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Arts Events at the Library this Summer

Summer Reading is well on its way, and with the Find Your Voice theme, now is the perfect time to get artsy at the library.

From writing poetry to folding origami to singing a song, art can take many forms. It's all about expressing yourself and creating something new!

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Find Your Voice 2023 Summer Reading

Find Your Voice in NPL's Summer Reading Challenge!

Come one, come all to the NPL Summer Reading Challenge, "Find Your Voice!" The goal is simple: to read every day. All ages can participate! Every type of reading, from digital content to magazines to books, counts, and for little ones who can't read yet, you can read TO them.

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It's Our (Building's) 50th Anniversary!

It's official: May 5 marks Normal Public Library's 50th anniversary in this building. NPL has existed since 1938 as a tax-supported public library (and before that, as the Normal Reading Room), but we moved to this space in 1973.

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Hello and Goodbye to 2022 at NPL

2022 brought lots of changes to NPL! We got to say  "Hello!" and "Yes, please!" to many patrons, community partners, and opportunities. Some of our highlights, including the new & improved website you're reading RIGHT NOW:

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