Willa On Wednesday: The Willa Cather Memorial Prairie

Today’s #WillaOnWednesday takes you to the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie in Nebraska. This video is a 360 degree view that I recorded in the midst of the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie in Nebraska on March 11, 2011 using an old… Read More ›


Library: Beatrice, Nebraska (New Public Library)

Beatrice Public Library100 North 16th StreetBeatrice, Nebraska402-223-3584website Opened: November 9, 1991 Operating Budget: $552,567Registered Users: 6,353Collection Size: 125,743Annual Circulation: 129,247source It can be a sad experience, visiting a town’s new library after seeing the beauty of its historic, no longer… Read More ›

Library: Hastings, Nebraska

Hastings Public Library517 West 4th StreetHastings, Nebraska 68901 Built: sometime in the early 1960s (source)Collection: 145,924 volumesCirculation: 234,697 items per yearServes: 31,151 residentsVisit the Hastings Public Library website here Date visited: March 11, 2011 Hastings had a Carnegie Library: a… Read More ›

Library: Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Plattsmouth Public Library401 Avenue APlattsmouth, Nebraska 68048 Carnegie Grant Awarded: June 1, 1915Built: 1916 Building Cost: $12,500Operating income (2010?): $281,921 Current holdings:Books: 38,390Audio materials: 872Videos: 735Serial publications: 89Serves: 6,867 residents (source) I’ve visited the Plattsmouth Public Library many times in… Read More ›