Advanced search


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!

Top 100 Novels for Youth
Top 100 Novels for YouthLincoln City Libraries has released its list of the Top 100 Novels for Youth. We invite families or individual readers to create their own reading challenges; tell us about your reading challenge in August, and we'll post your story on our Facebook page.

Summer Reading Program Photos
FIZZ BOOM READ Spark a Reaction!
This year's Summer Reading Programs have concluded, but here are some photos from our special Summer Reading events for kids and for teens.

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!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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 402-441-8530, or sign up at Bennett Martin Public Library.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public 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 402-441-8530, or sign up at Bennett Martin Public Library.

Resource of the Month
Value Line Investment Survey Our Featured Resource for August is the Value Line Investment Survey, providing information on approximately 8,000 stocks, 13,000 mutual funds, 80,000 options and other securities.

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown
Be a Tourist in your own hometownVisit the Polley Music Library and the Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors as part of the Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau's Be a Tourist 2014 program!

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!

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

Text 'lincoln1' to 66746You can text us as well! Text 'lincoln1' to 66746.

Message & Data Rates May Apply. Text STOP to 66746 to opt-out. Text HELP to 66746 for help. Privacy policy.

These services are best suited for quick, simple questions. For more involved questions, please use our Ask a Librarian service.

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!

Linc for Kids! Teen Cafe Bookguide Polley Music Library Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors