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NLHA’s Lunch at the Library

Sponsored by the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association

Lunch at the Library

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 p.m. Tours of the Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors on the 3rd floor will be available after the programs. Bring your lunch; coffee provided courtesy of The Mill.

photo of wrapped giftWednesday, December 7, 2022
12:10 p.m.
This month the featured speaker is Vicki Wood, Youth Services Coordinator at Lincoln City Libraries. She will present her annual “Great Books for Giving” program.

Book cover: The Women Who Built OmahaWednesday, February 1, 2023
12:10 p.m.
This month the featured speaker is Dr. Eileen Wirth, a professor emeritus of journalism at Creighton University and a senior writer for Legacy Preservation. She will be speaking about her latest book, The Women Who Built Omaha: A Bold and Remarkable History.


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:

Monday – Thursday: 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.