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

Charlotte Endorf Event April 25

April 3, 2017

Friends of the Bennington Library in conjunction with Humanities Nebraska is proud to present

Author and Speaker Charlotte Endorf

Nebraska Spirit: The North Platte Canteen

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

7:00 PM

Bennington Public Library- Community Room

15505 Warehouse Street; 402-238-2201

During World War II, American soldiers from across the country rolled through North Platte, Nebraska, on troop trains en route to Europe and the Pacific.  Learn the story of the community that turned a railroad depot into a legend and touched the lives of more than six million soldiers from 1942 to 1946.  Charlotte salutes our humble Veterans who served in the military.   This presentation is free and open to the public.

The program is sponsored by Humanities Nebraska and Friends of the Bennington Library through the HN Speakers Bureau. Speakers Bureau connects non-profit and educational organizations with nearly three hundred humanities programs offered by authors, historians, and scholars. More information about the Speakers Bureau can be found online at

Reading Buddies this Saturday

February 15, 2017

Attention: Young Readers

The Bennington Public Library will hold its next session of Reading Buddies on Saturday, April 1 at 11:00 AM.

Young Readers (K-3) join teen volunteers at the library for reading practice and comprehension activities twice a month on the first and third Saturdays at 11:00 AM.

reading buddies clip artLittle Buddies, elementary students K-3 are able to get extra one-on-one reading time by spending approximately 45 minutes with their “big buddies” reading aloud in the comfortable and safe environment of the library and participating in fun learning activities.



For more information or to sign up, please visit or call the Bennington Public Library at 402-238-2201

Social Knitworking Saturday, March 11 & 25

January 27, 2017

Second & Fourth Saturdays

knotty girlsJoin Bennington Public Library’s Social Knitworkng group every 2nd and 4th Saturdays from 11:00 AM – 1:00 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

LEGO @ Your Library

August 31, 2016

Join Us for LEGO @ Your Library

The First Saturday of the month and the Third Thursday

First Saturday 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Third Thursday 3:30 – 4:30 PM

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Come build with us! We have thousands of bricks and mini figures, too!

All children and their families are welcome.  Children 5 and younger should be accompanied by an adult.

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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Basket Auction/Rib Feed April 22

April 4, 2016


GFWC Bennington Woman’s Club presents its annualbasket auction clipart

Basket Auction (silent auction)

at the Bennington Lion’s Club Rib Feed*

Saturday, March 25

4:30—7:00 PM

Bennington Jr./Sr. High School

Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Bennington Public Library Expansion. *Proceeds from Rib Feed ticket sales will support Lions Club scholarships & community projects.

¨ Silent Auction—Fabulous Gift Baskets & More!

¨ Dessert Bar/Bake Sale presented by the Friends of the Library

¨ Featherbone BBQ Ribs, Corn Fritters, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, & Mac ‘n Cheese!

Rib Feed tickets: $11 in advance, $13 at the door, children 5-10 $6, Under 5 Free

For more information about the event or to purchase Rib Feed tickets

call 402-238-2201 or stop by the library.

For more information about the Library Expansion Project please visit Friends of the Bennington Library Webpage and/or the Expansion Campaign Facebook Page:

Thank you for your support!