Due to the Lincoln Public Schools’ weather-related closing, Williams Branch Library will be closed Tuesday, and the Lied Bookmobile will be off the road due to the extreme cold. Other locations will remain open, but all storytimes and other Library events are canceled.
Lisa discusses a wide selection of (mostly) historical fiction in this new Podcast.
Income Tax Assistance is available again this year at Lincoln City Libraries. Check the schedule for locations, dates and times.
Sign up today to help Lincoln reach our NEW reading goal of 500,000 minutes in The Winter Reading Challenge!
Writing a persuasive essay? Searching for a good debate topic? Need to find a balanced perspective with multiple viewpoints on current events and issues such as gun control, fracking, or stem cell research? The Points of View Reference Center has the information you need to better understand controversial issues and craft persuasive arguments!
The public is invited to help kick off Lincoln City Libraries’ 2018 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 titles to be considered by the 2018 Selection Committee is January 31, 2018!
For everything from checking our catalog, to downloading eBooks, music, and movies, to mobile printing, Lincoln City Libraries has a variety of apps available for use with your mobile device!
Hoopla is our streaming media resource, providing movies, TV shows, music and more. Register for an account here; if you already have an account, you can login here. If you are having trouble logging into your account or need to update your account information, please check here.
Note: Hoopla accounts are now limited to 8 checkouts per month.
Lincoln City Libraries and Prosper Lincoln invite the public to a series of programs to help people find jobs that lead to full-time careers. Volunteers trained by Prosper Lincoln will help job seekers find and correctly apply for positions online. No registration or appointments are required.
The program is available at the following locations:
Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th Street – Tuesdays, noon to 2 p.m. and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior Street – Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Prosper Lincoln is a shared community agenda focusing on improving early childhood, employment skills and innovation and entrepreneurship in Lincoln.
Job listings within 25 miles of Lincoln, from the Nebraska Department of Labor.
Kick the school year into high gear with homework assistance from Homework HelpNow! It provides free homework help and online tutoring for grades 3-12 in the areas of math, English, science, and social studies. Chat with a tutor through instant messaging from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM, seven days a week. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available.
With our MobilePrint Service™, you can use your personal computer or mobile device to print to the library’s printers from anywhere. Simply submit documents for printing and come to the library to release and pick up your document using your library card.
Search the Library catalog, place holds, and manage your account on your smartphone or tablet. My Account functions include a list of items currently checked out, current charges, the ability to renew items, and the ability to view pending and available holds. BookMyne is available for iOS (iphone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android devices. Download the User’s Guide here, or stop by any Lincoln City Libraries location to learn more, and for help finding and installing BookMyne.
Download the BookMyne app for free from the App Store or Google Play.
We are pleased to have lynda.com in our collection of online resources. lynda.com provides instructional videos on thousands of topics, including technology, business, design, and more. Sign in here with your library card number (or your ConnectED 6 digit LPS student ID) and PIN to get started. You can then set up your personalized account to manage your playlists and progress through the tutorials.
Please note that you can only sign in through this link, and not by directly visiting the lynda.com homepage. lynda.com’s accounts for libraries do not include access to their mobile app. However, once you have logged in through your mobile device’s browser, you will be taken to a mobile-friendly version of the site.
You can help support the Library through the Lincoln Cares program. Enroll today at https://app.les.com/Applications/_LCDonate/ or call 402-475-4211. Thank you for your support of parks, libraries and older adults in our community!
Our Welcome to Lincoln City Libraries videos, available in a variety of languages, provide an overview of the services we offer!