In this new Podcast, Scott, from the Bennett Martin Public Library, presents a wide range of Star Trek-related books at the ConStellation 8 science fiction and fantasy convention. This talk was originally presented at the Bethany and Gere Branch Libraries in 2016 in honor of Star Trek’s 50th anniversary. A booklist based on these presentations is also available.
The winners of the final prize drawings in this year’s Summer Reading Programs have been announced!
Kids & Teens, Lincoln City Libraries wants to know what YOU are interested in! Please fill out this short survey so we can continue to bring you awesome programs.
Want to brush up on a language you learned years ago? Or start learning a new language? Transparent Language Online offers a comprehensive language learning solution. Quickly and easily learn a language, with a variety of courses and activities, in a flexible program. Over 100 different languages are available. Also included are over two dozen ESL courses for those looking to learn English.
This resource also includes access to the Transparent Language Mobile app for language learning on the go. After you log in and click “Start Learning,” click the “Go Mobile” button to get started.
Voting for this year’s One Book – One Lincoln selection has concluded. The winning title will be announced on Labor Day, September 4th, 2017. While waiting for the announcement, you can enjoy reading the three nominated titles!
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.
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.
Lego Sundays will not be held at Eiseley Branch Library from May through August. They will resume in September.
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 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!