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Nebraska Public Libraries Friends & Foundations

Contact information is provided in the table below for Nebraska public library friends groups and foundations. For information useful to friends groups and/or foundation (or for those libraries interested in starting them), Citizens for Libraries: Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF), a division of the American Library Association, offers a wealth of information on getting started and maintaining effective organizations (as well as carrying useful tips for library trustees). The Nebraska Library Commission has had a strong working relationship with ALTAFF for a number of years and has purchased membership in the organization for all Nebraska public libraries. This statewide membership results in all libraries receiving copies of ALTAFF’s newsletter, The Voice for America’s Libraries, and has allowed all libraries and their trustees and other supporters free access to “The Trustee Academy,” a series of five presentations on the important responsibilities of trustees.

For further information about library foundations or friends groups contact Richard Miller.

CityLibrary NameFoundationSystem
AinsworthAinsworth Public LibraryFoundation Meridian
AlbionAlbion Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
AllianceAlliance Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Panhandle
AlmaHoesch Memorial Public LibraryFriends Group Republican Valley
ArapahoeArapahoe Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Republican Valley
ArnoldFinch Memorial LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Meridian
AshlandAshland Public LibraryFoundation Eastern
AtkinsonAtkinson Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
AuburnAuburn Memorial LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
AuroraAlice M Farr LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
BancroftBancroft Public LibraryFriends Group Eastern
BassettRock County Public LibraryFoundation Meridian
Battle CreekLied Battle Creek Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
BeatriceBeatrice Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
Beaver CityBeaver City Public LibraryFoundation Republican Valley
BeemerKarlen Memorial LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
BellevueBellevue Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
BenkelmanDundy County LibraryFoundation Republican Valley
BenningtonBennington Public LibraryFriends Group Eastern
BlairBlair Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
BloomfieldBloomfield Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
Blue HillBlue Hill Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Republican Valley
BridgeportBridgeport Public LibraryFriends Group Panhandle
BroadwaterBroadwater Public LibraryFriends Group Panhandle
Broken BowBroken Bow Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Meridian
BrunswickBrunswick Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
BurwellGarfield County LibraryFriends Group Meridian
CallawayNigel Sprouse Memorial LibraryFoundation Meridian
CambridgeButler Memorial LibraryFoundation Republican Valley
Central CityCentral City Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
CerescoCeresco Community LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
ChadronChadron Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Panhandle
ChappellChappell Memorial Library & Art GalleryFriends Group Panhandle
ClarksClarks Public LibraryFriends Group Northeast
ClarksonClarkson Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
Clay CenterClay Center Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Republican Valley
ColumbusColumbus Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
CozadWilson Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Meridian
CrawfordCrawford Public LibraryFriends Group Panhandle
CreightonCreighton Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
CreteCrete Public LibraryFriends Group Southeast
CulbertsonCulbertson Public LibraryFoundation Republican Valley
CurtisKlyte Burt Memorial LibraryFoundation Republican Valley
Dakota CityDakota City Public LibraryFriends Group Northeast
David CityHruska Memorial Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
DeshlerDeshler Public LibraryFoundation Southeast
DeWittBob and Wauneta Burkley Library Friends Group Southeast
ElginElgin Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
EmersonEmerson Public LibraryFriends Group Northeast
FairburyFairbury Public LibraryFoundation Southeast
FairfieldFairfield Public LibraryFriends Group Republican Valley
FairmontFairmont Public LibraryFoundation Southeast
Falls CityFalls City Library & Arts CenterFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
FranklinFranklin Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Republican Valley
FremontKeene Memorial LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
FriendGilbert Public LibraryFriends Group Southeast
FullertonFullerton Public LibraryFriends Group Northeast
GenoaGenoa Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
GeringGering Public LibraryFriends Group Panhandle
GibbonGibbon Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Meridian
GordonGordon City LibraryFriends Group Panhandle
GothenburgGothenburg Public LibraryFoundation Meridian
Grand IslandGrand Island Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Meridian
GrantHastings Memorial LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Republican Valley
GreenwoodGreenwood Public LibraryFriends Group Southeast
GreshamGresham Public LibraryFoundation Southeast
GretnaGretna Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
HarrisonSioux County Public LibraryFoundation Panhandle
HartingtonHartington Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
HastingsHastings Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Republican Valley
HebronHebron Secrest LibraryFoundation Southeast
HildrethHildreth Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Republican Valley
HoldregeHoldrege Area Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Republican Valley
HooperHooper Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
HowellsHowells Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
HumboldtBruun Memorial LibraryFriends Group Southeast
HumphreyHumphrey Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
HyannisGrant County LibraryFoundation Panhandle
ImperialLied Imperial Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Republican Valley
KearneyKearney Public Library Friends GroupFoundation Meridian
KimballKimball Public LibraryFriends Group Panhandle
LaurelLaurel Community Learning CenterFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
LexingtonLexington Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Meridian
LincolnLincoln City LibrariesFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
Loup CityLoup City Public LibraryFoundation Meridian
LyonsLyons Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
MadisonMadison Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
McCookMcCook Public LibraryFoundation Republican Valley
MeadMead Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
Meadow GroveMeadow Grove Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
MilfordWebermeier Memorial LibraryFriends Group Southeast
MindenJensen Memorial LibraryFoundation Republican Valley
MitchellMitchell Public LibraryFoundation Panhandle
MorrillMorrill Public LibraryFriends Group Panhandle
MullenHooker County LibraryFoundation Meridian
NehawkaNehawka Public LibraryFriends Group Southeast
NelighNeligh Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
NelsonNelson Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Republican Valley
Newman GroveNewman Grove Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
NorfolkNorfolk Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
North BendNorth Bend Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
North LoupNorth Loup Township LibraryFriends Group Meridian
North PlatteNorth Platte Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Republican Valley
OakdaleLois Johnson Memorial LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
OaklandOakland Public LibraryFoundation Eastern
OgallalaGoodall City LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Panhandle
OmahaOmaha Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
O'NeillO'Neill Public LibraryFriends Group Northeast
OrchardOrchard Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
OrdOrd Township LibraryFoundation Meridian
OrleansCordelia B Preston Memorial LibraryFriends Group Republican Valley
OsceolaOsceola Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
OshkoshOshkosh Public LibraryFriends Group Panhandle
OsmondOsmond Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
OxfordOxford Municipal LibraryFoundation Republican Valley
PalisadePalisade Public LibraryFriends Group Republican Valley
PapillionSump Memorial LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
Pawnee CityPawnee City Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
PaxtonPaxton Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Panhandle
PenderHouse Memorial LibraryFoundation Northeast
PierceLied Pierce Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
PilgerPilger Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
PlainviewPlainview Carnegie LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
PlattsmouthPlattsmouth Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
PlymouthPlymouth Public LibraryFriends Group Southeast
PolkPolk Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
PoncaPonca Carnegie LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
RalstonBaright Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
RandolphLied Randolph Public LibraryFriends Group Northeast
RavennaRavenna Public LibraryFriends Group Meridian
Red CloudAuld Public LibraryFoundation Republican Valley
Rising CityRising City Community LibraryFriends Group Northeast
RushvilleRushville Public LibraryFoundation Panhandle
Saint EdwardSaint Edward Public LibraryFriends Group Northeast
Saint PaulSaint Paul Public LibraryFoundation Meridian
SchuylerSchuyler Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
ScottsbluffLied Scottsbluff Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Panhandle
ScribnerScribner Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
SewardSeward Memorial LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
ShelbyShelby Community LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
SheltonShelton Township LibraryFriends Group Meridian
ShickleyVirgil Biegert Public LibraryFoundation Southeast
SidneySidney Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Panhandle
South Sioux CitySouth Sioux City Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
SpencerSpencer Township LibraryFoundation Northeast
SpringfieldSpringfield Memorial LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
StantonStanton Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
StromsburgStromsburg Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
SuperiorSuperior Public LibraryFoundation Republican Valley
SuttonSutton Memorial LibraryFriends Group Republican Valley
SyracuseSyracuse Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
TalmageTalmage Public LibraryFriends Group Southeast
TecumsehTecumseh Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
TekamahLied Tekamah Public LibraryFoundation Eastern
TildenRaymond A Whitwer Tilden Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
TrentonTrenton Public LibraryFriends Group Republican Valley
UlyssesUlysses Township LibraryFriends Group Northeast
ValentineValentine Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Meridian
ValleyValley Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
VerdigreVerdigre Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
WahooWahoo Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
WakefieldGardner Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
WallaceFaith Memorial LibraryFriends Group Republican Valley
WalthillWalthill Public LibraryFriends Group Northeast
WaterlooAgnes Robinson Waterloo Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern
WausaLied Lincoln Township LibraryFoundation Northeast
WayneWayne Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Northeast
West PointJohn A Stahl LibraryFoundation Eastern
WilberDvoracek Memorial LibraryFriends Group Southeast
WinsideLied Winside Public LibraryFoundation Northeast
WymoreWymore Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
YorkKilgore Memorial LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Southeast
YutanYutan Public LibraryFriends GroupFoundation Eastern

Citizens for Libraries: Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF) offers a wealth of information in its newsletter, The Voice for America’s Libraries, and on its website http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/altaff/index.cfm Ideas for fundraising, making the case for good local library service, public awareness, strategies, and many other topics are covered here better than anywhere else. Local libraries and their governing and support groups should become intimately familiar with ALTAFF and all it has to offer.


For more information, contact Richard Miller.