Lincoln Library

Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest

The countdown to the July 26 contest entry deadline has begun. The 10th annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest is in its final month. Poets are invited to submit a maximum of thr ...

Library to be open Friday in the summer

I’m glad to see the library getting publicity through letters to the editor. However, I did not say the Friends kept the library open an extra three “days” a week ...

Library staff and community join together for Dr. Seuss celebration

Dear Lincoln News Messenger,      The Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges celebrated “Grab Your Hat and Read With the Cat” on March 8. Th ...

Poets wanted for Voices of Lincoln

                There are only 58 days left to submit entries for the ninth annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest. Poets can  submit ...

Girl Scouts shine at Lincoln Library

  Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges staff and Friends of the Lincoln Library thank Girl Scouts Troop No. 1900 Paisley Specht, Haleigh-Rose Specht, Charlie Salazar, Ava ...

Food for Fines to Support Salt Mine

  The Salt Mine and the Lincoln Library are partnering again this year for the month of April to celebrate National Library Week with our Food for Fines program to help suppo ...

Friends of the Lincoln Library needs your help

  Thanks to Carol Feineman for last week’s editorial (Oct. 18 News Messenger, page A4, “How our editorial department works”) praising Friends of the Lincoln ...

Friends of the Lincoln Library column

Today’s guest columnist is Sunset Magazine's Editor-At-Large Peter Fish. In his 25 years at Sunset Magazine, he has written about everything from glaciers to dinosaurs. Today, he ...

A Sunset editor lauds libraries

Visit Kathy Brenzel at her corner office at the headquarters of Sunset Magazine in Menlo Park and you could guess that she’s the garden editor. A fragrant bouquet sits on her de ...

Friends present $3,750 check to city for library program

On behalf of the Friends of the Lincoln Public Library, I want to thank the residents of Lincoln, businesses and foundations for their support of the library program, Mother Goose ...

I love you, brother dear, but you’re wrong about libraries

A few months ago, when I told my older brother, Bill, that I had joined Friends of the Lincoln Library, he seemed puzzled. “Why? Who needs a library full of dusty books when eve ...

Sports titles score at the library

I curled up with a real thriller the weekend before last — the NFC Championship game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers. When the on-screen drama finished, ...

Rotary Club helps Lincoln library

We would like to thank the Rotary Club of Lincoln for providing volunteer support to the Lincoln library for our re-shelving project during the last week of December. The continue ...

Your 'Friends' at the library

If you’re wondering what holiday gift to give that favorite sister, helpful neighbor or grandchild, here’s an easy solution. A book! It’s a one-size-fits-all gift and when yo ...