What's Your Vision for a Main Library?
The Lincoln City Libraries Board of Trustees has embarked on a Main Library Vision and Concept Study.
Libraries to Host Hampstead Stage Company Performances
Lincoln City Libraries invites the public to two free performances by the Hampstead Stage Company, a theater company for young audiences. Two performances are scheduled for Monday, July 28 as part of the Lincoln City Libraries’ Summer Reading Program:
The plays are performed by two professional actors playing multiple roles. The scripts are original adaptations, based directly on literary classics.
The Hampstead Stage Company is a non-profit organization based in New Hampshire whose mission is to promote reading and love of live theater.
Lincoln City Libraries Highlighting the Top 100 Novels for Youth
Lincoln City Libraries (LCL) has released its list of the Top 100 Novels for Youth. The list at is based largely on submissions from hundreds of teachers and librarians from across the country that were published in School Library Journal in 2012. Local library staff also provided input and helped compile the list.
The list is available at any LCL location, and extra copies of the books on the list have been purchased for check out. The novels are appropriate for readers ages nine through 12, and LCL staff encourages parents and guardians to read the books aloud to children in this age range or younger.
"We hope families and individual readers will create their own reading challenges from our list," said Vicki Wood, LCL Youth Services Supervisor. "They may choose to read all the books published in a certain decade. They may decide to read all the books with animals as the main characters, or explore the work of a certain author. The challenges have been known to help keep young people on track to attain their reading goals."
Readers are invited to share their reading challenge stories in August on LCL’s Facebook page.
Lincoln City Libraries Offers Parent-Child Book Groups
Parent-Child book groups are a great way to encourage your kids to read, as well as share some special time together. Reading the same book as your child gives you a common bond and is a great conversation starter. Lincoln City Libraries offers parent-child book groups year round.
Information about current groups is available here.
The Library's Annual Report for 2012-13 is now available.
The 2011-12 Report is still available for review as well.