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Autograph Stories

Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Ave, Kearney, NE

Autograph Stories examines Mr. Embury’s unique, personal collection of autographs, letters, documents, and manuscripts that ranges across such people as Napoleon, Albert Schweitzer, Manet, and Mary Cassatt. Come enjoy this fun presentation about notable historic personalities.

Noa Baum and Don White – Stories for Families

Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Ave, Kearney, NE

Noa Baum and Don White - Stories for Families with local tellers Allen DeBey and Janice Polk . Performances at 1:00pm & 3:00pme

The Book of the Tile Club

Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Ave, Kearney, NE

Founded in 1877, The Tile Club was a group of prominent artists (Winslow Homer, William Merritt Chase, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Edwin Austin Abbey, J. Alden Weir, and John H. Twachtman) who met weekly to paint eight-by-eight ceramic tiles, smoke cigars and drink whiskey. Come learn the stories about their club life, and their contributions to the […]

Noa Baum Stories for Families

Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Ave, Kearney, NE

The Kearney Area Storytelling Festival is pleased to present Noa Baum as our featured national storyteller at this event, which is FREE and open to the public.

STEM Night at the Library

Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Ave, Kearney, NE

Join the UNK Elementary Education Club for a variety of amazing STEM-based activities! This free event is designed for those in grades PreK-8. Snacks will be provided. Register here: https://bit.ly/2D1gC5z

Dinovember Dig!

Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Ave, Kearney, NE

Thanks so much for your interest! This program is full. Look for more programs like this in the future! A dinosaur program in November = Dinovember! Young paleontologists-in-training are welcome to practice their skills as they excavate a dino fossil. This may get a little messy so please plan to wear old clothes. For youth […]

Jerry Barlow in Concert

Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Ave, Kearney, NE

Acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist, Jerry Barlow, is a virtuoso musician, a warm and accessible performer, and a world-class storyteller. His repertoire is composed of traditional music from the British Isles and his own original Celtic-inspired compositions. In concert, Barlow brings songs alive by sharing the history, legend, and humor behind the music. His arrangements have […]

Firefighter Storytime

Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Ave, Kearney, NE

We invite preschoolers, parents, and caregivers to a special storytime event. Firefighters from the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department will read stories about fire safety and then demonstrate what they wear in a fire. This demonstration helps children understand that they don't need to fear firefighters and that they shouldn't hide from them in an emergency.

Firefighter Storytime

Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Ave, Kearney, NE

We invite preschoolers, parents, and caregivers to a special storytime event. Firefighters from the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department will read stories about fire safety and then demonstrate what they wear in a fire. This demonstration helps children understand that they don't need to fear firefighters and that they shouldn't hide from them in an emergency.