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About Crete Public Library

Update Dec. 15: Access to the library collections is open to the public under limited conditions. Library staff is on hand and can provide limited services through the pickup window on the south and through phone calls, 402.826.3809. Read more about current services.

Current library pickup window hours are as follows:

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.;

Tuesday and Thursday - 10:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.;

Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Crete Public Library is accredited at the Silver Level by the Nebraska Library Commission.
Crete Public Library is devoted to serving the citizens of Crete and surrounding areas with our print and electronic resources as well as our programs. We have been promoting literacy, computer skills and life-long learning through our well-stocked print/eBook/audiobooks, as well as our enriching programs. Crete Public Library is accredited through the Nebraska Library Commission at the Silver Level through 2022.

Crete Public Library moved to a new building at 1515 Forest in January 2020. See more information, funding details, and photos from the building project: New Library Building Updates.

Crete Public Library at a glance - 2019:

  • Welcomed 40,265 visitors from Crete, Saline County, and beyond
  • Circulated 69,066 library books and media
  • Maintained 25,227 print books, audiobooks, and DVDs
  • Provided computer access to 4,236 visitors
  • Engaged 6,372 youth and adults at 241 library classes and events


Check out the resources and services available at Crete Public Library:


City of Crete
Joy Stevenson, Library Director

Crete Public Library
1515 Forest Ave.

Crete, NE 68333
Phone: 402.826.3809