Lincoln City Libraries and Prosper Lincoln invite the public to a series of programs to help people find jobs that lead to full-time careers. Volunteers trained by Prosper Lincoln will help job seekers find and correctly apply for positions online. No registration or appointments are required.
The program is available at the following locations:
Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th Street – Tuesdays, noon to 2 p.m. and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior Street – Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Prosper Lincoln is a shared community agenda focusing on improving early childhood, employment skills and innovation and entrepreneurship in Lincoln.
May 25 to July 31, 2017
Here’s a list of the special events we have planned for the 2017 kids’ Summer Reading Program! Watch for additional information about this year’s program coming soon!
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Two branches of Lincoln City Libraries will be temporarily closed in April and May for carpet installation. All programs and events scheduled during the closings have been canceled. Book drops also will be closed, and materials may be returned to other LCL locations. Schedules are as follows:
Gere Branch, 2400 S. 56th Street, will close April 16 and is scheduled to reopen Tuesday, May 2. Holds may be picked up at South Branch Library, 2675 South Street. Summer reading volunteers may return applications to South Branch and sign up for volunteer training at that time. No donations of used books will be accepted during this closure.
Anderson Branch, 3635 Touzalin Avenue, will close May 1 and is scheduled to reopen Monday, May 8. Holds may be picked up at Bethany Branch, 1810 N. Cotner. Summer reading volunteers may return applications to Bethany Branch.
If the carpeting projects are delayed or completed ahead of schedule, libraries will resume operations accordingly.
Open to Grades 6 and Up
Sign up starting April 15th at the Lincoln City Libraries location of your choice. The information you need for signing up is available here! Or pick up your 2017 summer reading volunteer registration forms at any public library or your school media center. Contact your favorite librarian for more information.
Important: to ensure a quality experience for both volunteers and customers, volunteer training is mandatory. No exceptions.
April is both Jazz Appreciation Month and International Guitar Month. Where can you go to hear both well-known and obscure recordings of classical, jazz, popular, folk, and world music? Music Online is a comprehensive online music portal that cross-searches several of our online music resources: American Song, Classical Music Library, Smithsonian Global Sound, Contemporary World Music, Popular Music Online and Jazz Music Library.
Job listings within 25 miles of Lincoln, from the Nebraska Department of Labor.
Lincoln City Libraries invites families to participate in the 50 Beloved Books Challenge from February through April. The Get Started: Read Aloud 15 Minutes a Day booklist includes some of the most popular and loved picture books, and parents are encouraged to read the books aloud to their children for at least 15 minutes a day. The challenge kicks off on “Take your Child to the Library Day,” Saturday, February 4, with fun activities at each library.
Kick the school year into high gear with homework assistance from Homework HelpNow! It provides free homework help and online tutoring for grades 3-12 in the areas of math, English, science, and social studies. Chat with a tutor through instant messaging from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM, seven days a week. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available.
With our MobilePrint Service™, you can use your personal computer or mobile device to print to the library’s printers from anywhere. Simply submit documents for printing and come to the library to release and pick up your document using your library card. This service is now available at all of our locations!
The Nebraska Literary Heritage Association, in partnership with the Nebraska State Historical Society and the Nebraska Library Commission, has released the Nebraska 150 Book List, the authorized reading list for the celebration of Nebraska’s 150th anniversary or sesquicentennial in 2017.
Search the Library catalog, place holds, and manage your account on your smartphone or tablet. My Account functions include a list of items currently checked out, current charges, the ability to renew items, and the ability to view pending and available holds. BookMyne is available for iOS (iphone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android devices. Download the User’s Guide here, or stop by any Lincoln City Libraries location to learn more, and for help finding and installing BookMyne.
Download the BookMyne app for free from the App Store or Google Play.
We are pleased to have lynda.com in our collection of online resources. lynda.com provides instructional videos on thousands of topics, including technology, business, design, and more. Sign in here with your library card number and PIN to get started. You can then set up your personalized account to manage your playlists and progress through the tutorials.
Please note that you can only sign in through this link, and not by directly visiting the lynda.com homepage. lynda.com’s accounts for libraries do not include access to their mobile app. However, once you have logged in through your mobile device’s browser, you will be taken to a mobile-friendly version of the site.
Hoopla is our streaming media resource, providing movies, TV shows, music and more. Register for an account here; if you already have an account, you can login here. If you are having trouble logging into your account, please check here. More information.
Note: Hoopla accounts are now limited to 8 checkouts per month.
You 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!
Our Welcome to Lincoln City Libraries videos, available in a variety of languages, provide an overview of the services we offer!