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Support Crete Public Library

Crete Public Library, Crete, NE.

Crete Public Library is supported by the community, including its many volunteers. These volunteers are members of the library advisory board and Friends of the Crete Public Library. In addition, the library has volunteers on a regular basis and many who help with the Summer Reading Program and the Reading with Friends program in July.

Library Advisory Board

The five-member Library Advisory Board participates and counsels the library director in all aspects of the library, including, budgeting, collections, and programming. Current board members are:

  • Tom King – President
  • Jan Sears – Vice-President
  • Jared List
  • Jim Crouse
  • Amanda Lopez

Friends of the Library

The mission statement of the Friends of the Crete Public Library reads as follows, "The mission of the Friends of the Crete Public Library is to enhance the library's programs, to assist the library in achieving its mission, and to promote and advocate for the library."

Are you interested in getting involved with the Friends of the Crete Public Library? Email the Friends or stop by Crete Public Library to learn how!

The Friends of the Library are a national non-profit group of citizens who are dedicated to the betterment of public libraries. The Friends' support of the library ensures the needs of the Crete community are further enhanced through the collection of materials as well as programming initiatives. The Friends also sponsor Dolly Parton's Imagination Library in Crete. Children ages 0-5 can register to receive a free book in the mail every month from birth until age 5. 

Board of Directors:

  • Carrie Wilsman, President
  • Janet Jeffries, Vice President
  • Laura Hughes, Treasurer
  • Dorothy Forbes, Secretary
  • Alison Clevette
  • Manny Dimas
  • Lillian Dudley
  • Jana Fulton
  • Julie Kent
  • Tom King
  • Erika Newmyer
  • Jennifer Robison
  • Carol Vlasin


Library Volunteers

The library benefits from the efforts of volunteers of all ages. In all instances, volunteers will be held to the same standards as paid library staff. Volunteers will be accepted and utilized when a need for such assistance has been determined by the Director. To volunteer, complete and return the Volunteer Form to the library.

  • View/Complete the library volunteer form 

Current library hours:

  • Monday and Friday - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday - 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Crete Public Library
1515 Forest Ave.

Crete, NE 68333
Phone: 402.826.3809