Talmage Public Library

IMG 2747405 Main St.
Talmage, NE 68448
Phone: (402) 264-3875
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Carol Fisher -  Librarian
Office Hours:
Mondays & Wednesdays 4-7 pm
Saturdays 8-11 am

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Talmage Public Library is the central facility associated with the the library system that serves Talmage, Nebraska. The collection of the library contains 4011 volumes and serves a population of 268 residents.
The Talmage Public Library holds numerous genealogical holdings within its facility, to include original copies of the Talmage Tribune newspaper, which ran from 1886 to 1960, and also of the Talmage Topics newspaper, which ran from 1960 to 1973.  To view the complete index of all their genealogical holdings, please open the 'Talmage Genealogical Holdings' file located on the left side of this page.
"The Talmage Public Library was begun in 1904 by efforts of community ladies with a donation of 80 books.  Today it's remodeled and expanded space includes a collection of thousands of books, videos, records and copies of early newspapers, providing a good source for historical and genealogical research.   Online computer access makes available unlimited information." (1)
Works Cited:
(1) Rohlfing, Alma. "History of the Talmage Public Library." (2009). Print.

Genealogy Events

Did you pay your 2018 DUES?  Thank you for your continued support - we need your membership to maintain our school signs and to keep our website.  If you haven't - please go to the Membership page for membership form/address. Be sure to check out the Syracuse Newspapers website - everyone is having a huge success in finding obits and other family information.  Nebraska City Press will be the next digital database to come online!!! 



May 19th - Work day at Morton James Public Library - Meet at 10:00AM

June 16th - Photo restoration by John Keller 10:00AM, Unadilla Resource Room, 770 G ST.

SUMMER BREAK - July/August.  Time to explore local interests, Cemeteries, and RESEARCH!

September 15th - Speaker, Karen Johns, Former school teacher of Otoe & Johnson CO Schools

October 20th - Burr Village Stop - Visiting Molly Hunt's Shop



 Program Ideas - Come & share with us!!!  We want to make the Society interesting to all Otoe County area residents or descendants of Otoe County Pioneers!!

New Online information & research tips

(find more FREE sites on Our MEMBERS ONLY PAGE!)

Pennsylvania Vital Death Records - Download in PDF format!  1906-1967





Let us know if this was helpful with your research by commenting on our Facebook Page.  These will be here for about 30 days and then we'll share some new sites.  


Syracuse Museum of Memories - Looking for Volunteers.  They meet every Wednesday, 9AM.  Open every Sunday afternoon - May-October, else by Appointment.  See their page on our site for further details. 


2018 Meeting Minutes

March 2018 Minutes

February 2018 MinutesMinutes