All Bennington Community Residents are welcome to attend. You do not have to be a member to volunteer or attend the meeting.
Thank you for your very generous donations to the Friends through Bennington Gives!
Together Bennington GIVES is Here!

Our live GIVES day is taking place NOW,

Tuesday, November 30th, also known as #GivingTuesday.

Join us for a SPECTACULAR day as we celebrate the people and organizations that make Bennington the place we’re proud to call home.

Early giving is open now! Support Bennington nonprofits as they work hard on improvement projects that benefit our community. Early giving donations will be accepted through November 29th.

Looking for volunteers to help with the FREAKY FUN FRIDAY HALLOWEEN PARTY! Please contact Angel at:

THANK YOU to everyone that participated in the Book Sale. A lot of books found new homes. Thank you!

BOOK SALE starts Thursday, June 3rd 4-7. We are busy getting the books ready for you. There are lots of great books, adult, teen and children books to choose from. See you Thursday, Friday or Saturday! Free will donations accepted.

Sealed Donation Bid Form

16”x 24” print
Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Autographed by Tom Osborne

Sealed Donation Bid Auction


Bidders must be 18 years old
The print is sold as is, unframed, 16”x24” mounted, signature authenticity guaranteed.
Print is available for viewing at the Bennington Library, 11401 N 156th St., Bennington NE
Start date: May 17, 2021
End date: Friday, June 4, 2021 at 5:00p
Print will definitely be sold to the highest bid donation. Payment due upon notification before release of print. Bids will be opened Saturday, June 5, 2021 starting at 11a, Bennington Community Room with winning bid notification by 1p, June 5, 2021.

Thank you for your donations during Bennington Gives Day!
The generosity of the Bennington Community overwhelms us.
We look forward to supporting future programs and new STEAM technology at the library, when we can safely meet in person.

Thank you for your donations through the Omaha Gives Campaign!

Please consider a donation to the Friends of the Bennington Library during Omaha Gives. Your donation will help fund continuing programs; Steam, Story time, Summer Reading, for preschool, children, teens and adults at the library when it reopens.

Thank you for everyone that participated in the Raising Cane Restaurant Fundraising event.

We missed you at the Open House and Business Meeting, January 8th

View the highlights of events that will be taking place in 2020.

New members and volunteers are always welcome at our events and meetings.

Check out the “Get Involved”  page for volunteer opportunities.


Thank you for all the donations and help that made the SANTA’S WORKSHOP a successful. Thank you Joanne for organizing this.

Fun morning at Santa’s Workshop

Thank you to the volunteers that helped make the Halloween Party and huge success!!!!

The kids, staff and volunteers had great costumes to add to the fun.

Halloween 2019

Looking for volunteers to help with the Halloween party!

Contact Cassandra to volunteer.


Thank you to everyone that came out on Sunday to eat at Chipotle.  The Friends appreciate your help with our fundraising projects.

No need to cook on Sunday, October 6th!

 Join the Friends of the Library at Chipotle, on 147th and Maple for a fundraising event.  

33% of the proceeds will go to the Friends of the Library.

Pick up a flyer at the library or show it on your smart phone, or tell the cashier to show your support for the Friends of the Bennington Library.

More books to hand out to our awesome Summer Readers!!!
Great job completing  the reading program
A few of the Summer Reading Participants receiving their book courtesy of the Friends of the Bennington Library.
Summer Reading Celebration at the Park
First order of Free books requested by the participants that completed  the Summer Reading program are ready to hand out on Saturday.  Check your email to see if your book has arrived.  Participants will receive notification of their book by email and have until September 15th to pick it up during regular Bennington Library hours.