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BooksTalk - Bethany Branch

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
BooksTalk
Bethany Branch
Bethany Reading Room
Join in this weekly book discussion group led by a variety of staff or community members. 
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Family Escape Room Challenge - Monster Mash

10:15 AM - 5:45 PM
Monster Mash
Anderson Branch
Meeting Room
Families are invited to take the "Escape Room Challenge." Combine the skills and knowledge of your family members to solve the challenges and make it out safely. Available times: 11-11:45 a.m., 12-12:45 p.m., 2-2:45 p.m., 3-3:45 p.m. or 4-4:45 p.m. Contact Anderson Branch Library at 402-441-8540 to make your reservation.
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BooksTalk - Gere Branch

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
BooksTalk
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Love to talk about books? Join your friends at neighbors at the library and share your favorites. 
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Teen Gaming - Walt Branch

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Gaming
Walt Branch
Meeting Room #1
Grades 7 - 12 are welcomed to an afternoon of gaming.
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Teen Gaming - Walt Branch

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Gaming
Walt Branch
Meeting Room #1
Grades 7 - 12 are welcome to an afternoon of gaming.
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Art Lab - Gere Branch

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
art
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Tweens and teens who have an interest in art and are invited to the weekly Art Lab. Join us this session for a free face/body painting tutorial. Participants ages 11-18 will work alone or with partners to explore the realm of body art and face painting. Perhaps a bit of practice before Halloween? Please be prepared to get a bit messy.
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BooksTalk - Bethany Branch

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
BooksTalk
Bethany Branch
Bethany Reading Room
Join in this weekly book discussion group led by a variety of staff or community members. 
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National Novel Writing Month

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
National Novel Writing Month logo
Bennett Martin Public Library
Heritage Room
Have you ever wanted to write a novel?  Join National Novel Writing Month and write a 50,000-word novel in the 30 days of November.  For more information, visit nanowrimo.org.
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Monster Night at South Branch

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
green monster
South Branch
South Reading Room/Computer area
Come and have a monster of a good time at the library. Family friendly crafts and not so scary monster movie.  We'd love to see your costumes too. 
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BooksTalk - Gere Branch

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
BooksTalk
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Love to talk about books? Join your friends at neighbors at the library and share your favorites. 
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Teen Gaming - Walt Branch

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Gaming
Walt Branch
Meeting Room #1
Grades 7 - 12 are welcomed to an afternoon of gaming.
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Exploding Pumpkins!

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
pumpkin
Bennett Martin Public Library
Court Yard
Make pumpkins explode! Join us in the CanTeen for some fun science experiments with pumpkins.
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Lunch at the Library

12:10 PM - 12:50 PM
NLHA’s Lunch at the Library
Bennett Martin Public Library
Auditorium
Bring your lunch and join writer, performer, and journalist Belinda Acosta.  Sponsored by Nebraska Literary Heritage Association, in association with the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors.  Coffee provided by The Mill.    
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Teen Gaming - Walt Branch

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Gaming
Walt Branch
Meeting Room #1
Grades 7 - 12 are welcome to an afternoon of gaming.
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Art Lab - Gere Branch

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
art
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Tweens and teens who have an interest in art and are invited to the weekly Art Lab. 
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BooksTalk - Bethany Branch

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
BooksTalk
Bethany Branch
Bethany Reading Room
Join in this weekly book discussion group led by a variety of staff or community members. 
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Star Wars Day

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Star Wars 501st Legion logo
Walt Branch
Join us for Star Wars Day!  The local Garrison of the 501st Legion Star Wars costuming club will be with us as we have a special Star Wars story time at 10:30, play Yoda Says, have Star Wars themed crafts and activities and finish with a light saber duel demonstration.
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Dia de los Muertos Family Storytime

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Dia de los Muertos - Day of the Dead 2017 Community Events
Bennett Martin Public Library
canTEEN
As part of downtown Lincoln's Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) community even, join us for special family storytimes at 2:00 and 4:00 pm.  Enjoy calavera skull-making crafts, view a full-size La Catrina and altar in remembrance of Nebraska authors and honor your ancestors or loved ones by adding their names to our ofrenda.
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Lego Sundays - Eiseley Branch

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lego Sundays
Eiseley Branch
Children's Area
Stop by Eiseley Branch the first and third Sunday of each month to play with LEGO building blocks!
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Life Outside the Metropol: The Soviet Union in the Early 20th Century

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
book
Gere Branch
Combined Meeting Room - Gere
In A Gentleman in Moscow, Count Rostov's house arrest in 1922 left him looking out the Metropol's windows as Russian society underwent rapid changes. Dr. Marcelline Hutton explains the political, economic and cultural forces impacting Russian life in the Lenin and Stalin eras. One Book - One Lincoln event.
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National Novel Writing Month

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bennett Martin Public Library
Heritage Room
Have you ever wanted to write a novel?  Join us in the Heritage Room on Sundays in November for National Novel Writing Month!  For more information, visit nanowrimo.org.
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Dia de los Muertos Family Storytime

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Dia de los Muertos - Day of the Dead 2017 Community Events
Bennett Martin Public Library
As part of downtown Lincoln's Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) community event, join us for special family storytimes at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Enjoy calavera skull-making crafts, view a full-size La Catrina and altar in remembrance of Nebraska authors, and honor your ancestors or loved ones by adding their names to our ofrenda.
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BooksTalk - Gere Branch

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
BooksTalk
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Love to talk about books? Join your friends at neighbors at the library and share your favorites. 
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Author Visit - Tracy Nelson Maurer

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Walt Branch
Main Reading Area
Enjoy an evening with children's Author, Tracy Nelson Maurer, at Walt Branch Library, as she reads her book Noah Webster's Fighting Words and leads activities about Noah Webster and his famous dictionary!
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Teen Gaming - Walt Branch

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Gaming
Walt Branch
Meeting Room #1
Grades 7 - 12 are welcomed to an afternoon of gaming.
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