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Teen Gaming

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
gamer
Walt Branch
Meeting Room #1
Join us for gaming. Grades 6-12 welcome! Join us from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in January at Walt Branch.
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Teen Gaming

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
gamer
Walt Branch
Meeting Room #1
Join us for gaming.  Grades 6-12 welcome!
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Art Lab

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
art
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Art Lab is a place for teens to learn and explore through arts and crafts.
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Senior Technology Cafe

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
keyboard
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Sip coffee and bring your laptop, phone, or other gadget during this Senior Technology Café. Share and figure things out with other people your own age in a relaxed and fun learning environment. Library staff and volunteers will be available to answer your technology questions. All skills levels are welcome, no registration required.
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BooksTalk-Reading and Discussion Group

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
BooksTalk
Bethany Branch
Bethany Reading Room
BooksTalk sessions provide attendees an opportunity to learn about what others are reading. Some sessions feature library staff members as facilitators. Some sessions are presented by authors or other community guests. Remaining sessions are "book chat" days during which attendees share their recent reads with one another. Adults only. No registration is required.
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Nebraska Authors Book Club

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Bennett Martin Public Library
Heritage Room
The featured title is Tell Me a Riddle, by Tillie Olson
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LEGO Sunday

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Legos
Walt Branch
Children's Area
What can you create during our LEGO and DUPLO free-play days?
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Get to Know Your Sewing Machine

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
machine
Walt Branch
Meeting Room #1
Do you have a sewing machine sitting idle and want help unlocking the power it contains? Bring it to the library for an introductory lesson on how to use your machine and understand its basic features. Then let the sewing begin! Seating is limited.  Call Walt Branch Library at 402-441-4460 to reserve your place.
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Books Talk

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
BooksTalk
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
BooksTalk sessions provide attendees an opportunity to learn about what others are reading. Some sessions feature library staff members as facilitators. Some sessions are presented by authors or other community guests. Remaining sessions are "book chat" days during which attendees share their recent reads with one another. Adults only. No registration is required.
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Guided Art Journaling

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
journal
Walt Branch
Combined Meeting Room - Walt
Join us for guided art journaling the last Monday of each month. We aren't therapists, but this process can be therapeutic. Different methods will be explored. We'll have a different topic each month.
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Teen Gaming

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
gamer
Walt Branch
Meeting Room #1
Join us for gaming. Grades 6-12 welcome! Join us from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in January at Walt Branch.
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You Rock!

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
space
Bennett Martin Public Library
canTEEN
Find out how you roll painting up to three rocks at the library. Learn pointillism - one of the many techniques you may choose from to paint rocks. All supplies are provided.
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Teen Gaming

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
gamer
Walt Branch
Meeting Room #1
Join us for gaming.  Grades 6-12 welcome!
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Art Lab

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
art
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Art Lab is a place for teens to learn and explore through arts and crafts.
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The Abbreviated Adventures of Melvin the Explorer

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tim Marrone
Gere Branch
Main Reading Area
Actor Tim Marrone will perform excerpts from Adventures of Melvin the Explorer, a special family show for the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra. Join Melvin as he, the conductor, and the orchestra seek the Golden Baton, which will help them make beautiful music! The complete performance of this special family show will take place Sunday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m.  in the O'Donnell Auditorium on the Nebraska Wesleyan University campus. Experience some of the show at this special "sneak peak" performance!
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The Abbreviated Adventures of Melvin the Explorer

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Tim Marrone
Anderson Branch
Main Reading Area
Tim Marrone will perform excerpts from the upcoming Lincoln Symphony Orchestra show "Adventures of Melvin the Explorer." Join Melvin as he, the conductor, and the orchestra seek the Golden Baton, which will help them make beautiful music! The complete performance of this special family show will take place Sunday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m.  in the O'Donnell Auditorium on the Nebraska Wesleyan University campus. Experience some of the show at this special "sneak peak" performance!
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BooksTalk-Reading and Discussion Group

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
BooksTalk
Bethany Branch
Bethany Reading Room
BooksTalk sessions provide attendees an opportunity to learn about what others are reading. Some sessions feature library staff members as facilitators. Some sessions are presented by authors or other community guests. Remaining sessions are "book chat" days during which attendees share their recent reads with one another. Adults only. No registration is required.
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The Abbreviated Adventures of Melvin the Explorer

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tim Marrone
Walt Branch
Children's Area
Actor Tim Marrone will perform excerpts from Adventures of Melvin the Explorer, a special family show for the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra. Join Melvin as he, the conductor, and the orchestra seek the Golden Baton, which will help them make beautiful music! The complete performance of this special family show will take place Sunday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m.  in the O'Donnell Auditorium on the Nebraska Wesleyan University campus. Experience some of the show at this special "sneak peak" performance!
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LEGO Sundays

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lego Sundays
Eiseley Branch
Main Reading Area
Join us for LEGO free play.
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BooksTalk Reading and Discussion Group

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
BooksTalk
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
BooksTalk sessions provide attendees an opportunity to learn about what others are reading. Some sessions feature library staff members as facilitators. Some sessions are presented by authors or other community guests. Remaining sessions are "book chat" days during which attendees share their recent reads with one another. Adults only. No registration is required.
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Tabletop Gaming Night

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
game
Bennett Martin Public Library
Main Reading Area
Come try new and classic tabletop games at the library!
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Teen Gaming

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
gamer
Walt Branch
Meeting Room #1
Join us for gaming.  Grades 6-12 welcome!
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Tuesday To Do's

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
garmer
Eiseley Branch
Meeting Room #2
Our after school friends are invited to participate in a variety of activities.
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Pop-Up Dental Shop at Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pop-Up Dental Shop
Anderson Branch
Main Reading Area
Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month! Health 20/20 will host a Pop-Up Dental Shop 10 a.m.-12:00 noon. and will distribute a FREE dental health kit to each Preschool Storytime attendee. Each kit includes a toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, and sugar-free gum. Preschool Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m., will focus on good dental health.
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Lunch at the Library

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM
NLHA's Lunch at the Library
Bennett Martin Public Library
Auditorium
Bring your lunch and discover the Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors! Dr. Patrice McMahon, Director of the UNL Honors Program and Professor Political Science, will discuss her book The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond.
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