Library Services

Community Conference Center


Study Rooms

  • Two study rooms are available for patron use during library hours on a first come first served basis.
  • These include access to a wall-mounted TV for presentations and plenty of desk space.

FREE Wi-Fi (WIRELESS INTERNET) SERVICE

  • The Bennington Public Library is pleased to offer wireless Internet access thanks to support in part by the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services and granted by the Nebraska Library Commission and a donation from the Friends of the Library.
  • You’ll need a laptop or other portable device with a built-in WiFi or installed adapter card; otherwise we offer desktop and laptop computers for in-library use.
  • WiFi is offered to anybody inside of the building, but will require a password to access unless using the library’s public desktop computers.

Printing and Faxing

  • We offer printing and faxing services for a small fee:
    • Black and white printing – $0.10 per page.
    • Color printing – $0.50 per page.
    • Faxing – $1.00 flat fee per fax.

e-Books and Digital Downloads:

OVERDRIVE

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  • The Bennington Public Library is part of the Nebraska Overdrive Libraries consortium and is pleased to offer downloadable audiobooks and e-Books.
  • Download the Libby or Overdrive app available for free in your app store.
  • Instructions:
    • Choose Bennington Public Library from the pull-down menu.
    • Login with your library card number.
    • The pin assigned to Bennington Public Library users is: webster.

RB Digital

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Bennington Public Library is a part of the Central Nebraska Digital Co-op.  Enjoy browsing our audiobooks, eBooks, and digital magazines by registering your library card through the RBdigital website or the RBdigital app available for free in your app store.


Additional Services:

DIE CUTS

  • Please ask a staff member for assistance.
  • Die cut shapes available include:
    • People:
      • “My Grandpa” /”My Grandma”, Wise Man, Pirate
    • Animals:
      • Shark, Koala Bear, Turkey, Penguin, Baby Chick, Frog (Small/Large), Lion (Large), Insects, Lady Bug, Butterfly, Teddy Bear
    • Nature:
      • Tree, Flower, Maple Leaf, Star, Apples, Pumpkin
    • Holiday:
      • Christmas Tree, Gingerbread Man, Snowman, Mitten, Pumpkin
    • Miscellaneous:
      • Popsicle, Hand Mirror, Flag, Tea Pot and Cups, Sailboat, Flip Flops, School House, “Read” Bookmark, Gift Tag, Magnifying Glass, Kite, 1.5″ Dot Letters A-Z, 1.5″ Dot Combo, Volkswagen Beetle Car (Large), Puzzle (Large), Bag (Large), Rectangle (Large), Oval Picture Frame (Large), Magic Book (Large)

BOOK TOTE BAGS

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  • Bennington Public Library has a long-time tradition of giving homemade book bags to children when they first sign up for a library card.
  • These bags have been provided by various volunteers in the Bennington community.
  • For those who would like to help ensure this tradition continues, we have provided the direction and pattern in the link above for you to download.
  • Donations of fabric are also appreciated. Thank you!

  • The Bennington Public Library loans cake pans for home use.  For a list of cake pans type in “cake pan” in the search bar of our catalog or click here.
  • If you make a cake using one of the library’s cake pans, we would love to share a picture of your masterpiece on our website and Facebook page.

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