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Voters approved the temporary half-cent sales tax increase to fund the library renovation and expansion.  Read More...

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Programs This Week: Jan. 26 - 31

Monday at 2pm - "Let's Talk Equality" at Cox Activity Center - The first of 4 documentary screenings and discussions, this week's film will be "Slavery By Another Name" which tells the stories of men who were bought, sold, and subject to deadly working conditions as unpaid convict labor.  Cox Activity Center, Northeast Community College.  Free.

Monday at 4pm - Golden Sower Book Club - for ages 8-12 - This month's book is The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen.

Tuesday at 6:30pm - Tuesday Night Book Discussion Group - January's book is And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini.

Wednesday at 10:30am - Wednesday Morning Book Discussion Group - This month's book is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

Wednesday at 2:30 - Movies @ the Library - This week's feature is "The Expendables 3" -  Barney augments his team with new blood to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader.  Starring Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham. (PG-13)

Thursday at 6:30pm - 20's & 30's Book Club- This month's book is The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.


Coming Soon...

Let's Talk Equality Film Screenings and Discussions at the Cox Activity Center - January 26, February 2 and February 9 at 2pm. Norfolk Public Library and Northeast Community College invite you to join us as we learn more about the history of the American Civil Rights movement and the important role that it continues to play today.  Read more...




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The library has free WiFi so you can bring your own laptop, smartphone or tablet and stay connected.

We have over 75,000 books, 5700 CDs & Audiobooks, 2800 DVDs, and 230 video games you can check out.

We have over 55,000 ebooks you can read online or download through Ebsco Ebooks and OverDrive.

Last year, there were over 148,000 visits to the library.  That means that an average of 47 people visit the library each hour that we're open.




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Friday - Saturday:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Norfolk, Nebraska 68701

Phone: 402-844-2100

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