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NLHA’s Lunch at the Library

Sponsored by the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association

Lunch at the LibraryBring your lunch and discover the Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors!

All lunch talks will be held on the 4th floor of Bennett Martin Public Library during the months of October, November, December, February, March, and April. Except as noted, the 30-minute programs start at 12:10 PM. Tours of the Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors on the 3rd floor will be available after the programs. Coffee provided courtesy of The Mill.

February 6, 2019: Children’s author Bruce Arant, 2018 Nebraska Book Award recipient and NLHA author member, will speak about the challenges and process of writing a sequel.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln by Kay logan-Peters - book coverMarch 6, 2019: Kay Logan-Peters, Professor and Digital Arts Coordinator at UNL Libraries and author of The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the UNL Digital Commons publication An Architectural Tour of Historic UNL, will be the featured presenter.

April 3, 2019: Lincoln City Libraries Director Pat Leach will discuss selections from the American Library Association’s Notable Books List.


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


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.