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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors

Readings are held in the Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors. Programs begin at 2:00 p.m. Call (402) 441-8516 for information.

The fall series has concluded; The John H. Ames Reading Series will continue in the spring – watch for updated information.

Joel Green discussed his book, Robber’s Cave: Truths, Legends, Recollections in this Ames Reading Series presentation on October 21, 2018.



 

The launch of NebraskaAuthors.org was celebrated with a special John H. Ames Reading Series event at Bennett Martin Public Library on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. The event included a demonstration of the features of NebraskaAuthors.org as well as live readings by a panel of contemporary Nebraska Authors moderated by Charlene Neely and Gerry Cox, editors of “Guide to More Nebraska Authors.”



 

All Ames Reading Series programs are taped for later broadcast on LNKTV City. The broadcast schedule is available here, and recent programs can be viewed here. Many of these programs are also available for checkout on DVD.

30 Years and 200+ Readings!
Lists of the 200+ Ames Readings from the past 30 years organized by presenter and by date are available here.

Contact the Heritage Room:

The Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors
Bennett Martin Public Library
136 South 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-1899

Phone: 402-441-8516

E-mail: heritage@lincolnlibraries.org

Regular hours:

Tuesday – Friday: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Sunday: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Nebraska Authors Website:

Nebraska Authors

Support the Heritage Room:

Join the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association to support the Heritage Room. Donations to the Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries may also be designated for the Heritage Room.

Donate Books or Papers to the Heritage Room:

We would enjoy discussing any possible donations of works by Nebraska authors or author memorabilia with you. We provide a Certificate of Gift for those who cannot visit in person.