Themed activities, family events, teen nights, speakers fill fall/winter calendar
Crete Public Library's schedule of events through December includes children's activities, family friendly programs, teen nights, and adult events. Watch for more details on these and additional events as announced. Contact the . . .
Crete Public Library will be hosting a guided nature walk at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center on Monday, Sept. 11 at 9 am. The one hour tour is open to the public at no cost. Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center is located at . . .
Two story times will be held at Crete Public Library during the 2023-2024 school year, starting in September. Toddler Story Time Ages 0-2 Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Preschool Story . . .
Please RSVP to the library by July 1
Like to put puzzles together? Want to have fun with your friends? Join the Puzzle Race Party on Thursday, July 13, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at College Heights Country Club, 1225 East 4th Street. Teams of up to four people will . . .
Update: Due to the extreme heat this week, there will be NO food truck on Thursday, August 24. Food Truck Thursdays will kickoff the summer at Crete Public Library. . . .
Everyone knows Crete Public Library for their fantastic selection of adult, teen, and children's books, but there are a variety of other FREE things you can do when you visit the library. In honor of National Library Week , . . .
Video available of May's Dr. Bruce Garver program
Crete Public Library held three speaker programs, one each in the months of March, April, May. May : They came from far and wide to listen to Dr. Bruce Garver talk about Czech-Americans in Nebraska on Sunday, May 7. Those in the . . .
Crete Public Library hosted New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger for dinner and a presentation in the Crete Carrier Community Room on Oct. 22. Krueger is the author of "This Tender . . .
Crete Public Library's Laura Renker is the recipient of this year's Mad Hatter Youth Service Award, presented by the Nebraska Library Association. She accepted the honor during the 2022 NLA Annual Conference held Oct. 5-6 at . . .
Crete Public Library will host two author visits next month, Jonis Agee on Oct. 5 and William Kent Krueger on Oct. 22. Agee, author of "The Bones of Paradise," will speak on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the Crete Carrier . . .
Watch for registration and program schedules in May
Watch for information and registration for next year's Summer Reading program, announced in May 2024, with a kickoff event to follow. Crete Public Library hosted the 2023 Crete Public Library summer . . .
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program is available in partnership with the Friends of the Crete Public Library and Crete Public Library . Any child age 0-5 years who lives within the Crete . . .
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 . . . .
Video of virtual talk with author now available
Crete Public Library 1515 Forest Ave. Crete, NE 68333 Phone: 402.826.3809 firstname.lastname@example.org Update: Video of a virtual talk with author Ellen Marie Wiseman is now available in two parts. See below... . . .
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 . . .
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. . . .