Kent Sievers Omaha Author and Photojournalist

February 15, 2017

The Friends of the Library is proud to present Kent Sievers, award winning photographer and author Tuesday, February 28 at 7:00 PM in the Library Community Room.

For 10 years Kent Sievers worked as a commercial and editorial freelancer, building a thriving business before taking a staff photographer position at the Omaha World-Herald, where he still works today. Come meet Kent and join his discussion about his life as a photographer and author. His latest novel is a spine-chilling thriller, Masks of Betrayal.

For more information about Kent Sievers visit his website:   http://www.kentsievers.com/kentsievers/Home.html


Reading Buddies this Saturday

February 15, 2017

Attention: Young Readers

The Bennington Public Library will hold its next session of Reading Buddies on Saturday, February 18 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, February 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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https://www.rbdigital.com/centralnebraskane/service/zinio

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http://centralnebraskane.oneclickdigital.com/


SOCIAL KNITWORKING

April 4, 2016

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Second & Fourth Saturdays

Join Bennington Public Library’s Socialknitworkng 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 being creative.

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

 


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…