If our library doesn't have the book you're looking for,
we'll do our best to get it for you by borrowing it from
another library. Contact Doug at 402-844-2105 or
firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Magazines and Newspapers
The library subscribes to 9 newspapers and over 120
magazines and journals to help you keep up with the news,
hobbies and entertainment information you need.
The library has a copy machine for the public to use.
It can print black & white and color copies and can also
scan documents onto a USB flash drive. Black & White
copies are 10 cents each. Color copies are 50 cents each.
Mobile Printing Station
The Library has a mobile printing system that will let you print wirelessly from all devices, including laptops, tablets and smartphones. You can submit jobs from the Library or from home. Black & White copies are 10 cents each. Color copies are 50 cents each. Each submitted print job can only total $5. example: a 100 page black and white document will need to be submitted twice, as pages 1-50 then 51-100.
Monday nights 5-7p.m.
Get personal tutoring to help you get the most from your tablet, phone, e-reader or laptop.
To reserve your 30 minute session visit the Information Desk, call 402-844-2100 or fill out the online registration form here
Borrow the Internet!
Borrow a wireless hotspot from the library and get wireless internet in your home, for a meeting or while traveling. The wireless hotspots provide high speed internet access almost anywhere. You don't need an account with any internet or cellular company. You will just need to have have a library card*, be 18 years old and sign a checkout agreement. There is no charge for this service! View hotspot checkout agreement
* Patrons must have had their Library card for at least 4 months and have their account free from overdue materials and fees.
Public Computer Lab
The library has 24 computers for public use.
18 desktop and 6 laptop computers
provide internet access, Microsoft Office software and
One of these desktop computers provides has specialized hardware and software
for persons with visual disabilities.
Black & White prints are 10 cents per page and Color copies
are 50 cents per page.
Fax and Scan Machine
A public use fax machine is available whenever the library
is open. Charges are $1.75 for the first page and $1
each additional page. Payment must be made with a
credit or debit card.
Outreach Services to Homebound Individuals
The library will delivery library materials to patrons who
are no longer able to come to the library. If you are
interested in this service, please contact our Outreach
Coordinator, Lenaya, at 402-844-2100.
The library has a MagniSight Custom Focus 20" Color Inline
CCTV System. This can magnify any print document to
make reading or research easier.
Thank you to the Norfolk Lions Club who donated this
The library has two microfilm readers for patron use and one
microfilm reader/printer. The microfilm reader/printer
can print copies from the microfilm and can also scan images
to be emailed. Print copies made from the microfilm
reader/printer are 25 cents each.
The library can provide a copy of an
obituary if a specific date is given. There is a $10 charge
for each obituary request. If you are not
picking up the obituary copy in person, please include a self-addressed
stamped envelope with your payment. Please
send your request to:
Norfolk Public Library
308 W. Prospect Ave.
Norfolk, NE 68701
The Norfolk Public Library has a
variety of genealogy resources including:
--Alphabetized index of obituaries,
various years from 1918-1956
--Census microfilm from several
--Norfolk Daily News on microfilm or Data CD,
--Norfolk Daily News searchable database, 1887-1983
--Norfolk City Directory, 1889 -
--Cemetery Records for Madison,
Pierce, Stanton, Antelope and Wayne counties
--Norfolk High School and Norfolk
Junior College yearbooks, various years from 1909-1997
The library has two rooms that can be used by non-profit
groups at no charge.
The Library Meeting Room seats a maximum of 75 people and is
equipped with a Smart Board, projector, Blu-Ray player,
sound system and WiFi internet access.
The Library Board Room seats a maximum of 12 people and has WiFi internet
Learn more about the Meeting Room policies.
To reserve one of the Meeting Rooms, contact the library at
402-844-2100 and ask for the Reference Desk.
The library offers a diverse collection of items to be
checked out by patrons, including a wide variety of regular
and large print books, DVDs, music CDs, audio books, video
games, puzzles, and travel packs (packages of travel
brochures for different travel destinations).
Free wireless internet access is provided throughout the
Online Library Services
The library provides 24/7 access to a wide variety of
downloadable ebooks, music, information and research
databases. See the
complete list of Online Library Services. A
Norfolk Public Library card, username and password are
required to access. Contact the library for details.
Library patrons may check out a pass to the Elkhorn Valley
Museum and Research Center. The pass gives free entry
for one day to the Museum, Research Center, and Children's
Discovery Zone for 2 adults and their children or
grandchildren. One pass may be requested at a time.