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South Branch Library will be closed Friday, October 3 for maintenance.

Annual Book Sale
Book SaleThe Annual Book Sale held by the Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries will be held Wednesday-Sunday, October 1-5, at the Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street.
  • Wednesday 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. (Pre-Sale; $40 admission if pre-registered or $50 at the door; $35 for Friends of Lincoln City Libraries members)
  • Thursday and Friday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Read to a Dog at the Library!
Read to a Dog @ the LibraryThis fall, a popular program returns to Lincoln City Libraries: an opportunity for children ages 6 to 12 who are experiencing reading difficulties, or who just need to practice their reading, to read aloud to a dog.

Teen Read Week Prize Drawing
Teen Read Week Prize DrawingTeen Read Week is October 12-18, but we're celebrating it all month! Teens (middle school and high school age) are invited to visit any Lincoln City Libraries location during October, check out a book (of any kind - traditional book, an eBook, audiobook, graphic novel, etc.) and enter a drawing to win prizes! Be sure to take a look at Susan's Teen Read Week Book List!

Resource of the Month
Transparent Language Online Our Featured Resource for October is Transparent Language Online, which provides language learning in over 80 different languages.

One Book-One Lincoln
One Book - One LincolnThe Light Between Oceans The selected title for this year's One Book-One Lincoln community reading program is The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman.

Watch the annual "One Book - One Lincoln" discussion on 5 City-TV's "City Focus," hosted by Diane Gonzolas.



Welcome to Lincoln City Libraries
Welcome to Lincoln City LibrariesOur new Welcome to Lincoln City Libraries videos, available in a variety of languages, provide an overview of the services we offer!

Upcoming Computer Classes
Computer KeyboardHere are teh next few computer classes at the Bennett Martin Public Library and South Branch Library. Please watch for the schedule of additional new classes on our Programs and Events page!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
South Branch Library
Internet I: A course on learning the absolute basics for using the Internet - how to read the screens, and how to start searches. To enroll, please call 402-441-8570, or sign up at the Circulation Desk.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
Introduction to Microsoft Excel: Students in this class will learn the basics of Excel including how to enter text and numbers, and set up a spreadsheet. To enroll, please call 402-441-8530, or sign up at Bennett Martin Public Library.

Hispanic Art and Cultural Artifacts

Hispanic Heritage MonthMonday, September 15, 2014 to October 15, 2014
Walt Branch Library
For all ages
Hispanic Art and Cultural Artifacts: Join us during Hispanic Heritage Month for a display of artwork and personal cultural items from members of the local Hispanic community.

Star Wars Read Day

Star Wars Reads Day Saturday October 11, 2014
Walt Branch Library
For all ages
Star Wars Reads Day: Star Wars Reads Day III will be celebrated on October 11 this year and you can participate in it at Walt Library. At 10:30 a.m. there will be a Star Wars Storytime. At 1:30 p.m. children aged 12 and under can test their knowledge in a Star Wars Trivia Contest. At 3:00 p.m. members of the 501st Central Garrison will make a special appearance. Have your picture taken with several members of this Star Wars costumed organization. There will be crafts, activities and lots of Star Wars books to read and check out. Star Wars Reads Day is sponsored worldwide by Disney Publishing Worldwide and its many publishing partners.

Books, Movies and More
Check out these new booklists - part of our Books, Movies & More subscribable newsletter service! Or, click here to jump straight to our sign-up page and start receiving library newsletters by e-mail!

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Lincoln City Libraries Search Widget
Lincoln City Libraries Search Widget You can download a Lincoln City Libraries Search Widget to allow access to Lincoln City Library's resources while surfing the Web. Versions for Firefox and Chrome are available!

DearReader: Online Book Clubs by E-mail
Online Book Clubs Join any of our eleven online book clubs and receive chapters in your e-mail each weekday.

Lincoln Cares
Lincoln Cares About Parks, Libraries and Older AdultsYou can help support the Library through the Lincoln Cares program. Enroll today at https://app.les.com/Applications/_LCDonate/ or call 402-475-4211. Thank you for your support of parks, libraries and older adults in our community!



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