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Library News

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: March 2 - 7

Tuesday at 6:30pm - Smart Investing @ Your Library Kickoff- Learn how to save and invest your money through these free, 4-week online courses.

  • Starting Out - for Gen X'ers (ages 20-40)
  • Building Up - for Pre-Retirees
  • Making it Last - for Retirees

The courses all include videos, activities and quizzes to help you gain financial knowledge.  The courses are free, but you must pre-register or attend the kickoff to participate.  Stop by the Information Desk or call 402-844-2100.

Wednesday at 10am & Saturday at 10am - Lapsit - For infants up to age 2 and their caregiver - A fun way to begin library visits & literary experiences, and meet other families with young children.

Wednesday at 2:30 - Movies @ the Library - This week's feature is "The Equalizer" starring Denzel Washington and Maron Csokas. (R)


Thursday at 1:30pm, Friday at 10:30 and Saturday at 10:30 - Storytime - For children ages 3 through 2nd grade - A fun combination of literature experiences—books, songs, Spanish language experiences, storytelling, finger plays, poems, puppets & MORE!  Parents encouraged to attend with their child.

Saturday at 2:30pm - Needles, Hooks & Books - For needle-crafters of all ages.  Join us for this informal time to work on a project, share skills, talk about books, and meet others interested in needles arts.  Newcomers always welcome!




Coming Soon...

Smart Investing Kick-Off event - Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30pm



Did You Know?

You can check out a free, one-day pass to the Elkhorn Valley Museum and Research Center with your library card.

You can stream 3 hours of commercial-free music every day through the library's Freegal subscription.

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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 Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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

Sunday:  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Norfolk Public Library
308 W. Prospect Ave
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701

Phone: 402-844-2100

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The Mission of the Norfolk Public Library is to serve as a resource center for information, education, culture, and recreation.