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2017 E-rate Recipients


Nebraska Libraries Receive E-rate Discounts

E-rate funding commitments are released weekly as applications are reviewed and approved for Funding Year 2017 (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018). The list below will be updated as new funding waves are announced.

As of April 24, 2018, Nebraska libraries have been awarded $211,715 in discounts on their telecommunications costs. Discounts range from 10 to 90 percent, with 77 of the state's public libraries participating. 52 libraries have been awarded Voice service discounts, 67 libraries have been awarded discounts on Internet services, and 3 libraries have been awarded a discount on Internal Connections.

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.

Last Updated: 4/24/2018

LibraryAmount of Discount Service Type Service Type Service TypeDiscount Percentage
ALLIANCE PUBLIC LIBRARY $444.67 Voice Services     20
ARAPAHOE PUBLIC LIBRARY $1,183.20   Internet Access   80
ARCADIA TOWNSHIP LIBRARY $200.86 Voice Services     20
ARCADIA TOWNSHIP LIBRARY $431.52   Internet Access   80
ASHLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY $647.86   Internet Access   60
ATKINSON PUBLIC LIBRARY $2,592.00   Internet Access   60
AULD PUBLIC LIBRARY $410.40 Voice Services     20
AULD PUBLIC LIBRARY $479.52   Internet Access   80
BEATRICE PUBLIC LIBRARY $153.55 Voice Services   10
BRENIZER PUBLIC LIBRARY $462.82 Internet Access   60
BUTLER MEMORIAL LIBRARY $102.65 Voice Services     10
BUTLER MEMORIAL LIBRARY $1,149.96   Internet Access   70
C.B. PRESTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY $211.15 Voice Services 20
C.B. PRESTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY $504.00   Internet Access   80
CEDAR RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY $117.60 Voice Services     20
CEDAR RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY $504.00   Internet Access   80
CENTRAL CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY $173.63 Voice Services     10
CENTRAL CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY $1,344.00   Internet Access   70
CENTRAL PLAINS LIBRARY SYSTEM $171.70 Voice Services     20
CENTRAL PLAINS LIBRARY SYSTEM $297.12   Internet Access   80
CLARKS PUBLIC LIBRARY $50.16 Voice Services     10
CLARKS PUBLIC LIBRARY $549.02   Internet Access   70
CLARKSON PUBLIC LIBRARY $540.00   Internet Access   60
CLAY CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY $90.02 Voice Services     20
CLAY CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY $703.30   Internet Access   80
COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY $2,880.00   Internet Access   80
CREIGHTON PUBLIC LIBRARY $137.47 Voice Services   10
CREIGHTON PUBLIC LIBRARY $401.35 Internet Access   70
CULBERTSON PUBLIC LIBRARY $108.55   Voice Services   20
CULBERTSON PUBLIC LIBRARY $851.42   Internet Access   80
DVORACEK MEMORIAL LIBRARY $840.00   Internet Access   50
ELGIN PUBLIC LIBRARY $115.15 Voice Services   20
ELGIN PUBLIC LIBRARY $681.12 Internet Access   80
ELMWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY $391.74   Internet Access   50
EMERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY $67.13 Voice Services     20
EMERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY $479.52   Internet Access   80
FAIRBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY $153.55 Voice Services     20
FAIRBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY $960.00   Internet Access   80
FAIRFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY $135.14 Voice Services   20
THE FALLS CITY LIBRARY & ARTS CENTER $312.00 Voice Services     20
THE FALLS CITY LIBRARY & ARTS CENTER $1,056.00   Internet Access   80
GARFIELD COUNTY LIBRARY $52.16 Voice Services     10
GARFIELD COUNTY LIBRARY $545.58   Internet Access   70
GENEVA PUBLIC LIBRARY $125.18 Voice Services     10
GRAND ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY $3,850.24   Internet Access   80
HASTINGS MEMORIAL LIBRARY $70.16 Voice Services     10
HASTINGS MEMORIAL LIBRARY $1,595.58   Internet Access   70
HASTINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY $19,118.91   Internet Access   80
HAYES CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY $74.73 Voice Services     10
HAYES CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY $630.00   Internet Access   70
HOLDREGE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM $755.83 Internet Access   70
HOUSE MEMORIAL LIBRARY $1,080.00   Internet Access   60
JENSEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY $68.40 Voice Services     10
JENSEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY $487.20   Internet Access   70
JOHN A STAHL LIBRARY $264.46 Voice Services   20
JOHN A STAHL LIBRARY $8,400.00 Internet Access   80
KEARNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY $1,367.93 Internet Access   60
LEXINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY $605.59 Voice Services   30
LEXINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY $1,620.00 Internet Access 90
LIED IMPERIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY $166.80 Voice Services     10
LIED IMPERIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY $1,173.98   Internet Access   70
LIED WINSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY $419.58   Internet Access   70
LOGAN COUNTY LIBRARY $77.63 Voice Services     10
LOGAN COUNTY LIBRARY $427.98   Internet Access   70
LYONS PUBLIC LIBRARY $81.48 Voice Services     20
LYONS PUBLIC LIBRARY $3,263.52   Internet Access   80
MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY $82.10 Voice Services     20
MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY $2,880.00 Internet Access 80
NANCY FAWCETT MEMORIAL LIBRARY $93.96 Voice Services     10
NELIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY $142.42 Voice Services     10
NELIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY $756.00   Internet Access   70
NORTH BEND PUBLIC LIBRARY $790.06 Internet Access   60
NORTH LOUP PUBLIC LIBRARY $96.65 Voice Services     20
NORTH LOUP PUBLIC LIBRARY $527.52   Internet Access   80
OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY $2,940.00   Internet Access   70
OMAHA PUBLIC LIBRARY $5,999.76 Voice Services     20
OMAHA PUBLIC LIBRARY $73,175.33   Internet Access   80
ORD TOWNSHIP LIBRARY $671.83   Internet Access   70
OSCEOLA PUBLIC LIBRARY $122.57 Voice Services     10
PALISADE PUBLIC LIBRARY $113.28 Voice Services     20
PAWNEE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY $394.73 Voice Services     20
PAWNEE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY $1,295.90   Internet Access   80
PAXTON PUBLIC LIBRARY $911.40   Internet Access   70
PLAINVIEW CARNEGIE LIBRARY $61.93 Voice Services     10
PLATTSMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY $468.00 Internet Access   60
POLK PUBLIC LIBRARY $3.00 Voice Services     10
POLK PUBLIC LIBRARY $434.53   Internet Access   70
RAVENNA PUBLIC LIBRARY $11,977.52     Internal
Connections
70
ROCK COUNTY LIBRARY $1,260.00   Internet Access   70
SARGENT TOWNSHIP LIBRARY $96.65 Voice Services     20
SARGENT TOWNSHIP LIBRARY $402.72   Internet Access   80
SCHUYLER PUBLIC LIBRARY $729.00 Voice Services     30
SCHUYLER PUBLIC LIBRARY $5,565.35   Internet Access   90
SCHUYLER PUBLIC LIBRARY $16,932.00     Internal
Connections
85
SEWARD PUBLIC LIBRARY $1,728.00 Internet Access   60
SHELBY COMMUNITY LIBRARY $22.72 Voice Services     10
SHELBY COMMUNITY LIBRARY $634.03   Internet Access   70
SHELTON TOWNSHIP PUB LIBRARY $52.42 Voice Services     10
SHELTON TOWNSHIP PUB LIBRARY $377.58   Internet Access   70
SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY $182.40 Voice Services     10
SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY $756.00   Internet Access   70
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY $330.00   Internet Access   50
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY $332.50     Internal
Connections
50
STRATTON PUBLIC LIBRARY $53.10 Voice Services     10
STRATTON PUBLIC LIBRARY $643.61   Internet Access   70
STROMSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY $126.00 Voice Services     10
STROMSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY $671.92   Internet Access   70
SUPERIOR PUBLIC LIBRARY $100.44 Voice Services     10
SUPERIOR PUBLIC LIBRARY $587.58   Internet Access   70
SUTHERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY $1,408.03   Internet Access   60
TILDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY $857.23   Internet Access   60
TRENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY $71.88 Voice Services     20
TRENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY $934.72   Internet Access   80
VALENTINE PUBLIC LIBRARY $12.80 Voice Services     10
VALENTINE PUBLIC LIBRARY $756.00   Internet Access   70
VERDIGRE PUBLIC LIBRARY $50.34 Voice Services     10
VERDIGRE PUBLIC LIBRARY $692.30   Internet Access   70
WALTHILL PUBLIC LIBRARY $75.60 Voice Services   30
WALTHILL PUBLIC LIBRARY $583.20 Internet Access 90
WESTERN LIBRARY SYSTEM $326.06 Voice Services     20
WESTERN LIBRARY SYSTEM $528.00   Internet Access   80
WYMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY $302.42 Voice Services   20
Total Number of LibrariesTotal Discounted FundsTotal Number of Voice Service Discounts Total Number of Internet Service Discounts Total Number of Internal Connections DiscountsAverage Discount Percentage
77$211,715.96 52 67 3 48%

Last Updated: 4/24/2018
For more information, contact Christa Porter.