Gardner Public Library is a public library affiliated with the library system that serves Wakefield, NE. The collection of the library contains 21,900 volumes. The library circulates 7,001 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,422 residents. Library activities include a summer reading program and Halloween and Christmas programs.
This community library is located adjacent to the downtown area. Design features provide a generous amount of natural light combined with an open flowing plan. A glass walled reading area focuses on a flower garden, and a central skylight serves as the focal point in the library area. The lobby/gallery will house an historic collection of frontier firearms and other artifacts. The facility also includes a community meeting room that seats 50 which can be rented.
Summer Library Hours
Monday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registered Users: 1,417
Collection Size: 21,900
Annual Circulation: 7,001
Public Internet Computers: 18
Wireless Access: Available
The mission of the Gardner Public Library of Wakefield, Nebraska is to provide quality materials and services which fulfill educational, informational, cultural, and recreational needs of the entire commmunity in an atmosphere that is welcoming, respectful, and businesslike.