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One Book-One Lincoln Nominations
One Book - One LincolnSelecting a great book for all of Lincoln to read is the first step in kicking off the thirteenth year of the One Book-One Lincoln community reading program. You can help by nominating a title. A committee of community readers will rely on these nominations to select the winning book for 2015! Nomination forms are available at all Lincoln City Libraries locations or online here. The deadline for nominations for this year's program is February 23.

Income Tax Assistance
Income Tax AssistanceFree Community Tax Preparation, sponsored and staffed by VITA and AARP trained volunteers, will be available at some Lincoln City Libraries beginning January 27. Schedule and locations are available here.

Library Mom's Night Out Program (LMNOP)
Library Mom's Night Out Program LMNOP Zumba! Moms - start your New Year off by taking some time for yourselves. Get energized and rejuvenate as Jessica Dinger leads us in an hour of Zumba! at Walt Branch Library on Friday, January 30 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The Library Mom's Night Out Program encourages women to spend time in the library socializing, taking time for themselves and learning something new. Childcare is not available at the program.

Lunch at the Library
Lunch at the LibraryJoin us Wednesday, February 4 at 12:10 p.m. at Bennett Martin Public Library for NLHA's Lunch at the Library. Library Director Pat Leach will talk about "ALA Notable Books of 2014"

Upcoming Computer Classes
Computer KeyboardHere are the next few computer classes scheduled. Please watch for the schedule of additional new classes on our Programs and Events page!

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
South Branch Library
Introduction to Computers: A course on learning how to get started with the absolute basics of how to use personal computers - how to use a mouse, how to launch programs, how to move around the screen and use pull-down menus, etc. To enroll, please call 402-441-8570, or sign up at South Branch Library.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
South Branch Library
Introduction to Microsoft Word: Students in this class learn the basics of using Microsoft Word, including how to alter text. To enroll, please call 402-441-8570, or sign up at South Branch Library.

Tuesday Tech Tutors
Tuesday Tech TutorsNeed 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 starting February 10, from 3-5 p.m. at Bennett Martin Public Library. Contact staff by the preceding Sunday to reserve your session.

Resource of the Month
Popular Music Online
Our Featured Resource for January is Popular Music Online, providing streaming popular music from the past and present and from around the world!

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!

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!

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.

Ask LCL
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!

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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!

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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