Special Borrowable Items
The library started a cake pan collection during the summer of 2022 thanks to local Girl Scout Millie Belik. Millie worked with the library to create this collection as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project. The collection now has a variety of fun shaped baking pans. From birthdays, to holidays, or just everyday occasions, there is sure to be a pan just right for you! These cake pans can be borrowed for two weeks at a time. We ask that you wash the pans before and after use. Thank you Millie for starting this collection!
Millie worked hard on compiling some of her favorite cake recipes from around the web to share with you in her own blog.
Take a look at Millie's Cake Pan Recipes Blog!
A telescope kit is available for library card holders to borrow for two weeks at a time. The kit comes with a beginner telescope and some books to help you start identifying stars and celestial bodies. Remember! Don't look at the sun with the telescope!
Members must have their library card for a minimum of three months before they can borrow the telescope. Your library account must also be in good standing (no outstanding fees).
Get ready to party! With games that is. The library has a diverse selection of board and card games you can borrow. If you don't want to clutter your closet look no further than the library! We have lots of games you might be looking to play. This is a great way to test out more expensive games before you commit to buying your own copy. We have everything from early education games for kids to elaborate strategy games for adults.
Want to recommend a board or card game to us? We'd love to hear about it! Getting rid of some games you don't play anymore? You can donate them to the library! Want to know more about how to play a game? Come to one of our family game nights and ask for a demo session!
La Vista Flag
Are you traveling for the holidays or going on vacation soon? Check out a City of La Vista flag from the Library and take it with you. Then, send us a travel photo to city hall of you and the flag and you’ll receive a free gift.
Flags are available at the Library’s circulation desk and can be checked out for three weeks at a time. The Library will use a map to track where the flags travel. There’s no place like home—or La Vista! Take a piece of home with you on your next trip and show off your La Vista pride.
Watt Detector Program
The La Vista Public Library has partnered with Omaha Public Power District to offer Watt Detector Kits, which are available for check-out by our patrons. With a Watt Detector, you can measure the amount of energy consumed by your appliances.
Studies show that people using electricity monitors will save between 5 and 20 percent on their utility bills by watching their energy use and making effective changes. See more information about the Watt Detector Program.