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October 01, 2014 by Webmaster


Storytime schedules (including special storytimes) are listed separately. Events for for children and teens are also listed separately.

This page is continuously updated; events are subject to change without notice.

October

Hispanic Heritage Month Monday, September 15, 2014 to October 15, 2014
Walt Branch Library
For all ages
Hispanic Art and Cultural Artifacts: Join us during Hispanic Heritage Month for a display of artwork and personal cultural items from members of the local Hispanic community.

Teen Read Week Prize DrawingOctober 1-31, 2014
All Lincoln City Libraries locations
For middle school and high school age
Teen Read Week Prize Drawing: Teen Read Week is October 12-18, but we're celebrating it all month! Visit any Lincoln City Library, check out a book (of any kind - traditional book, an eBook, audiobook, graphic novel, etc.) and enter a drawing to win prizes! Be sure to take a look at Susan's Teen Read Week Book List!

Lunch at the Library Wednesday, October 1, 2014
12:10 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
NLHA's Lunch at the Library: Jamison Wyatt, Historian: The Tall White Tower: Mari's Beacon of Light

Introduction to ComputersWednesday, October 1, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
Internet I: A course on learning the absolute basics for using the Internet - how to read the screens, and how to start searches. To enroll, please call 402-441-8530, or sign up at Bennett Martin Public Library.

Book SaleWednesday-Sunday, October 1 - 5, 2014
- Wednesday 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. (Pre-Sale; $40 admission if pre-registered or $50 at the door; $35 for Friends of Lincoln City Libraries members)
- Thursday and Friday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
- Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street
Annual Book Sale: A Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries event.

Bethany BooksTalkFriday, October 3, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bethany Branch Library
Bethany BooksTalk: Erin I., from the Eiseley Branch Library, is today's presenter.

Lego SundaysSunday, October 5, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

Gere BooksTalkMonday, October 6, 2014
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Gere BooksTalk: Erin I., from the Eiseley Branch Library, is today's presenter.

Introduction to ComputersTuesday, October 7, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
South Branch Library
Internet I: A course on learning the absolute basics for using the Internet - how to read the screens, and how to start searches. To enroll, please call 402-441-8570, or sign up at the Circulation Desk.

Bethany BooksTalkFriday, October 10, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bethany Branch Library
Bethany BooksTalk: Abigael B., from the Anderson and Bethany Branch Libraries, is today's presenter.

Star Wars Reads Day Saturday October 11, 2014
Walt Branch Library
For all ages
Star Wars Reads Day: Star Wars Reads Day III will be celebrated on October 11 this year and you can participate in it at Walt Library. At 10:30 a.m. there will be a Star Wars Storytime. At 1:30 p.m. children aged 12 and under can test their knowledge in a Star Wars Trivia Contest. At 3:00 p.m. members of the 501st Central Garrison will make a special appearance. Have your picture taken with several members of this Star Wars costumed organization. There will be crafts, activities and lots of Star Wars books to read and check out. Star Wars Reads Day is sponsored worldwide by Disney Publishing Worldwide and its many publishing partners.

Gere BooksTalkMonday, October 13, 2014
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Gere BooksTalk: Bess Streeter Aldrich -- Fay M., from the Gere Branch Library, presents a look at this famed Nebraska author.

Introduction to ComputersWednesday, October 15, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
Introduction to Microsoft® Excel®:Students in this class will learn the basics of Excel® including how to enter text and numbers, and set up a spreadsheet.  To enroll, please call 402-441-8530, or sign up at Bennett Martin Public Library.

Bethany BooksTalkFriday, October 17, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bethany Branch Library
Bethany BooksTalk: Book Share - No topical presenter scheduled.

John H. Ames Reading Series Sunday, October 19, 2014
2:00 PM
Bennett Martin Public Library
John H. Ames Reading Series: Linda Battisti and John Stevens Berry, Sr. share information and read from their book entitled The Twelfth Victim: The Innocence of Caril Fugate in the Starkweather Murder Rampage.

Lego SundaysSunday, October 19, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

Gere BooksTalkMonday, October 20, 2014
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Gere BooksTalk: Lisa V., from the Eiseley Branch Library, is today's presenter.

Introduction to ComputersTuesday, October 21, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
South Branch Library
Introduction to Microsoft® Excel®:Students in this class will learn the basics of Excel® including how to enter text and numbers, and set up a spreadsheet.  To enroll, please call 402-441-8570, or sign up at the Circulation Desk.

Lunch at the Library Wednesday, October 22, 2014
12:10 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
NLHA's Lunch at the Library - Bonus Presentation: Library Staff lead a discussion of the One Book - One Lincoln title, M.L. Stedman's The Light Between Oceans: A Novel

Bethany BooksTalkFriday, October 24, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bethany Branch Library
Bethany BooksTalk: Wacky and Crafty Reads - Sandy W., from the Gere Branch Library, is today's presenter.

Library Mom's Night Out Program Friday, October 24, 2014
6:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
For adults
Library Mom's Night Out Program (LMNOP): Library Mom's Night Out Program (LMNOP) is an after-hours, child-free gathering where you can socialize, learn something new and take time for yourself. This month Tataya Radtke, owner of Yoga Body and Balance, will demonstrate simple yoga techniques. Dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat or towel if you would like to join in. Come for the program or just spend time in the library - your choice, your evening! Child care will not be available at this event.

Gere BooksTalkMonday, October 27, 2014
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Gere BooksTalk: Wacky and Crafty Reads - Sandy W., from the Gere Branch Library, is today's presenter.

Introduction to ComputersWednesday, October 29, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
Internet II: A course on learning the Internet for users who have some knowledge of searching. To enroll, please call 402-441-8530, or sign up at Bennett Martin Public Library.

Just DessertsThursday, October 30, 2014
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
South Branch Library
Just Desserts: At this month's Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion, the group will be discussing all seven of the entries in the White House Chef mystery series by Julie Hyzy.

Bethany BooksTalkFriday, October 31, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bethany Branch Library
Bethany BooksTalk: Book Share - No topical presenter scheduled.

November

Lego SundaysSunday, November 2, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

Gere BooksTalkMonday, November 3, 2014
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Gere BooksTalk: A Book Tasting - Brenda E. and Pat S., from the Gere Branch Library, lead today's "Book Tasting" session.

Introduction to ComputersTuesday, November 4, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
South Branch Library
Internet II: A course on learning the Internet for users who have some knowledge of searching. To enroll, please call 402-441-8570, or sign up at the Circulation Desk.

Lunch at the Library Wednesday, November 5, 2014
12:10 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
NLHA's Lunch at the Library: Laura Madeline Wiseman, Author: Delightful Duos: Collaborating with Artists to Create Books, Broadsides, Digital Media, and More

Bethany BooksTalkFriday, November 7, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bethany Branch Library
Bethany BooksTalk: ALA Notables - Library Director Pat Leach presents her annual talk celebrating titles that have appeared on the American Library Associations recommending reading list.

One Book - One LincolnFriday, November 7, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
Lighthouse Art Competition and Showing: All adults (18 and over please) are invited to participate in the first ever "One Book – One Lincoln Art Exhibit." The theme of the exhibit this year is LIGHTHOUSES. A reception and announcement of awards will be held as part of the First Friday Art Walk series. Click here for a printable copy of the advance registration form. Registrations should be turned in by October 24th. Artwork must be delivered to the downtown library by November 5th. A One Book-One Lincoln presentation.

Gere BooksTalkMonday, November 10, 2014
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Gere BooksTalk: Susan's Selections - Susan S., teen specialist at the Eiseley Branch Library, is today's presenter.

Introduction to ComputersWednesday, November 12, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
Introduction to Microsoft® PowerPoint®: Students in this class will learn the basics of PowerPoint® including how to create and customize electronic slide shows for live or internet presentations  To enroll, please call 402-441-8530, or sign up at Bennett Martin Public Library.

Bethany BooksTalkFriday, November 14, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bethany Branch Library
Bethany BooksTalk: Stephanie E. and Karrie S., from the Anderson and Bethany Branch Libraries, present a tag-team booktalk.

Lego SundaysSunday, November 16, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

Gere BooksTalkMonday, November 17, 2014
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Gere BooksTalk: ALA Notables - Library Director Pat Leach presents her annual talk celebrating titles that appeared on the American Library Association's recommended reading list.

Introduction to ComputersWednesday, November 18, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
South Branch Library
Introduction to Microsoft® PowerPoint®: Students in this class will learn the basics of PowerPoint® including how to create and customize electronic slide shows for live or internet presentations  To enroll, please call 402-441-8570, or sign up at the Circulation Desk.

Bethany BooksTalkFriday, November 21, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bethany Branch Library
Bethany BooksTalk: Book Share - No topical presenter scheduled.

Gere BooksTalkMonday, November 24, 2014
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Gere BooksTalk: The Becky and Scott Show: 2014 - Married librarians Becky W.C. (Walt Branch) and Scott C. (Bennett Martin Public Library) present a talk featuring their favorite recent reads, and library DVDs they've enjoyed.

December

Gere BooksTalkMonday, December 1, 2014
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Gere BooksTalk: Happy Homicide - Marcy G., from the South Branch Library, presents some murder mysteries for the holidays.

Lunch at the Library Wednesday, December 3, 2014
12:10 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
NLHA's Lunch at the Library: Vicki Wood, Youth Services Librarian, Lincoln City Libraries: Great Books for Giving

Bethany BooksTalkFriday, December 5, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bethany Branch Library
Bethany BooksTalk: Susan's Selections - Susan S., teen specialist at the Eiseley Branch Library, is today's presenter.

Lego SundaysSunday, December 7, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

Gere BooksTalkMonday, December 8, 2014
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Gere BooksTalk: Great Books for Gifts - Vicki W., head of the libraries Youth Services, presents her annual talk about books that would be great for holiday gift-giving..

Bethany BooksTalkFriday, December 12, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bethany Branch Library
Bethany BooksTalk: Shannon K., from the Walt Branch Library, is today's presenter.

Gere BooksTalkMonday, December 15, 2014
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
Gere BooksTalk: Book Share - Pam B., long-time Gere BooksTalk volunteer, is today's presenter.

Bethany BooksTalkFriday, December 19, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bethany Branch Library
Bethany BooksTalk: The Becky and Scott Show: 2014 - Married librarians Becky W.C. (Walt Branch) and Scott C. (Bennett Martin Public Library) present a talk featuring their favorite recent reads, and library DVDs they've enjoyed.

Lego SundaysSunday, December 21, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

January

Lego SundaysSunday, January 4, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

Lego SundaysSunday, January 18, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

February

Lego SundaysSunday, February 1, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

Lego SundaysSunday, February 15, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

March

Lego SundaysSunday, March 1, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

Lego SundaysSunday, March 15, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

April

Lego SundaysSunday, April 19, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

May

Lego SundaysSunday, May 10, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Lego Sundays: Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.



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