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Kate M. Woolsey: Children’s Librarian

Originally published to facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on August 27, 2021. Today’s Friday history looks at a beloved librarian, that many of our readers will remember. Enjoy! Kate M. Woolsey was born July 25, 1880 in North Platte. She graduated from Peru College in 1899 and began teaching school, first at Echo School, then in Sutherland, Hershey, and […]

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Enter the World of Charles Dickens

Step back in time and enjoy the next Friends of the North Platte Public Library Brown Bag Luncheon speaker.  Vicky McCarty will present “The Life & Times of Charles Dickens” at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 29th at the library.  Vicki McCarty will be performing a living history presentation of Charles Dickens. The majority of […]

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Dicken’s Tea tickets now available

Enjoy a wonderful afternoon tea at the library!  We will be serving 3 different kinds of soup and bread, scones, chocolates, dessert, and cookies! If you enjoyed the Victorian Tea in February or wished you had been there, don’t miss out on this deliciously fun event.     This is a North Platte Public Library Foundation fundraiser. […]

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Carnegie Libraries Topic of October 4th Brown Bag Luncheon

Did Andrew Carnegie shower money upon communities for libraries with no stipulations?  Learn what communities such as North Platte did to get the funds for public libraries at a special noon program at the library next week. Laureen Riedesel of Beatrice Public Library will speak at the North Platte Public Library on Thursday, October 4th […]

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Storyteller returns to the library to continue her tale of Irish pioneers in Nebraska

Speaker, Cherrie Beam-Clarke, returns to the North Platte Public Library on Thursday, August 30th to present the sequel to her June program, “Promise in a New Land: Migrating and Settling in Nebraska.” “The Courage to Continue” will be presented at 12:00 PM on Thursday August 30th.   The Friends of the Library group and the Nebraska […]

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