Beatrice Public Library Foundation

Category: Education


This Year's Project: Outdoor Learning Center


About Our Organization

The Beatrice Public Library provides a variety of services, including books, videos, DVDs, audio books, free internet search service, periodicals, genealogy and local history collections. Story times, book discussion groups for all ages, locally-produced exhibits, traveling displays, cultural programs reflecting our diverse community -- there is something for everyone.



Current Project: Outdoor Learning Center



The Beatrice Public Library Foundation is developing an Outdoor Learning Center on the property located directly across from the Library on the west side of 16th Street.  The plans are to provide an outdoor space where unique activities can be enjoyed in an outdoor environment.  These activities will include private reading areas for people of all ages.  a pavilion where humanities/musical performances can take place, and an area that will have outdoor musical learning instruments.  There will be limited parking available.   The overall projected cost is $115,000.  



Past Projects

  • Make A Mask - Make a Message

     The Beatrice Public Library Foundation in its support of the Library Maker Space is adding the latest technology in stitchery. The Bernina 880E is a marvel of ingenuity capable of performing automated sewing, quilting and embroidery at the push of a button.  With the precision instrument, anyone will be able to produce high quality designs that can proudly be displayed on clothing, blankets, hats and so much more.  During these times of uncertainty and worry, you can  Make A Mask - Make a Message! 

    Anyone who visits the library is eligible to use this equipment in house.  No library card is required.



  • MakerSpace

    The Beatrice Public Library Foundation’s mission is to support the Library in developing a “maker economy” for the community of Beatrice and Gage County through the creation of a Maker Space.  It will have equipment and programs for a variety of age groups and skill levels.  Anyone who visits the library is eligible to use this equipment in house.   No library card is required except for items to be borrowed.  







$2,770 Raised of $5,000 goal
$0 $5,000
22 Donors
Beatrice Public Library Foundation

100 North 16th Street
Beatrice, NE 68310

 
(402) 223-4439

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