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  • New Podcast

    Scott facilitates a discussion of mystery series participants have recently read as part of the Just Desserts Mystery Discussion Group in this new Podcast.

  • Resource of the Month

    Psychology and Behavioral Sciences CollectionWhat role does imaginative play have in children’s development? How did World War I affect psychologists’ understanding of the human mind?  The Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection can provide information on these and a broad range of other subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines.

  • Mobile Printing at Your Library

    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!

  • One Book – One Lincoln 2016

    BeingMortal-a-100One Book - One LincolnThe winning title for the 2016 One Book – One Lincoln community reading program is Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, by Atul Gawande.

    You can now visit the 2016 One Book – One Lincoln web pages to see a list of special programs and discussion opportunities which are available for readers who wish to share the One Book – One Lincoln experience with other participants. There is also a resource page, with links to numerous online sources for more information about the book, the author, and the themes of Being Mortal.

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  • 2016 Summer Reading Programs

    On Your Mark, Get Set...READ!On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!


    Thanks to the nearly 16,000 people who participated in this year’s programs!

    Photos from many of this year’s Summer Reading Events are available here.

    Congratulations to these winners:

    Adult Summer Reading Program prize winner Joy D.Joy D. is the Grand Prize drawing winner for the 2016 Adult Summer Reading Program, receiving a Kindle eReader preloaded with 75 books from The University of Nebraska Press in celebration of their 75th anniversary; a Fitbit Charge activity tracker and an “Exercise Your Mind totebag filled with a notebook and pen, shaker bottle, pedometer, and health journal.

    Jan P. is the winner of a schwag bag celebrating the 75th anniversary of Adult Summer Reading sponsor University of Nebraska Press, including a canvas tote, copy of “Big House on the Prairie,” and a UNP75 t-shirt! Jan was selected from a drawing of participants who completed one of our adult summer activities, posting about her UNP reading with the tag ‪#‎UNP75‬.
    Prize winner Syllas D.

    Syllas D. won our drawing for a $400 gift card to Cycle Works and Creighton G. won a drawing for a Gift Certificate for a bicycle from the Bike Rack for completing the summer reading program. Congratulations, and keep reading (and riding)!

    prize winner Nathan H.Nathan H.  is the lucky winner of the Teen Summer Reading Program Grand Prize, a Fitbit Activity Tracker. Congratulations Nathan!

    Thanks to all of our Adult Summer Reading sponsors: University of Nebraska Press, Licorice International, The Lincoln Running Co., Joyride Bicycles, Lincoln Saltdogs, A Novel Idea and Cherry On Top.

    Recent winners of our prize drawings:

    Week 9:
    Teen: Avery H. (Williams Library) Teen: $25 Novel Idea Bookstore gift certificate
    Adult: Michelle W. (Bethany Library) Adult: An “Exercise Your Mind” totebag, including a notebook and pen, shaker bottle, pedometer, health journal and a $25   UNL Bookstore gift card.

    Week 8:
    Teen: Stella C. (Walt Library) Teen: $25 Indigo Bridge Books gift certificate
    Adult: Jeremiah C. (Walt Library) Adult: An “Exercise Your Mind” totebag, including a notebook and pen, shaker bottle, pedometer, health journal and a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card.

    Week 7:
    Teen: Evan D. (Anderson Library) Teen: $25 Novel Idea Bookstore gift certificate
    Adult: Amy J. (Eiseley Library) Adult: An “Exercise Your Mind” totebag, including a notebook and pen, shaker bottle, pedometer, health journal and a $25 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble

    Week 6:
    Teen: Augustine F. (Walt Library) Teen: $25 Novel Idea Bookstore gift certificate
    Adult: Jennifer A. (South Library) Adult: An “Exercise Your Mind” totebag, including a notebook and pen, shaker bottle, pedometer, health journal and a $25 gift certificate to Lincoln Running Company

    Week 5:
    Teen: Samuel A. (Gere Library) Teen: $25 Novel Idea Bookstore gift certificate
    Adult: Chakka A. (Bennett Martin Library) Adult: An “Exercise Your Mind” totebag, including a notebook and pen, shaker bottle, pedometer, health journal and a $25 gift certificate to A Novel Idea Bookstore

    Week 4:
    Teen: Cassie B. (Eiseley Branch): $25 Indigo Bridge Books gift certificate
    Adult: Rochelle B. (Anderson Branch): $25 Indigo Bridge Books gift certificate & “Exercise Your Mind” gift bag

    Week 3:
    Teen: Chanci B. (Gere Branch): $25 Indigo Bridge Books gift certificate
    Adult: Brad S. (Walt Branch): $25 Indigo Bridge Books gift certificate & “Exercise Your Mind” gift bag

    Week 2:
    Teen: Madyn P. (Walt Branch): $25 Barnes & Noble Bookstore gift card
    Adult: Shawn M. (Gere Branch): $25 Barnes & Noble Bookstore gift card & “Exercise Your Mind” gift bag

    Week 1:
    Teen: Gracie D. (Anderson Branch): $25 A Novel Idea Bookstore gift certificate
    Adult: Jill C. (Gere Branch): $25 A Novel Idea Bookstore gift certificate & “Exercise Your Mind” gift bag


  • Reading List Released for Nebraska’s Sesquicentennial

    Nebraska 150 BooksThe 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.

  • Author Alerts

    Author AlertsWould you like to be notified by email or text message when the Library orders new titles by your favorite authors or performers? Sign up here, or look for this button in our catalog:

    Add Author Alert

  • lynda.com

    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.

     

  • Hoopla

    hoopla 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. More information

  • Lincoln Cares

    Lincoln Cares

    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!

  • Welcome to Lincoln City Libraries

    Welcome to Lincoln City Libraries, Lincoln, NebraskaOur Welcome to Lincoln City Libraries videos, available in a variety of languages, provide an overview of the services we offer!

 

 

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