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October 22, 2014 by pjorgensen

What's Your Vision for a Central Library?

What's Your Vision?

The Lincoln City Libraries Board of Trustees has embarked on a Central Library Vision and Concept Study. Here are articles and columns regarding the need for a new Central Library.

Mom's Night Out at the Library Set for Friday

LMNOPLincoln City Libraries is kicking off a new "Mom's Night Out" Friday, October 24. The after-hours, child-free event for moms to socialize, learn something new and take time for themselves will start at 6:15 p.m. at Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St.

The event will include simple yoga techniques demonstrated by Tataya Radtke of Yoga Body and Balance. Participants will also have the opportunity to tour the library or to browse the facility on their own.

Attendees are encouraged to dress comfortably and to bring a yoga mat or towel. Child care will not be available at the event. Pre-registration is not required.

Players from the Lincoln Stars Hockey Team Will Visit Lincoln City Libraries' Storytime in November
Lincoln City Libraries is partnering with the Lincoln Stars hockey team during the month of November. Players will visit certain preschool storytimes, read aloud to the children, and teach them a little about the game and the equipment.

Lincoln Stars"We are excited by the opportunity given to us by the Lincoln City Libraries for our Stars players to meet and interact with children from the community. Many of these children look up to the players as role models, and we feel it is our obligation to set a good example and encourage reading on a daily basis." Alanna Morse, Head of Business Development, Lincoln Stars.

The schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, November 5, 10:30 a.m., South Library
Thursday, November 6, 10:30 a.m. Bethany Library
Wednesday, November 12, 10:30 a.m., Anderson Library
Tuesday, November 18, 10:30 a.m., Gere Library
Wednesday, November 19, 10:30 a.m., Eiseley Library
Thursday, November 20, 10:30 a.m., Bennett Martin Library
Tuesday, November 25, 10:30 a.m., Walt Library

Preschool storytime supports early literacy by offering vocabulary development, experiences with a variety of literature, and participation in language-related activities. Pre-registration is not required, and newcomers are always welcome. This program is free and open to the public.

Lincoln City Libraries Offers Parent-Child Book Groups

Parent-Child Book GroupsParent-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.

Annual Report

2012-13 Annual ReportThe Library's Annual Report for 2012-13 is now available.

The 2011-12 Report is still available for review as well.

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