Lincoln City Libraries invites the public to two Town Hall meetings next week about a potential new central library in downtown Lincoln. Library Director Pat Leach said the meetings are an opportunity for residents to share their suggestions for services and resources a new library might offer. The meeting schedule is as follows:
- Thursday, February 23rd, 6:30 p.m., Nebraska Educational Telecommunications Center (NET), 1800 North 33rd Street
- Friday, February 24th, 12:10 p.m., Bennett Martin Public Library, 4th floor auditorium, 136 S. 14th Street
Godfrey’s Associates Inc. of Dallas, Texas in conjunction with HDR Inc. of Lincoln will show images of libraries from around the world and take questions and comments about current and future best practices in public libraries.
In addition to the Town Halls, Leach will also host several community meetings the following week to seek further input. The meeting schedule is as follows:
- Monday, February 27, 4 to 5 p.m., Gere Branch Library, 2400 S. 56th Street
- Tuesday, February 28, 5 to 6 p.m., Bennett Martin Public Library
- Wednesday, March 1, 1 to 2 p.m., Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior Street
- Thursday, March 2, 6 to 7 p.m., Anderson Branch Library, 3635 Touzalin Avenue
- Friday, March 3, 10 to 11 a.m., Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th Street
For information about the central library project, visit lincolnlibraries.org.