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Library Closed

Monday, May 28, 2018
Norfolk Public Library
The library will be closed in order to complete the renovation and expansion project. Online services are still available on our website, including e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines, and databases. 
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Tuesday Night Book Group

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room C
Get together with other book lovers to discuss great books and how they intertwine with our lives and experiences.  This book club for adults of all ages meets on the last Tuesday of the month and is led by Jessica Chamberlain.  The book club members meet in January to select the books to read in the upcoming year. 

This month's book is: Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
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Wednesday Morning Book Club

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Children's Activity Room
Get together with other book lovers to discuss great books and how they intertwine with our lives and experiences.  This books club for adults of all ages is led by Karen Drevo.  The book club members meet annually to select the books to read in the upcoming year. 

This month's book is:  A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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20's & 30's Book Club

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room A
Get together with other readers in their 20's & 30's to discuss great books and meet new people!  This group selects their own books to read throughout the year and is led by Rachel Casselman.  New members are welcome and the library provides the books so there is no cost to participate.  See the Youth Services Desk to pick up a copy of this month's book. 

2017-2018 Reading List 
December - The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
January - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
February - The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
March - The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Wave
April - Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim
May - Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff
June - The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon
July - The Orphan Keeper by Camron Wright
August - The Bear and the Nightengale by Katherine Arden

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Creative Coloring

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room B
Coloring has been shown to reduce stress and is a great relaxing and creative activity.  Join us on Monday afternoons to color and unwind.  Supplies are provided by the library.
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Signing Time Lapsit

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Children's Activity Room
A 20 minute program presented by Megan McWilliams (Master Signing Time Instructor)   A wonderful way for infants and toddlers and their caregivers to learn American Sign Language through stories, songs, and activities.  The benefits of teaching little ones Sign Language include increased vocabulary and communication skills. 
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Signing Time Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Children's Activity Room
Presented by Megan McWilliams (Master Signing Time Instructor), this class is a wonderful way for children to learn American Sign Language vocabulary through stories, songs, and activities.  The benefits of learning Sign Language include increased vocabulary and increased communication skills.
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Storytime

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
It's Storytime!
Norfolk Public Library
Children's Activity Room

For children age three through grade two, this is a fun combination of literature including books, songs, Spanish language experiences, storytelling, finger plays, poems, puppets and MORE! Caregivers are encouraged to attend with children.

No registration is necessary.  Please drop in!


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Needles Hooks & Books

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Norfolk Public Library
Children's Activity Room
For needle-crafters of all ages. An informal time to work on a project, share info & skills, talk about books and meet others interested in needle arts. This group meets every other Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. Newcomers always welcome!
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Rockin' Ukulele Camp

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room B
Ages 8-11. Learn the basics or increase you beginning skills in a 3-day ukulele camp taught by experienced music teachers. Instruments provided for use during class. Must sign up online in advance, sign up is for all 3 days. Space is limited to 15.
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Rockin' Ukulele Camp

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room B
Ages 12+. Learn the basics or increase you beginning skills in a 3-day ukulele camp taught by experienced music teachers. Instruments provided for use during class. Must sign up online in advance, sign up is for all 3 days. Space is limited to 15.
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Coding Rocks!

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room B
For ages 11-16. Learn computer coding with Mike. 
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Music Making Mondays

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Norfolk Public Library
Children's Activity Room
Activities for ages 6-12. Craft supplies guaranteed for the first 20 children.

This week's activity: The Percussion Family - Make your own drum.
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Coding Rocks!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room B
For ages 6-10. Learn computer coding with Mike. 
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Creative Coloring

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room C
Coloring has been shown to reduce stress and is a great relaxing and creative activity.  Join us on Monday afternoons to color and unwind.  Supplies are provided by the library.
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Registration is open

Rockin' Ukulele Camp

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room B
Ages 8-11. Learn the basics or increase you beginning skills in a 3-day ukulele camp taught by experienced music teachers. Instruments provided for use during class. Must sign up online in advance, sign up is for all 3 days. Space is limited to 15.
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Registration is open

STEM Rocks

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Children's Activity Room
For children who have completed K-6. Presented by Nebraska Extension - Madison County. Must sign up online in advance. Space is limited to 25 children per session.

Acoustics Rock - Architectural acoustics is the science and engineering of achieving a good sound within a building. What goes into making a room so you can hear someone whisper from across the room? Learn how the shape of acoustical devices amplify sound.
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Rockin' Ukulele Camp

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room B
Ages 12+. Learn the basics or increase you beginning skills in a 3-day ukulele camp taught by experienced music teachers. Instruments provided for use during class. Must sign up online in advance, sign up is for all 3 days. Space is limited to 15.
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Book Bingo

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Norfolk Public Library
Children's Activity Room
For ages 8-15
Book Bingo - Get BINGO, win a book!
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Young Adult Discovery Camp

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room C
Presented by Jamie Bachman, Outdoor Education Assistant with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. A variety of fun and educational activities for young adults who have completed grades 7-9.  Must sign up in advance. Space is limited to 25. 
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Rockin' Ukulele Camp

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room B
Ages 8-11. Learn the basics or increase you beginning skills in a 3-day ukulele camp taught by experienced music teachers. Instruments provided for use during class. Must sign up online in advance, sign up is for all 3 days. Space is limited to 15.
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Signing Time Lapsit

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Children's Activity Room
A 20 minute program presented by Megan McWilliams (Master Signing Time Instructor)   A wonderful way for infants and toddlers and their caregivers to learn American Sign Language through stories, songs, and activities.  The benefits of teaching little ones Sign Language include increased vocabulary and communication skills. 
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Signing Time Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Children's Activity Room
Presented by Megan McWilliams (Master Signing Time Instructor), this class is a wonderful way for children to learn American Sign Language vocabulary through stories, songs, and activities.  The benefits of learning Sign Language include increased vocabulary and increased communication skills.
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Registration is open

Rockin' Ukulele Camp

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Meeting Room B
Ages 12+. Learn the basics or increase you beginning skills in a 3-day ukulele camp taught by experienced music teachers. Instruments provided for use during class. Must sign up online in advance, sign up is for all 3 days. Space is limited to 15.
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Wednesday Movie Matinee

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Norfolk Public Library
Children's Activity Room
This week's movie: Coco, Rated PG, 105 minutes

Literature-based movies on Wednesdays at 1:30 P.M. in the Library meeting room. Children age 7 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult who is at least 18 years old. Adults are not admitted to the movies unless they are accompanying children.


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