This is a library in my home town and they have a great genealogy collection. It is on the second floor, with access by elevator or stairs. The library is located two blocks from the Lincoln County Courthouse, so you can easily do a lot of research in downtown North Platte.
120 West 4th Street
North Platte, NE 69101
Summer Hours (Memorial Day-Labor Day)
Monday & Thursday 9 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The library has a large collection of genealogical and historical books, with emphasis on Nebraska and Lincoln County. Some of the highlights of their collection include:
Lincoln County Atlases
1885 Atlas of Nebraska
Lincoln County and other Nebraska county cemeteries
City Directories for North Platte - 1919-current with some missing years
North Platte High School yearbooks
rare books, DAR Lineage books 1893-1921, Pennsylvania Archives
Vertical File - scrapbooks, clippings, maps
North Platte newspapers 1915-February 2009; some missing issues; some earlier years
Lincoln County Court Records - 26 reels about 1900 to about 1970
Lincoln County Naturalizations
New England Historic Genealogical Society Register Volumes 1-50
census, passenger lists
There two microfilm reader/printers available. Patrons can use computers in the Technology Learning Center next to the genealogy collection.
Be sure to include this library in one of your summer time research trips!