All Lincoln City Libraries locations, including the Lied Bookmobile, will be closed Friday, September 20 for a day of staff training. Regular hours will resume Saturday, September 21.
Lincoln City Libraries’ Polley Music Library invites the public to several free events in September to celebrate Lincoln Calling and welcome new Music Librarian Scott Scholz. All events take place at the Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th Street.
Anderson Branch Library will be temporarily closed for maintenance and repairs from September 5 – October 6. Library Learning Times will be held at Bethany Branch Library, and items being held at Anderson Branch can be picked up at Bethany Branch instead during this time.
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 runs from October 8 through November 17. Preregistration is required in most cases; details are available here.
Lincoln readers have selected The Far Away Brothers by Lauren Markham as the winner of the 2019 One Book – One Lincoln community reading program! Programming related to this year’s selected titles begins on Sunday, September 29th.
Katie presents the top eleven nominees considered for selection as finalists for the 2019 One Book – One Lincoln community reading program in this Podcast.
OverDrive’s Libby app is designed to make borrowing and enjoying eBooks and audiobooks easier on Android and iOS devices. More information about Libby is available here.
Lincoln City Libraries is celebrating Library Card Sign-up Month in September with free giveaways for young readers. Children ages 12 and under who sign up for a library card during September will receive coupons for a free kid’s meal at Piezano’s and free entry to Roca Berry Farm. Coupons are available at all LCL branches. Coupons are limited to one per child and must be redeemed in September. Children who already have a library card may receive coupons by visiting the library with their card or having the librarian verify their account.
The 2019 Annual Book Sale for Lincoln City Libraries, held by the Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries, will be September 19-22 at the Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street. The schedule and information about volunteering and about tickets for the September 18 Pre-sale event are available on the Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries 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!
3D printers are available at Bennett Martin Public Library and the Eiseley, Gere, and Walt branches. Contact staff at those locations for demonstrations or to request 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.
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.
This resource is no longer available, but these other resources are available to assist you with your homework!
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) 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.
Our Welcome to Lincoln City Libraries videos, available in a variety of languages, provide an overview of the services we offer!