The handicap accessible Kathleen Lute Public Library in Ogallala contains over 33,000 volumes and has an average annual circulation of 86,000.
Youth activities at the library includes Story Time for 3-5 year olds on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings and Baby Talk for up to 3 years of age every Tuesday morning. A teen group meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 3:30 p.m. The Summer Reading Program takes place every June through July.
Adult activities at the library include four books clubs: Biography, Fantasy / Sci Fi, Mystery and Romance; a Writer’s Group, a Genealogy Club, a Multicultural Gathering, various computer classes and Outreach Programs to the area Senior Centers.
The library has 11 computers in its Adult Services Computer Lab and is available at no cost to everyone. The youth area has eight computers with a number of educational and fun computer games for youngsters to use.
The library offers check-out for books, audio books, magazines, videos, dvd’s, and music cd’s.
The Friends of the Library now has their book sales weekly Thursday 4:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:15-12:45.
Located on 2nd and State Street in Brule is the Little Free Library. There are two small “library houses”–one for children and one for adults. Take a book, bring a book. Enjoy!