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2006 E-rate Recipients


Nebraska Libraries Receive E-rate Discounts

Nebraska libraries were awarded $285,551 in discounts on telecommunications costs during Funding Year 2006 (July 1, 2006-June 30, 2007) through the E-rate (Universal Service Fund) program.

Discounts ranged from 20 to 90 percent, with 107 of the state's public libraries participating, including the Library Commission and Regional Library Systems. 106 libraries were awarded telecommunications discounts, and 50 libraries also were awarded discounts on Internet services.

Discounts are awarded on a sliding scale based on the percentage of students in the local school district who are eligible for the free and reduced school lunch program, an indicator of the local level of need, and the County's Rural or Urban status as determined by the U.S. Census.  

The Nebraska Library Commission provides education, training, and consultation services to Nebraska library staff to assist with E-rate applications. For more information about E-rate support in Nebraska, see our E-rate webpage. For more information about the E-rate program, see the Schools and Libraries Program website.

Library Amount of DiscountTelecommunications Service DiscountInternet Service DiscountDiscount Percentage
AINSWORTH PUBLIC LIBRARY$287.64  X 60
AINSWORTH PUBLIC LIBRARY$178.56 X  60
ALICE M FARR LIBRARY$1,369.93 X  60
ALLIANCE PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,149.37 X  70
ARCADIA TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$830.78 X  80
ARCADIA TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$124.32  X 80
AUBURN MEMORIAL LIBRARY$484.05 X  60
AULD DOUDNA PUBLIC LIBRARY$167.58  X 70
AULD DOUDNA PUBLIC LIBRARY$273.00 X  70
BATTLE CREEK PUBLIC LIBRARY$232.80 X  50
BEATRICE PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,447.70 X  60
BEAVER CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY$514.50  X 70
BEAVER CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY$317.10 X  70
BENNINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$336.00 X  40
BENNINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$249.60  X 40
BLAIR PUBLIC LIBRARY$385.92 X  40
BLAIR PUBLIC LIBRARY$508.56  X 40
BLUE HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY$647.64 X  60
BRENIZER PUBLIC LIBRARY$587.58  X 70
BRENIZER PUBLIC LIBRARY$316.01 X  70
BRUUN MEMORIAL LIBRARY$235.28 X  70
BUTLER MEMORIAL LIBRARY$553.68  X 60
BUTLER MEMORIAL LIBRARY$603.29 X  60
C.B. PRESTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY$528.00 X  80
CEDAR RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY$336.00  X 70
CEDAR RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY$319.20 X  70
CENTRAL CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY$403.12  X 70
CENTRAL CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,309.48 X  70
CHADRON PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,046.64 X  70
CITY OF HARTINGTON$856.01 X  60
CLARKS PUBLIC LIBRARY$315.50 X  70
CLARKS PUBLIC LIBRARY$335.58  X 70
CLAY CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY$277.63 X  60
CLAY CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY$489.60  X 60
CRAWFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY$854.30 X  80
CREIGHTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$824.21 X  70
CREIGHTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$335.58  X 70
CRETE PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,043.78 X  70
CULBERTSON PUBLIC LIBRARY$131.70  X 50
CULBERTSON PUBLIC LIBRARY$211.20 X  50
DESHLER PUBLIC LIBRARY$377.75 X  70
DVORACEK MEMORIAL LIBRARY$114.00 X  50
EASTERN LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,584.00 X  80
ELMWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY$132.00 X  50
ELMWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY$299.70  X 50
EMERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY$289.80 X  60
FAIRBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY$737.26 X  65
FAIRMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY$353.45 X  60
FARNAM PUBLIC LIBRARY$340.03 X  70
FULLERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,031.27 X  70
GARFIELD COUNTY LIBRARY$377.58  X 70
GARFIELD COUNTY LIBRARY$340.37 X  70
GENEVA PUBLIC LIBRARY$605.74 X  60
GIBBON PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,157.44 X  70
GILBERT MEMORIAL LIBRARY$219.66 X  50
GRAND ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY$2,812.80 X  80
GRAND ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY$9,600.00  X 80
GREENWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY$165.00 X  50
HASTINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY$251.58 X  70
HASTINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY$3,771.18  X 70
HEBRON SECREST LIBRARY$686.36 X  70
HOESCH MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY$604.97 X  70
HOLDREGE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,295.64  X 60
HOLDREGE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,244.02 X  60
HOUSE MEMORIAL LIBRARY$655.84 X  60
HOUSE MEMORIAL LIBRARY$252.00  X 60
HRUSKA PUBLIC LIBRARY$396.00 X  60
IMPERIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,016.35 X  60
IMPERIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY$273.24  X 60
KARLEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY$404.83 X  80
KEARNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY$4,078.37 X  60
KEARNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,332.00  X 60
KEENE MEMORIAL LIBRARY$1,310.90 X  70
KEENE MEMORIAL LIBRARY$5,878.40  X 70
LINCOLN CITY LIBRARIES$30,426.06 X  50
LYDIA BRUUN WOODS MEM LIBRARY$854.95 X  70
LYDIA BRUUN WOODS MEM LIBRARY$755.58  X 70
LYONS PUBLIC LIBRARY$352.04 X  70
LYONS PUBLIC LIBRARY$672.00  X 70
MERIDIAN LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,065.60 X  60
MERIDIAN LIBRARY SYSTEM$359.64  X 60
MORTON JAMES PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,056.67 X  60
NANCY FAWCETT MEMORIAL LIBRARY$616.56 X  70
NEBRASKA LIBRARY COMMISSION$10,178.16 X  50
NELIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,389.28 X  70
NELIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY$126.00  X 70
NELSON PUBLIC LIBRARY$224.74 X  40
NIGEL SPROUSE LIBRARY$363.24  X 60
NIOBRARA PUBLIC LIBRARY$144.00 X  20
NORTH BEND PUBLIC LIBRARY$511.20 X  60
NORTH BEND PUBLIC LIBRARY$186.84  X 60
NORTH LOUP PUBLIC LIBRARY$363.07 X  80
NORTH LOUP PUBLIC LIBRARY$431.52  X 80
NORTHEAST LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,117.12 X  70
OCONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY$720.22 X  70
OMAHA PUBLIC LIBRARY$57,986.47 X  73
OMAHA PUBLIC LIBRARY$11,459.83  X 73
O'NEILL PUBLIC LIBRARY$652.43 X  70
ORCHARD PUBLIC LIBRARY$420.00 X  70
ORD TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$725.09 X  70
ORD TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$644.28  X 70
PALISADE PUBLIC LIBRARY$310.80 X  70
PANHANDLE LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,509.65 X  70
PAWNEE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY$380.52 X  70
PAXTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$299.70  X 50
PAXTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$165.00 X  50
PILGER PUBLIC LIBRARY$523.94 X  60
RAVENNA PUBLIC LIBRARY$815.47 X  70
REPUBLICAN VALLEY LIBRARY SYSTEM$359.18 X  70
REPUBLICAN VALLEY LIBRARY SYSTEM$679.14  X 70
ROCK COUNTY LIBRARY$612.78  X 70
ROCK COUNTY LIBRARY$668.47 X  70
RUSKIN PUBLIC LIBRARY$167.58  X 70
RUSKIN PUBLIC LIBRARY$285.01 X  70
SCHUYLER PUBLIC LIBRARY$586.56 X  80
SCHUYLER PUBLIC LIBRARY$527.90  X 80
SCRIBNER PUBLIC LIBRARY$288.00  X 60
SCRIBNER PUBLIC LIBRARY$338.40 X  60
SEWARD PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,009.80 X  60
SEWARD PUBLIC LIBRARY$565.20  X 60
SHELBY PUBLIC LIBRARY$523.91 X  70
SHELBY PUBLIC LIBRARY$344.40  X 70
SOUTH SIOUX CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY$974.09 X  60
SOUTHEAST LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,628.16 X  50
SOUTHEAST LIBRARY SYSTEM$210.00  X 50
SPALDING PUBLIC LIBRARY$431.46  X 90
SPALDING PUBLIC LIBRARY$367.20 X  90
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY$98.50 X  20
STANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$881.58 X  70
STRATTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$383.52  X 80
STRATTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$326.40 X  80
STROMSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY$503.64  X 60
STROMSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY$619.20 X  60
SUPERIOR PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,022.45 X  70
SUTHERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY$790.63 X  60
SUTHERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY$445.68  X 60
TEKAMAH PUBLIC LIBRARY$235.66 X  60
THE DOUGLAS-OMAHA TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION $57,986.47 X  73
THE DOUGLAS-OMAHA TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION $11,459.83  X 73
THOMAS COUNTY LIBRARY$479.52  X 80
THOMAS COUNTY LIBRARY$110.00 X  80
TILDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY$462.00 X  70
TRENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$725.18 X  80
ULYSSES TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$402.18 X  50
VALENTINE PUBLIC LIBRARY$612.11 X  70
VERDIGRE PUBLIC LIBRARY$669.90 X  70
VIRGIL BIEGERT PUBLIC LIBRARY$179.70  X 50
VIRGIL BIEGERT PUBLIC LIBRARY$336.60 X  50
WEBERMEIER MEMORIAL LIBRARY$210.00 X  50
WEBERMEIER MEMORIAL LIBRARY$329.70  X 50
WILCOX PUBLIC LIBRARY$294.59 X  70
WILSON PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,336.94 X  70
WISNER PUBLIC LIBRARY$266.18 X  60
YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY$91.42 X  20
YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY$155.88  X 20
YUTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY$352.87 X  60
Total Number of LibrariesTotal Discounted FundsTotal Number of Telecomm Service Discounts Total Number of Internet Service DiscountsAverage Discount Percentage
107$285,551.19 10650 64


For more information, contact Christa Burns.