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2008 E-rate Recipients


Nebraska Libraries Receive E-rate Discounts

Nebraska libraries were awarded $239,278 in discounts on telecommunications costs during Funding Year 2008 (July 1, 2008-June 30, 2009) through the E-rate (Universal Service Fund) program.

Discounts ranged from 20 to 90 percent, with 88 of the state's public libraries participating, including the Library Commission and Regional Library Systems. All 88 libraries were awarded telecommunications discounts, and 41 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.

LibraryAmount of DiscountTelecommunications Service DiscountInternet Service DiscountDiscount Percentage
ALICE M FARR LIBRARY$839.16 X  60
ALLIANCE PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,512.08 X  70
ARCADIA TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$782.40 X  80
ARCADIA TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$431.52  X 80
AUBURN MEMORIAL LIBRARY$634.18 X  60
BEATRICE PUBLIC LIBRARY$2,335.46 X  60
BLAIR PUBLIC LIBRARY$385.92 X  40
BRENIZER PUBLIC LIBRARY$285.60 X  70
BRENIZER PUBLIC LIBRARY$545.58  X 70
BRUUN MEMORIAL LIBRARY$271.66 X  70
C.B. PRESTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY$507.74 X  80
CEDAR RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY$335.16 X  70
CEDAR RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY$299.80  X 70
CENTRAL CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY$369.53  X 70
CENTRAL CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY$866.18 X  70
CHADRON PUBLIC LIBRARY$793.80 X  70
CITY OF HARTINGTON$516.60 X  70
CLARKS PUBLIC LIBRARY$155.14 X  25
CLAY CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY$489.60  X 60
CLAY CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY$277.63 X  60
COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,576.80 X  60
CRAWFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY$824.93 X  80
CREIGHTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$346.25  X 70
CREIGHTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$799.01 X  70
CRETE PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,118.88 X  70
CULBERTSON PUBLIC LIBRARY$294.00 X  70
CULBERTSON PUBLIC LIBRARY$336.00  X 70
DESHLER PUBLIC LIBRARY$416.98 X  70
DVORACEK MEMORIAL LIBRARY$360.43 X  60
EASTERN LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,526.40 X  80
EMERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY$482.40 X  60
FAIRFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY$407.40  X 70
FAIRFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY$479.05 X  70
FAIRMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY$442.87 X  60
FALLS CITY LIBRARY & ARTS CENTER$884.18 X  70
FALLS CITY LIBRARY & ARTS CENTER$755.58  X 70
FARNAM PUBLIC LIBRARY$293.58  X 70
FARNAM PUBLIC LIBRARY$339.86 X  70
GARFIELD COUNTY LIBRARY$340.20 X  70
GARFIELD COUNTY LIBRARY$377.58  X 70
GENEVA PUBLIC LIBRARY$601.06 X  60
GILBERT MEMORIAL LIBRARY$279.36 X  60
GRAND ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY$7,680.00  X 80
GRAND ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY$3,024.00 X  80
GREENWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY$326.94 X  50
HASTINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY$2,939.58  X 70
HASTINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY$251.58 X  70
HEBRON SECREST LIBRARY$648.00 X  60
HOESCH MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY$693.50 X  70
HOLDREGE AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY$2,202.26 X  60
HOUSE MEMORIAL LIBRARY$295.56 X  60
HOUSE MEMORIAL LIBRARY$252.00  X 60
IMPERIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY$359.28  X 60
IMPERIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY$836.28 X  60
INDIANOLA PUBLIC LIBRARY$372.96 X  70
INDIANOLA PUBLIC LIBRARY$343.22  X 70
KARLEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY$499.01 X  80
KEENE MEMORIAL LIBRARY$5,895.96  X 70
KEENE MEMORIAL LIBRARY$1,176.00 X  70
LINCOLN CITY LIBRARIES$46,771.06 X  60
LINCOLN TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$350.78 X  70
LYONS PUBLIC LIBRARY$672.00  X 70
LYONS PUBLIC LIBRARY$296.77 X  70
MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY$831.36 X  80
MERIDIAN LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,008.00 X  60
MERIDIAN LIBRARY SYSTEM$432.00  X 60
NEBRASKA LIBRARY COMMISSION$12,249.22 X  60
NELIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,102.08 X  70
NELIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY$503.58  X 70
NELSON PUBLIC LIBRARY$477.02 X  80
NORTH BEND PUBLIC LIBRARY$186.84  X 60
NORTH BEND PUBLIC LIBRARY$496.80 X  60
NORTH LOUP PUBLIC LIBRARY$431.52  X 80
NORTH LOUP PUBLIC LIBRARY$399.65 X  80
NORTHEAST LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,165.75 X  70
ORCHARD PUBLIC LIBRARY$501.82 X  70
ORD TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$706.61 X  70
ORD TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$698.88  X 70
PALMYRA MEMORIAL LIBRARY$432.00 X  60
PANHANDLE LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,395.49 X  70
PANHANDLE LIBRARY SYSTEM$504.00  X 70
PAWNEE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY$467.88 X  70
PILGER PUBLIC LIBRARY$523.94 X  60
PLATTSMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY$511.78 X  40
RAVENNA PUBLIC LIBRARY$685.22 X  60
REPUBLICAN VALLEY LIBRARY SYSTEM$636.38 X  70
REPUBLICAN VALLEY LIBRARY SYSTEM$341.54  X 70
ROCK COUNTY LIBRARY$692.92 X  70
ROCK COUNTY LIBRARY$612.78  X 70
RUSHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY$432.00 X  80
SARGENT TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$377.58  X 70
SARGENT TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$336.42 X  70
SCHUYLER PUBLIC LIBRARY$743.90 X  80
SCHUYLER PUBLIC LIBRARY$760.90  X 80
SCRIBNER PUBLIC LIBRARY$287.64  X 60
SCRIBNER PUBLIC LIBRARY$309.60 X  60
SEWARD PUBLIC LIBRARY$565.20  X 60
SEWARD PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,378.65 X  60
SHELBY PUBLIC LIBRARY$344.40  X 70
SHELBY PUBLIC LIBRARY$567.00 X  70
SOUTH SIOUX CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY$1,168.60 X  80
SOUTHEAST LIBRARY SYSTEM$252.00  X 60
SOUTHEAST LIBRARY SYSTEM$1,757.16 X  60
SPALDING PUBLIC LIBRARY$367.20 X  90
SPALDING PUBLIC LIBRARY$431.46  X 90
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY$96.19 X  20
STANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$681.24 X  70
STRATTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$431.46  X 90
STRATTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$389.12 X  90
STROMSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY$587.58  X 70
STROMSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY$714.25 X  70
SUPERIOR PUBLIC LIBRARY$814.55 X  70
SUTHERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY$851.18 X  60
SUTHERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY$452.23  X 60
TEKAMAH PUBLIC LIBRARY$235.22 X  60
THE DOUGLAS-OMAHA TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION$20,400.00 X  68
THE DOUGLAS-OMAHA TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION$69,475.55  X 68
TILDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY$453.60 X  70
TRENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$296.26  X 80
TRENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY$413.47 X  80
ULYSSES TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$119.85  X 60
ULYSSES TOWNSHIP LIBRARY$82.50 X  60
VALENTINE PUBLIC LIBRARY$820.51 X  70
WEBERMEIER MEMORIAL LIBRARY$210.00 X  50
WEBERMEIER MEMORIAL LIBRARY$329.70  X 50
WISNER PUBLIC LIBRARY$332.56 X  70
YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY$467.64  X 60
YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY$291.53 X  60
YUTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY$453.74 X  60
Total Number of LibrariesTotal Discounted FundsTotal Number of Telecomm Service Discounts Total Number of Internet Service Discounts Average Discount Percentage
88$239,278.98 8841 67


For more information, contact Christa Burns.