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January 11, 2016 

Sally Snyder

Nebraska Library Commission Awards Grants for Children’s Library Service

The Nebraska Library Commission recently awarded $30,000 in Children's Grants for Excellence to Nebraska public libraries. Of the grants awarded, several addressed the need for specialized computer workstations for children, while others will use tools like LEGO® to encourage creativity in young people. Libraries received funding to implement science programs to encourage young inquiring minds, as well as to offer special reading and storytelling programs.

The Nebraska Library Commission congratulates the public libraries listed below as they develop new and innovative programs to ensure excellence in library service for Nebraska young people.

Bellevue Public Library
Central City Public Library
Columbus Public Library
Dodge, John Rogers Memorial Library
Fremont, Keene Memorial Library
Genoa Public Library
Kimball Public Library
La Vista Public Library
Lexington Public Library
Louisville Public Library
Mead Public Library
Morrill Public Library
Nebraska City, Morton-James Public Library
Papillion, Sump Memorial Library
Plattsmouth Public Library
Lied Randolph Public Library
Ravenna Public Library
Seward Memorial Library
Superior Public Library
Lied Tekamah Public Library
Valley Public Library
Yutan Public Library

As Nebraska’s state library agency, the Nebraska Library Commission is an advocate for the library and information needs of all Nebraskans.  The mission of the Library Commission is statewide promotion, development, and coordination of library and information services-“bringing together people and information.”

The most up-to-date news releases from the Nebraska Library Commission are always available on the Library Commission Website,