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Twelve Bridges Library
Why the Library needs friends like us — still
Tuesday Oct 16 2012
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
Tuesday Oct 02 2012
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
Tuesday Sep 25 2012
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
Tuesday Sep 11 2012
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
Tuesday Sep 04 2012
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
Tuesday Aug 21 2012
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
Tuesday Aug 14 2012
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
Wednesday Aug 08 2012
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
Monday Jul 23 2012
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
Wednesday Jul 18 2012
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
Tuesday Jul 17 2012
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
Monday Jul 09 2012
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
Tuesday Jul 03 2012
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!
Monday Jul 02 2012
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
Wednesday Jun 27 2012
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 ...
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