Pick up a healthy snack at our fresh fruit pop-up stand at Eiseley Branch, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 25, courtesy of the Community Health Endowment of Lincoln! Come for Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Toddler Time at 10:35 a.m., or stop in over lunch for a free piece of fruit to power your afternoon.
Lincoln City Libraries invites the public to a free presentation Sunday, October 21 by Joel Green, the author of a new book, Robber’s Cave: Truths, Legends, Recollections. The program begins at 2 p.m. at the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors on the third floor of the Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th Street. The program is part of the John H. Ames Reading Series, which showcases Nebraska authors reading their own works.
As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, an ofrenda honoring the beloved pets of Lincoln City Libraries staff members will be on display at Bennett Martin Public Library through approximately November 4.
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!
3D printers are available at Lincoln City Libraries locations on a rotating basis; the schedule is available here. Contact staff for demonstrations or to register for training. You can also send requests to be printed.
This project was supported in part by the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services and granted by the Nebraska Library Commission.
Families are invited to participate in the “Read to a Dog” program offered by Lincoln City Libraries and Healing Heart Therapy Dogs, a local therapy dog organization. The program provides an opportunity for children ages 6 to 12 to practice their reading by reading aloud to a dog. Therapy teams are partnered with children who read to a dog in 20-minute shifts once a week for six weeks.
The fall session begins the week of October 8 and runs through the week of November 12. Schedule and registration information are available here.
Ready to fulfill your dream of starting your own business? The Small Business Reference Center offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, a help and advice section, and information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
David Grann’s The Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI has been selected by a popular vote as the 2018 winning title for One Book – One Lincoln. Check out the main information page, the Programs & Events page, the Discussion Groups page and our extended Additional Resources page for more information associated with this year’s winning book!
And thank you for voting this year and your continued support of our community reading project!
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!