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Free Noon Program: Once Upon an Eclipse by Derryl Barr on July 25th

“Once Upon an Eclipse . . . . How Storytellers in All Ages Have Used Nature’s Greatest Spectacle to Build and Color the Fabric of Their Tales.”                 In the presentation Once upon an Eclipse, former North Platte resident Derryl Barr explores the uses of eclipses by storytellers of all ages — from the vague […]

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Astronomy for the Rest of Us: Free Noon Program on June 7

Not all of us have access to a telescope and definitely not the Hubble Telescope to see the stars.  In our next free noon program, Les Green will present: “Astronomy for the Rest of Us-Amateur Astronomy”. Originally used as a calendar to know when to plant or harvest crops, humans have studied the stars for […]

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Wow! May will be a busy month at the library.

May Happenings at the North Platte Public Library Saturday, May 4th 9:30 AM-10:30 AM: Reading Pawtners: Children in grades K-5th can come read to a 4-legged friend.  Rock’N Paws therapy dogs will be at the North Platte Public Library waiting to be read a story! Come early to reserve your reading time! Saturday, May 4th: […]

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Noon Programs Resume with Program on Bees

Bees By Shelly Deardoff 12:00 PM, Thursday, March 7 Shelly Deardoff, our Young Adult Librarian, will present the first noon program this year.  Shelly, in her spare time, is a beekeeper, and has started a small home business, “Sassy Pants Honey”.  She is also our “Maker It Monday” coordinator and the March 18th craft will be […]

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Humanities Nebraska Speaker on October 18th

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