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 Mentoring - 21st Century Mentoring Program                How the Program Works                What Nebraskans Say                Mentor Qualities

Nebraska Library Commission
The Atrium
1200 N Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508-2023

Phone: 402-471-2045
(Lincoln & outside Nebraska)
800-307-2665 (Nebraska only)
Fax: 402-471-2083

What Mentors Do


As a working library professional, you have a wide range of experiences to bring to a mentoring relationship. You can be a source of advice and information to someone who is interested in pursuing or furthering their library career. Being a mentor can provide you with the opportunity to make a difference in someone's life and to contribute to the library profession. 

Guide library workers and others who are interested in pursuing education in library studies.

Inform mentees about the scholarship, stipend, and internship opportunities to support their education and skill development in library studies and library work.

Assist mentees in becoming knowledgeable about the library field and library job opportunities.

Assist mentees in finding work in Nebraska libraries and in developing professional skills to enhance their library careers.

Connect mentees with people, opportunities, information, and resources.

Assist mentees in developing strategies to be successful in Library Technical Assistant, Bachelor’s, School Library Media and MLS educational programs. 


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