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Programs This Week: April 14-19

Happy National Library Week!  Come celebrate with us!  The winners of our poetry contest are on display all week in the center of the library.

Sack Lunch and a Classic Movie - Tuesday, 12pm— - Bring your own lunch and enjoy a screening of Hitchcock's classic "Rear Window" starring Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly.

Movies @ the Library - Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. - This week's feature is  "The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice" starring Noah Wylie and Boby Newart.  (Not Rated)



Lapsit - Wednesday and Saturday at 10:00 a.m. -   For infants up through age 2 and their caregiver.  A fun way to begin library visits and literary experiences. Learn new rhymes, songs and baby games, listen to stories and meet other children & caregivers.

Storytime - Thursday at 1:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. - For children age 3 - grade 2 (parents are welcome, too!).  A fun combination of literature experiences - books, songs, Spanish languages experiences, poems, puppets and more!

Scavenger Hunt for All Ages - Thursday, all day - The young and the young at heart are invited to participate in a fun, self-paced scavenger hunt.  Top prize is a $25 gift card to Hastings!

Altered Book Origami - Friday at 1:30 p.m. - Make beautiful paper flowers out of recycled book pages at this creative class led by Wanetta Walker.  For adults and children who are accompanied by an adult.  Bring a glue gun if you have one!

Needles, Hooks & Books - Saturday at 2:30 p.m. - for needle crafters of all ages - Join us in this informal program to work on a project, share skills, talk about books and meet others interested in needle arts.


Coming Soon...

April 29, 7:00 p.m. at Norfolk Arts Center - Book Discussion of O Pioneers! by Willa Cather led by Vicki Blattert

May 10, 9:00 a.m. at Norfolk 7 Theatre - Film Screening of "Heartland" with discussion following



Did You Know?

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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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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