Friends of the Lincoln Library

Friends convince city that library needs funds

I joined the Friends of the Lincoln Library this year because the nonprofit 160-member organization keeps the library well-stocked with books, DVDs and magazines. Just as im ...

Thank you, Hinkle Flowers

If there was one story that tells how wonderful it was for me to grow up in Lincoln, that story had to do with Hinkle Flowers and his horse, Bud. Buddy Bear. Hinkle and Iren ...

War, through a child's eye

The Carnegie’s eyes are wide open. Did they ever shed a tear? On April 18, 1942, my mother, Freda Dillian Fleming, wrote in her notebook: “Doo ...

Library open more hours for the summer

While the city of Lincoln will not be able to add as many materials to its collection for patrons during fiscal year 2013-14, interim library director Jon Torkelson “is ho ...

Friends contribute to open hours of the library

June 11, the city of Lincoln held a budget council meeting. The Friends of the Lincoln Public Library gifted the city with a check for $3,885. The pledge of money was to continu ...

Carnegie and the book in the shed

This is a Carnegie Library series. Note: Lincoln’s Carnegie Library is currently closed, due to budget cuts in the city of Lincoln’s General Fund.    The Ca ...

The Carnegie Oasis in Lincoln

   This is the eighth of a multipart series on the Carnegie Library. Note: Lincoln’s Carnegie Library is currently closed, due to budget cuts in the city of Lincol ...

Library received hundreds at sale

  The Friends of the Lincoln Library's book sale on Saturday, April 13 could not have happened without the donations and purchases of everyone; the volunteers before, dur ...

View from the Carnegie: the longest view

  This is the sixth of a multipart series on the Carnegie Library. Note: Lincoln’s Carnegie Library is currently closed, due to budget cuts in the city of Lincoln&r ...

Join Jane Tahti in asking city to reopen the Carnegie

  I’ve been excited to read every Friends of the Lincoln Library column Jane Tahti has submitted the last four weeks about the Carnegie Library. Tahti, who founded the ...