More than 80 guests were entertained by Mark Twain, played by Warren Brown, and Andrew Carnegie, played by Tom King, on Oct. 7 during a Crete Public Library fundraiser to purchase outdoor musical instruments for Library Park . . . .
Funds will benefit purchase of outdoor musical instruments
"A Conversation with Mark and Andy" will be held in the Community Room at Crete Public Library, 1515 Forest Ave., on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 5:30 p.m. This event includes a special performance featuring Crete's Tom King as . . .
Community invited to participate as two books pass from old to new buildings
Update : See the video of community volunteers participating in the Jan. 13 Book Brigade. In a symbolic gesture to commemorate moving from the old library to the new facility, the community will participate in a Book . . .
New in 2021: Bilingual story time on Saturdays, starting Aug. 7
Access to the library collections and meeting rooms is open to the public with increased capacity limits. Read more about current library services. Preschool Story Time at Crete Public Library runs during the school . . .
Watch for more upcoming program events
Crete Reads! recent event: The library hosted a virtual talk on Aug. 27 with Dr. Joaquin Rivaya-Martinez, about captivity among the Comanche. This event is in connection with Crete Public Library’s Crete Reads!, a . . .
Reading activities offered for all ages
Readers of all ages are invited to participate in Crete Public Library's summer reading program, typically announced in May with a kickoff event to follow. Youth activities in June and July may . . .
Library Story Walk celebrates National Poetry Month
In honor of National Library Week (April 4-10) Crete Public Library will hold an open house on Friday, April 9 from 10 am - 5 pm and Saturday, April 10, 10 am - Noon. The theme this year is ‘Welcome back to your . . .
New updates effective May 14
As of May 14, fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear face coverings in the library. Non-vaccinated individuals aged five and above must wear face coverings, which are available at all three entrance doors. . . .
Read and listen to books electronically
A free Libby Patron Training Webinar, was hosted by the OverDrive Digital Bookmobile Team. Sessions included three ‘Getting Started with Libby’ sessions as well as a ‘Libby Deep Dive’ . . .
Ceremonial book brigade on Jan. 13 starts move to new building
(Updated on Jan. 17: The opening date for the library has been changed due to updated information.) Sixteen months after an official groundbreaking, Crete Public Library staff will close the old library on East 13th . . .
Esther Beile was recently honored as an outstanding library volunteer from the Nebraska Library Association. Esther has been a Crete Public Library volunteer for over 22 years coming to the library on a weekly basis to help shelve books. . . .