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Special Needs Storytime

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Storytime for children with special needs
Bennett Martin Public Library
Auditorium
This is a storytime for children and their families who may need a little extra attention or a more controlled environment. 
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Senior Tech Cafe

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Senior Tech Cafe
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Bring your laptop, phone, or other gadgets during this Senior Technology Café.  Share and explore with other people your own age in a relaxed, fun learning environment.  Staff and volunteers will be available to answer your technology questions.  Coffee provided.  
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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. Summer BooksTalk 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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LEGO Sunday

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LEGO image
Walt Branch
Children's Area
What can you create with LEGO in the library?
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Native American Heritage Month Celebration

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Native American Heritage Month logo
Anderson Branch
Meeting Room
November is Native American Heritage Month. Join us at Anderson Branch Library on Monday, November 25th from 6:30 - 7:30 pm to celebrate Native American culture through stories, crafts and activities for the entire family.
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Art Lab

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Art Lab logo
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Young adults are invited to join us for this free program that explores creativity, learning and community through art.
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LEGO Sundays

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LEGO image
Eiseley Branch
Children's Area
Join us for free play with LEGO bricks. 
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BooksTalk Discussion Group

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
BooksTalk
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Everyone is welcome at BooksTalk! This discussion group meets weekly to hear about great reading material. Popular topics include mysteries, biographies, classic literature worth rereading, time travel books and romance fiction. No registration required, always happy to see new faces.
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Free Play Day @ Eiseley Branch

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Magical Magnets and LEGO bricks
Eiseley Branch
Combined Meeting Room - Eiseley
Bring your friends and play with our cool maker space toys! 
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Lunch at the Library

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM
Bennett Martin Public Library
Auditorium
Vicki Wood will be talking about "Great Books for Giving."   Sponsored by Nebraska Literary Heritage Association/Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries in support of the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors.   
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Senior Tech Cafe

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Senior Tech Cafe
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Bring your laptop, phone, or other gadgets during this Senior Technology Café.  Share and explore with other people your own age in a relaxed, fun learning environment.  Staff and volunteers will be available to answer your technology questions.  Coffee provided.  
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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. Summer BooksTalk 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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Trivia Night

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Trivia Night!
Walt Branch
Combined Meeting Room - Walt
You never know what you might know. Impress your friends and learn a few new facts at Walt's family friendly trivia night. Register a team of up to six people, or join a table at the event. Sign in starts at 5:30 pm. Question roll begins promptly at 6:00 pm. Register by calling Walt branch at 402-441-4460. Walk-ins also welcome.
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Mini-Makerspace

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
child's hands with blocks - Pixabay
South Branch
South Reading Room/Computer area
In place of Family Storytime, come play in our Mini-Makerspace! Hear a story and then try some of our Makerspace kits meant just for littles. Unique building toys, games, robots, snap circuits and more!
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Let's Get Books Together, LGBTQ + Book Club

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl
Bennett Martin Public Library
Second Floor Reading Area
An inclusive book group for ages 18+ discussing queer literature from all genres. 
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Free Play Day

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Magical Magnets and LEGO bricks
Eiseley Branch
Combined Meeting Room - Eiseley
Bring your friends and play with our cool maker space toys! 
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Senior Tech Cafe

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Senior Tech Cafe
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Bring your laptop, phone, or other gadgets during this Senior Technology Café.  Share and explore with other people your own age in a relaxed, fun learning environment.  Staff and volunteers will be available to answer your technology questions.  Coffee provided.  
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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. Summer BooksTalk 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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LEGO Sundays

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LEGO image
Eiseley Branch
Children's Area
Join us for free play with LEGO bricks. 
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Sunday Crafternoons

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sunday Crafternoon @ the Library
Bennett Martin Public Library
Auditorium
Take a break from your routine and join us for an afternoon of crafting endeavors. Each month we will feature a different craft to make or skill to learn. 
(There is no charge for street parking Sundays.)


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BooksTalk Discussion Group

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
BooksTalk
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Everyone is welcome at BooksTalk! This discussion group meets weekly to hear about great reading material. Popular topics include mysteries, biographies, classic literature worth rereading, time travel books and romance fiction. No registration required, always happy to see new faces.
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Senior Tech Cafe

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Senior Tech Cafe
Gere Branch
Meeting Room #1
Bring your laptop, phone, or other gadgets during this Senior Technology Café.  Share and explore with other people your own age in a relaxed, fun learning environment.  Staff and volunteers will be available to answer your technology questions.  Coffee provided.  
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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. Summer BooksTalk 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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Dad Day: Brunch & Build

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
hammer and nails photo
Bennett Martin Public Library
Main Reading Area
Fathers and their children are invited to play, create, learn and explore using building kits supplied by Home Depot and our own makerspace kits. The Waffleman will be serving up brunch!


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