Lincoln City Libraries (LCL) and the Lied Center for Performing Arts are jointly sponsoring Savor the Color of Life, a program to celebrate adult reading, libraries and The Color Purple. The reading program runs from February 1 through April 4 and coincides with African-American History Month and the performances of the musical The Color Purple at the Lied Center April 11 through 15.
To qualify for prizes, adults register online and then read four books between February 1 and April 4. Drawings for tickets to The Color Purple: The Musical at the Lied Center will take place during that period. The program also includes the following free special events:
With support from the Downtown Lincoln Association (DLA), the library will host a Downtown Scavenger Hunt March 3 through March 116:00 p.m. April 4! The DLA will award prizes for successfully completed Scavenger Hunt forms. Information about registration will be announced at a kickoff event at Bennett Martin Public Library March 3.
A concert featuring Annette Murrell, Lincoln’s Queen of Jazz and Blues, will be held at First Baptist Church, 1340 K Street on Sunday, March 4 at 5:00 p.m. The concert is free to all. Seating is limited.
A Movie vs. Book event is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18 at Gere Branch Library, 2400 S. 56th St. Participants will watch the movie, and then discuss it and the book.