Nellie Pederson Civic Library

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Welcome to Nellie Pederson Civic Library in Clifton, Texas

Celebrating sixty-five years of service to Clifton and neighboring communities.

2018 Income Tax Guide!

The Simple Dollar, a financial literacy website that provides resources and information for tax filers, has published the following to assist you in understanding the new tax law starting in tax year 2018.

Income Tax Guide for 2018 (full version).
The Basics of Income Tax.
Forms You Need to Know.
Tax Deductions versus Tax Credits.

2017 Income Tax Information and Forms

Visit the IRS website for complete 2017 filing instructions.        

About Our Library

Online Catalog

Use our catalog to search, renew, and place holds on items from our collection, set up a personal book list, and more.

Electronic Books

Open the eBooks tab above to locate digital items for your portable device.  Many free download links are located there.


View a list of the services we provide, in addition to lending books.   


Visit our cards page for information about obtaining a library card and related facts.


Review our policies governing Internet and computer use, library behavior, and unattended children in the library.

Patron Fees

View a list of the fines, fees, and charges applicable to patron use of services.

Contact Us

Our contacts page provides forms for requesting interlibrary loans, requesting book purchases, asking questions, and providing comments to your librarians.

Attention Students of All Ages!

If you are interested in attending an in-state online college, visit the Online Colleges website for comprehensive information about undergraduate and graduate degree programs and scholarships in Texas. 

New York Times Bestsellers

Titles of Note is a direct link to the NYT lists of currently popular adult and children's hardcover, paperback, and e-books. 

Great Resources for Job-seekers!

JobsForTeensHQ is a site specifically for helping teenagers find jobs and it's 100% free to use. It has very useful information including work permit information, labor laws, jobs for teens by city/state, non-traditional job ideas, and more.

Glassdoor helps you find a job and company you love. This dynamic site provides reviews, salaries and benefits from employees, and interview questions from candidates.  Millions of jobs.  Submit a resume if you see a position that interests you...

Goodcall Scholarship Search Engine is a unique database with links to currently-available scholarships.  It requires no personal information and is free of charge.

Attention Genealogists

Visit the Library for Free Access to

Nellie Pederson Civic Library and Bosque County Genealogical Society (BCGS) have partnered to make available at the library free of charge.  The subscription to this exceptional research site is funded by BCGS for use by its members, library patrons, and area residents.   Use is limited to library computers or your laptop connection to our wireless network.

Open the Genealogy tab to go to dozens of recommended research sites.  

Visit the Portal to Texas History

New links provided by University of  North Texas are located on Research tab under General Resources

More Texas State Research Sources

TexShare Databases

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Articles, encyclopedia entries, and other sources for locating facts on any subject...from general interest to business, hobbies, and more.  Also access Heritage Quest for genealogical research.  Contact your librarian for an authorized username and password.

Member libraries now have access to Learning Express Library and Job & Career Accelerator, providing practice tests (GED, SAT, firefighting, EMS, health care, and many more); resume preparation; software, computer and Internet tutorials; and other job and career resources. Patrons create their own personal accounts to track their goals, progress, and job searches.

To learn more about Learning Express visit

TexShare has prepared a FAQ about these 2 new resources