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Events – North Platte Public Library

August 25th Noon Program on Unique Cemetery Stones

Posted: August 22, 2016, 7:52 pm

Boni has had a love of cemeteries her entire life, beginning at a very young age decorating graves at Memorial Day with her grandparents. Gravestones hundreds of years old intrigued her on a couple of trips to England and Scotland through a 4-H exchange program after she graduated from high school. Her son, Aaron Edwards, [...]

Attention Scrabble Players

Posted: August 2, 2016, 8:57 pm

Scrabble Fun on Wednesday, August 10th: Do you enjoy Scrabble but no one to play a game with? Join us for an informal Scrabble Game, starting at 10:30 AM in the library’s meeting room on Wednesday, August 10th. We will match people for tables of 2 or 4 in a game and play until noon. [...]

Paperback Book Sale @ Your Library

Posted: July 28, 2016, 2:52 pm

The Friends of the Library received thousands of paperback books from a book store in another community. This public two-day sale will be August 12-13th, and will be conducted differently from previous book sales. On Friday from 9 to 6 PM, and Saturday morning, 9-12, all books will cost 50 cents each. Then the book [...]

It’s the Little Things: Fitness @ Your Library

Posted: July 24, 2016, 7:59 pm

Trudy Merrit of the North Platte Recreation Center is teaming with the North Platte Public library to present fitness information programs. “It’s the Little Things” will be held at 12:00 PM on Thursday, July 28th in the library’s meeting room. This free program is open to the public. If possible, call the library ahead at [...]

North Platte Graduate to talk about WWII Japanese Internment Camp

Posted: July 14, 2016, 8:03 pm

Helen Harano Christ will be the next speaker at the North Platte Public Library’s Brown Bag Program series. Her program, “Legacy”, will be at 12:00 PM on Friday, July 22nd.

Helen, a North Platte graduate, will speak on her book about her family’s forced relocation to an internment camp in Utah during WWI. She wrote [...]