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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors – 2014

Videos of talks have been provided by LNKTV. Video and sound quality may vary. (Click on the names to view.)

  • October 19, 2014: The Twelfth Victim: Linda Battisti & John Stevens Berry, Sr.
  • March 30, 2014: Five Nebraska Authors: Stephanie Whitson, Karen Shoemaker, Helen Waring Johnson, Andrew Jewell, Twyla Hansen

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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors – 2015

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  • November 8, 2015: Tonya Kuper and Lydia Kang
  • February 15, 2015: Leta Powell Drake and Ron Hull

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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors – 2016

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  • October 23, 2016: Readings by Nebraska Authors: Jonis Agee, Anna Monardo, Ladette Randolph, Timothy Schaffert, and Karen Shoemaker
  • March 13, 2016: Three Nebraska Poets: Steve Langan, Bradford Tice, and Laura Madeline Wiseman

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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors – 2018

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  • October 21, 2018: Joel Green: Robber's Cave: Truths, Legends, Recollections
  • April 22, 2018: The Launch of NebraskaAuthors.org: Charlene Neely and Gerry Cox

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.”

 

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John H. Ames Reading Series: Readings by Nebraska Authors – 2019

Videos of talks have been provided by LNKTV. Video and sound quality may vary. (Click on the names to view.)

  • October 27, 2019: Terese Svoboda
  • September 22, 2019: Nebraska State Poet Matt Mason and UNL Associate Professor of English Stacey Waite
  • April 28, 2019: Jeff Korbelik, author of Lost Restaurants of Lincoln Nebraska
  • March 31, 2019: Nebraska Authors Sarah Dale and Ellie Piersol

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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@lincoln.ne.gov

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.