Community Organizations

Clay Center Library
The Clay Center Public Library has offered library service to the Clay Center
Community for over 75 years. The building was built with funds donated by the
Carneige Foundation. The Library has been certified by the Nebraska Library
Commission. Internet connections, popular videos, best seller books, computer
classes are some of the services available to card holders. The childrens library
supports a strong summer reading program for elementary students. Books
featured are the Golden Sower books, Accelerated Reader books, and many
picture books.
Library Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1:00pm to 6:30pm; Saturday 10:00am to 3:00pm. The library is located at 117 W. Edgar St., Clay Center, NE 68933. For more information,
contact (402) 762-3861 or cl(L)

Service Organizations
A Volunteer Fire Department, a 24-hour volunteer Emergency Medical
Technician and Ambulance Service, an active Community Club, Senior Center,
and the Mrs. CC's keep people involved in the welfare of the community. In
addition, the community is also served by the Lion's Club, American Legion,
American Legion Auxiliary, VFW, SAL, and numerous Extension Clubs. A town
rich in scouting, Clay Center builds leadership in its youth with Boy Scouts, Girl
Scouts, Cub Scouts, Brownies and 4-H Clubs.

Four denominations offer worship and community support to area residents.
Within the area of Clay Center is The Clay Center Christian Church, the Zion Lutheran
Church and the United Church of Christ.  St. Joseph's Catholic Church is located
seven miles away in Harvard.

Health Care
The Clay Center Community Medical Center is served by one doctor four days
per week and a nurse practitioner one day per week. Three area nursing homes serve
the community: Community Care of Edgar, (402) 224-5015; Harvard Rest
Haven, (402) 772-7591; and Sutton Community Home, (402) 773-5557.
Clay Center is pleased to announce the development of (2) newer subdivisions for
the creation of residential housing that could eventually accommodate up to 50
new homes. Both developments are adjacent to the beautiful golf course.
Contact the City Office at 402-762-3356 for more information.