Friends of the Lincoln Library

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 ...

Is the historic Carnegie Library going to reopen?

  Depending on who’s talking, the downtown Carnegie Library might reopen after a two-year hiatus this July. That’s if Lincoln City Council were to OK a library b ...

200-plus attend event

  The Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges celebrated “Grab Your Hat and Read With the Cat” on March 2. This is our annual celebration of the beloved children ...

View from the Carnegie - in pursuit of her quarry

  This story, often repeated, tells of my mother and father and one episode in their lifelong romance. Sometimes I wonder if they had managed to catch each other’s att ...

The new me, thanks to the library, part II

  I think I just broke my chakra. In recent weeks, I’ve been checking out fitness DVDs from the Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges in an effort to determine whic ...