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Lunch at the Library

Lunch at the Library Wednesday, November 5, 2014
12:10 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
NLHA's Lunch at the Library: Laura Madeline Wiseman, Author: Delightful Duos: Collaborating with Artists to Create Books, Broadsides, Digital Media, and More

Libraries Storytime to Feature Lincoln Stars Hockey Players
Lincoln Stars
Lincoln City Libraries is partnering with the Lincoln Stars hockey team for November's preschool storytime program. Stars' players will read aloud to the children and teach them about hockey and the equipment used to play the game.

Teen Read Week Prize Drawing
Teen Read Week Prize DrawingTeen Read Week was 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!

Upcoming Computer Classes
Computer KeyboardHere are the 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, November 4, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
South Branch 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 402-441-8570, or sign up at the Circulation Desk.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint : Students in this class will learn the basics of PowerPoint including how to create and customize electronic slide shows for live or internet presentations. To enroll, please call 402-441-8530, or sign up at Bennett Martin Public Library.

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.

Next special event: Lighthouse Art Competition and Show - Submit your lighthouse-themed art by November 5th to be in the First Friday Art Show at Bennett Martin Public Library on November 7th! Registration forms due at the downtown library by October 31st!

New Podcast
Podcast New Podcast

One Book, One LincolnIn our newest Podcast special guest Molly Fisher discusses lighthouses and their role in the 2014 One Book, One Lincoln selection, The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman.

Our Podcasts are also available through the iTunes Store!

Download one of our Podcast Themes to use as your ringtone!

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!

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.

Books, Movies and More
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Lincoln City Libraries Search Widget
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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 or call 402-475-4211. Thank you for your support of parks, libraries and older adults in our community!

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