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Kearney Public Library

Rankings
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Library Scout State Rank™

#1
in Nebraska

Library Scout National Rank™

#724

Popularity Score

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People really like visiting

Visitors Score

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Kearney Public Library gets tons of visitors
Overview
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The Kearney Public Library is located in Kearney, Nebraska. It serves a population of about 33,021 people.

Library Scout ranks the Kearney Public Library as the #1 best library in Nebraska and the #724 best in the nation.

Score Card
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What's great about Kearney Public Library?

Avid Reader Score

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Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Programs Score

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Tons of library programs!

Popularity Score

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People really like visiting

Visitors Score

👣 👣 👣 👣 👣
Kearney Public Library gets tons of visitors

Computer Availability Score

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Lots computers!
49 compared to 32 nationally

Librarians Score

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Lots of librarians!

Bookmobile

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Has 1 bookmobile
Branches
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Kearney Public Library
2020 First Avenue
Kearney, Nebraska 68847

Kearney Public Library
2020 First Avenue
Kearney, Nebraska 68847

About
🏠 2020 First Avenue
Kearney, Nebraska 68847
State
📞 (308) 233-3282
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Popularity
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Popularity Score

❤️ ❤️️
People really like visiting

How often do people visit?

5
per year

Visitors Score

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Kearney Public Library gets tons of visitors

Average Daily Visitors

654
Books, Music & Movies
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Books, CDs, and Videos Available

Number of Items
Source: Library Scout
Bookworms
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Avid Reader Score

📚📚📚
Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

11
compared to 14 nationally
Programs
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Library programs are an excellent way to meet other people in your community, continue your learning, or help your children meet friends and learn.

All Library Programs Score

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Tons of library programs!

All Library Programs

714
compared with 562 programs nationally

Children's Programs Score

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Tons of children's programs!

Children's Programs

410
compared with 310 programs nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

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Many young adult programs!

Young Adult Programs

24
compared with 55 programs nationally
Librarians
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Librarians Score

🧞 🧞 🧞
Lots of librarians!

Librarians

20

Average Library Staff Salary

$38,474
Funding
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How well funded is the Kearney Public Library?

Funding Score

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Well Funded

Library Funding

$49
per person in library district
Funds per library user is above the 60th percentile nationally
Methodology
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The Library Scout ranking rigorously analyzes public data to help you find the best library near you. Our methodology takes into account several factors including the library's total funding relative to the population it serves, the number of paid full-time employees relative to the population it services, the number of electronic and physical items in circulation, the number of library visits, the number of library programs, and the number of computers available for public use.