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2022 Summer Reading Challenge

Oceans of Possibilities!This summer, Lincoln City Libraries celebrates 85 years of Summer Reading Challenges for our community. This tradition is rooted in our commitment to promoting literacy, lifelong learning and a love of books and reading. All ages are invited to participate and share in the joy. Registration started May 26 and the challenge runs through July 31. To register, visit lincolnlibraries.org/summer-reading-challenge, any library location or download the Beanstack app.

For the first time since 2019, a full calendar of special library events is available for children, teens and adults. The calendar includes schedules for Library Learning Times and Around Town Storytimes.

We think all of you who signed up for the Summer Reading Challenge are winners, but we would like to announce that these ten lucky people who signed up early were chosen in a random drawing to win $100 gift cards to area businesses:

Elias
Lindsey
Max
Shaun
Tatum
Brace
Ashley
Kalika
Emily
Doniell

Summer Reading Challenge Coupons Available!

The Summer Reading Challenge Coupons that had been delayed are now available!

Applicants Sought for Library Board Vacancy

Lincoln City Libraries (LCL) is accepting applications through Wednesday, July 13 to fill a vacancy on the Lincoln City Libraries Board of Trustees. Members of the seven-member board are appointed by the Lincoln City Council, with the seven-year term running from September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2029. The current board will review the applications and forward its recommendations to the City Council.

Applicants must be Lincoln residents and must attend monthly board meetings and committee meetings as scheduled. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and a board appointment information form to library@lincoln.ne.gov or to mail to:

“Candidate Search,”
Lincoln City Libraries
136 S. 14th St.
Lincoln, NE 68508

The board appointment information form and more information on LCL are available on this site or by contacting LCL at 402-441-8512.

Resource of the Month

Chilton LibraryReady to tackle a DIY car repair project? The Chilton Library can help, with information on most major domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for thousands of year, make and model combinations starting as far back as 1940.

Three Finalists Announced For One Book–One Lincoln

2022 One Book - One Lincoln nominees book cover imagesLincoln City Libraries has announced the three finalists for the 2022 One Book–One Lincoln Community Reading Program. The finalists are:

Sparks Like Stars by Nadia Hashimi
Hell of a Book by Jason Mott
The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

Special One Book – One Lincoln events for the summer are listed here.