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Weapons of WWI Program on June 2nd

Posted: May 25, 2016, 10:50 pm

Dan Sheesley will present the last of our WWI noon programs at 12:00 PM on Thursday, June 2nd in the library’s meeting room. With these programs, we have tried to give the public some background on WWI which is the time period selected for this June’s Chautauqua event in North Platte June 8-12th. This program [...]

Chautauqua Book Discussion at library on May 28th

Posted: May 19, 2016, 10:02 pm

Join North Platte Public Library Director Cecelia Lawrence for a book discussion on The Long Shadow: Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century on Saturday, May 28th at 1:00 PM. This book is one of the recommended reads for the upcoming Chautauqua.

The publisher’s website stated: It was the winner of the 2014 [...]

WWI Humanities Nebraska Program Thursday, May 19

Posted: May 16, 2016, 7:40 pm

1915 Song

David Wells will present “America and the Great War: 1914-1918” at 12:00 PM, Thursday, May 19th at the North Platte Public Library. This presentation is made possible by Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska cultural Endowment and the library as part of the HN Speakers Bureau. [...]

Sammy Girls and Farm Boys: 12:00 PM on May 13th

Posted: May 10, 2016, 5:23 pm

North Platte Library is hosting noon programs centered on World War I in preparation of June’s Chautauqua. The next program, at 12:00 PM, Friday, May 13th at the library, is titled “Local Stories of WWI: Sammy Girls & Farm Boys” by Amber Martinson, Cecelia Lawrence, & Tim &Terri Johnson. This program is free to the [...]

May 6th Noon Program: The Traveling Genealogist

Posted: May 4, 2016, 1:52 pm

Friday, May 6th at 12:00PM: The Traveling Genealogist by Ruby Coleman

Genealogists look forward to summer when they can travel to ancestral locations. The presentation will provide suggestions and ideas for doing library and courthouse research and making research plans ahead of time. Ideas will be shared that pertain to locating cemeteries. There will be [...]