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.
Lincoln City Libraries (LCL) invites the public to attend meetings in September to provide input regarding the branch library facilities plan. The plan addresses the layout and design of branch buildings and also considers how rearrangement and the reallocation of space, furnishings and technology will strengthen LCL’s ability to serve the community.
Sessions are scheduled at these locations:
Gere Branch, 2400 S. 56th Street, 6 p.m. Wednesday, September 6
Walt Branch, 6701 S. 14th Street, 3 p.m. Sunday, September 24
Eiseley Branch, 1530 Superior Street, 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 26
Anderson Branch, 3635 Touzalin Avenue, 6 p.m. Wednesday, September 27.
Lincoln City Libraries (LCL) today announced A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles has been selected for the 2017 One Book–One Lincoln Community Reading. The novel is available from LCL in print, large type, compact disc, downloadable audio and eBook formats.
The novel tells the story of Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov, a Russian aristocrat sentenced to house arrest in Moscow’s luxurious Metropol hotel for his association with a poem with revolutionary overtones.
Born and raised in the Boston area, Towles graduated from Yale College and received a master’s in English from Stanford University. A Gentleman in Moscow is his second novel. It was on the New York Times bestseller list for over 20 weeks and was named one of the best books of 2016 by the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle and National Public Radio.
The runners up were Moonglow by Michael Chabon and Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. The book selection process began in February when an 18-member team of community readers narrowed a list of 96 nominated titles down to three finalists. To enhance readers’ enjoyment of the One Book–One Lincoln finalists, as well as the winning title, LCL will host several events this fall:
LCL has sponsored the annual program since 2002 to encourage reading and dialogue by creating a community-wide reading and discussion experience. More information about One Book–One Lincoln, including previous winners, is available here.
Here are the winners of the final prize drawings in the 2017 Summer Reading Programs!
Youth – Lincoln Community Playhouse Winners
Anderson Branch – Malcolm S.
Bennett Martin Public Library – Danny D.
Bethany Branch – Tyler F.
Lied Bookmobile – Matthew K.
Eiseley Branch – Noah H.
Gere Branch – Savannah R.
South Branch – Teagon D.
Walt Branch – Gabe D.
Williams Branch – Eliot C.
Teen – Lincoln Community Playhouse Winners
Anderson Branch – Scarlett U.
Bennett Martin Public Library – Brianna C.
Bethany Branch – Gabriel G.
Lied Bookmobile – Logan S.
Eiseley Branch – Cecilia D.
Gere Branch – Serena V.
South Branch – Abigail H.
Walt Branch – Kaleb
Williams Branch – Brielle A.
Lincoln Grand Cinema 4 pack of movie tickets
Teen – Davinici’s/Champions Gift Certificate
Youth – iPad Mini
Teen – iPad Mini
(Name withheld by request)
Adult – iPad Air
The drawings for the NEST College Savings Account are done by the Nebraska Educational Savings Plan Trust, not by the library. Winners are usually announced in September. Winners will be contacted directly.
Library staff have compiled this list of eclipse-related resources:
Images and videos from the American Astronomical Society