International Tabletop Day!
Stuffed Animal Tea Party
March 06, 2014 by pjorgensen
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March 06, 2014 by pjorgensen
For children aged 18 to 36 months and their parents or caregivers. During Toddler Time, a librarian reads aloud and leads adult-child pairs in activities. Research indicates the importance of the adult-child bond in building early literacy. Toddler Time also supports early literacy by building vocabulary and sharing age-appropriate literature in an atmosphere of fun, engaging activity.
Lincoln City Libraries presents its popular preschool storytimes at all library locations. Preschool Storytime is a half-hour of books and activities for children ages three, four and five.
Bennett Martin Public Library
Storytimes for Families
The entire family is welcome to enjoy crafts and storytime from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., except where other times are noted.
3635 Touzalin Avenue, 402-441-8540
Fourth Thursday of the month
January 23: Winter Wonderland
February 27: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
March 27: Think Spring
April 24: Earth Day Hooray
May 22: Fizz Boom Read: It’s Summer Reading
Eiseley Branch Library
1530 Superior Street, 402-441-4250
Every Sunday, 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Gere Branch Library
2400 S. 56th Street, 402-441-8560
Fourth Monday of the month
January 27: Pajama Party—wear your pj’s
February 24: Seuss-abration!
March 24: What can you do with a stick?
April 28: Hop, Skip, & Jump
May 19: Fizz, Boom, Read: It’s Summer Reading
2675 South Street, 402-441-8570
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th Street, 402-441-4460
Second Tuesday of the Month
January 14: Ninjas @ the Library!
February 11: A Tropical Island Adventure! - Wear your sunglasses or sunhat
March 11: Sleepy Time Tales - wear your pj’s
April 8: Silly Socks - wear your silliest socks
May 13: How Does Your Garden Grow?
And every Saturday morning from 10:30-11:30.
Williams Branch Library
5000 Mike Scholl Street (NW 48th Street and West Cuming)
Every Monday: 4:00 to 4:45 p.m.
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March 03, 2014 by pjorgensen
The Library Board of Trustees is a group of seven citizens to whom the administration of the public library is entrusted. The Board of Trustees of the Lincoln City Libraries is an administrative board appointed by the Lincoln City Council. It is the trustees' obligation to work toward improvement in library services through well-trained staff and efficient use of funds; to support adequate funding for good library service; and to promote the best possible use of all library resources.
The Lincoln City Libraries Board of Trustees has embarked on a "Main Library Vision and Concept Study."Board members
E-mail can be sent to individual Board members using the addresses given below, or to the Board as a whole at firstname.lastname@example.org
Herb Schimek, PresidentBoard meetings
Herb Friedman, Vice-President
Donna Marvin, Treasurer
The Lincoln City Libraries Board of Trustees meets third Tuesday of each month. From time to time it may become necessary to reschedule meetings. If circumstances make it prudent and necessary in any one month, the regular meeting of the Board may be rescheduled with the approval of at least four members of the Board, following notification of all seven Board members. Special meetings may be called at the discretion of the President, or when a request is made to the President by three Board members. Unless otherwise noted, the meetings are held at 8:00 AM and in the Board Room of the Bennett Martin Public Library, 14th & N Streets, Lincoln, Nebraska. The following is a list of the meeting dates:
- January 21, 8:00 a.m., South Branch (rescheduled to January 28 due to lack of quorum)
- January 28
- February 18
- March 18, 6:00 p.m., Williams Branch
- April 15
- May 13, 6:00 p.m., Walt Branch (Budget hearing)
- May 20
- June 17, 6:00 p.m., Gere Branch
- July 15
- August 19, 8:00 a.m., Bethany Branch
- September 16
- October 21, 6:00 p.m., Anderson Branch
- November 18
- December 16, 6:00 p.m., Eiseley Branch
The proposed agenda is kept continually current and available for inspection at the Administrative Office of the Bennett Martin Public Library, but the Board shall have the right to modify the agenda at said public meeting when convened. Requests for sign language interpreters will require a minimum of 48 hours advance notice to the Library Director, (402)441-8510.
Agendas and Minutes from Library Board meetings are kept on this site for one year. Earlier minutes (from May 9, 1944 to current) are available in the Library's Administrative Offices during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM).
The Agendas and Minutes on this site are PDF files, which require the free Adobe® Acrobat® Reader. Help for viewing these files is available.
Meeting Date Agenda Minutes February 18, 2014 Agenda Minutes January 28, 2014 Agenda Minutes January 21, 2014 rescheduled December 17, 2013 Agenda Minutes November 19, 2013 Agenda Minutes October 15, 2013 Agenda Minutes September 17, 2013 Agenda Minutes August 20, 2013 Agenda Minutes July 23, 2013 Agenda Minutes June 18, 2013 Agenda Minutes May 21, 2013 Agenda Minutes April 16, 2013 Agenda Minutes March 19, 2013 Agenda Minutes
The Library Board is responsible for making policy decisions concerning the employment of the Library Director, materials selection, public rules and regulations, library development, budget, fundraising, public relations, and relationships with other librararies and educational institutions.
- Authorization to Purge Late Fines and Fees from Circulation Records
- Behavior Policy: Inappropriate and/or Illegal Conduct
- Bookmobile Service Priorities
- Circulation Policies
- Closing Policy
- Cooperation with NonPublic Entities
- Display and Distribution of Free Materials
- Internet Policy
- Library Rules & Behavior
- Materials Selection
- Meeting Room Use
- Minors in the Library
- Naming of Facilities
- Public Comment
- Refreshments at Library Programs
- Registration Policy
- Use of Common Area in and Around Library Facilities
- Volunteer Policy
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February 14, 2014 by pjorgensen
The Lied Bookmobile Schedule gives the locations, times and lengths of the Lied Bookmobile stops. The Lied Bookmobile visits regular stops every two weeks. Holiday closings are listed at the bottom of the schedule. In case of stop cancellation due to weather or mechanical difficulties, due dates will be adjusted. The schedule for March through May is now available.
Map of Lied Bookmobile stops
The Lied Bookmobile carries adult and juvenile fiction and nonfiction, magazines, DVDs and videos, audiobooks on tape and CD, computer games, and large print titles.
Requests for items not currently on the Lied Bookmobile can be made by placing holds through the library's online catalog, by calling any library location, or by submitting titles to Lied Bookmobile staff. Please allow several days before your stop for items to reach the Lied Bookmobile when placing holds.
Other Lied Bookmobile Information:The Lied Bookmobile carries adult and juvenile fiction and nonfiction, magazines, DVDs and videos, audiobooks, music CDs, video games, and large-print titles.
Please bring your library card with you to check out items at the Lied Bookmobile.
Most items on the Lied Bookmobile are loaned for a 4-week period, with one renewal allowed.To renew, stop in or call any Lincoln City Libraries branch, or call the library's automated telephone renewal line at 402-441-8506. You can also view your library record, place holds, and renew items through the library's online catalog.
For further information on the Lied Bookmobile, call 402-441-8545.
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January 13, 2014 by pjorgensen
Once you have logged into a resource with your library card number, you can access the other resources without having to re-enter your card number for a 30-minute period.
Important: These resources require that you access them via our Web site in order to log in. Please do not try to bookmark the individual resources. If you have difficulty logging in, please try these troubleshooting tips.
Resources marked "NebraskAccess" do not require a library card. Instead, you must connect to them via the NebraskAccess site and use your Nebraska drivers license number or Nebraska State ID number to log in. A NebraskAccess password is also available; contact library staff for details.
If you have difficulty using these resources, please contact the Reference Department at 402-441-8530 for assistance.
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