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May 3, 2018 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Your Super Hero
We are going to learn how to draw bodies in action and decide how “our” super hero looks and what characteristics will be their strength and weakness. 

May 10, 2018 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Fishing Day at the Lake beside the Veteran’s Memorial. (down by the interstate on the south east side)
All are welcome, but anyone 16 and older will need a fishing license.

May 17, 2018 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Plant Pick-up Day
We will not have an event because the library is closed for construction, but the plants that were started earlier will be here for pickup outside the library.


The AARP offers free tax assistance by certified tax-aide volunteers to low and middle income individuals with special attention given to the elderly over age 60. Access information about the Tax-Aide Program at Search for more IRS Free Tax Assistance support at This service is available at the North Platte Public Library on the following dates and times:

*****     THERE WILL BE NO TAX SERVICE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2018     *****

 February 3, 2018 – April 14, 2018

Wednesdays from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Saturdays from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

No appointments, service is on first come, first served basis.


1-3-17 City Council Meeting

1-17-17 City Council Meeting

2-7-17 City Council Meeting

2-21-17 City Council Meeting

3-7-17 City Council Meeting

3-21-17 City Council Meeting

4-4-17 City Council Meeting

4-18-17 City Council Meeting

5-2-17 City Council Meeting

5-16-17 City Council Meeting

6-6-17 City Council Meeting

6-20-17 City Council Meeting

7-5-17 City Council Meeting

7-18-17 City Council Meeting

8-1-17 City Council Meeting

8-15-17 City Council Meeting

9-5-17 City Council Meeting

9-19-17 City Council Meeting

10-3-17 City Council Meeting

10-17-17 City Council Meeting

11-7-17 City Council Meeting

11-21-17 City Council Meeting

12-5-17 City Council Meeting

12-19-17 City Council Meeting


Project: Origami

Monday, March 20, 2017 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Free: Supplies Furnished
Open to All Ages

lib-ne150-official-logoHumanities Nebraska speaker, Nancy Gillis, of Cherokee and Choctaw heritage will present two (2) different programs on Thursday, February 2, 2017 in North Platte. Gillis moved to Nebraska in 1987 to work with the Winnebago people for the Reformed Church in America. She also served as the Executive Director of the John Neihardt State Historic Site.


The Legacy of Neihardt and Black Elk

by Nancy Gillis

Location: North Platte Public Library – Meeting Room, 120 W 4th ST, North Platte, NE

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 12:00 noon

A Brief History of the Five Tribes of Nebraska: Omaha, Ponca, Pawnee, Santee, and Winnebago

by Nancy Gillis

Location: Lincoln County Historical Museum, 2403 N Buffalo Bill AVE, North Platte, NE

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Recycle cart collection is scheduled for every other week.  Due to conflicts with the city observed holidays, the first week for February recycle pickup will be the week of February 9, 2015.  The collection will be every other week thereafter.  Please have your recycle carts placed out for collection at the start of the week to avoid being missed.

  • Are you interested in serving on one of the Mayor’s Boards or Commissions? 
  • If you are interested, applications can be picked up in the Mayor’s Office.
  • The City of North Platte is in need of people to serve!

For more information, please call the Mayor’s Office at City Hall 308-535-6724 ext. 3215

north platte cemetery spring clean up by date

The North Platte Cemetery requests that all Memorial flowers and decorations
be removed from all graves on or before Monday, June 1, 2015,  so that normal maintenance can be resumed.

Flowers and decorations remaining on graves will be collected and disposed of by the North Platte Cemetery after the above specified date.

If you have any questions, please call the Public Service Department at 308-535-6700.

yard waste collection

Effective April 1, 2015

To all residents with City provided refuse collection:
The City of North Platte, Sanitation Division, will start  SEPARATE YARD WASTE COLLECTION April 1, 2015.
Residents of the City of North Platte must start separating yard waste from household waste. Yard waste must be placed in the container with the yard waste logo on the container lid, NO PLASTIC BAGS,  HOUSEHOLD WASTE OR TREE LIMBS will be accepted in yard waste containers. NO YARD WASTE will be accepted in the household container until December 1, 2015.

If you have any questions, please call the Public Service Department at 308-535-6700.