Twelve Bridges Library

Why the Library needs friends like us — still

Lincoln’s handsome, spacious and state-of-the-art Twelve Bridges Library celebrates its fifth birthday this Saturday, Oct. 20. In 2007, the new library’s opening was a ...

Lincolnites talk about their library

From parents introducing little ones to their first books to seniors planning their next overseas trip — that’s how Lincolnites use their library. Friends of the Lincoln Libra ...

It’s official: October is Friends of the Lincoln Library Month

Last week in this space, my pal Peter Fish wrote about how, after he became a father, he once again became a library user. Peter reminded us how “you can fall in love all over ag ...

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 ...

Are libraries obsolete? An author answers

Editor’s note: Author and Lincoln resident Bruce Robinson tells us why he is passionate about libraries and helping the Friends of the Lincoln Library with its fundraising. The F ...

Weird California revealed at the library

The dictionary defines ‘weird’ as an adjective meaning suggestive of or relating to the supernatural; eerie; or strange or bizarre. I’ve never thought of California as an od ...

Coffee, tea and me? A brace of beverage books

Remember that kitschy book from the 1960s called “Coffee, tea, or me?” Written by a couple of what we then called stewardesses , it detailed their careers in the airline biz, d ...

City manager and school superintendent point out what they call grand jury report inaccuracies

Lincoln’s city manager and the school district’s superintendent defended the city’s and district’s operations of the Twelve Bridges Library on Monday. The two men spoke dur ...

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 ...

Library grant campaign is clicking with Lincoln residents

Sandra Castaneda reads to her son, Ivan, on Tuesday afternoon at Twelve Bridges Library. Mother and son are daily visitors and Ivan enjoys stories about sharks and dinosaurs. The ...

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 ...

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 ...

City says grand jury's report inaccurate

Twelve Bridges Library partners operating payments: 2009/10 Western Placer Unified School District owed $111,016.45 and paid $111,016.45 Sierra College owed $184,415 and paid $184 ...

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 ...

Grand Jury studies Twelve Bridges Library

Reduced staffing and hours at the Twelve Bridges Library, as well as a joint agreement between the city, school district and Sierra College were pinpointed in this year?s Placer Co ...