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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.

Lunch at the Library

Lunch at the Library Wednesday, October 1, 2014
12:10 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
NLHA's Lunch at the Library: This presentation features Jamison Wyatt, Historian. She will talk about The Tall White Tower: Mari's Beacon of Light.

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 is the schedule of upcoming computer classes at the Bennett Martin Public Library and South Branch Library for the current month. Please watch for the schedule of additional new classes on our Programs and Events page!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public 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 402-441-8530, or sign up at Bennett Martin Public Library.

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.

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.

Doorways to Hope
Doorways to HopeBennett Martin Public Library and Eiseley, Gere and Walt Branches are hosting "Doorways" art pieces through October 1 as part of the Doorways to Hope public art project, a collaboration of Lincoln/Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity and the Hildegard Center for the Arts.

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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  • Sunday 12-8 PM

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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 or call 402-475-4211. Thank you for your support of parks, libraries and older adults in our community!

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