Lincoln City Libraries (LCL) and the Foundation for LCL will announce the three finalists for the 2018 One Book–One Lincoln community reading program at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 28, at The Mill, 800 “P” Street. The public is invited to attend the announcement event. This is the 17th year for the One Book–One Lincoln program.
All three finalists will be available for borrowing with a library card at any library location. Voting for the final book will begin Monday and end on July 31. Votes can be cast at all library branches and through lincolnlibraries.org, @lincoln.libraries on Facebook and @LCLibraries on Twitter.
The Red Cross will hold blood drives at Bennett Martin and Gere Branch Libraries on Thursday, May 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find more information and sign up for an appointment here.
The “Libraries Rock!” 2018 Summer Reading Programs for children, teens, and adults begin Friday, May 25. Register or sign in to your existing Beanstack account to enroll you and all readers in your family or group. You can also visit any Lincoln City Libraries location beginning May 25 to have our staff help you register and to pick up information booklets, events schedules, and registration prizes. New this year: download the free Beanstack Tracker app for Android and iOS mobile devices!
If you live in Lancaster County, you can participate in the Summer Reading Program at any Lincoln City Libraries location, visit one of our County Outreach sites. or visit one of the County Bookmobile stops.
Lea libros con su familia este verano en nuestro grupo de lectura para Familias que hablan Español. Siga este enlance para más información.
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Scott discusses books and plays he read during 2017 in this new podcast.
Trying to track down a hard-to-find book? WorldCat®, part of the FirstSearch platform, is a catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide. Used in conjunction with our Interlibrary Loan service, it can open up access to a wide range of materials that would otherwise be unavailable!
Open to Grades 6 and Up
Sign up now at the Lincoln City Libraries location of your choice. The information you need for signing up is available here! Or pick up your 2018 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.
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!
Lincoln City Libraries invites families to bilingual Spanish and English language story times for preschool-age children at 6:30 p.m., Mondays, at Gere Branch Library, 2400 S. 56th Street. The new Library Learning Time offerings are free and no registration is required.
Spanish speakers and those wanting to learn more Spanish are welcome to attend. A complete list of Library Learning Times is available here.
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 and Thursdays, noon to 2 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior Street – Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Prosper Lincoln is a shared community agenda focusing on improving early childhood, employment skills and innovation and entrepreneurship in Lincoln.
For everything from checking our catalog, to downloading eBooks, music, and movies, to mobile printing, Lincoln City Libraries has a variety of apps available for use with your mobile device!
Hoopla is our streaming media resource, providing movies, TV shows, music and more, through your computer or via Android and Apple apps. Register for an account here; if you already have an account, you can login here. If you are having trouble logging into your account or need to update your account information, please check here.
Note: Hoopla accounts are now limited to 4 checkouts per month.
Job listings within 25 miles of Lincoln, from the Nebraska Department of Labor.
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.
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 (or your ConnectED 6 digit LPS student ID) 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.
Our Welcome to Lincoln City Libraries videos, available in a variety of languages, provide an overview of the services we offer!