Hildreth Public Library in Nebraska


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Hildreth Public Library in Nebraska

  1. 1. Hildreth Public Library Something for everyone @ your library
  2. 2. Hildreth Public Library <ul><li>248 Commercial Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>PO Box 112 </li></ul><ul><li>Hildreth, NE 68947 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>308-938-3008 </li></ul><ul><li>Library Hours: </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday 1:00-7:00 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday 1:00-6:00 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday 1:00-7:00 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Friday 1:00-5:00 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday 9:00-Noon </li></ul>
  3. 3. Pride in Services <ul><li>Online Card Catalog </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hildrethlibrary.com </li></ul>
  4. 4. Computers <ul><li>The Hildreth Public Library has seven computers for public use. Five with internet access and two in the children’s area with no internet. The library offers wireless service to patrons as well as a laser printer and a color printer/scanner. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Materials Available <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>DVD’s </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Books </li></ul><ul><li>Puzzles </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Novels </li></ul><ul><li>Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Games </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Cake Pans </li></ul><ul><li>Wii Games </li></ul><ul><li>Music CD’s </li></ul>
  6. 6. Teen Area <ul><li>Comfy seating, awesome books, microwave, TV, computers, DVD player, Nintendo Wii and teen-selected wall color & accessories make this area popular with sixth through twelfth graders. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Library Statistics <ul><li>There are 7,000 items in the library collection </li></ul><ul><li>450 users patronize the Hildreth Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation totals: </li></ul><ul><li>2007-08 9,241 </li></ul><ul><li>2006-07 8,476 </li></ul><ul><li>2005-06 8,386 </li></ul><ul><li>2004-05 8,085 </li></ul><ul><li>2003-04 7,405 </li></ul><ul><li>83 youth attended the 2008 Summer Reading Program </li></ul>
  8. 8. Programs Offered <ul><li>Children’s Programs: </li></ul><ul><li>Includes after-school activities, holiday parties, summer reading program, story time, and author visits </li></ul><ul><li>Teen Programs: </li></ul><ul><li>Assist with children’s programs, after-school activities and lunch bunch each week during the summer </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Programs: </li></ul><ul><li>Various seasonal programs and one-on-one help with computers </li></ul>
  9. 9. Friends of the Library, Inc. <ul><li>The group organized in 1997 with a commitment to promote good library service. In 2008, the Friends became a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. </li></ul><ul><li>In recent years the group has helped the library purchase supplies & materials, automation costs, computer furniture, computers, summer reading program costs and bike racks. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Library Expansion Project <ul><li>The current library building was built in 1982 and has been well-loved and used by the community. Though many changes have been made over the last 20+ years; the present facility can no longer adequately address this continuing growth in use and materials. The Friends of the Library, Inc. is asking for your help to address this situation. </li></ul>
  11. 11. At Work for a Great Cause <ul><li>The Library Expansion Plan would double the floor space, add more room for books, additional needed seating, more computers, space for programs, a restroom and storage. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Give Back <ul><li>We know how much you support the quality of life in this area. The Hildreth Public Library is one of the most used and appreciated features of this community. </li></ul><ul><li>The library needs your help now. Donations are gladly being accepted for the Library Expansion Project. This is your chance to see your legacy at work during your lifetime. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Make a Difference Today <ul><li>Your gift is tax-deductible under present tax laws. </li></ul><ul><li>All donations to the Friends of the Library, Inc. will be recognized in a permanent display in the library upon completion. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Thank you for your support!