Lincoln City Libraries (LCL) is accepting applications until Monday, April 10, to fill a vacancy on the Lincoln City Libraries Board of Trustees. Members of the seven-member board are appointed by the Lincoln City Council. The vacant term runs through August 31, 2021. The board will review the applications and forward all information with any recommendations to the City Council.
Applicants must be Lincoln residents and must attend monthly board meetings and committee meetings as scheduled. Candidates must send a letter of interest and a Board Appointment Information form to firstname.lastname@example.org or to “Candidate Search,” Lincoln City Libraries, 136 S. 14th St., Lincoln, NE 68508.
The Board Appointment Information form is available here or by contacting LCL at 402-441-8512.
Lincoln City Libraries’ Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors will host the book launch of Nebraska Poetry: A Sesquicentennial Anthology, 1867–2017 Sunday, April 2. The free program begins at 2 p.m. in the fourth-floor auditorium of 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.
Job listings within 25 miles of Lincoln, from the Nebraska Department of Labor.
Need some assistance with your job search? JobNow powered by Brainfuse provides live interactive online help combined with other online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job. Live help is available from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM, seven days a week.
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.
Income Tax Assistance is available again this year at Lincoln City Libraries. Check the schedule for locations, dates and times.
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!