Lincoln City Libraries Internet access will be unavailable Monday, October 30 due to software security upgrades. This affects access via library Internet computers and mobile devices that access the library’s Wi-Fi. Access to the library’s catalog and other information sources will continue to be available offsite from home or office.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 4:30-8:30 p.m.
$40 for pre-registration or $50 day of event
$35 for friends of LCL Members
Public Sale (open and free to all):
Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Shannon discusses a variety of nonfiction books in this new Podcast.
Need to find your next great book to read? Or to figure out what the next book in a series is? NoveList Plus, and NoveList K-8 Plus for younger readers, can help, with listings for over 100,000 titles, 90,000 full-text reviews, and “Find a Favorite Author” and “Find A Favorite Title” features.
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 9 and continues through November 18. Preregistration is required at most branches; details are available here.
Based on the results of the popular vote, held in June and July 2017, the winning title for the 2017 One Book – One Lincoln is Amor Towles’ historical fiction novel A Gentleman in Moscow!
Our additional resources page for the topics and themes of A Gentleman in Moscow is now available.
An additional special program will be revealed on the One Book – One Lincoln programs page on September 5th.
If your Book Group would like to have a discussion leader from the libraries, we’d be happy to help you lead a discussion of A Gentleman in Moscow! Visit our 2017 Discussion Groups page for details!
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. 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.
Note: Hoopla accounts are now limited to 8 checkouts per month.
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.
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.
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 (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.
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!