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33 readers from Nebraska completed 42 books from the Nebraska 150 Books Reading Challenge

Evelyn Haller with Humanities Nebraska will be speaking about Louise Pound on July 28 at 6:00 pm at the Gering Library Community Room. Refreshments will be provided.

Twyla M. Hansen, Nebraska State Poet, who will be honored tomorrow night with the Artistic Achievement Award in Literary Arts at the Lincoln Arts Council's Mayor's Arts Awards.

Nebraska has a rich literary history with giants such as Willa Cather, Mari Sandoz, John G. Neihardt, Wright Morris and 13th Poet Laureate of the United States Ted Kooser among the state’s pantheon of great writers.

To celebrate Nebraska's 150th anniversary in 2017, a group has released the Nebraska 150 Book List.
The list of books written by Nebraskans is part of a statewide reading initiative by the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association, the Nebraska State Historical Society and the Nebraska Library Commission.

Short stories are one of fiction's most vital and necessary exports and we are on the verge of the second golden age of the short story.

The University of Nebraska Press is releasing a new paperback edition of Solomon D. Butcher: Photographing the American Dream by John E. Carter

Sunday, May 1, 2016, 2 p.m.
Lincoln’s historic preservation planner, Edward F. Zimmer, will discuss Lincoln in Black & White:
The Photographs of John Johnson as Art and History

Celebrate National Library Week 2016 (April 10-16) with the theme "Libraries Transform"