Readings are held in the Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors. Programs begin at 2:00 PM. Call (402) 441-8516 for information.
The launch of NebraskaAuthors.org will be 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 will include 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.”
The 215th John H. Ames Reading Event was held Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors. This was the final official event of the Nebraska 150 Books program. Readers are all Nebraska Nonfiction Authors, most of whom are represented on the Nebraska 150 Books list. Readers include: Pamela Barger, Alan Boye, John Janovy Jr., Paul Johnsgard, Mary Pipher and Barbara Schmitz.
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.
The Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors
Bennett Martin Public Library
136 South 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-1899
Tuesday – Friday: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Sunday: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
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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.