Library Emergency Hours and Closures

As of October 1, 2020:

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm – Open to the Public
Book Drop Open 24 x 7

All ages welcome
Social distance guidelines and masks encouraged
Self monitored limit of 120 minutes in the building daily
Use of hand sanitizer or hand washing for 20 seconds is required for entry
Computer time limits are 60 minutes per day – not all computers are available to accommodate social distancing
Limited in-person programming
Creation Station use by appointment only, please call 308-535-8036 x 3320 for more information

See the Library FAQ Page  for more detailed information

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 – Veterans Day CLOSED
Thursday, November 26, 2020 – Thanksgiving Day CLOSED
Friday, November 27, 2020 – Thanksgiving Friday 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
November 11, 2020 Wednesday Veterans Day CLOSED
November 26, 2020 Thursday Thanksgiving Day CLOSED
November 27, 2020 Friday Thanksgiving Friday CLOSED
December 25, 2020 Friday Christmas Day CLOSED
January 1, 2021 Friday New Years Day CLOSED

Day Open Time Close Time
Monday 9:00 am 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am 6:00 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.