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Tuesday, Sept. 30:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3-4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3-6)
3:30PM-4:45PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Sept. 29:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5-7 yrs.)
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3-6)
3:30PM-4:45PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Sept. 27:
LIBRARY ON THE GO now has children and teens reading rooms, helping you to get right to the stuff you want. Download ebooks, audiobooks, videos and music with this wonderful service.
Friday, Sept. 26:
New book: Illinois Wines & Wineries, Clara Orban (917.73 ORB/PB).
Thursday, Sept. 25:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8 – 12 yrs.)
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Weekly registration required for accurate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Sept. 24:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos.–2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3–4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3–6)
3:30PM–4:45PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Sept. 23:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos.–2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3–4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3–6)
3:30PM–4:45PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Sept. 22:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5–7 yrs.)
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3–6)
3:30PM–4:45PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Sept. 20:
New book: Bridal Bargains, Denise & Alan Fields (395.22 FIE/PB).
Friday, Sept. 19:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3–6)
3:30PM–4:45PM in the Library Annex

New on the website: BookPage, a monthly book review publication. Simply click the icon and enjoy!

Thursday, Sept. 18:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3–6)
3:30PM–4:45PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Sept. 17:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3–6)
3:30PM–4:45PM in the Library Annex

The Library has a public use color photocopier. Located in the Carnegie building, copies are 25 cents each.
Tuesday, Sept. 16:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3–6)
3:30PM–4:45PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Sept. 15:
Sign-up begins today for our Fall session of Story Times and Art/Craft Classes! Please call 732-5732 to register. Programs begin next week.
Ready Readers (ages 5–7 yrs.): Mondays at 3:30PM
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos.–2 yrs.): Tuesdays OR Wednesdays at 10:00AM
Book Buddies (ages 3–4 yrs.): Tuesdays OR Wednesdays at 10:00AM
Art/Craft Class (ages 8–12 yrs.): Thursdays at 3:30PM

Homework Helpers (for grades 3–6)
3:30PM–4:45PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Sept. 13:
Registration for Story Times and Art/Craft Class begins Monday, Sept. 15! We have programs scheduled for children ages 6 months through 12 years. Please call 732-5732 or drop by the Youth Services desk in the Library Annex for more information.
Friday, Sept. 12:
Old Cars Report Price Guide: Values for automobiles as far back as 1910. The guide is located in the Carnegie Building's Reference Dept.
Thursday, Sept. 11:
Search the world! Click the WorldCat icon on our homepage and search the worldwide card catalog.
Wednesday, Sept. 10:
Trying to decide what to do after high school graduation? Check out Undecided: Navigating Life and Learning After High School by Genevieve Morgan. (Y 331.702 MOR PB)
Tuesday, Sept. 9:
Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Monday, Sept. 8:
Homework Helpers from Lincoln Christian College are available at the library during certain hours to assist children (grades 3 – 6) with homework, starting Monday, Sept 15. For more info, ask at the Youth Services desk.
Saturday, Sept. 6:
No Library Card Needed: Stop by and ask us about PAPERBACK EXCHANGE.
Friday, Sept. 5:
LIBRARY ON THE GO now has children and teens reading rooms, helping you to get right to the stuff you want. Download ebooks, audiobooks, videos and music with this wonderful service.
Thursday, Sept. 4:
YOUNG ADULTS (8th – 12th grades)
Game Night & Ugly Shirt Contest
5:30PM – 7:00PM
Wednesday, Sept. 3:
Study guide for test: The United States Constitution Study Guide (342.73 UNI/PB/TEST)
Tuesday, Sept. 2:
It’s not too late to register for our Game Night & Ugly Shirt Contest on Thursday, Sept. 4 from 5:30PM – 7:00PM. This activity is open to 8th – 12th graders!
Monday, Sept. 1:
LIBRARY CLOSED
Labor Day
Saturday, August 30:
Free Wi-Fi: the Library offers free access to its Wi-Fi signal in both buildings.
Friday, August 29:
College bound? The 2014 Peterson's Guide to Four-Year Colleges is available in the Reference Dept.
Thursday, August 28:
Homework Helpers from Lincoln Christian University are available at the library during certain hours to assist children with homework. For more info, ask at the Youth Services desk.
Wednesday, August 27:
GOT A QUESTION AND THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED? In the main menu, click "Ask A Librarian", leave your question, and we'll respond as soon as possible.
Tuesday, August 26:
More ebooks! When you see the 3M Cloud logo in the online public access catalog, you're looking at an ebook title. Click the item, register at 3M, and enjoy!
Monday, August 25:
YOUNG ADULTS (8th–12th grades)
Join us for our Game Night & Ugly Shirt Contest on Thursday, Sept. 4 from 5:30–7:30PM. We’ll provide the board games and yummy sub sandwiches---you bring the ugly shirts. Register by calling 732-5732 or dropping by the Youth Services desk.
Saturday, August 23:
Going on a road trip with your children? Check out our newest children's books on CD.
Friday, August 22:
LIBRARY ON THE GO now has children and teens reading rooms, helping you to get right to the stuff you want. Download ebooks, audiobooks, videos and music with this wonderful service.
Thursday, August 21:
Great series for boys, grades 3–6, who love sports: Game Changers #1–3 by Mike Lupica. (J LUP)
Wednesday, August 20:
Post your community event on the Library's bulletin boards in both buildings.
Tuesday, August 19:
We’ve got some fun new board books available for our littlest patrons. New titles include: I Am So Brave! By Stephen Krensky (JE KRE BB), Secret Seahorse by Sheila Blackstone (JE BLA BB) and A Birthday for Cow! By Jan Thomas (JE THO BB).
Monday, August 18:
Email notification: Please contact the Annex Desk to receive notification by email of your requested items.
Saturday, August 16:
NADA Official Used Car Guides for 1995-2014 are available for in-house use in the Library's Reference Dept.
Friday, August 15:
New book: The Soda Fountain: Floats, Sundaes, Egg Creams & More, Gia Giasullo (641.86 GIA).

Thursday, August 14:
Summer may be over soon, but keep your eye on the library calendar for upcoming Fall programs for your children. Story Time, Art/Craft classes, teen activities and special family events are coming your way!
Wednesday, August 13:
Equipment Loan: The Library loans out audio/visual equipment on your library card. Stop by the Annex for more information.
Tuesday, August 12:
TEENS: Do you need service hours for National Honor Society or to add to your college applications? We’re looking for volunteers! Contact Melissa by calling 732-5732, dropping by the Youth Services desk or emailing her at youthlpld@gmail.com.
Monday, August 11:
Going away for a month or less? The Library can extend your due dates and/or suspend your holds until you return.
Saturday, August 9:
New book: Homemade Condiments, Jessica Harlan (641.3382 HAR).
Friday, August 8:
Going on a last-minute road trip with the kids before school starts? Drop by the library and pick up a book on CD for the road. Ask for details at the Youth Services desk.
Thursday, August 7:
Practice Your Foreign Language Skills: To read books in different foreign languages, click the World Book Web icon at our website, select Online Info Finder, and in the menu Research Tools select E-Book Center. Enjoy!
Wednesday, August 6:
Is your child nervous about starting school? We’ve got some great books to help beat the school jitters. Try “Planet Kindergarten” by Sue Ganz-Schmitt (JE GAN) or “Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes” by Eric Litwin (JE LIT) to start.
Tuesday, August 5:
New book: Getting Financial Aid 2015, College Board. Located in the Reference Dept. (R 378.3 COL/PB/2015).
Monday, August 4:
Pick up your Summer Reading prize shirt today beginning at 10:00AM in the Library Annex. Thank you for your participation!
Saturday, August 2:
The Lincoln Public Library staff would like to thank all who participated in the “Paws to Read!” Summer Reading Program. We hope you had as much fun as we did! We’re especially appreciative of the many generous donations from area businesses, organizations and individuals that made this program possible.
Friday, August 1:
TEENS: “Dare to Be Divergent!” Program at 3:00PM
Thursday, July 31:
Drop by our teen section and add a reading recommendation to our white board. Let other teens know what’s hot.
Wednesday, July 30:
We’ve added some fun new titles to our board book section. Enjoy titles like William Wegman’s “3-2-1 Circus!” (JE WEG BB) with your little one.
Tuesday, July 29:
TEENS: Get geared up for the release of Divergent on DVD by attending our “Dare to Be Divergent” Program on Friday, August 1 at 3:00PM. Make faction-themed duct tape bracelets and bookmarks, test your Divergent knowledge with our Trivia Challenge and be eligible to win a cool door prize. Register by calling 732-5732, dropping by the Youth Services Desk or emailing Melissa at youthlpld@gmail.com.
Monday, July 28:
The Summer Reading Program may be over, but there are still lots of great books to read before the end of the summer. Check them out now!
Saturday, July 26:
Last day for Summer Reading logs to be turned in to be eligible for the prize shirt! Logs must be turned in before the library closes at 1:00PM.
Friday, July 25:
Tomorrow is the last day to turn in Summer Reading logs. They must be turned in before the library closes at 1:00PM.
Thursday, July 24:
Summer Reading Thursday Event: Miller Park Zoo
10:00AM at the Library Annex
Registration is required for this special event.
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning.
Wednesday, July 23:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Tuesday, July 22:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Monday, July 21:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Saturday, July 19:
Children, ages 6 mos.-12 years have one more week to reach their reading goals. Their completed logs must be turned in by Saturday, July 26 (by 1:00PM).
Friday, July 18:
TEENS: Tomorrow is the last day to turn in your reading logs (by 1:00PM). Thanks for participating in the “Paws to Read”! Teen Summer Reading Program.
Thursday, July 17:
Summer Reading Thursday Event: Silly Safaris
10:00AM at the Library Annex
Registration is required for this special event.
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning.
Wednesday, July 16:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Tuesday, July 15:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Monday, July 14:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Saturday, July 12:
We’re getting close to the end of the “Paws to Read!” Summer Reading Program. Keep reading and reach your goal. You can do it!
Friday, July 11:
TEENS: Don’t forget to bring in your reading logs for this week’s prize drawing.
Thursday, July 10:
Summer Reading Thursday Event: Nitro Joe Science Program
10:00AM at the Library Annex
Registration is required for this special event.
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning.
Wednesday, July 9:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Tuesday, July 8:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Monday, July 7:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Saturday, July 5:
TEENS: Drop by with your completed reading logs today so you can be included in our Week 4 prize drawing.
Friday, July 4:
LIBRARY CLOSED: Independence Day
Thursday, July 3:
THERE IS NO THURSDAY MORNING SUMMER READING EVENT SCHEDULED THIS WEEK.
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning.
Wednesday, July 2:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Tuesday, July 1:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Monday, June 30:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Saturday, June 28:
Be sure to check our bulletin board to see how far your school has come in meeting its summer reading goal. You can help---just keep on reading!
Friday, June 27:
TEENS: “Pimp Your Paws!” Pizza Party at 6:00PM in the Library Annex. Registration is required for adequate planning.
Thursday, June 26:
Summer Reading Thursday Event: Elsenpeter Marionettes
10:00AM at the Library Annex
Registration is required for this special event.
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning.
Wednesday, June 25:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Tuesday, June 24:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Monday, June 23:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
TEENS: It’s not too late to register for our upcoming “Pimp Your Paws!” Pizza Party on Friday, June 27 at 6:00PM. Call 732-5732 to sign up.
Saturday, June 21:
Be sure to check our bulletin board to see how far your school has come in meeting its summer reading goal. You can help–just keep on reading!
Friday, June 20:
TEENS: Register now for our upcoming “Pimp Your Paws!” Pizza Party on Friday, June 27 at 6:00PM. Check out our newest books and DVDs, decorate flip flops (provided by us), and scarf down free pizza and pop! Call 732-5732 to sign up.
Thursday, June 19:
Summer Reading Thursday Event: Richard Landry, Comedy Magician
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for this special event.
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning.
Wednesday, June 18:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Tuesday, June 17:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Monday, June 16:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Saturday, June 14:
TEENS: Drop by with your completed reading logs today so you can be included in our Week 1 prize drawing.
Friday, June 13:
It’s not too late to register for our “Paws to Read!” Summer Reading Program. Drop by the Youth Services desk or call us at 732-5732 for details.
Thursday, June 12:
Summer Reading Thursday Event: Petting Zoo
10:00AM at the Library Annex
Registration is required for this special event.
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning.
Wednesday, June 11:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Tuesday, June 10:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Monday, June 9:
Teen Summer Reading Program begins today!
Drop by the Youth Services desk or call us at 732-5732 for details.
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for adequate planning.
Saturday, June 7:
Our Teen Summer Reading Program begins next week. The more you read, the better your chances to win fabulous prizes. It’s soooo easy! (Oh, and did we mention the pizza?) Just drop by the Youth Services desk or call us at 732-5732 for details.
Friday, June 6:
Logan County 175th Anniversary: The Library has a display in the Carnegie building commemorating the 175th anniversary of the establishment of Logan County.
Thursday, June 5:
Equipment for loan: The Library has audio/visual equipment for checkout with a valid Lincoln Public Library District card.
Wednesday, June 4:
Children can enjoy animal-themed games in the Library Annex when signing up for the “Paws to Read!” Summer Reading Program.
Tuesday, June 3:
New on DVD: Mr. Selfridge – Seasons 1 & 2 (DVD 791.4572 MR).
Monday, June 2:
Paws to Read! Summer Reading Program
Registration for children (6 months – 12 years old) begins today! Not able to drop by this week? Come in as soon as you can to join the fun. Remember, our program for teens begins next week, starting June 9.
Saturday, May 31:
June’s fiction display in the Annex features some favorites of the Library staff. Stop by and see what books turned us on to the great love of reading.
Friday, May 30:
New book: 8 Weeks To SEALFit: A Navy SEAL’s Guide, Mark divine (613.7 DIV/PB).
Thursday, May 29:
Free: The Library offers free copies of SENIOR NEWS & TIMES FOR ILLINOIS; it's available in both buildings.
Wednesday, May 28:
We’ve got wild plans for children and teens this summer! Call us today at 732-5732 or drop by the Youth Services desk to hear all about the “Paws to Read!” Summer Reading Program.
Tuesday, May 27:
Raffle Barrel: The Library has a raffle barrel available for checkout on a valid Lincoln Public Library District card.
Monday, May 26:
MEMORIAL DAY: LIBRARY CLOSED
Saturday, May 24:
It’s almost time to register for our “Paws to Read!” Summer Reading Program! Sign-up week is Monday, June 2 – Saturday, June 7. Can’t make it then? Register later in June and get in on the fun.
Friday, May 23:
Carnegie Building Preservation Fund: Contact Library Director Richard Sumrall for more information, 217-732-8878.
Thursday, May 22:
New book: Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact Of Kurt Cobain, Charles Cross (782.4216 CRO).
Wednesday, May 21:
Book Page: the Library carries free copies of this book review source. Supplies are limited so pick up your copy today.
Tuesday, May 20:
New in the Reference Dept. – Scholarships 2014, Kaplan (R378.3402 SCH/PB).
Monday, May 19:
Do your kids love Minecraft? Check out Minecraft: the Essential Handbook by Stephanie Milton (J 794.8 MIL) or Herobrine Rises: a Minecraft Adventure by S.D. Stuart (J STU). Ask about upcoming titles at the Youth Services Desk.
Saturday, May 17:
Email notification: Please contact the Annex Desk to receive notification by email of your requested items.
Friday, May 16:
New book: Updike, Adam Begley (B/Updike). Includes information on Lincoln native William Maxwell.
Thursday, May 15:
Butterflies at the Library!
Don’t forget to drop by the Library Annex and check out the butterflies as they grow and develop.
Tuesday, May 13:
The library is looking for teen volunteers to help out in the Youth Services department during the summer. Interested? Drop by the Youth Services desk or contact Melissa at youthlpld@gmail.com or 732-5732 for more information.
Monday, May 12:
Celebrate Children’s Book Week with “Book in a Jar”. Guess what recycled book we have in the jar and you may win a new book! Drop by the Youth Services desk to learn more.
Saturday, May 10:
Celebrate Children's Book Week starting Monday, May 12 with "Book in a Jar". Drop by the Youth Services desk to learn about your chance to win a new children's or young adult book.
Friday, May 9:
New book: Letter Composed During A Lull In The Fighting, Kevin Powers (811.6 POW).
Thursday, May 8:
Is your child crazy about fairies? Check out "The Jewel Fairies" series by Daisy Meadows (J MEA), geared toward children ages 4–8.
Wednesday, May 7:
Post your community event on the Library's bulletin boards in both buildings.
Tuesday, May 6:
New classic movie on DVD: The Blue Bird, 1918 silent film masterpiece (DVD BLU).
Monday, May 5:
Butterflies at the Library!
Don't forget to drop by the Library Annex and check out the butterflies as they grow and develop.
Saturday, May 3:
The latest edition of the New York Times Best Sellers list is always available in both buildings.
Thursday, May 1:
New book: Mindless: Why Smarter Machines Are Making Dumber Humans, Simon Head (303.483 HEA).
Friday, May 2:
Have a reluctant reader on your hands? Check out the "I Survived..." series by Lauren Tarshis (J TAR). These short historical fiction books are great for children, grades 2–5.
Wednesday, April 30:
HAVE A QUESTION AND THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED? In the main menu, click "Ask A Librarian", leave your question, and we'll respond as soon as possible.
Tuesday, April 29:
NEW BOOK FOR TEENS: Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor. (Y TAY) It's the final book in the "Daughter of Smoke and Bone" trilogy. Don't miss out!
Monday, April 28:
Book Page: the Library carries free copies of this book review source. Supplies are limited so pick up your copy today.
Saturday, April 26:
New book: The Mommy MD Guide To The Toddler Years, Rallie McAllister, MD (649.122 MCA/PB).
Friday, April 25:
New book: A Nice Little Place On The North Side: Wrigley Field At 100, George F. Will (796.357 WIL)
Thursday, April 24:
New Book: Press Here by Herve Tullet (JE TUL), an interactive picture book that teaches listening skills and following directions.
Wednesday, April 23:
New book: The Monkey's Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life, Alan de Queiroz (570 DEQ).
Tuesday, April 22:
New book: The Book Of Forgiving, Desmond Tutu (179.9 TUT).
Monday, April 21:
Have a reluctant reader on your hands?
Geeks, Girls and Secret Identities by Mike Jung (J JUN) is a great pick especially for boys, grades 4 – 7. Need more recommendations? Ask at the Youth Services desk.
Saturday, April 19:
ATTENTION TEENS! Crazy about the Divergent series? Come to the Library Annex and check out our list of book recommendations for Divergent fans.
Friday, April 18:
New book: Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs, Rosemary Gladstar (615.321 GLA/PB).
Thursday, April 17:
Butterflies at the Library!
Children can come to the Library Annex and watch the butterfly larvae as they grow and develop. Larvae will arrive mid-April.
Wednesday, April 16:
New book: The Art Of Whimsical Lettering, Joanne Sharpe (745.61 SHA).
Tuesday, April 15:
Family Bedtime Story Hour
6:00PM – 7:00PM in the Library Annex
Wear your PJs, bring your favorite stuffed friend, and enjoy bedtime stories and a simple craft.
Registration is required for adequate planning. Call 732-5732.
Monday, April 14:
Going on a road trip with your children? Check out our newest children's books on CD.
Titles include: How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell, Wonder by R.J. Palacio, and Zombie Baseball Beatdown by Paolo Bacigalupi.
Saturday, April 12:
Practice Your Foreign Language Skills: To read books in different foreign languages, click the World Book Web icon at our website, select Online Info Finder, and in the menu Research Tools select E-Book Center. Enjoy!
Friday, April 11:
The Up Side Of Down: Why Failing Well Is The Key To Success, Megan McArdle (650.1 M).
Thursday, April 10:
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 yrs.)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for accurate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

More ebooks! When you see the 3M Cloud logo in the online public access catalog, you're looking at an ebook title. Click the item, register at 3M, and enjoy!
Wednesday, April 9:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs., 5 yrs. not in kindergarten)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.
Tuesday, April 8:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs., 5 yrs. not in kindergarten)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.
Monday, April 7:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

The Library has a public use color photocopier. Located in the Carnegie building, copies are 25 cents each.
Saturday, Apr. 5:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Nicholas Sparks, you might enjoy Mitch Albom, Nicholas Evans, Connie May Fowler, or Anne Rivers Siddons.
Friday, Apr. 4:
New book: The Physics Of War: From Arrows To Atoms, Barry Parker (623.409 PAR).
Thursday, Apr. 3:
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 yrs.)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for accurate planning.
Please call 732-5732.
Wednesday, Apr. 2:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs., 5 yrs. not in kindergarten)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

The Library's Online Public Access Catalog is available; in the Main Menu click SEARCH LIBRARY CATALOG.
Tuesday, Apr. 1:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs., 5 yrs. not in kindergarten)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

More ebooks! When you see the 3M Cloud logo in the online public access catalog, you're looking at an ebook title. Click the item, register at 3M, and enjoy!
Monday, Mar. 31:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

Email notification: Please contact the Annex Desk to receive notification by email of your requested items.
Saturday, Mar. 29:
The Library's Online Public Access Catalog is available anytime; in the Main Menu click SEARCH LIBRARY CATALOG.
Friday, Mar. 28:
New book: Malware, Rootkits, & Botnets: A Beginner's Guide, Christopher Elisan (005.8 ELI/PB).
Thursday, Mar. 27:
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 yrs.)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for accurate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

Available on the Library's website: GetCoveredIllinois, the web portal to coverage in the Affordable Care Act.
Wednesday, Mar. 26:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs., 5 yrs. not in kindergarten)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.
Tuesday, Mar. 25:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs., 5 yrs. not in kindergarten)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.
Monday, Mar. 24:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

New book: Probiotics For Dummies, Dr. Shekhar K. Challa (613.26 CHA/PB).

Saturday, Mar. 22:
Email notification: Please contact the Annex Desk to receive notification by email of your requested items.
Friday, Mar. 21:
New book: Cooking Plain, Illinois Country Style, Helen W. Linsenmeyer (641.59773 LIN/PB).
Thursday, Mar. 20:
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 yrs.)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for accurate planning.
Please call 732-5732.
Wednesday, Mar. 19:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs., 5 yrs. not in kindergarten)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.
Tuesday, Mar. 18:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 yrs., 5 yrs. not in kindergarten)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 mos.-2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.
Monday, Mar. 17:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 yrs.)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

Classic movies on DVD: the Library's collection of classic, old time movies continues to grow. Stop by the Annex and check them out.

Saturday, Mar. 15:
GOT A QUESTION AND THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED? In the main menu, click "Ask A Librarian", leave your question, and we'll respond as soon as possible.
Friday, Mar. 14:
Consumer Reports Buying Guide: The 2014 edition is available for in-house use in the Reference Dept. in the Carnegie Building.
Thursday, Mar. 13:
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 years)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for accurate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

New book: Wintersweet: Seasonal Desserts To Warm The Home, Tammy Inman (641.86 INM).
Wednesday, Mar. 12:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 years)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 months-2 years)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

The Youth Services Department has many age-appropriate games on the two new AWE computers. Come in and try them out.
Tuesday, Mar. 11:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 years)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 months-2 years)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

NOW ON OUR WEBSITE! Khan Academy: A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Click the icon and begin learning.
Monday, Mar. 10:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 years)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

New book: The Sixth Extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert
(576.84 KOL).
Saturday, Mar. 8:
Interlibrary Loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Friday, Mar. 7:
More Ebooks! Simply click the 3M Cloud logo on the Library's website, follow the instructions and enjoy!
Thursday, Mar. 6:
Art/Craft Class (for ages 8-12 years)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for accurate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

After School Homework Helper
3:30-4:45 PM in the library annex
Children 3rd-6th grades

GOT A QUESTION AND THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED? In the main menu, click "Ask A Librarian", leave your question, and we'll respond as soon as possible.
Wednesday, Mar. 5:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3-4 years)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 months-2 years)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

After School Homework Helper
3:30-4:45 PM in the library annex
Children 3rd-6th grades
Tuesday, Mar. 4:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 - 4 years)
Little Listeners Lapsit (for ages 6 months - 2 years)
10:00AM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

After School Homework Helper
3:30PM - 4:45PM in the library annex
Children 3rd - 6th grades

Interlibrary Loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Monday, Mar. 3:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5-7 years)
3:30PM in the library annex
Registration required for adequate planning.
Please call 732-5732.

After School Homework Helper 
3:30-4:45 in the library annex
Children 3rd-6th grades

NADA Official Used Car Guides for 1995-2014 are available for in-house use in the Library's Reference Dept.
Saturday, Mar. 1:
More Ebooks! Simply click the 3M Cloud logo on the Library's website, follow the instructions and enjoy!
Friday, Feb. 28:
New book: The Silver Madonna & Other Tales of America's Greatest Lost Treasures, W.C. Jameson (917.3 JAM PB).
Thursday, Feb. 27:
Art/Craft Class, 3:30 PM in the Annex
For ages 8 -12 years
Registration required for accurate planning.
Call: 732-5732

After School Homework Helper
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Feb. 26:
10:00 AM Story Times in the Annex:
Little Listener Lapsit for ages 6 months- 2 years
Book Buddies for ages 3, 4, and 5 years olds not in Kindergarten
Registration required for accurate planning.
Call: 732-5732

After School Homework Helper
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, Feb. 25:
10:00 AM Story Times in the Annex:
Little Listener Lapsit for ages 6 months- 2 years
Book Buddies for ages 3, 4, and 5 years olds not in Kindergarten
Registration required for accurate planning.
Call: 732-5732

After School Homework Helper
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
Monday, Feb. 24:
Ready Readers story time for ages 5-7 year olds
3:30 in the Annex
Registration required for accurate planning.
Call: 732-5732

After School Homework Helper
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, Feb. 22:
Register for spring session story times and
Art/Craft Classes
Call 732-5732

Email notification: Please contact the Annex Desk to receive notification by email of your requested items.
Friday, Feb. 21:
Register for spring session story times and
Art/Craft Classes
Call 732-5732

Book Page: the Library carries free copies of this book review source. Supplies are limited so pick up your copy today.
Thursday, Feb. 20:
Register for spring session story times and
Art/Craft Classes
Call 732-5732

After School Homework Helper
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Feb. 19:
Register for spring session story times and
Art/Craft Classes
Call 732-5732

After School Homework Helper
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade

More Ebooks! Simply click the 3M Cloud logo on the Library's website, follow the instructions and enjoy!
Tuesday, Feb. 18:
Register for spring session story times and
Art/Craft Classes
Call 732-5732

After School Homework Helper
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade

New book: Outdoor Repairs (Do-it-yourself), David Holloway (643.7 HOL).
Monday, Feb. 17:
President's Day
LIBRARY CLOSED
Saturday, Feb. 15:
Library will be closed Monday for President's Day
Friday, Feb. 14:
Valentine's Day
Thursday, Feb. 13:
After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Feb. 12:
After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade

Consumer Reports Buying Guide: The 2014 edition is available for in-house use in the Reference Dept. in the Carnegie Building.
Tuesday, Feb. 11:
After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
Monday, Feb. 10:
After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade

More Ebooks! Simply click the 3M Cloud logo on the Library's website, follow the instructions and enjoy!
Saturday, Feb. 8:
New book: Ahead of the game: the parents' guide to youth sports concussion, Rosemarie Moser, Ph.D. (617.481 MOS/PB).
Friday, Feb. 7:
New book: How to set up & repair a complete skateboard, Tim Swike (796.22 SWI/PB).
Thursday, Feb. 6:
After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade

College bound? The 2014 Peterson's Guide to Four-Year Colleges is available in the Reference Dept.
Wednesday, Feb. 5:
The Library will open Wednesday, February 5th at 1:00pm.

WorldCat - the worldwide library catalog. Click the icon on our website, use our 62656 zip code and enjoy!
Tuesday, Feb. 4:
The Library will close at 4:30pm on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Please call 732-8878 on Wednesday, Feb. 5 for operating hours.

After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade

Take a look at the New Arrival Displays in both Library buildings! Check out "Ms. Lou's Blog" on this site to see what's new in the Youth Services Department.
Monday, Feb. 3:
After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade

More Ebooks! Simply click the 3M Cloud logo on the Library's website, follow the instructions and enjoy!
Saturday, Feb. 1:
CLOSED SATURDAY: Normal hours resume Monday. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Patrick O'Brian, you might enjoy Bernard Cornwell, C. S. Forester, or W.E.B. Griffin.
Friday, Jan. 31:
New book: Would You Kill The Fat Man?, David Edmunds (170 EDM)
Wednesday, Jan. 29:
After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, Jan. 28:
After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
New book: Lady Catherine, The Earl, And The Real Downton Abbey, The Countess Of Carnarvon (941.082 CAR/PB)
Monday, Jan. 27:
After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, Jan. 25:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Barbara Kingsolver, you might enjoy Doris Lessing, Jane Hamilton, or Anne Tyler.
Friday, Jan. 24:
Federal & State tax forms are available in the Carnegie building.
Thursday, Jan. 23:
After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Jan. 22:
After School homework Help
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade

New book: (Forget A Mentor) Find A Sponsor, Sylvia Ann Hewlett (650.14 HEW/PB)
Tuesday, Jan. 21:
After School homework Help returns
3:30-4:45 PM in the library Annex
Children 3rd-6th grade
Monday, Jan. 20:
New book: 75 Tools Every Man Needs, James Kidd (621.9 KID)
Saturday, Jan. 18:
LEGO Family Day in the Library Annex
9:30 - 11:00; must have pre-registered;
Everyone is invited to come see what the families create!
Friday, Jan. 17:
Registration for tomorrow's LEGO Family Day
ends at noon today orearlier if all spaces are filled!
Space is limited. Call 732-5732
Thursday, Jan. 16:
More ebooks! When you see the 3M Cloud logo in the online public access catalog, you're looking at an ebook title. Click the item, register at 3M, and enjoy!
Wednesday, Jan. 15:
Zinio is now up to 133 magazine subscriptions! Click the Zinio icon on the home page, register and enjoy!
Tuesday, Jan. 14:
LibraryOnTheGo update-you can now checkout and place holds on up to five items.
Monday, Jan. 13:
GOT A QUESTION AND THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED? In the main menu, click "Ask A Librarian", leave your question, and we'll respond as soon as possible.
Saturday, Jan. 11:
Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Friday, Jan. 10:
Register for LEGO Family Day, Jan. 18
Space is limited: Call 732-5732
Registration will close at noon on Jan. 17 or earlier if all spaces are filled.
Thursday, Jan. 9:
Are you reading the "New Books" lists? We have really exciting books arriving weekly.
Wednesday, Jan. 8:
Free: The Library offers free copies of SENIOR NEWS & TIMES FOR ILLINOIS; it's available in both buildings.
Tuesday, Jan. 7:
Don't have time to browse the shelves? Check out our Grab-and-Go collection for picture books.
Monday, Jan. 6:
Register for LEGO Family Day, Jan. 18
Space is limited: Call 732-5732
Registration will close at noon on Jan. 17 or earlier if all spaces are filled.
Saturday, Jan. 4:
Illinois Veterans' History Project
Friday, Jan. 3:
Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Thursday, Jan. 2:
Library reopens at 9 AM
Wednesday, Jan. 1:
New Year's Day
LIBRARY CLOSED
Tuesday, Dec. 31:
New Year's Eve
Library is open 9AM-5 PM
Monday, Dec. 30:
Free Wi-Fi: the Library offers free access to its Wi-Fi signal in both buildings.
Saturday, Dec. 28:
Study guide for test: The United States Constitution Study Guide (342.73 UNI/PB/TEST).
Friday, Dec. 27:
Consumer Reports Buying Guide: The 2014 edition is available for in-house use in the Reference Dept. in the Carnegie Building.
Thursday, Dec. 26:
Library reopens at 9 AM
Wednesday, Dec. 25:
Christmas Day
LIBRARY CLOSED
Tuesday, Dec. 24:
Christmas Eve
LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday, Dec. 23:
ON OUR WEBSITE! Khan Academy: A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Click the icon and begin learning.
Saturday, Dec. 21:
GOT A QUESTION AND THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED? In the main menu, click "Ask A Librarian", leave your question, and we'll respond as soon as possible.
Friday, Dec. 20:
Equipment Loan: The Library loans out audio/visual equipment on your library card. Stop by the Annex for more information.
Thursday, Dec. 19:
Going away for a month or less? The Library can extend your due dates and/or suspend your holds until you return.
Wednesday, Dec. 18:
Book Page: the Library carries free copies of this book review source. Supplies are limited so pick up your copy today.
Tuesday, Dec. 17:
Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Monday, Dec. 16:
Carnegie Building Preservation Fund: Contact Library Director Richard Sumrall for more information, 217-732-8878.
Saturday, Dec. 14:
Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex Building near the Circulation Desk.
Friday, Dec. 13:
Are the words on the printed page becoming more difficult to read? Check out the Library's collection of LARGE PRINT books in the Annex.
Thursday, Dec. 12:
Old Cars Report Price Guide: Values for automobiles as far back as 1910. The guide is located in the Carnegie Building's Reference Dept.
Wednesday, Dec. 11:
AWE-some! Check out the new computers for games in the Youth Services Department.
Tuesday, Dec. 10:
Tuesday with Santa 5:00-6: 30
Library Annex Youth Services Department
Pre-registration requested for accurate planning
Call 732-5732
Monday, Dec. 9:
Register for Tuesday with Santa
Call Youth Services Department: 732-5732
Saturday, Dec. 7:
WorldCat - the worldwide library catalog. Click the icon, use our 62656 zip code and enjoy!
Friday, Dec. 6:
Register for Tuesday with Santa
Call Youth Services Department: 732-5732
Wednesday, Dec. 4:
Register for Tuesday with Santa
Call Youth Services Department: 732-5732
Tuesday, Dec. 3:
HAVE A QUESTION AND THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED? In the main menu, click "Ask A Librarian", leave your question, and we'll respond as soon as possible.
Monday, Dec. 2:
Register for Tuesday with Santa
Call Youth Services Department: 732-5732
Saturday, Nov. 30:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Barbara Delinsky, you might enjoy Elizabeth Berg, Anita Diamant, or Jayne Anne Krentz.
Friday, Nov. 29:
Library reopens at 9:00AM
Thursday, Nov. 28:
LIBRARY CLOSED
Happy Thanksgiving!
Wednesday, Nov. 27:
Practice Your Foreign Language Skills: To read books in different foreign languages, click the World Book Web icon at our website, select Online Info Finder, and in the menu Research Tools select E-Book Center. Enjoy!
Tuesday, Nov. 26:
The library can now send you a text message to let you know your requested books have arrived. Stop by the Circulation desk and let us know how to contact you.
Monday, Nov. 25:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Jeffrey Archer, you might enjoy David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, or Robert Ludlum.
Saturday, Nov. 23:
New book: A Man's Guide To Healthy Aging, Edward Thompson, Jr. (61304234 THO)
Friday, Nov. 22:
The latest edition of the New York Times Best Sellers list is always available in both buildings.
Thursday, Nov. 21:
Family Reading Night in the Library Annex
6-7 PM; games, prizes
Wear your pajamas!

Last day for After School Homework Help until January! Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Nov. 20:
After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex

The Library has a public use color photocopier. Located in the Carnegie building, copies are 25 cents each.
Tuesday, Nov. 19:
After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Nov. 18:
After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex

Search the world! Click the WorldCat icon on our homepage and search the worldwide card catalog.
Saturday, Nov. 16:
The new issue of Senior News & Times is free and available in each building.
Friday, Nov. 15:
Register for Family Reading Night! (Nov. 21)
Call 732-5732
Thursday, Nov. 14:
After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex

New book: Build Your Own Small Wind Power System, Kevin Shea (621.312136 SHE).
Wednesday, Nov. 13:
Register for Family Reading Night
Call 732-5732

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Nov. 12:
Library reopens at 9:00 AM

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Nov. 11:
LIBRARY CLOSED
Veterans Day
Saturday, Nov. 9:
Zinio Is Here! Online magazines are available with your Lincoln Public Library card. Click the icon on our website, create your account and enjoy!
Friday, Nov. 8:
New book: How To Diagnose & Fix Everything Electronic, Michael Jay Geier (621.381 GET/PB).
Thursday, Nov. 7:
Art/Craft Class for ages 8-12 years
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Nov. 6:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Nov. 5:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Nov. 2:
Grab and Go book bundles are available in the Youth Services Department. These are themed picture books on popular topics for young readers.
Friday, Nov. 1:
New book: The Mixer Bible: 300 Recipes For Your Stand Mixer, Meredith Deeds (641.589 DEE/PB).
Thursday, Oct. 31:
Art/Craft Class for ages 8-12 years
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Oct. 30:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Oct. 29:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Oct. 28:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5-7yrs.)
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning

Register for this week's Art/Craft Class!

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Oct. 26:
New on the Library's website: GetCoveredIllinois, the web portal to coverage in the Affordable Care Act.
Friday, Oct. 25:
New book: Miss Anne In Harlem: The White Women Of The Harlem Renaissance, Carla Kaplan (974.71 KAP).
Thursday, Oct. 24:
Art/Craft Class for ages 8-12 years
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Oct. 23:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Oct. 22:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Oct. 21:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5-7yrs.)
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning

Register for this week's Art/Craft Class!

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Oct. 19:
Zinio Is Here! Online magazines are available with your Lincoln Public Library card. Click the icon on our website, create your account and enjoy!
Friday, Oct. 18:
New book: Mom, I'm Not A Kid Anymore: Navigating 25 Inevitable Conversations, Sue Sanders (649.1 SAN/PB).
Thursday, Oct. 17:
Art/Craft Class for ages 8-12 years
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

Child I. D. Day, 3:30-6:30 in the Library Annex Community Room. Parents receive an identification packet containing the child's fingerprints (and other information) to keep as a means of identifying a missing child. Sponsored by the Lincoln Police Department and the Youth Services Department

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Oct. 16:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Oct. 15:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.
Monday, Oct. 14:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5-7yrs.)
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning

New on the Library's website: GetCoveredIllinois, the web portal to coverage in the Affordable Care Act.
Saturday, Oct. 12:
NADA Official Used Car Guides for 1994-2013 are available for in-house use in the Library's Reference Dept.
Friday, Oct. 11:
Do you belong to a Book Club? Bring your reading lists to April in the Annex and we will post them!
Thursday, Oct. 10:
Art/Craft Class for ages 8 - 12 years
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3 - 6
3:30 - 4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Oct. 9:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months - 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3 - 6
3:30 - 4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Oct. 8:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months - 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3 - 6
3:30 - 4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Oct. 7:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5 - 7yrs.)
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning

Register for this week's Art/Craft Class!

After School Homework Help, Grades 3 - 6
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Oct. 5:
Halloween Costume Swap, 9AM - Noon
Library Annex Community Room
Call 732-5732 for more details.
Friday, Oct. 4:
Halloween Costume Swap, 2- 5 PM
Library Annex Community Room
Call 732-5732 for more details.
Thursday, Oct. 3:
Art/Craft Class for ages 8 - 12 years
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3 - 6
3:30 - 4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Oct. 2:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months - 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3 - 6
3:30 - 4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Oct. 1:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months - 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3 - 6
3:30 - 4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Sept. 30:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5 - 7yrs.)
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning

Register for this week's Art/Craft Class!

After School Homework Help, Grades 3 - 6
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Sept.28:
The library can now send you a text message to let you know your requested books have arrived. Stop by the Circulation desk and let us know how to contact you.
Friday, Sept.27:
Online newspapers: Click the World Book Web icon on the homepage, select Info Finder, and choose from the list of regional, national, and international newspapers.
Thursday, Sept.26:
Art/Craft Class for ages 8-12 years
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Sept.25:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Sept.24:
10:00 Story Times in the Annex
Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 yrs., 5 yrs. if not attending kindergarten)
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Sept.23:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5-7yrs.)
3:30 in the Annex
Pre-registration required for accurate planning.

Register for this week's Art/Craft Class!

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Sept.21:
Are the words on the printed page becoming more difficult to read? Check out the Library's collection of LARGE PRINT books in the Annex.
Friday, Sept.20:
Study guide for test: The United States Constitution Study Guide (342.73 UNI/PB/TEST)
Thursday, Sept.19:
After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex

Downloadable forms on our website: In the main menu click "Downloadable Forms" to access the Employment Application or the Gifts/Memorials Donation form.
Wednesday, Sept.18:
After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Sept.17:
After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex

Practice Your Foreign Language Skills: To read books in different foreign languages, click the World Book Web icon at our website, select Online Info Finder, and in the menu Research Tools select E-Book Center. Enjoy!
Monday, Sept.16:
Sign up for fall sessions for Story Times, Art/Craft Classes begin today. Call 732-5732 or stop by the Youth Services Desk in the Annex to register.

After School Homework Help, Grades 3-6
3:30-4:45 PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Sept.14:
Classic movies on DVD: the Library's collection of classic, old time movies continues to grow. Stop by the Annex and check them out.
Friday, Sept.13:
Zinio Is Here! Online magazines are available with your Lincoln Public Library card. Click the icon on our website, create your account and enjoy!
Thursday, Sept.12:
Information about fall youth programming coming soon!
Wednesday, Sept.11:
Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Tuesday, Sept.10:
earth.911.com: Your source for recycling centers in central Illinois. The Library accepts used cell phones, ink cartridges, and toner cartridges.
Monday, Sept.9:
NEW ON OUR WEBSITE! Khan Academy-A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Click the icon and begin learning.
Saturday, Sept.7:
Pre-teens and Teens: Banned Books for Bowling
Call 732-5732 to see how you can win a free game of bowling!
Friday, Sept.6:
The Library's new Online Public Access Catalog is available; in the Main Menu click SEARCH LIBRARY CATALOG.
Thursday, Sept.5:
Grab and Go book bundles are available in the Youth Services Department. These are themed picture books on popular topics for young readers.
Wednesday, Sept.4:
Zinio Is Here! Online magazines are available with your Lincoln Public Library card. Click the icon on our website, create your account and enjoy!
Tuesday, Sept.3:
Banned Books for Bowling (pre-teen through teen) program begins today. Visit the Youth Services Department in the Annex for your form. Win a free bowling game!
Monday, Sept. 2:
Labor Day
LIBRARY CLOSED
Saturday, August 31:
College Bound? The 2014 edition of Peterson's Four-Year Colleges Directory is available in the Library's Reference Department.
Friday, August 30:
Teens wanted for planning ideas. See Ms. Lou!
Thursday, August 29:
Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Wednesday, August 28:
Wear Your Summer Reading Goal Shirt to school today!
Tuesday, August 27:
Test Proctor: The Library serves as a proctor for testing. Call 732-8878 for more information.
Monday, August 26:
The Youth Services Department has many age appropriate games on the two new AWE computers. Come in and try them out.
Saturday, August 24:
Stop by the Used Book Sale in the basement of the Carnegie Building: 9-5 today, Sunday 10-2.
Friday, August 23:
See you at the Art and Balloon Festival!
Thursday, August 22:
The library can now send you a text message to let you know your requested books have arrived. Stop by the Circulation desk and let us know how to contact you.
Tuesday, August 20:
If you have not picked up your Summer Reading goal shirt yet, please stop by the Youth Services Department!
Monday, August 19:
Is your little one starting school for the first time? Visit the Annex and check out one of our display books about school to help ease them into that first day.
Saturday, Aug. 17:
Is your young one starting preschool or kindergarten, but is anxious about the experience? Let us help you find a story that might help! See the Youth Services Desk in Annex.
Friday, Aug. 16:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Ed McBain, you might enjoy John Sanford, J.A. Jance, or Linda Fairstein.
Thursday, Aug. 15:
New book: Picturing Illinois: 20th Century Postcard Art From Chicago To Cairo, John Jakle (977.3 JAK).
Wednesday, Aug. 14:
Book Page: the Library carries free copies of this book review source. Supplies are limited so pick up your copy today.
Tuesday, Aug. 13:
Best sellers list: The weekly edition of the New York Times Bestsellers is posted in both buildings.
Monday, Aug. 12:
Email notification: Please contact the Annex Desk to receive notification by email of your requested items.
Saturday, Aug. 10:
Thinking about school? Check out our displays in the Annex of BACK TO SCHOOL books!
Friday, Aug. 9:
AWE-some! Check out the new computers for games in the Youth Services Department.
Thursday, Aug. 8:
Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Wednesday, Aug. 7:
New book: The Down And Dirty Guide To Camping With Kids, Helen Olsson (796.54 OLS/PB).
Tuesday, Aug. 6:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Lilian Jackson Braun, you might enjoy Rita Mae Brown, Joan Hess, or Sharyn McCrumb.
Monday, Aug. 5:
Email notification: Please contact the Annex Desk to receive notification by email of your requested items.
Saturday, August 3:
Scholastic Book Fair in the Library Annex 9am-Noon
Friday, August 2:
Scholastic Book Fair in the Library Annex 9am-4:30pm
Thursday, August 1:
Scholastic Book Fair in the Library Annex 9am-6pm
Wednesday, July 31:
New book: ASVAB-Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, Kaplan (Q355.0076 ASV/PB/2013).
Tuesday, July 30:
New magazine: Cooks Illustrated Magazine is available for checkout in the Carnegie building.
Monday, July 29:
Pick up your Summer Reading Program Goal Shirts starting at 9:30!
Saturday, July 27:
Downloadable forms: In the main menu click "Downloadable Forms" to access the Employment Application or the Gifts/Memorials Donation form.
Friday, July 26:
Book Page: the Library carries free copies of this book review source.
Supplies are limited so pick up your copy today.
Thursday, July 25:
Practice Your Foreign Language Skills: To read books in different foreign languages, click the World Book Web icon at our website, select Online Info Finder, and in the menu Research Tools select E-Book Center. Enjoy!
Wednesday, July 24:
New magazine: Fine Gardening Magazine is available for checkout in the Carnegie building.

Scholastic Book Fair is coming August 1-3 in the Library Annex!
Tuesday, July 23:
Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Monday, July 22:
New Book: Hungry Girl 200 Under 200 Just Desserts, Lisa Lillien (641.86 LIL/PB).
Saturday, July 20:
Summer Reading Program ends at 1:00!
Friday, July 19:
New paperback exchange for oversized paperbacks is now available in the Annex building.
Thursday, July 18:
Thursday Family Event 10:00 in the Annex
Downtown Lincoln Scavenger Hunt
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

Art/Craft Class, 2:00 in the Annex
(8-12 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Wednesday, July 17:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Tuesday, July 16:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Monday, July 15:
Register for this week's Art/Craft Class and Thursday Event.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Saturday, July 13:
Teen Summer Reading Program ends at 1:00!
Friday, July 12:
New book: Gun Digest Shooter's Guide To Rifle Marksmanship, Peter Lessler (799.31 LES/PB)
Thursday, July 11:
Thursday Family Event 10:00 in the Annex
Peoria Zoomobile
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

Art/Craft Class, 2:00 in the Annex
(8-12 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Wednesday, July 10:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Tuesday, July 9:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Monday, July 8:
Register for this week's Art/Craft Class and Thursday Event.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Saturday, July 6:
Book Page: the Library carries free copies of this book review source. Supplies are limited so pick up your copy today.
Friday, July 5:
Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Thursday, July 4:
INDEPENDENCE DAY
LIBRARY IS CLOSED

No Family Event this week.
Wednesday, July 3:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Tuesday, July 2:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Monday, July 1:
2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Saturday, June 29:
LibraryOnTheGo update-you now can checkout and place holds on up to five items.
Friday, June 28:
New book: Geek Mom: Projects, Tips & Adventures for Moms and Their 21st Century Families, Natania Barron et al (745.5 GEE/PB).
Thursday, June 27:
Thursday Family Event 10:00 in the Annex
Silly Safaris
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

Art/Craft Class, 2:00 in the Annex
(8-12 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Wednesday, June 26:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Tuesday, June 25:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Monday, June 24:
Register for this week's Art/Craft Class and Thursday Event.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Saturday, June 22:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Rosamunde Pilcher, you might enjoy Maeve Binchy, Anne Rivers Siddons, or Catherine Cookson.
Friday, June 21:
New book: The Guns At Last Light, Rick Atkinson (940.5421 ATK).
Thursday, June 20:
Thursday Family Event 10:00 in the Annex
Elsenpeter's Marionettes present
Sleeping Beauty

Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

Art/Craft Class, 2:00 in the Annex
(8-12 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Wednesday, June 19:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Tuesday, June 18:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Monday, June 17:
Register for this week's Art/Craft Class and Thursday Event.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Saturday, June 15:
Author read-alkies: If you have read everything by Elmore Leonard, you might enjoy James Lee Burke, Carl Hiaasen, or Donald Westlake.
Friday, June 14:
New paperback exchange for oversized paperbacks is now available in the Annex building. No library card required.
Thursday, June 13:
Thursday Family Event 10:00 in the Annex
Magician Michael Landry and Snowball
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

Art/Craft Class, 2:00 in the Annex
(8-12 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Wednesday, June 12:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Tuesday, June 11:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Monday, June 10:
Register for this week's Art/Craft Class and Thursday Event.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Saturday, June 8:
College Bound? The 2013 edition of Peterson's Four-Year Colleges Directory is available in the Library's Reference Department.
Friday, June 7:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by LaVyrle Spencer, you might enjoy Kristin Hannah, Rosamunde Pilcher, or Janet Dailey.
Thursday, June 6:
Thursday Family Event 10:00 in the Annex
Juggler Troy Roark
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

Art/Craft Class, 2:00 in the Annex
(8-12 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Wednesday, June 5:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Tuesday, June 4:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5-7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Monday, June 3:
Teen Summer Reading sign-up begins today

First day to check logs for Summer Reading Program.

Register for this week's Art/Craft Class and Thursday Event.

2:00 Story Time in Annex
Ready Readers (5 - 7 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.
Saturday, June 1:
Summer Reading Sign-up
Friday, May 31:
Summer Reading Sign-up

The Library's new Online Public Access Catalog is available; in the Main Menu click SEARCH LIBRARY CATALOG.
Thursday, May 30:
Summer Reading Sign-up

NADA Official Used Car Guides for 1994-2013 are available for in-house use in the Library's Reference Dept.
Wednesday, May 29:
Summer Reading Sign-up
Tuesday, May 28:
First Day of Summer Reading sign-up!
Monday, May 27:
LIBRARY CLOSED
Memorial Day
Saturday, May 25:
It's coming next week! Summer Reading Program 2013: Have Book-Will Travel!
Friday, May 24:
AWE-some! Check out the new computers for games in the Children's Room.
Thursday, May 23:
LibraryOnTheGo update-you can now checkout and place holds on up to five items.
Wednesday, May 22:
Free Wi-Fi: the Library offers free access to its Wi-Fi signal in both buildings.
Monday, May 20:
Do you belong to a Book Club? Bring your reading lists to April in the Annex and we will post them!
Saturday, May 18:
Are the words on the printed page becoming more difficult to read? Check out the Library's collection of LARGE PRINT books in the Annex.
Friday, May 17:
Shelfari: Shelfari is the premier social network for bookworms. Simply click the icon on the Library's web page and ENJOY.
Thursday, May 16:
Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Wednesday, May 15:
AWE-some! Check out the new computers for games in the Children's Room.
Tuesday, May 14:
Free: The Library offers free copies of SENIOR NEWS & TIMES FOR ILLINOIS; it's available in both buildings.
Monday, May 13:
NEW ON OUR WEBSITE! WorldCat - the worldwide library catalog. Click the icon, use our 62656 zip code and enjoy!
Saturday, May 11:
The Library's new Online Public Access Catalog is available; in the Main Menu click SEARCH LIBRARY CATALOG.
Friday, May 10:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Ken Follett, you might enjoy Nelson DeMille, Brian Freemantle, or Jack Higgins.
Thursday, May 9:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade; LAST DAY!
Wednesday, May 8:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

NEW ON OUR WEBSITE! Khan Academy-A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Click the icon and begin learning.
Tuesday, May 7:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

GOT A QUESTION AND THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED? In the main menu, click "Ask A Librarian", leave your question, and we'll respond as soon as possible.
Monday, May 6:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, May 4:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Patricia Cornwell, you might enjoy J. A. Jance, Sara Paretsky, or Susan Dunlap.
Friday, May 3:
The Library's new Online Public Access Catalog is available; in the Main Menu click SEARCH LIBRARY CATALOG.
Thursday, May 2:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Wednesday, May 1:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, April 30:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Monday, April 29:
Come see the butterfly habitat in Ms. Lou's window!

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, April 27:
The Lincoln Board Game is on display in the Carnegie building during regular hours.
Friday, April 26:
earth.911.com:Your source for recycling centers in central Illinois. The Library accepts used cell phones, ink cartridges, and toner cartridges.
Thursday, April 25:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

Free Wi-Fi:the Library offers free access to its wi-fi signal in both buildings.
Wednesday, April 24:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, April 23:
Are you reading the “New Books” lists? We have really exciting books arriving weekly.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Monday, April 22:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

LibraryOnTheGo update-you now can checkout and place holds on up to five items.
Saturday, April 20:
Author read-alike:If you have read everything by Margaret Atwood, you might enjoy Barbara Kingsolver, Toni Morrison, or Virginia Woolf.
Friday, April 19:
The Lincoln Board Game is on display in the Carnegie building during regular hours.
Thursday, April 18:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, April 17:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

Carnegie Building Preservation Fund: Contact Library Director Richard Sumrall for more information, 217-732-8878.
Tuesday, April 16:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

LibraryOnTheGo update-you can now checkout and place holds on up to five items.
Monday, April 15:
Butterflies are returning to the Library Annex this month. Check out the changes from larvae to Painted Ladies!

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, April 13:
Downloadable forms: In the main menu click "Downloadable Forms" to access the Employment Application or the Gifts/Memorials Donation form.
Friday, April 12:
Book Page: the Library carries free copies of this book review source. Supplies are limited so pick up your copy today.
Thursday, April 11:
NEW ON OUR WEBSITE! Khan Academy - A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Click the icon and begin learning.
Wednesday, April 10:
Free: The Library offers free copies of SENIOR NEWS & TIMES FOR ILLINOIS; it's available in both buildings.
Tuesday, April 9:
New database (Polaris) goes LIVE today! Please have patience as we navigate the new system.
Monday, April 8:
New book: The Diet Dropout's Guide To Natural Weight Loss, Stan Spencer (613.7 SPE/PB).
Saturday, April 6:
Author read alikes: If you have read everything by Dean Koontz, you might enjoy Thomas Harris, Peter Straub, or Stephen King.
Thursday, April 4:
Test Proctor: The Library serves as a proctor for testing. Call
732-8878 for more information.
Wednesday, April 3:
Old Cars Report Price Guide: Values for automobiles as far back as 1910. The guide is located in the Carnegie building's Reference Dept.
Tuesday, April 2:
Free Wi-Fi: the Library offers free access to its Wi-Fi signal in both buildings.
Monday, April 1:
Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Saturday, Mar. 30:
Consumer Reports Buying Guide: The 2013 edition is available for in-house use in the Reference Dept. in the Carnegie Building.
Friday, Mar. 29:
Classic movies on DVD: the Library's collection of classic, old time movies continues to grow. Stop by the Annex and check them out.
Thursday, Mar. 28:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8 - 12 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Pre-registration is required for accurate planning of materials.
Call 732-5732
Wednesday, Mar. 27:
10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months - 2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning:
Call 732-5732
Tuesday, Mar. 26:
10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months - 2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning:
Call 732-5732
Monday, Mar. 25:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5 - 7 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning:
Call 732-5732
Saturday, Mar. 23:
Tax Forms: The Library has free tax forms available, first come, first serve. Forms are also available at http://www.irs.gov/ and http://www.revenue.state.il.us/taxforms/index.htm.
Friday, Mar. 22:
Due to a database change, the library will not be able to request books or place holds until April 11. You must show your Library Card to check out.


Practice Your Foreign Language Skills: To read books in different foreign languages, click the World Book Web icon at our website, select Online Info Finder, and in the menu Research Tools select E-Book Center. Enjoy!
Thursday, Mar. 21:


Art/Craft Class (ages 8 - 12 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Pre-registration is required for accurate planning of materials.
Call 732-5732
Wednesday, Mar. 20:


10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months - 2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning:
Call 732-5732
Tuesday, Mar. 19:


10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months - 2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning:
Call 732-5732
Monday, Mar. 18:


Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5 - 7 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning:
Call 732-5732
Saturday, Mar. 16:
Free: The Library offers free copies of SENIOR NEWS & TIMES FOR ILLINOIS; it's available in both buildings.
Friday, Mar. 15:
Last day to request holds on books until April 11!

College Bound? The 2013 edition of Peterson's Four-Year Colleges Directory is available in the Library's Reference Department.
Thursday, Mar. 14:
Due to a database change, the library will not be able to request books or place holds from March 15 until April 11.

Art/Craft Class (ages 8-12 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Pre-registration is required for accurate planning of materials.
Call 732-5732
Wednesday, Mar. 13:
Due to a database change, the library will not be able to request books or place holds after from March 15 until April 11.

10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning: Call 732-5732
Tuesday, Mar. 12:
Due to a database change, the library will not be able to request books or place holds from March 15 until April 11.

10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning: Call 732-5732
Monday, Mar. 11:
Due to a database change, the library will not be able to request books or place holds from March 15 until April 11.

Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5-7 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning: Call 732-5732
Saturday, Mar. 9:
Due to a database change, the library will not be able to request books or place holds from March 15 until April 11.

New paperback exchange for oversized paperbacks is now available in the Annex building.
Friday, Mar. 8:
Due to a database change, the library will not be able to request books or place holds from March 15 until April 11.

Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Sue Grafton, you might enjoy Linda Barnes, Nevada Barr, or Marcia Muller.
Thursday, Mar. 7:
Due to a database change, the library will not be able to request books or place holds from March 15 until April 11.

Art/Craft Class (ages 8-12 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Pre-registration is required for accurate planning of materials.
Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Last day until April 8!
Wednesday, Mar. 6:
Due to a database change, the library will not be able to request books or place holds from March 15 until April 11.

10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning: Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, Mar. 5:
Due to a database change, the library will not be able to request books or place holds from March 15 until April 11.

10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning: Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Monday, Mar. 4:
Due to a database change, the library will not be able to request books or place holds from March 15 until April 11.

Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5-7 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning: Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, Mar. 2:
Illinois Veterans' History Project: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/ilvetproject.html
Friday, Mar. 1:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Tom Clancy, you might enjoy Stephen Coonts, Ken Follett, or W.E.B. Griffin.
Thursday, Feb. 28:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8-12 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Pre-registration is required for accurate planning of materials.
Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

earth.911.com: Your source for recycling centers in central Illinois. The Library accepts used cell phones, ink cartridges, and toner cartridges.
Wednesday, Feb. 27:
10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning: Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

Free: The Library offers free copies of SENIOR NEWS & TIMES FOR ILLINOIS; it's available in both buildings.
Tuesday, Feb. 26:
10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning: Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Monday, Feb. 25:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5-7 years)
3:00 PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning: Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

Online newspapers: Click the World Book Web icon on the homepage, select Info Finder, and choose from the list of regional, national, and international newspapers.
Saturday, Feb. 23:
Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Friday, Feb. 22:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Amanda Quick, you might enjoy Julie Garwood, Johanna Lindsey, or Mary Jo Putney.
Thursday, Feb. 21:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8-12 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Pre-registration is required for accurate planning of materials.
Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Feb. 20:
10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning: Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, Feb. 19:
10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning: Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

Do you belong to a Book Club? Bring your reading lists to April in the Annex and we will post them!
Monday, Feb. 18:
LIBRARY IS CLOSED!
Saturday, Feb. 16:
New book: The Essential James Beard Cookbook, James Beard (641.5973 BEA).
Friday, Feb. 15:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Robert Jordan, you might enjoy Terry Brooks, Mercedes Lackey or J.R.R. Tolkien.
Thursday, Feb. 14:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8-12 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Pre-registration is required for accurate planning of materials.
Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Feb. 13:
10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning:
Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, Feb. 12:
10:00 AM Story Times in the Library Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (ages 3, 4, and 5 years not yet in Kindergarten) Registration is required for accurate planning:
Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Monday, Feb. 11:
Sign-up begins for first Art/Craft Class (ages 8-12 years).
Call 732-5732 to register for a class.

Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5-7 years)
3:30 PM in the Library Annex
Registration is required for accurate planning:
Call 732-5732

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, Feb. 9:
NADA Official Used Car Guides for 1994-2013 are available for in-house use in the Library's Reference Dept.
Friday, Feb. 8:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Maeve Binchy, you might enjoy Belva Plain, Joanna Trollope, or Anne Rivers Siddons.
Thursday, Feb. 7:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Feb. 6:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

Are the words on the printed page becoming more difficult to read? Check out the Library's collection of LARGE PRINT books in the Annex.
Tuesday, Feb.5:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

New book: You Need Help! A Step By Step Plan To Help A Loved One Get Counseling, Mark S. Komrad, MD (618.89 KOM/PB).
Monday, Feb. 4:
Sign-up begins for Winter/Spring Story time sessions.
Call 732-5732 to register for a class.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, Feb. 2:
LibraryOnTheGo update: The site now supports Apple based and Android based devices. For a complete list, simply click the icon on the Library's website and choose SUPPORTED DEVICES in the main menu.
Friday, Feb. 1:
New book: Mom, Inc.: The Essential Guide To Running A Successful Business From Home, Meg Mateo Ilasco & Cat Seto (658.0412 ILA/PB).
Thursday, Jan. 31:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Jan. 30:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

Online newspapers: Click the World Book Web icon on the homepage, select Info Finder, and choose from the list of regional, national, and international newspapers.
Tuesday, Jan. 29:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Monday, Jan. 28:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

Shelfari: Shelfari is the premier social network for bookworms. Simply click the icon on the Library's web page and ENJOY.
Saturday, Jan. 26:
Study guide for test: The United States Constitution Study Guide (342.73 UNI/PB/TEST)
Friday, Jan. 25:
Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Thursday, Jan. 24:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Jan. 23:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade

Public typewriter: The Library has a free public typewriter in the Carnegie building for in house use, first come, first serve.
Tuesday, Jan. 22:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Monday, Jan. 21:
Author read-alikes: If you have read everything by Lee Child, you might enjoy Vince Flynn, Steve Martini, or James Rollins.
Saturday, Jan. 19:
LEGO Family Day in Library Annex
9:30-11:00
Must be re-registered to build. Everyone is invited to come see the projects constructed.
Friday, Jan. 18:
Sign up for LEGO Family Day closes today at noon unless slots are filled before that time
Thursday, Jan. 17:
Tax forms are starting to come in. Call 732-8878 for information.
Wednesday, Jan. 16:
Carnegie Building Preservation Fund: Contact Library Director Richard Sumrall for more information, 217-732-8878.
Monday, Jan. 14:
NEW ON OUR WEBSITE! WorldCat - the worldwide library catalog. Click the icon, use our 62656 zip code and enjoy!
Saturday, Jan. 12:
Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Friday, Jan. 11:
Public Display: Emancipation Proclamation Anniversary. Located in the Carnegie building.
Thursday, Jan. 10:
Tax forms are starting to come in. Call 732-8878 for information.
Wednesday, Jan. 9:
Do you belong to a Book Club? Bring your reading lists to April in the Annex and we will post them!
Tuesday, Jan. 8:
The Amazon Kindle works on LibraryOnTheGo.
Monday, Jan. 7:
Sign up for LEGO Family Day Activity
Call 732-5732
Saturday, Jan. 5:
Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Friday, Jan. 4:
Test Proctor: The Library serves as a proctor for testing. Call 732-8878 for more information.
Thursday, Jan. 3:
Do you have a PIN? Your Personal Identification Number is your ticket to use our online catalog. Check your library card, place items on reserve, and a host of other services are available. Stop by the annex to get your number.
Wednesday, Jan. 2:
Free: The Library offers free copies of SENIOR NEWS & TIMES FOR ILLINOIS; it's available in both buildings.
Tuesday, Jan. 1:
LIBRARY IS CLOSED
Happy New Year!
Monday, Dec. 31:
New Year's Eve
Library is open
Saturday, Dec. 29:
NADA Official Used Car Guides for 1993-2012 are available for in-house use in the Library's Reference Dept.
Friday, Dec. 28:
Old Cars Report Price Guide: Values for automobiles as far back as 1910. The guide is located in the Carnegie building's Reference Dept.
Thursday, Dec. 27:
NEW ON OUR WEBSITE! WorldCat - the worldwide library catalog. Click the icon, use our 62656 zip code and enjoy!
Wednesday, Dec. 26:
Library reopens at 9 AM
Tuesday, Dec. 25:
LIBRARY CLOSED
Christmas Day
Monday, Dec. 24:
LIBRARY CLOSED
Christmas Eve
Saturday, Dec. 22:
Come in and make your selections before we close for Christmas! We are open today 9 AM - 1:00 PM.
Friday, Dec. 21:
Consumer Reports Buying Guide: The 2013 edition is available for in-house use in the Reference Dept. in the Carnegie Building.
Thursday, Dec. 20:
College Bound? The 2013 Getting Financial Aid is located in the Reference Dept. (R 378.3 COL/PB/2013)
Wednesday, Dec. 19:
Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Tuesday, Dec. 18:
NEW ON OUR WEBSITE! Khan Academy - A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Click the icon and begin learning.
Monday, Dec. 17:
Mail a letter to Santa in our North Pole Mailbox in the Library Annex
Saturday, Dec. 15:
GOT A QUESTION AND THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED? In the main menu, click "Ask A Librarian", leave your question, and we'll respond as soon as possible.
Friday, Dec. 14:
Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Thursday, Dec. 13:
NEW ON OUR WEBSITE! WorldCat-the worldwide library catalog. Click the icon, use our 62656 zip code and enjoy!
Wednesday, Dec. 12:
Need a little break from the holiday hustle and bustle? Come see our wonderful displays of Christmas books!
Tuesday, Dec. 11:
Downloadable forms: In the main menu click "Downloadable Forms" to access the Employment Application or the Gifts/Memorials Donation form.
Monday, Dec. 10:
Going away for a month or less? The Library can extend your due dates and/or suspend your holds until you return.
Saturday, Dec. 8:
earth.911.com: Your source for recycling centers in central Illinois. The Library accepts used cell phones, ink cartridges, and toner cartridges.
Friday, Dec. 7:
Practice Your Foreign Language Skills: To read books in different foreign languages, click the World Book Web icon at our website, select Online Info Finder, and in the menu Research Tools select E-Book Center. Enjoy!
Thursday, Dec. 6:
Book Page: the Library carries free copies of this book review source. Supplies are limited so pick up your copy today.
Wednesday, Dec. 5:
Free Wi-Fi: the Library offers free access to its wi-fi signal in both buildings.
Tuesday, Dec. 4:
Tuesday with Santa 5:00-6:30 in Library Annex
Prior registration requested before 3 PM
Call 732-5732
Monday, Dec. 3:
Sign up for Tuesday with Santa at the Library.
Call 732-5732 or stop by Youth Services Department
Saturday, Dec. 1:
Sign up for Tuesday with Santa at the Library.
Call 732-5732 or stop by Youth Services Department
Friday, Nov. 30:
Sign up for Tuesday with Santa at the Library.
Call 732-5732 or stop by Youth Services Department
Thursday, Nov. 29:
Sign up for Tuesday with Santa at the Library.
Call 732-5732 or stop by Youth Services Department
Wednesday, Nov. 28:
Sign up for Tuesday with Santa at the Library.
Call 732-5732 or stop by Youth Services Department
Tuesday, Nov. 27:
Sign up for Tuesday with Santa at the Library.
Call 732-5732 or stop by Youth Services Department
Monday, Nov. 26:
Sign up for Tuesday with Santa at the Library.
Call 732-5732 or stop by Youth Services Department
Saturday, Nov. 24:
NEW ON OUR WEBSITE! Khan Academy - A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Click the icon and begin learning.
Friday, Nov. 23:
Library opens at 9 AM

Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Thursday, Nov. 22:
THANKSGIVING DAY
LIBRARY CLOSED
Wednesday, Nov. 21:
Equipment Loan: The Library loans out audio/visual equipment on your library card. Stop by the Annex for more information.
Tuesday, Nov. 20:
Downloadable forms: In the main menu click "Downloadable Forms" to access the Employment Application or the Gifts/Memorials Donation form.
Monday, Nov. 19:
GOT A QUESTION AND THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED? In the main menu, click "Ask A Librarian", leave your question, and we'll respond as soon as possible.
Saturday, Nov. 17:
NEW ON OUR WEBSITE! WorldCat - the worldwide library catalog. Click the icon, use our 62656 zip code and enjoy!
Friday, Nov. 16:
Going away for a month or less? The Library can extend your due dates and/or suspend your holds until you return.
Thursday, Nov. 15:
Family Reading Night in the Annex, 6 PM
Open to the public of all ages.
Call 732-5732 to register.
I Spy Game Night

3:30 - 4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd - 6th grade
Last sessions until January!
Wednesday, Nov. 14:
3:30 - 4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd - 6th grade
Tuesday, Nov. 13:
3:30 - 4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd - 6th grade
Monday, Nov. 12:
VETERAN'S DAY
LIBRARY CLOSED
Saturday, November 10:
Book Page: the Library carries free copies of this book review source. Supplies are limited so pick up your copy today.
Friday, November 9:
Free Wi-Fi: the Library offers free access to its wi-fi signal in both buildings.
Thursday, November 8:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, November 7:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, November 6:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Monday, November 5:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, November 3:
earth.911.com: Your source for recycling centers in central Illinois. The Library accepts used cell phones, ink cartridges, and toner cartridges.
Friday, November 2:
Practice Your Foreign Language Skills: To read books in different foreign languages, click the World Book Web icon at our website, select Online Info Finder, and in the menu Research Tools select E-Book Center. Enjoy!
Thursday, November 1:
3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, October 31:
10 AM Story Times in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (ages 3 & 4 years)
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, October 30:
10 AM Story Times in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (ages 3 & 4 years)
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Monday, October 29:
3:30 PM Ready Reader Story Time in the Annex (ages 5-7 yrs.)Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, Oct. 27:
Take a look at the New Arrival Displays in both Library buildings! Check out "Ms. Lou's Blog" on this site to see what's new in the Youth Services Department.
Friday, Oct. 26:
60 ways to use your library card: #8-Check mate! Learn how to play chess.
Thursday, Oct. 25:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8-12)3:30 PM in Library Annex
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Oct. 24:
10 AM Story Times in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (ages 3 & 4 years)
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, Oct. 23:
10 AM Story Times in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (ages 3 & 4 years)
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Monday, Oct. 22:
3:30 PM Ready Reader Story Time in the Annex (ages 5-7 yrs.)Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, Oct. 20:
New book: Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable man, Walter Stahr (B/Seward).
Friday, Oct. 19:
Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Thursday, Oct. 18:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8-12)3:30 PM in Library Annex
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Oct. 17:
10 AM Story Times in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (ages 3 & 4 years)
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, Oct. 16:
10 AM Story Times in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (ages 3 & 4 years)
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

No After School Homework Help in the Library Annex today. Fall break for tutors
Monday, Oct. 15:
3:30 PM Ready Reader Story Time in the Annex (ages 5-7 yrs.)Advance registration required for accurate planning.

NO After School Homework Help in the Library Annex today. Fall break for tutors
Saturday, Oct. 13:
60 ways to use your library card: # 34 - seek out books and information on building your retirement nest egg.
Friday, Oct. 12:
Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Thursday, Oct. 11:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8-12) 3:30 PM in Library Annex
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Oct. 10:
10 AM Story Times in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (ages 3 & 4 years)
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, Oct. 9:
10 AM Story Times in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (ages 3 & 4 years)
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Monday, Oct. 8:
3:30 PM Ready Reader Story Time in the Annex (ages 5-7 yrs.)Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Saturday, Oct. 6:
Carnegie Building Preservation Fund: Contact Library Director Richard Sumrall for more information, 217-732-8878.
Friday, Oct. 5:
60 ways to use your library card: # 18-launch your future with free computer access for job searches and resume writing.
Thursday, Oct. 4:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8-12)3:30 PM in Library Annex
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, Oct. 3:
10 AM Story Times in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (ages 3 & 4 years)
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Tuesday, Oct. 2:
10 AM Story Times in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 yrs.)
Book Buddies (ages 3 & 4 years)
Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Monday, Oct. 1:
3:30 PM Ready Reader Story Time in the Annex (ages 5-7 yrs.)Advance registration required for accurate planning.

3:30-4:45 After School Homework Help in the Library Annex, 3rd-6th grade
Wednesday, June 5:
10:00 Story Time in the Annex
Little Listener Lapsit (ages 6 months-2 years)
Book Buddies (3 & 4 years)
Must be pre-registered for accurate planning and space limitations.

 
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