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Announcements and Press Releases

One Book-One Lincoln Book Discussions Begin July 10

One Book - One LincolnLincoln City Libraries will host three book discussions in July focusing on the finalists for the 2019 One Book-One Lincoln Community Reading program. The discussion schedule is as follows:

The book selection process began in January when a 15-member selection team of community readers narrowed a list of 112 nominated titles to three finalists.  The community is invited to vote to select the top title through July 31. The title selected by popular vote will be announced on Monday, September 2. Votes can be cast four ways:

The books are available at all Lincoln libraries in various formats including print, audio and eBooks. 

LCL has sponsored the annual program since 2002 to encourage reading and dialogue by creating a community-wide reading and discussion experience.

Williams Branch still open during NW 48th St. construction!

Dan A. Williams BranchDuring NW 48th St. construction, Williams Branch Library continues to be accessible via W. Cummings Street when using the NW 38th Street detour.

Be safe, drive carefully.

Summer hours at Williams continue to be 10:00 -2:00 on weekdays and 12:00-4:00 on weekends.

Three Temporary Cardboard Recycling Sites Closed

recycling symbolThree temporary cardboard recycling sites at Lincoln City Libraries locations were closed Wednesday, June 26. Those who used the library sites are encouraged to use alternate sites as listed in this press release from the City of Lincoln.

Lincoln Cares

Lincoln Cares

You can help support the Library through the Lincoln Cares program. Enroll today at or call 402-475-4211. Thank you for your support of parks, libraries and older adults in our community!

3D Printers Available

3D printer photo - Creative Commons license3D 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.