Nebraska Library Commission awards grants for Youth Library Service

March 22, 2019

The Nebraska Library Commission recently awarded $23,254 in grants for Excellence in Youth service. Of the grants awarded to 25 Nebraska libraries, several addressed the need for materials like LEGO® and other activities to encourage creativity in young people. 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.

The local recipients are Gering Public Library, Toddler Story and Playtime and Kimball Public Library, Creative program expansion.

Youth Grants for Excellence are made available by the Nebraska Library Commission with funding from the state of Nebraska. As the 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.”