Lincoln City Libraries will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.
Beginning Thursday, November 1, the closing time at the Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th Street will be extended from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Funding for the additional eight hours per week was provided as part of the City’s 2018-2020 biennial budget.
Library hours will be 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays.
Lincoln City Libraries (LCL) encourages fathers to read to their children at least 15 minutes a day as part of its “Dad Up and Read” campaign that runs now through December 15.
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!
3D printers are available at Lincoln City Libraries locations on a rotating basis; the schedule is available here. Contact staff for demonstrations or to register for training. You can also send requests to be printed.
This project was supported in part by the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services and granted by the Nebraska Library Commission.
Trying to trace your family history? MyHeritage is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases available! It provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.
Families are invited to participate in the “Read to a Dog” program offered by Lincoln City Libraries and Healing Heart Therapy Dogs, a local therapy dog organization. The program provides an opportunity for children ages 6 to 12 to practice their reading by reading aloud to a dog. Therapy teams are partnered with children who read to a dog in 20-minute shifts once a week for six weeks.
The fall session begins the week of October 8 and runs through the week of November 12. Schedule and registration information are available here.
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, through your computer or via Android and Apple apps. 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 4 checkouts per month.
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.
Our Welcome to Lincoln City Libraries videos, available in a variety of languages, provide an overview of the services we offer!