15 Minutes a Day Challenge
If you signed up for the 15 Minutes a Day Challenge, you can still sign in through the end of December to record your progress in our Beanstack software. Have you forgotten your user name or password? Ask a librarian for help.

Be sure to finish the challenge and pick up your prizes by December 31st. Then we will see you Wednesday, January 11, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Children's Museum for a Read Aloud Celebration with free admission for the whole family. Keep your eyes peeled for a NEW Reading Challenge in February!

Questions? Here are some frequently asked questions about the 15 Minutes a Day Challenge.

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    Hour of Code is supported by over 400 partners and 200,000 educators worldwide. The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week, December 5-11, 2016.
     
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  • 15 Minutes a Day

    The perfect time is NOW. Read Aloud 15 Minutes - Every child, every paretn, every dayIf you signed up for the 15 Minutes a Day Challenge, you can still sign in through the end of December to record your progress in our Beanstack software. Have you forgotten your user name or password? Ask a librarian for help.

    Help us fill Lincoln Children’s Museum with families that read aloud! Lincoln City Libraries will be hosting a celebration on Wednesday, January 11, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for families that complete the Read Aloud 15 Minutes a Day Fall Challenge. Questions about how it works? Check out our challenge FAQ here.

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    mobileprinting-animWith our new 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!

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    lynda.comWe 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.

     

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