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.

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