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 to Feature Zumba
Lincoln City Libraries' next "Mom's Night Out" event is set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, January 30 at Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St. The event will feature an hour-long Zumba class lead by Jessica Dinger, beginning at 7 p.m.
The after-hours, child-free gathering is an opportunity for moms to socialize, learn something new and take time for themselves. Child care will not be available at the event. Pre-registration is not required.
Lincoln City Libraries (LCL) invites the public to celebrate African-American History Month, also known as Black History Month, throughout the month of February. LCL is working with the Lincoln Public Schools and the Malone Community Center to recognize the significant role of African-Americans in our nation’s history. All events are free and open to the public and include the following:
African-American History Month "Read-In" - noon Thursday, February 5 at Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior Street. Music and readings by community members will explore African- American history and the impact of African-American authors. This program will be recorded for later airing on 5 CITY-TV, government access channel 5. It will run throughout the month of February and will also be available through video-on-demand at lincoln.ne.gov.
African-American History Month "Lunch and Learn" - 11:30 a.m. Friday, February 20 at the Malone Community Center, 2032 “U” St. Library staff will share books and music from LCL’s collections and online sources.
No reservations are required.
Lincoln City Libraries to Host Lincoln Bird EnCOUNTer
Lincoln City Libraries is partnering with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) and Ameritas to focus on dental health for February’s preschool storytime program. Staff from LLCHD Dental Health and Nutrition Services and Ameritas will attend storytime to provide information about dental care. Programs will be presented on the following dates:
Monday, February 9, 4:00 p.m., Williams Branch Library, NW 48th & West Cuming Street
The public is invited to help kick off the 14th year of Lincoln City Libraries' One Book - One Lincoln program by nominating a great book. The selection committee will look for books that are of general interest to adults and young adults, address universal themes of life and spark thoughtful discussion.
The deadline for submitting a nomination is Monday, February 23. The 15-member selection committee of community readers will evaluate, read and discuss the recommendations before selecting the book for the 2015 program.
Lincoln City Libraries Offers Parent-Child Book Groups
January 30, 2015 by pjorgensen
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