TEEN Event @ the Library!

July 2, 2018

Candyland Flyer

Be sure to RSVP for the event on our Facebook page!


Event Has Been Cancelled!

June 25, 2018

2018 June Speaker


Teens and Tweens

June 25, 2018

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Social Knitworking Every 2nd and 4th Saturday!

June 23, 2018

Join Bennington Public Library’s Social Knitworkng group every 2nd and 4th Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the Library-Community Room. Bring a knit/crochet/craft project you are working on or would like to start. Or come willing to learn or teach a new skill.

Take some time for socializing and creativity.

No need to reserve a spot, but if you would like more information, call 402-238-2201.

“Knitters are knitting to value-add to the world” – Stephanie Pearl-McPheeSocknotty-girls


Libraries Rock!

May 15, 2018

SUMMER 2018 at the Bennington Public Library

9 WEEKS OF SUMMER FUN!

for children K—5

June 4—August 4

READING CLUB—WIN PRIZES JUST FOR READING!

Log your reading to win prizes & tickets for the finale prize drawing. Pick up a reading log at the library.

WEEKLY PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES

NO advanced registration is required. All programs are free and open to children of all abilities.

Mondays, beginning June 25—July 30 (due to phase 2 construction)

1:30 PM—Movie Matinee: free popcorn & beverage.

June 25—Rock Dog (G) 90 minutes

July 2—The Flintstones (from original 1st season) (NR) 81 minutes

July 9—Pete’s Dragon (PG) 102 minutes

July 16—Underdog (PG) 84 minutes

July 23—Charlotte’s Web (G) 93 minutes

July 30—A Bug’s Life (G) 96 minutes

Tuesdays, June 5—July 31

10:30-11:15 AM—Elementary Story Time

12:45-1:15 PM—Reading Buddies*

1:30-2:15 PM—STEM

Wednesdays, June 6—August 1

10:30-11:15 AM—Librarian’s Choice: crafts, games, etc.

12:45-1:15 PM—Reading Buddies*

1:30-2:15 PM—Community Partners: guest presentations

Thursdays, June 7—August 2

1:30-2:30 PM—LEGO Club

*Reading Buddies

12:45-1:15 PM on Tuesdays & Wednesdays—Young readers (K—3)

meet with teen volunteers at the library for extra read aloud practice.


We’re Back!

April 18, 2018

We have reopened and are ready to serve you in our new location, 11401 North 156th Street (south end of the same building)!

 


Get Excited!

April 12, 2018

We are finishing up getting our new space ready for the unveiling and can’t wait to see everybody!  Please continue to return any library materials in our book drop at the new entrance and get your next picks ready for when we reopen on Monday, the 16th!

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Attention, Attention!

March 17, 2018

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Audio books, eBooks, and Magazines!

February 13, 2018

RB Digital


Basket (Silent) Auction

February 13, 2018

We are looking for donations for the silent auction and treats for the dessert bar/bake sale!

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Bennington Public Library has a logo!

January 3, 2018

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We are proud to announce the launch of the new Bennington Public Library logo as part of our ongoing transformation. Andrea Prine, who grew up in Bennington, created our new logo. Inspirations come in many forms. Read how Andrea found her inspiration…


Reading Buddies

October 4, 2017

reading buddies clip artThe Bennington Library is offering a special program for elementary students, K-3 who may need extra one-on-one reading time.  The “little buddies” will spend 45 minutes with their “big buddies” reading aloud in the comfortable and safe environment of the library.

Program dates are:

First and Third Saturdays @ 11:00 AM

High School volunteers needed. 

Little and Big Buddies looking to sign up can contact the library.

402-238-2201

benlib@bl.omhcoxmail.com


LEGO Club Has Grown!

August 23, 2017

LEGO Club


New Resource Available

April 15, 2017

We have just added the resource Jobs for Teens to our webpage!  A great source for teenagers to find that first job or perhaps a second source of income.  Just click on the Resources and Links tab on our site and then follow the prompt to click on the logo.  Peruse job opportunities at businesses such as Yankee Candle, CVS, Bonefish Grill, Firehouse Subs, and more.

Happy Hunting


Social Knitworking 2nd and 4th Saturdays

January 27, 2017

Second & Fourth Saturdays

knotty girlsJoin Bennington Public Library’s Social Knitworkng group every 2nd and 4th Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the Library-Community Room. Bring a knit/crochet/craft project you are working on or would like to start. Or come willing to learn or teach a new skill.

Take some time for socializing and creativity.

No need to reserve a spot, but if you would like more information, call 402-238-2201.

“Knitters are knitting to value-add to the world” – Stephanie Pearl-McPheeSoc


Zinio eMagazines, OneClickDigital Audio Books

August 9, 2016

As a member of the Central Nebraska Digital Co-op, the Bennington Public Library offers patrons access to eMagazines through Zinio for Libraries and an eAudio Book collection through Recorded Books’ One Click Digital.

Click on the links below to get started. 

To create  an account in Zinio or register for a OneClickDigital account enter the prefix “26340” and your library card number (26340_ _ _ _ _ _). Mobile apps OneClickDigital and Zinio are available for download. For more information about setting up your account or how to download eAudio books or eMagazines to your reading or listening device, please call the Bennington Public Library 402-238-2201.

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https://www.rbdigital.com/centralnebraskane/service/zinio

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http://centralnebraskane.oneclickdigital.com/


Library Expansion in the News

January 27, 2016

View the article published in the Wednesday, January 27, 2016 edition of the Omaha World Herald:  Overflowing with readers and books…


Social Knitworking @ Your Library

January 15, 2016

social knitworking picEvery 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Bennington Public Library Community Room

Bring a sack lunch and a knitting, crochet, or other craft project you’d like to start or continue working on this year! Whether you are an experienced knitter/crocheter/crafter or a beginner, you are invited to the Bennington Public Library to take some time for socializing and being creative. Join in with other members in the community for this engaging activity in Bennington.

No need to reserve a spot, but if you would like more information, call 402-238-2201.

“Knitters are knitting to value-add to the world” – Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

Sponsored by the Friends of the Bennington Library

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Check Out eMagazines, Additional eAudio Books

November 19, 2015

As the newest member of the Central Nebraska Digital Co-op, the Bennington Public Library is now offering its patrons access to eMagazines through Zinio for Libraries as well an additional eAudio Book collection through Recorded Books’ One Click Digital.

Through the library’s website, patrons now have unlimited multi-use access to complete digital magazines and multi-use eAudio titles produced by Recorded Books. Mobile apps are available for download.  Search for OneClickDigital for the eBook app and Zinio for Libraries for the eMagazine app.

Click on the links below to get started. 

All you need to create an account is this prefix 26340 and your library card number (26340_ _ _ _ _ _). For more information about setting up your account or how to download eBook titles or eMagazines to your reading or listening device, please call the Bennington Public Library 402-238-2201.

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https://www.rbdigital.com/centralnebraskane/service/zinio

 

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http://centralnebraskane.oneclickdigital.com/


Behind Every Great Community Is A Great Library!

April 14, 2015

City Council National Library Week 1


Bennington Mayor Gordon Mueller (center) and Council Members Kaye Bridgeford, Larry Arp, Matt John and Gary Sather donned T-shirts presented to them by Friends of the Library in honor of National Library Week at the April 13, 2015 City Council meeting. Mayor Mueller signed a City Proclamation declaring National Library Week and encouraging all residents to visit the library this week to take advantage of the wonderful library resources available.

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