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. New in 2021: Bilingual Spanish-English story time on Saturdays for . . .
Library planning events surrounding community-wide reading experience
Crete Public Library is pleased to announce the selection of "News of the World," by Paulette Jiles as the 2021 'Crete Reads!' book. Multiple copies in a variety of formats will be available at the library for the duration . . .
Reading activities offered for all ages
Crete Public Library's 2021 summer reading program, "Tails and Tales," kicked off on May 27 with an event from 6-8 p.m. in the library's Pinnacle Pavilion and Library Park. See the video in this . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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. . . .