Lincoln Library

Council awards Shirley Russell key to the city

Generations of Lincoln children have been affected by Shirley Russell’s lifetime of work promoting literacy and education. On Tuesday night, the Lincoln City Council present ...

Library to offer ‘Family Storytime’

Five-year-old Brooks Hogge grew up a “Mother Goose on the Loose” fan. But this year, the Lincoln kindergartener decided he needed more of a reading challenge, according ...

Kids get hooked on a fish story at library

Last Saturday at the library, children grouped in twos and threes leaning forward, eager to hear the tale of a boy and his pet goldfish. Hosted by the Lincoln Library, the &ldquo ...

Lincoln Library sponsors ‘Food for Fines’

During October, the Lincoln Library will “forgive” fines for overdue materials in exchange for canned goods. The “Food for Fines” food drive will support ...

Teacher to add harassment-prevention strategy to classes

I am a third-grade teacher at First Street School. Every year, I pass out Lincoln Library application forms and library hours to my students. I encourage my students and their par ...

Thanks, Clark and Derosier

The Summer Reading Program at the Twelve Bridges is nearing the end for the year 2015. A salute to Linda Derosier and Nancy Clark (retired in May) for the hard work and planning ...

Library appreciated

I wasn’t brought up to express just positive thoughts; in fact my wife who is very positive keeps reminding me about how negative I am.   My yoga instructor has even i ...

Enter now for the 11th annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest

     The 11th annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest officially began in April, as part of the National Poetry Month celebration. This year’s contest h ...

Support the Friends of the Lincoln Library in its membership drive

Today, I renewed my Friends of the Lincoln Library membership, I am showing my support to the Friends in their goal to keep the Twelve Bridges Library open as much as possible ...

Library staff appreciates white goose donation

Would the lovely lady who donated the large white goose to the Mother Goose on the Loose program at the library please stop by or call us?  We would like to thank you properl ...

Input survey leaves off library

The “City of Lincoln City Manager – Community Input Survey” e-blasted by Lincoln staff Nov. 26 and included on the city website left one service off that resident ...

Kudos to Friends of the Lincoln Library

The Saturday Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. event put on by Friends of the Lincoln Library for Lincoln authors at Twelve Bridges was great. If people missed The Messenger article last week, it ...

Lincoln's library encourages children to read

Dear News Messenger and (reporter) Carol Percy, As a parent, reader, writer, dog lover and member of the Friends of the Lincoln Library, thank you for your wonderful article ( ...

Part Five - Lincoln’s Postmistress

This is part five of a five-part series on how Kitty Maitland Fleming arrived in Lincoln. The family story begins in London and Glasgow, moves to Sydney, Australia, and reache ...

“Paws” draws kids to library

There was nary a yip or a bark as the seven well-behaved canines trooped into the Lincoln library July 9 amid a crowd of excited youngsters. As part of the summer “Paws to R ...