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Library Classes and Events

  23rdAnnual Liturature Festival

  Satuday, July 29th 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  Northeast Community College Lifelong Learning Center 801 E. Benjamin Ave, Norfolk,   NE

  The 23rd Annual Norfolk Public Library Literature Festival is a wonderful way to spend a   summer day. Enjoy writer’s workshops and presentations by nationally known authors   and illustrators. Click on the flyer for ticket information!

Summer Speaker Series


Join the Summer Reading Program!

It's not just for kids!  Readers of ALL ages can register and earn Reading Rewards. 

Listen to audiobooks while mowing the grass? 
Reading out loud to your own kids or grandkids?
Read the newspaper each evening?

That all counts as time spent towards your reading goal of 25 hours before July 28.

Click here to sign up!

Tech Tutoring

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.

Wednesday Morning Book Club

Wednesday, July 26th at 10am - The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommended by Katarina Bivald

This book club for adults meets the last Wednesday of the month and is led by Karen Drevo and Marci Retzlaff.

20's & 30's Book Club

Thursday, July 27th at 6:30 p.m - 100 Days of Happiness by Faust Brizzi

This book club for adults in their 20's and 30's meets on the last Thursday of the month and is led by Rachel Casselman. 

Tuesday Night Book Club

Tuesday, July 25th at 6:30pm - Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

This book club for adults meets the last Tuesday of the month and is led by Marci Retzlaff. 


Creative Coloring for Adults

Mondays at 2pm

Coloring has been shown to reduce stress and is a great relaxing and creative activity.  Join us on Monday afternoons to color and unwind.  Supplies are provided by the library.

Needles, Hooks & Books

For needle crafters of all ages.  An informal time to work on a project, share info & skills, talk about books and meet others interest in needle arts.  This group meets every other Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. and newcomers are always welcome!

Click here for a complete list of dates.


Movies @ the Library

We let the kids take over the movies for the summer!

Summer movies are shown at 1:30pm in the Large Meeting room.  Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian, and adults are not admitted without an accompanying child.

  • July 5 - The Secret Lives of Pets (PG) 87 minutes

  • July 12 - Ice Age: Collision Course (PG) 105 minutes

  • July 19 - The BFG (PG) 118 minutes

  • July 26 - The Great Gilly Hopkins (PG) 99 minutes

Live Trivia @ the Veranda

The second Tuesday of the month is Live Trivia Night!  Teams of 1-4 players compete for a $40 gift card to Divots.  The quiz is led by Librarian Quiz Masters.  It's free to play and lots of fun!

The trivia season is over for this year and will start up again this fall!

Kids and Teens

We have a wide variety of programs for children, from newborns to teenagers.  Find out more...

See our Library calendar for all of our events and programs