Jan 13, 2020 6:13 PM

NP Public Library among 61 libraries receiving accreditation from NE Library Commission

Posted Jan 13, 2020 6:13 PM

LINCOLN, Neb.-Nebraska Library Commission Library Development Director Christa Porter recently announced the accreditation of Sixty-one public libraries across Nebraska. Porter stated, “We are dedicated to helping Nebraska libraries meet Nebraskans’ information needs, opening up the world of information for citizens of all ages. The Library Commission continues to work in partnership with Nebraska libraries and the regional library systems, using the Public Library Accreditation program to help public libraries grow and develop.”

Public libraries in Nebraska are accredited for a three-year period. To learn more about this process and to see a complete list of all accredited Nebraska public libraries, go to http://nlc.nebraska.gov/LibAccred/Standings.asp.

The Nebraska Library Commission congratulates the public libraries listed below as they move forward toward the realization of this vision for the future: “All Nebraskans will have improved access to enhanced library and information services, provided and facilitated by qualified library personnel, boards, and supporters with the knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes necessary to provide excellent library and information services.”

Nebraska Public Libraries Accredited through December 31, 2022

  1. Alliance Public Library
  2. Ashland Public Library
  3. Atkinson Public Library
  4. Rock County Public Library (Bassett)
  5. Beaver City Public Library
  6. Bellevue Public Library
  7. Dundy County Library (Benkelman)
  8. Blair Public Library & Technology Center
  9. Blue Hill Public Library
  10. Garfield County Library (Burwell)
  11. Butler Memorial Library (Cambridge)
  12. Ceresco Community Library
  13. Creighton Public Library
  14. Crete Public Library
  15. Hruska Memorial Public Library (David City)
  16. Jennifer Reinke Public Library (Deshler)
  17. John Rogers Memorial Library (Dodge)
  18. Elgin Public Library
  19. Elwood Public Library
  20. Exeter Public Library
  21. Fairmont Public Library
  22. Falls City Library & Arts Center
  23. Gering Public Library
  24. Gordon City Library
  25. Gretna Public Library
  26. Hemingford Public Library
  27. Bruun Memorial Library (Humboldt)
  28. Grant County Library (Hyannis)
  29. La Vista Public Library
  30. Leigh Public Library
  31. Lexington Public Library
  32. Nancy Fawcett Memorial Library (Lodgepole)
  33. Lyman Public Library
  34. McCook Public Library
  35. Mead Public Library
  36. Neligh Public Library
  37. North Bend Public Library
  38. North Platte Public Library
  39. Oakland Public Library
  40. Omaha Public Library
  41. Orchard Public Library
  42. Ord Township Library
  43. Osceola Public Library
  44. Oxford Public Library
  45. Paxton Public Library
  46. House Memorial Library (Pender)
  47. Plattsmouth Public Library
  48. Plymouth Public Library
  49. Baright Public Library (Ralston)
  50. Seward Memorial Library
  51. Shelby Community Library
  52. Sidney Public Library
  53. Stanton Public Library
  54. Sutton Memorial Library
  55. Lied Tekamah Public Library
  56. Valparaiso Public Library
  57. Wauneta Public Library
  58. Lied Lincoln Township Library (Wausa)
  59. Wayne Public Library
  60. Wymore Public Library
  61. Kilgore Memorial Library (York)

The Nebraska Library Commission would also like to congratulate six of these libraries on earning accreditation for the very first time. Those libraries are:

  1. Garfield County Library (Burwell)
  2. Plymouth Public Library

As the state library agency, the Nebraska Library Commission is an advocate for the library and information needs of all Nebraskans. The mission of the Library Commission is statewide promotion, development, and coordination of library and information services, “bringing together people and information.”

###The most up-to-date news releases from the Nebraska Library Commission are always available on the Library Commission Website, http://nlc.nebraska.gov/publications/newsreleases .

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