Nebraska Book Festival - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com

Nebraska Book Festival

Posted: Updated:

The Nebraska Book Festival kicked off for the first time outdoors, and its back in Lincoln after a brief hiatus.

Local bookstores had booths where you could buy their book from, there was even a puppet show and other fun entertainment, hundreds showed up.

Part of the goal is to get kids into reading.

Coordinator Rosemary Sekora said, "It's really important for children to get excited about reading at an early age because it's such an important part of life, and learning, so we have activities for them."

The festival has been going on since the early 90's. Again, this is the first year they've had it outdoors.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • La Vista woman sentenced to prison for sex act with boy

    La Vista woman sentenced to prison for sex act with boy

    La Vista woman sentenced to prison for sex act with boy

    A 33-year-old La Vista woman has been sentenced to prison for sexual abuse of a teenage boy. 

    More >>

    A 33-year-old La Vista woman has been sentenced to prison for sexual abuse of a teenage boy. 

    More >>
  • Lincoln Police are asking joggers to stay alert on the trails

    Lincoln Police are asking joggers to stay alert on the trails

    Lincoln Police want people to take extra precaution while using local trails. They said a 32-year-old woman was jogging on the Mopac trail near 56th and X streets Tuesday around 12 p.m. Officers said she noticed someone in the bushes. LPD said as the woman got closer, she realized it was a tall, skinny,  naked man who was exposing his genitalia. Police are encouraging people to carry a cell phone while on the trails and call 911 immediately if you witness something similar.&n...More >>
    Lincoln Police want people to take extra precaution while using local trails. They said a 32-year-old woman was jogging on the Mopac trail near 56th and X streets Tuesday around 12 p.m. Officers said she noticed someone in the bushes. LPD said as the woman got closer, she realized it was a tall, skinny,  naked man who was exposing his genitalia. Police are encouraging people to carry a cell phone while on the trails and call 911 immediately if you witness something similar.&n...More >>
  • 116 new state laws set to go into effect in Nebraska

    116 new state laws set to go into effect in Nebraska

    116 new state laws set to go into effect in Nebraska

    New state laws to accommodate breastfeeding students, nuns, telehealth services and the Libertarian Party will take hold on Thursday along with more than 100 other statutes approved in Nebraska this year. 

    More >>

    New state laws to accommodate breastfeeding students, nuns, telehealth services and the Libertarian Party will take hold on Thursday along with more than 100 other statutes approved in Nebraska this year. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KLKN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.