Lincoln library

Facts about the Dewey Decimal System

Is the summer reading program at the Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges a success? Yes, indeed! There are 978 children enrolled (and reading). The Friends of the Lincoln Libr ...

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 ...

John Wayne and other bookworms

It’s July 4, 1976 in Cody, Wyo. I’m a cub reporter on my first press trip when I suddenly bump into the trip’s guest of honor, John Wayne. As I shake hands with “the Duke, ...

A free passport to fun and knowledge: a library card

A recent cartoon made me laugh. Speaking to a child holding a smart phone, a mother brags, “I have an even smaller wireless device that gives me access to thousands of books and ...

Friends of the Lincoln Library amazing

I want to thank the usually unrecognized 298 Friends of the Lincoln Library members. Most of them are retired. Several are grandparents. A few are former city library board membe ...

City needs to not hire new positions when budget is bad

I think it absolutely outrageous that (City Manager) Jim Estep is even considering four new positions whilst we in Lincoln are in the middle of considering closing libraries, pool ...

Closing library isn’t an option

For all Lincoln residents, let me bring you up to date about some of the library past workings. In 1990, the Lincoln City Council sent word to the Library Board of trustees that ...

Public must step up for Library

I’d like to congratulate Stephanie Dumm for her coverage (News Messenger, Page A1, Feb. 11) of the joint Library Advisory Board and Library Advisory Committee’s Feb. 3 meetin ...