Mon. 10:30am - 5:30pm
Wed. 10:30am - 6:30pm
Fri. 10:30am - 5:30pm
602 4th Avenue
PO Box 124
Nezperce, ID 83543
Historical photos of Nezperce
These pictures, as well as a number of other pictures from area residents, have been loaned to the Friends for reproduction. Thanks to a grant from the Idaho Humanities Council, the pictures were framed and are now on display in our library along the back wall.
Also, in display cases underneath these pictures are numerous World War II items that are on loan from community members.
For information regarding the use/rental of the community meeting room, please contact the City Clerk at Nezperce City Hall (502 5th Ave), call (208) 937-1021 or email the City of Nezperce at Clerk@CityOfNezperce.com.
The City Council has put together a rental agreement/policy to cover the use of the Community Room. This a truly wonderful meeting place for all who may wish to use it for any number of activities.
Nezperce Friends of the Library
The Friends are volunteers from the community who have come together to help with library activities, growth, fund raising and general support of the library.
The Board of Directors include President Mike Wasko, Treasurer Lynette Schlader, Secretary Sandra Dulgar, Director Sue Justesen, Director Jeanne Wasko, Director Melodee Riggers, Director Dianne Freeman.
If you are interested in becoming a Friend of the Library or have any suggestions or ideas to further the Library's goals, please call or contact a board member or library staff.
One of our continuing fund raising activities for the Nezperce Community Library is the Family History Profiles. For a contribution of $1,000 you can submit pictures and a short write up about your family in the Nezperce area. The pictures will then be put together by members of the Friends, they will be framed and displayed in our History of Nezperce section.
Little Free Library dedicated to
The Friends of the Nezperce Library plan to create a Little Free Library in honor of a very special Friend, Connie Johnson. The Friends will be accepting remembrance donations to help defray the costs of the project, and will also accept help with the design and construction of the little library (AKA we're looking for a carpenter).
In addition to being a substitute librarian, Connie spent countless hours helping out at the library especially with children’s programs. Who will ever forget the globe making project for Build a Better World or her Animal Tracks story time? Connie also participated in the adult Fiber Arts group, and was Vice-President of the Friends of the Library. Connie was a friend to one and all in Nezperce.
Sadly, Connie, a passionate outdoorsperson, disappeared in the remote Fog Mountain area along the Selway River last fall where she was serving as an outfitter’s camp cook. It seems only fitting that our remembrance of Connie will reside outdoors. The group hopes to place the library in the little city park across the street to the east of the library as part of an upgrade the city is planning.
Donations may be dropped off at the library or mailed to P.O. Box 124 Nezperce, ID 83543. A slide show remembering Connie is currently running at the library for patrons to drop in and enjoy. It can also be viewed on YouTube here.
Little Free Libraries are sweeping the country as sponsors seek to promote neighborliness, literacy, and friendship though the free exchange of books housed in little structures located in front of homes, stores, parks and on street corners. These values are what Connie was all about and what the Friends hope to continue in her tradition.
2018 Adult Reading Group
Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. - Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart
A novel based on the forgotten true story of one of the nation’s first female deputy sheriffs.
Constance Kopp doesn’t quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs, and has been isolated from the world since a family secret sent her and her sisters into hiding fifteen years ago. One day a belligerent and powerful silk factory owner runs down their buggy, and a dispute over damages turns into a war of bricks, bullets, and threats as he unleashes his gang on their family farm. When the sheriff enlists her help in convicting the men, Constance is forced to confront her past and defend her family — and she does it in a way that few women of 1914 would have dared.
LEWIS & CLARK DISPLAY CASE, BOOK CASE
and INFORMATION CENTER
Purchased with grant money from Idaho Lewis & Clark
Bicentennial Governor's Committee
Located in the northeast corner of our library