Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Bennington Library and a special partnership with Lauritzen Gardens, the Bennington Public Library is pleased to offer Lauritzen Gardens day passes for checkout to its patrons.
The passes admit two adults and children under 18 years of age living in the same household. Only one pass may be checked out per family per week. Passes must be returned to the library within seven days of checkout. Unreturned or late passes will be subject to a $5 replacement fee.
To check on availability, search the library catalog or call 402-238-2201.
Fontenelle Forest day passes are good for one-time admission on the day of the week designated on the pass, and each pass admits two adults and children from their household. Individuals should check out the pass for the day of the week they are interested in visiting Fontenelle Forest. Only one pass may be issued per library card, and passes cannot be placed on hold. Passes are loaned to customers for up to seven days and must be returned to BPL at the expiration of the loan period. Unreturned or late passes will be subject to a $5 replacement fee.
To see which passes are available for the day of the week you’re interested in visiting, check the online catalog or call the Bennington Public Library at 402-238-2201.
Thank you again to all of the wonderful volunteers, parents, and kids who helped make our Halloween party a hit this year! We hope you all had a great time playing all of the games and earning some candy along the way. Have a safe and happy Halloween!
Join Bennington Public Library’s Social Knitworkng & Craft Club every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the Library. 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. Read the rest of this entry »
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!
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…
The 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.
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.
Bring 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
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.
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.