The Library's Annual Report for 2013-14 is now available.
The Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries has unveiled a campaign highlighting the value of libraries today.
The Nebraska Literary Heritage Association will present its 31st Annual Adult Spelling Bee in support of the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors, Thursday, April 23, 7:00 PM at the Single Barrel, 10th and P Streets. The cost to attend is $15 for adults, $5 for students. To participate as a speller, the entry fee is $30. Space is limited to the first 25 contestants, so act fast!
This spring, 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.
Friday, April 3, 2015
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
For all ages
Musical Glasses: Learn to play musical glasses as you explore the science behind making music with a glass, water and fingers. Drop in to the Polley Music Library for this hands-on activity.
Join us Wednesday, April 1 at 12:10 p.m. at Bennett Martin Public Library for NLHA's Lunch at the Library. Lucy Adkins and Becky Breed, authors of Writing in Community: Say Goodbye to Writer's Block and Transform Your Life, will present "The Whoosh Factor: The Amazing Power of a Generative Writing Group"
Here are the next few computer classes scheduled. Please watch for the schedule of additional new classes on our Programs and Events page!
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
South Branch Library
Internet Searching Techniques (Internet II): A course on using the Internet for users who have some knowledge of searching. To enroll, please call 402-441-8570, or sign up at South Branch Library.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
South Branch Library
Introduction to Microsoft Excel: A course on learning how to get started with spreadsheet software. Students in this class will learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel, including how to enter text and numbers, and set up a spreadsheet. To enroll, please call 402-441-8570, or sign up at South Branch Library.
Tuesday Tech Tutors
Need an introduction to computers or help getting started with e-mail, Word or Excel, downloading digital library books to your device, or searching library databases? Our Tuesday Tech Tutor program will provide customized assistance to meet your technology needs. Sessions are available on Tuesdays from 3-5 p.m. at Bennett Martin Public Library. Contact staff by the preceding Sunday to reserve your session.
Wednesday, April 1 - June 24, 2015
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Slow Flow Yoga: Combining proper alignment with sun salutations and gentle transitions between poses, Slow Flow is designed for beginners and practitioners of all levels. This class will help you release stress and discover balance and harmony at the end of your work day. Plan to arrive a bit early with a yoga mat, towel or blanket, and remember to wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing.
Free Community Tax Preparation, sponsored and staffed by VITA and AARP trained volunteers, is available at some Lincoln City Libraries. Schedule and locations are available here.
Our Featured Resource for March is Sanborn Maps, which delivers detailed property and land-use records that depict the grid of everyday life in Nebraska from 1883 through 1962.
Our new Welcome to Lincoln City Libraries videos, available in a variety of languages, provide an overview of the services we offer!
Join any of our eleven online book clubs and receive chapters in your e-mail each weekday.
Have a quick question? Click the green "Ask a Question" tab at the far right side of your screen to open up a Reference Chat with one of our librarians during the libraries' open hours. Please be patient -- staff will respond, however they are often helping face-to-face customers at the same time!
- Monday-Thursday 10 AM-8 PM
- Friday-Saturday 10 AM-6 PM
- Sunday 12-8 PM
You can text us as well! Text 'lincoln1' to 66746.
These services are best suited for quick, simple questions. For more involved questions, please use our Ask a Librarian service.
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!
You 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!