LEGO @ Your Library

August 31, 2016

Join Us for LEGO @ Your Library

First Saturday of the month and 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/


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

11:00 AM to 1:00 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

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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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Declaration for the Right to Libraries

April 13, 2014

We've signed the declaration. Have you? ilovelibraries.org/declaration

LIBRARIES CHANGE LIVES

Declaration for the Right to Libraries

In the spirit of the United States Declaration of Independence and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we believe that libraries are essential to a democratic society. Every day, in countless communities across our nation and the world, millions of children, students and adults use libraries to learn, grow and achieve their dreams. In addition to a vast array of books, computers and other resources, library users benefit from the expert teaching and guidance of librarians and library staff to help expand their minds and open new worlds. We declare and affirm our right to quality libraries -public, school, academic, and special – and urge you to show your support by signing your name to this Declaration for the Right to Libraries.

LIBRARIES EMPOWER THE INDIVIDUAL. Whether developing skills to succeed in school, looking for a job, exploring possible careers, having a baby, or planning retirement, people of all ages turn to libraries for instruction, support, and access to computers and other resources to help them lead better lives.

LIBRARIES SUPPORT LITERACY AND LIFELONG LEARNING. Many children and adults learn to read at their school and public libraries via story times, research projects, summer reading, tutoring and other opportunities. Others come to the library to learn the technology and information skills that help them answer their questions, discover new interests, and share their ideas with others.

LIBRARIES STRENGTHEN FAMILIES. Families find a comfortable, welcoming space and a wealth of resources to help them learn, grow and play together.

LIBRARIES ARE THE GREAT EQUALIZER. Libraries serve people of every age, education level, income level, ethnicity and physical ability. For many people, libraries provide resources that they could not otherwise afford – resources they need to live, learn, work and govern.

LIBRARIES BUILD COMMUNITIES. Libraries bring people together, both in person and online, to have conversations and to learn from and help each other. Libraries provide support for seniors, immigrants and others with special needs.

LIBRARIES PROTECT OUR RIGHT TO KNOW. Our right to read, seek information, and speak freely must not be taken for granted. Libraries and librarians actively defend this most basic freedom as guaranteed by the First Amendment.

LIBRARIES STRENGTHEN OUR NATION. The economic health and successful governance of our nation depend on people who are literate and informed. School, public, academic, and special libraries support this basic right.

LIBRARIES ADVANCE RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP. Knowledge grows from knowledge. Whether doing a school assignment, seeking a cure for cancer, pursuing an academic degree, or developing a more fuel efficient engine, scholars and researchers of all ages depend on the knowledge and expertise that libraries and librarians offer.

LIBRARIES HELP US TO BETTER UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER. People from all walks of life come together at libraries to discuss issues of common concern. Libraries provide programs, collections, and meeting spaces to help us share and learn from our differences.

LIBRARIES PRESERVE OUR NATION’S CULTURAL HERITAGE. The past is key to our future. Libraries collect, digitize, and preserve original and unique historical documents that help us to better understand our past, present and future.