs in July will be on Wednesdays for all ages, including Pete the Cat story time, Lego games, a magician, and science presentation. Family Movie Night will be held on July 27 in City Park. There is no charge for any of CPL’s Summer Reading programs. For more details, call the library at 402-826-3809.
Sign up for Summer Reading programs at Crete Public Library ended on June 1, the date of the kickoff event.
Preschool and Elementary programs
Children registered for preschool-age programs will sign up for Wednesday or Thursday slots. Elementary-age programs will run on Tuesdays in June and include a UNL virtual field trip, Jack and Kitty music duo, a visit to Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, and a 4-H petting zoo. A special music program will be held on Wednesday, June 6 for preschool and elementary ages.
Middle School programs
Middle School-age programs will also be held in both June and July, including Zen & Win; Harry Potter Trivia and movie; Bookmarks, Buttons & Brownies; and Zombie Tag.
Click on the links below to download forms
You can now pay your utility bill 24/7 through our new online bill payment option. You don't have to pay with a card, you can use your checking or savings account as well. You will need a routing and account number for this service. Make a payment online
This link is also available from the homepage: "Online Utility Payment" button.
Required information to pay your bill will be the name on the utility account, your address and the utility account number. We need this information to determine which account the money goes too. After you input your card/bank information, you will be asked to enter an email address in order to receive a receipt. The receipt is just like the one you would receive if you came into the office to pay your bill with your card. Your bill will still be credited on the day you make the payment.
If you have any other questions, visit the Public Works Office (City Hall, 243 East 13th Street, Main Entrance on the south side of the building) or call 402.826.4312.
Utility Bills and Rates
Electrical Service: The City of Crete Departments of Public Works Electric System retails electricity within the corporate limits.
Water and Sewer Service:
Garbage Collection and Recycling: The City of Crete solid waste service is provided by The Garbage Company. A recycling tote is included free of charge.
Please see the Public Works sections at left for more information on these City services.
For many years, Crete Public Library has provided outreach services for the elderly and the homebound in the community. Programs are provided on a weekly basis at The Gardens, Tabitha, Premier Estates, and Centennial Terrace. In addition, books and other resources are delivered to those patrons who are unable to attend the library.