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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.

Great Plains LiteratureFebruary 5, 2020: Linda Pratt, author of Great Plains Literature is the featured speaker. Bring your lunch and explore the significance of the literature of the Great Plains.

Great Plains WeatherMarch 4, 2020: Kenneth Dewey, author of Great Plains Weather is the featured speaker. Dewey explains what makes this region’s climate unique by presenting a historical climatology of extreme weather events.

Pat LeachApril 1, 2020: Library Director Pat Leach is the featured speaker this month. Pat reviews the American Library Association’s Notable Books for 2019, both fiction and nonfiction.


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

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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.