Jeri Chase Ferris

Jeri Chase Ferris has received more recognition

Lincoln resident Jeri Chase Ferris has received more recognition for her book, “Noah Webster & His Words.” The book’s newest award is the 2013 Golden Kite&rsq ...

The ‘new me’ gets a workout with library help

  Am I a dummy or a goddess? That’s the question I’m going to spend the next few weeks figuring out. How? By determining which of two exercise DVDs will work bes ...

Twelve Bridges Library provides many free services

We?re in the midst of the exciting Summer Reading Program at the Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges. I just read a database review of 39 studies that showed kids? brains go a ...

Help library receive $5,000 by online voting

Did you read the June 28 Lincoln News Messenger article about Sierra College, funds due and our library (front page, ?Sierra College owes Lincoln $747,823?)? This is what the Place ...

Happy 4th of July!

Did you find out who said, ?Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation? in our last column? Did you ask your bff (best friends fo ...

Friends invite public to share new ideas for involving community

The American Library Association met in Anaheim this past weekend for its annual convention. (Maybe next year in Lincoln?) One of the talks was on how libraries can ?engage their ...

Good news and bad news

From last week: Who said, ?If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be?? Answer: Thomas Jefferson. (I know you knew.) And who wrote the ...

Library keeps us informed

?If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be.? If you were at my presentation today at Sun City Lincoln Hills Orchard Creek, you know w ...

Who is your bff?

Who is your bff? Teenagers talk about their ?bff.? You probably know what a bff is, but just in case you don?t, it means ?best friend forever.? You probably have several bffs yours ...

Library has all the information you could possibly ask for

Do you want or need to learn a new language? Check the shelves at the Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges. I study Russian and have been through all the books and tapes and C ...

Library can always use more friends

We?ve been talking about what exactly the Friends of the Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges (FOLL) do for the library. We learned last time that the Friends support several ...

Public library vital to a community

Thanks to you, the supporters of the Lincoln library, our ?Night for the Library? fundraiser dinner on March 3 was a huge success, raising more than $7200! Thank you for attending ...

More on why we need libraries

This column is written with thanks to Lora Finnegan, who is taking a summer break from the Friends of the Lincoln Library (FOLL) column. Thank you, Lora, for your dedicated, info ...

Author writes about those who have made a difference, despite prejudice

Sun City Lincoln Hills resident Jeri Chase Ferris is an archeologist, traveling around the world to dig up her findings. However, it is not dinosaur bones and ancient relics the a ...

Council: We want our libraries

What if there were no libraries in Lincoln? What if the beautiful new Twelve Bridges Library closed its doors for good? What if the historic downtown Carnegie Library did not ope ...