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30 Ways to Use Your Library Card

November 06, 2013 by Webmaster

30 Ways to Use Your Library Card
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Here are 30 ways - one for each day in the month - to use your library card. Enjoy discovering the treasures available to you as a Lincoln City Libraries card holder!
  1. Check out a One Book-One Lincoln current or past title.
  2. Use Homework HelpNow powered by BrainFuse to get online help with homework in either English or Spanish.
  3. Check out a Caldecott, Newbery or Golden Sower winner.
  4. Learn tasks to get a job at the online resource JobNow powered by BrainFuse, or check out job opportunities to Energize Your Job Search.
  5. Check out your own library materials using self check machines.
  6. Search the library catalog online plus comment on  titles listed.
  7. Check out a Ninetendo Wii game.
  8. Read a picture book online from our TumbleBooks Library.
  9. Check out your library account online.
  10. Borrow sheet music from the Polley Music Library, located at the downtown Bennett Martin Public Library.
  11. Use the Library's 24 hour renewal system at 441-8506.
  12. Access the Internet at the Library; reserve a computer in person or on the Library’s Computer Reservation page.
  13. Download an eBook to read on your e-reader or smartphone!
  14. Use Interlibrary Loan to borrow an item not owned by Lincoln City Libraries.
  15. Read selected magazines online with our Magazine Article Search.
  16. Listen to a delightful array of multicultural music online at Contemporary World Music Online.
  17. Check out an item about Nebraska's Indian tribes, and visit Indian Center Inc.'s website.
  18. Look online at NoveList for a good book, book discussion guides, book talks and more, and NoveList K-8 is an online tool to help kids find books to read.
  19. Check out a book on Latin American culture and visit El Centro de las Américas!.
  20. Check out or download a copy of the teen favorite Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
  21. Check out an Academy Award winning film from our DVD collection.
  22. Follow investment sources online through Morningstar and Value Line
  23. Check out a book on CD or download an audio book for your commute or next trip
  24. Check out an item featured by a Nebraska author at the monthly John H. Ames Reading Series held in the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors.
  25. Trace your family tree using Ancestry.com (available in the library) and HeritageQuest Online.
  26. Learn to speak Japanese or 8 other languages at Mango Languages.
  27. Restore that '61 Falcon that's been sitting in the garage: go to the Auto Repair Reference Center.
  28. Review health information at Health and Wellness Resource Center.
  29. Find out how Lincoln was laid out a century ago in Sanborn Maps.
  30. Find world travel information for business at our A to Z: The World Facts and Travel (Global Road Warrior),














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Nebraska Governor Mike Johanns Gets the "Smartest Card"

April 26, 2007 by pjorgensen
Governor Mike Johanns signs up for a library card On September 15, 2004, more than 100 third grade students from Belmont and Campbell Elementary schools attended a press conference at which the Governor pronounced September as Library Card Sign Up Month and encouraged all citizens of the State of Nebraska to get a library card.

'Smartest Card' poster "The Smartest Card" poster - click for a larger version.



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