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Adult Summer Reading Program — 2014
Special Events and Activities

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Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Sunday, June 8th 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St.
402-441-4460

Join us for an evening of fun and trivia! Bring a team of up to 6 people or meet new people and form a team once you arrive. The top team wins prizes. Wear your thinking caps and be ready to get your geek on! Questions start promptly at 6 p.m. Call 402-441-4460 to reserve your spot. [ Click here to see a mini-poster for this event! ]




Bagels and Books

Third Annual Bagels and Books

Friday, June 13th 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Gere Branch Library
2400 S. 56th St.
402-441-8560

Set your superstitions aside and come share your favorite read with other book lovers and friends. If "sharing" is not your forte, you're welcome to enjoy a bagel, cup of coffee, and the opportunity to find your next favorite summer read!

[This event is also part of the regularly-scheduled Gere BooksTalk series – Check out the link for additional book discussion opportunities and great booktalk booklists and podcast recordings!]




Crafts

Family Crafts

Wednesday, June 18th 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
1530 Superior St.
402-441-4250

Ready to DO, rather than PIN? Try some easy crafts made with everyday household items and things from the recycle bin. There will be something for everyone at this family craft day. All materials will be provided.




Telephone

Telephone Museum Open House

Sunday, June 22nd 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Frank H. Woods Telephone Museum
2047 M St.

Remember party lines, candlesticks, Ericophones, pay phone booths, and rotary dials? Come take a walk down memory lane with telephony from Alexander Graham Bell to the present. Discover telephone history at this special event at Lincoln's Frank H. Woods Telephone Museum. Yes, there was life before cellphones! (for information, contact Gere Branch Library 402-441-8560).




The Beatles

The Beatles: The Band of the Sixties

Monday, June 23rd 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St.
402-441-4460

Explore the music of The Beatles beginning with the band's seminal visits to Hamburg, through the Beatlemania years, and concluding with Abbey Road. Aaron Krerowicz's lecture will feature audio clips of music and excerpts from interviews with the band members.




Tshirt

T-Shirt Totes

Saturday, June 28th 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Anderson Branch Library
3635 Touzalin Ave.
402-441-8540

Re-purpose an unwanted t-shirt by turning it into a reusable tote bag! Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own tee. It's a great way to use last season's team shirt or a favorite concert tee!




iPad Mini

Easy Does It eBooks

Monday, June 30th 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Anderson Branch Library
3635 Touzalin Ave.
402-441-8540

Take your books on the go with our digital downloads and your mobile devices! We'll demonstrate how to search for and download eBooks to any mobile device. Bring your smartphone or tablet and your questions!




Type Rider II

Type Rider II: The Tandem Poetry Tour

Sunday, July 13th 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
136 S. 14th St.
402-441-8530

Maya Stein and Amy Tingle will share a slideshow and stories from the road, traveling by tandem bike from Colorado to Wisconsin with typewriters in tow! These writers/artists will give a live demonstration of Tandem Poetry, writing poems side-by-side on their vintage typewriters using prompts by event guests. [ Click here to see a mini-poster for this event! ]




Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Friday, July 18 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
1530 Superior St.
402-441-4250

Assemble your team of 2 to 5 players and prepare to do battle at the first ever Team Trivia night at Eiseley Branch! There will be all kinds of trivia, both popular culture and classic Pursuit. Costumes and table themes are encouraged but not necessary. Prizes will also be given for the best costume and table!




OutaTime

Movie Marathon: Time Traveling Trilogy

Saturday, July 19th 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St.
402-441-4460

Travel here on your hover board or jump in your DeLorean. Set your watch to the clock tower so you don't miss any of the action at this movie marathon! Movie start times: Part 1 - 10;30 a.m.; Part 2 - 1:00 p.m.; Part 3 - 3:30 p.m.




DIY Bottle

DIY Home/Health Care Products

Tuesday, July 22nd 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St.
402-441-4460

You've pinned it on Pinterest and always intended to make it. Now see firsthand how to make cleaning and beauty products naturally and frugally. You'll leave with tried-and-true recipes, tips and motivation to make your own at home, courtesy of presenter Mary Schomer!




First Aid for Books

First Aid for Books & eBooks

Sunday, July 27th 2:00 3:00 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
136 S. 14th St.
402-441-8530

If you're a book lover or collector, plan to attend and learn how to care for and make simple repairs to your books, compact discs, and DVDs. Curious about eBooks? We'll help diagnose and remedy your digital download questions. [ Click here to see a mini-poster for this event! ]



Photos from the Events!

Enjoy some photos from Adult Summer Reading Program events - click the arrow to start a slideshow. Click the icon in the lower right to view slideshow full-screen. Click the photoset name to view these images on Flickr, with additional information about where and when they were taken!


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