Library Emergency Hours and Closures

As of Monday, June 1, 2020:

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 9:00 am – Vulnerable Populations
Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Open to the Public

Twenty Five (25) person limits
Social distance guidelines enforced
Limit of 60 minutes in the building
Entry age 14 and up
Use of hand sanitizer on entry required
Limited computers
2nd floor closed to public

Friday, July 3, 2020 – Independence Day Observed CLOSED


Library Services FAQ During COVID-19 Outbreak

North Platte Public Library
Phone: 308-535-8036

120 West 4th Street
North Platte NE 69101
Cecelia Lawrence
Library Director
Fax: 308-535-8296
Online: or

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Informational Brochures

How to get a Library Card
Library Fines & Fees Brochure
Non-Resident & Temporary Card Information
NebrasKard Policies
Meeting Room Reservation Form
NPPL Strategic Plan 2016-2018 Complete Doc
NPPL Strategic Plan 2016-2018 Plan Only

Date Day Information Hours
May 25, 2020 Monday Memorial Day CLOSED
June 20, 2020 Saturday NLD Parade – Cancelled CLOSED
July 3, 2020 Friday Independence Day Observed CLOSED
July 4, 2020 Saturday Independence Day CLOSED
September 7, 2020 Monday Labor Day CLOSED
November 11, 2020 Wednesday Veterans Day CLOSED
November 26, 2020 Thursday Thanksgiving Day CLOSED

Day Open Time Close Time
Monday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am 5:00 pm


The mission of the North Platte Public Library is to ensure access to the accumulated knowledge of the world. This enables individuals to pursue personal enrichment and take informed action.