Library Director:  Tony Crouse

313 C Street
Phone: 308-647-5182

Library Hours

Monday: 11:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Shelton Public Library Page:

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The Shelton Public Library will provide services for Shelton & Buffalo County, to the best of their abilities, to offer the community with the materials & programs, for information & pleasure & provide the community with facilities as needed.

Latest Library News

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Friends of the Library News!

Congratulations to the Shelton Public Library Friends who were awarded $10,000.00 to be used for new flooring to improve the environment for library patrons! Funding was made possible with the support of the Arthur Klinkacek Community Enrichment Fund of the Kearney Area Community Foundation!

Check out all the great things that happened!

Shelton Public Library 2021 Accomplishments

Services Offered by Shelton Public Library

    • Curbside pickup: Call during library hours with what items you would like to checkout and the time you will be over to get them.
    • Home Delivery: For disabled, elderly & homebound residents of Shelton, call to let them know the items you would like delivered and to set up a time for delivery.
                     (The above services do not apply to books or materials provided by the Kearney Public Library)

If you have overdue books, unresolved fines, lost or damaged items, please feel free to contact Tony. We will come to an arrangement.

Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners

Congratulations to the Murillo Family who won a Philips Blu-ray player, Hocus Pocus & All-New Sequel book, Hocus Pocus Spell Book and The Little Mermaid DVD!

Congratulations to the Tourney Family who won the Hocus Pocus Spell Book and Hocus Pocus DVD!

Congratulations to the Ingram Family who won the Hocus Pocus & All-New Sequel book and Hocus Pocus DVD!

Shelton Public Library will try the Pumpkin Carving Contest again for Halloween 2024.

Thank you to all who participated and the 120 Trick-or-Treaters who visited us this year!