Carnegie Library

Carnegie Library not reopening this fall

Library patrons will not be able to check out books from the now closed Carnegie Library this fall as some had hoped. The Friends of the Lincoln Library board of directors voted Se ...

Friends consider opening Carnegie in November

The nonprofit Friends of the Lincoln Library is considering opening the Carnegie Library, which closed June 29, because of budget cuts. The Carnegie feasibility committee was forme ...

We can help the Carnegie soon reopen

It’s sad walking by the distinguished-looking but vacant Carnegie Library on Fifth and F streets. The heavily-frequented Carnegie Library closed June 29 due to budget cuts rec ...

Carnegie Library needed

I applaud the letters about the rude rural bicyclists! I have written the same type of letters in my mind many times! As a rural resident, I have three other things on my mind now. ...

Where’s the support?

I apologize for the judgmental tone of this letter but as someone who grew up in Lincoln, I must express how heartsick I feel over what I read in the June 30 News Messenger. I hope ...

'Friends' urge council to honor money stipulations

The Friends of the Lincoln Library understand there will be a special meeting of the City Council on Tuesday to discuss further budget cuts necessary to “balance the budget” fo ...

Library in trouble now

Residents will be without adequate library services as the city of Lincoln and its joint use partners face these difficult economic times. City Council instructed the library depar ...

History to be a part of downtown vision

The Carnegie Library and Lincoln Area Archives Museum will not be left out of downtown Lincoln’s future plans, although it feels that way to some community leaders. The city paid ...

Margaret Bell a strong advocate for Lincoln’s libraries

Name: Margaret Bell Age: 86 City: Citrus Heights Family: Margaret has one daughter, two sons, and two grandchildren Margaret Bell belongs to the Lincoln Poetry Club, which meet ...

Friends raise about $1,300 for library Saturday

Friends of the Lincoln Library raised about $1,300 at its “Let’s Do Lunch for our Libraries” last Saturday. That’s according to Friends volunteer Shirley Russell, who said ...

Residents show support at City Hall during a rally for the library

Sixty residents showed up in front of City Hall Tuesday at 9 a.m. in support of saving the city’s libraries. The Twelve Bridges Library is facing $125,000 in budget cuts, which ...

Rally Tuesday morning at City Hall to save libraries

A rally will be take place in front of City Hall at 9 a.m. Tuesday, on behalf of Lincoln’s libraries and next year’s budget. According to Shirley Russell, longtime Lincoln r ...

Twelve Bridges Library facing $125,000 in budget cuts

The Twelve Bridges Library is facing $125,000 in budget cuts for next year. That figure is half the amount Sierra College contributed to the library last year, according to Darla W ...

American Girl Tea Held At Veteran's Hall

Thirty girls enjoyed lemonade and learning about history during an American Girl tea on Oct. 14. The tea was at the Veteran’s Hall on Fifth Street. The library put on the free te ...

Record number of books given to kids

The Carnegie Library courtyard was a hive of activity Thursday as children swarmed tables to buzz off with free books. It was the start of the eighth annual Books in the Courtyard ...