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About Crete Public Library

The Library building is open to public access with capacity and service limitations in place. Browsing materials and patron computer use is allowed. Face coverings are required. Read more about current services.

Current library hours are as follows:

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

Tuesday and Thursday - 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.;

Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Priority hour for seniors and vulnerable patrons to browse – 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Monday – Saturday

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