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A Carnegie Library
Established 1902

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Thursday, July 30:
New book: Approaching The End Of Life: A Practical & Spiritual Guide, Donna Schaper (248.86 SCH).

Wednesday, July 29:
New DVD: Death On The Nile (DVD DEA).
Tuesday, July 28:
New DVD: 5 Centimeters Per Second (DVD YA FIV).
Monday, July 27:
Thanks to all who participated in our “Read to the Rhythm!” Summer Reading Program. We hope you had as much fun as we did! Prize shirt pick-up begins Monday, Aug. 10 at 10:00AM, for those who are eligible.
Saturday, July 25:
Completed Summer Reading Program logs for children and young adults are due today by 1:00PM (library closing time).
Friday, July 24:
Friday Workshop (children, all ages)
2:00PM – 4:00PM in the Library Annex
Drop in for arts and crafts fun! Children under age 8 must have an adult helper present.

LINE DANCING for YOUNG ADULTS (grades 6 -12)
7:00PM – 8:30PM
Thursday, July 23:
Summer Reading Thursday Event: Chris McBrien, Irish Traveler (Music, puppets and fun!)
10:00AM in the Library Annex

Explorer Club (for ages 8 – 12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Wednesday, July 22:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (for ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Tuesday, July 21:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (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
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Monday, July 20:
It’s Week 6 of the Summer Reading Program! Be sure to turn in your completed logs by Saturday, August 1 at 1:00PM. Questions? Please call 732-5732.

Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Saturday, July 18:
Used book sale today! 9am-5pm. Tomorrow from 10am-2pm, in the Pegram Room. Buck a bag, no limit.
Friday, July 17:
Friday Workshop (children, all ages)
2:00PM – 4:00PM in the Library Annex
Drop in for arts and crafts fun! Children under age 8 must have an adult helper present.
Thursday, July 16:
Summer Reading Thursday Event: Rick Rayburn, Comic Musician
10:00AM in the Library Annex

Explorer Club (for ages 8 – 12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Wednesday, July 15:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (for ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Tuesday, July 14:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (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
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Monday, July 13:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Saturday, July 11:
LINE DANCING for YOUNG ADULTS (grades 6 -12)
Register now for this event scheduled Friday, July 24 from 7:00PM – 8:30PM. Call 732-5732 or email youthlpld@gmail.com.
Friday, July 10:
Friday Workshop (children, all ages)
2:00PM – 4:00PM in the Library Annex
Drop in for arts and crafts fun! Children under age 8 must have an adult helper present.
Thursday, July 9:
Summer Reading Thursday Event: Lemur Levi with Silly Safaris
10:00AM in the Library Annex

Explorer Club (for ages 8 – 12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Wednesday, July 8:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (for ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Tuesday, July 7:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (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
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Monday, July 6:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Saturday, July 4:
Library CLOSED: Independence Day!
Friday, July 3:
Friday Workshop (children, all ages)
2:00PM – 4:00PM in the Library Annex
Drop in for arts and crafts fun! Children under age 8 must have an adult helper present.
Thursday, July 2:
Nitro Joe, The Science Guy!
Special Time today: 10:30am

Explorer Club (for ages 8 – 12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Wednesday, July 1:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (for ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Tuesday, June 30:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (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
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Monday, June 29:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Saturday, June 27:
It's time for another prize drawing for our young adults participating in the Summer Reading Program. Be sure to get your logs in by 1:00PM today (closing time)!
Friday, June 26:
Friday Workshop (children, all ages)
2:00PM – 4:00PM in the Library Annex
Drop in for arts and crafts fun! Children under age 8 must have an adult helper present.

Family Fun Event: Pint Size Polkas with Mike Schneider
6:30PM – 7:30PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Thursday, June 25:
Summer Reading Thursday Event: Richard Landry, Comic Magician
10:00AM in the Library Annex

Explorer Club (for ages 8 – 12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Wednesday, June 24:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (for ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Tuesday, June 23:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (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
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Monday, June 22:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Saturday, June 20:
DRUM CIRCLE for YOUNG ADULTS (grades 6 – 12)
1:00PM – 2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.

YOUNG ADULTS should have their reading logs turned in before closing time to be eligible for this week’s Summer Reading prize drawing!
Friday, June 19:
Friday Workshop (children, all ages)
2:00PM – 4:00PM in the Library Annex
Drop in for arts and crafts fun! Children under age 8 must have an adult helper present.
Thursday, June 18:
Summer Reading Thursday Event: Hanson Family Unicyclists and Jugglers
10:00AM in the Library Annex

Explorer Club (for ages 8 – 12 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Wednesday, June 17:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (for ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Tuesday, June 16:
Book Buddies Story Time (for ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
Little Listeners (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
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Monday, June 15:
Ready Readers Story Time (for ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
2:00PM in the Library Annex
Please register by calling 732-5732.
Saturday, June 13:
Did you miss registration for the “Read to the Rhythm!” Summer Reading Program this week? It’s not too late to participate. Come in next week ASAP and we’ll take care of you!
Friday, June 12:
Test preparation books: The Library has a collection of test preparation books for education, careers, armed forces, and other areas of study. Stop by the Carnegie to check them out on your library card.
Thursday, June 11:
Free City/County Maps: the Library has free copies of maps for the City of Lincoln & logan County. They’re available in both buildings.
Wednesday, June 10:
New book: Empire Of Deception: The Incredible Story Of A Master Swindler Who seduced A City And Captivated A Nation, Dean Jobb (364.163 JOB).
Tuesday, June 9:
Author read-alikes: If you’ve read everything by Elizabeth Berg, you might enjoy Kaye Gibbons, Alice Hoffman, Luanne Rice, or Anne Tyler
Monday, June 8:
SUMMER READING REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY for children and young adults (ages 6 months – grade 12) in the Library Annex!
Saturday, June 6:
“READ TO THE RHYTHM!” SUMMER READING PROGRAM registration begins Monday, June 8 for all ages (6 months – grade 12)!
Friday, June 5:
New book: Making Herbal Dream Pillows, Jim Long (615.321 LON).
Thursday, June 4:
New DVD: Broadchurch: The Complete Second Season.
Wednesday, June 3:
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, June 2:
Free: The Library offers free copies of SENIOR NEWS & TIMES FOR ILLINOIS; it's available in both buildings.
Monday, June 1:
LIBRARY ON THE GO has children and teen reading rooms, helping you to get right to the stuff you want. Download ebooks, audiobooks, videos and music with this wonderful service.
Saturday, May 30:
New book: American Wife, Taya Kyle (B KYLE).
Friday, May 29:
Like us on Facebook (Lincoln Public Library District) and enjoy fun pictures, access information about services and events, and communicate with library staff!
Thursday, May 28:
The Library has a public use color photocopier. Located in the Carnegie building, copies are 25 cents each.
Wednesday, May 27:
The latest edition of the New York Times Best Sellers list is always available in both buildings.
Tuesday, May 26:
Patrons of all ages are invited to help us name our new school of GloFish, located in the Youth Services Department. Suggestions will be taken through Saturday, June 6 and the name will be announced Monday, June 8---the first day of the Summer Reading Program registration.
Monday, May 25:
LIBRARY CLOSED: Memorial Day
Saturday, May 23:
SUMMER READING PROGRAM registration begins Monday, June 8 for all ages (6 months – grade 12). Be sure to mark your calendars!
Friday, May 22:
Free wi-fi is available in both buildings.
Thursday, May 21:
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 20:
Bring the kids and drop by the Youth Services Department to meet our new fishy friends.
Tuesday, May 19:
Carnegie Building Preservation Fund: Contact Library Director Richard Sumrall for more information, 217-732-8878.
Monday, May 18:
We have some popular new audiobook titles in the Young Adult and Juvenile sections. Going on a road trip? Check one out today.
Saturday, May 16:
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.
Friday, May 15:
Consumer Reports Buying Guide: The 2015 edition is available for in-house use in the Reference Dept. in the Carnegie Building.
Thursday, May 14:
May is Graphic Novel Month! Come check out our displays in the Library Annex and browse our selection for adults, young adults, and children.
Wednesday, May 13:
WorldCat - the worldwide library catalog. Click the icon on our website, use our 62656 zip code and enjoy!
Tuesday, May 12:
College Illinois Prepaid Tuition Program: The 2015 program brochures are available in the Carnegie building’s brochure rack.
Monday, May 11:
We’re gearing up for this year’s Summer Reading Program---“Read to the Rhythm!” For a sneak peek at our events (and a chance to get planning early) check out June and July calendars here on our website.
Saturday, May 9:
Classic movie on DVD: Rio Bravo (DVD RIO).
cFriday, May 8:
New book: Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to CollectYour Data and Control Your World, Bruce Schneier (323.4482)
Thursday, May 7:
LIBRARY ON THE GO has children and teen reading rooms, helping you to get right to the stuff you want. Download ebooks, audiobooks, videos and music with this wonderful service.
Wednesday, May 6:
Free bookmarks: This year’s RIF bookmark is designed by Kathryn Slack of Lincoln. They are free in both library buildings.
Tuesday, May 5:
Drop by the Youth Services Department and take a look at the butterflies. If you’re lucky you’ll be here when we release them from their butterfly habitat!
Monday, May 4:
Interlibrary loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Saturday, May 2:
MEET A HORSE! Program (on the Carnegie lawn)
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Thursday, Apr. 30:
Friday, May 1:
Classic movie on DVD: Love Affair (DVD LOV).
Thursday, Apr. 30:
Celebrate Poem-in-Your-Pocket Day by writing a poem and sticking it in one of the many pockets found in the Youth Services Department.
Wednesday, Apr. 29:
New Audiobook on CD: Plague of the Undead, Joe McKinney (CD F MCK).
Tuesday, Apr. 28:
New DVD: Zen Garden Flowers (DVD 158.12 ZEN).
Monday, Apr. 27:
Join us for our “Meet a Horse!” Program on Saturday, May 2 from 1:00PM – 2:00PM, presented by Angela Dowell of Dowell Quarter Horses. The program is geared toward children, pre-K through 5th grades, but all are welcome. Please register by calling 732-5732 or emailing youthlpld@gmail.com.
Saturday, Apr. 25:
Device Day in the Library Annex
10:00AM – 11:00AM
Friday, Apr. 24:
Search the world! Click the WorldCat icon on our homepage
and search the worldwide card catalog.
Thursday, Apr. 23:
Study guide for test: The United States Constitution Study
Guide (342.73 UNI/PB/TEST)
Wednesday, Apr. 22:
Drop by the Youth Services Department and take a look at the butterflies. Enjoy watching them and learning about their life cycle---up close and personal!
Tuesday, Apr. 21:
Raffle Barrel: The Library has a raffle barrel available for checkout on a valid Lincoln Public Library District card.
Monday, Apr. 20:
Want to learn how to check out and download electronic materials to your phone, tablet, laptop or e-reader? Join us Saturday, Apr. 25 for Device Day from 10:00AM – 11:00AM.
Saturday, Apr. 18:
Like us on Facebook (Lincoln Public Library District) and enjoy fun pictures, access information about services and events, and communicate with library staff!
Friday, Apr. 17:
The Library has a public use color photocopier. Located in the Carnegie building, copies are 25 cents each.
Thursday, Apr. 16:
Celebrate Teen Lit Day by checking out the great materials in our Young Adult section---browse books, magazines, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Wednesday, Apr. 15:
Classic movies on DVD: the Library's collection of classic, old time movies continues to grow. Stop by the Annex and check them out.
Tuesday, Apr. 14:
More Ebooks! Simply click the 3M Cloud logo on the Library's website, follow the instructions and enjoy!
Monday, Apr. 13:
Celebrate National Poetry Month (and Poem-in-Your-Pocket Day on Apr. 30) by writing a poem and sticking it in one of the many pockets found in the Youth Services Department.
Saturday, Apr. 11:
New DVD classic movie: The Truth About Spring (DVD TRU).
Friday, Apr. 10:
Join us for the BUTTERFLY BONANZA! Drop in between 1:00PM and 3:00PM and decorate a banner to welcome our butterflies to the library, as well as participate in other fun butterfly-themed activities. (Activities are geared towards children, pre-K through 5th grades.)
Thursday, Apr. 9:
DOCTOR WHO PARTY (grades 6 – 12)
5:30PM – 7:00PM
Wednesday, Apr. 8:
New DVD series Kingdom (DVD 791.4572 KIN).
Tuesday, Apr. 7:
New DVD classic movie: The Mississippi Gambler (DVD MIS).
Monday, Apr. 6:
Like us on Facebook (Lincoln Public Library District) and enjoy fun pictures, access information about services and events, and communicate with library staff!
Saturday, Apr. 4:
New DVD classic movie: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (DVD GIF).
Friday, Apr. 3:
YOUNG ADULTS (grades 6 – 12): Register now for our Dr. Who Party on Thursday, April 9 from 5:30 – 7:00PM. You don’t have to be a Whovian to have a blast! Call 732-5732 or email youthlpld@gmail.com to register.
Thursday, Apr. 2:
New BBC DVD series: The Mighty Boosh (DVD 791.4572 MIG).
Wednesday, Apr. 1:
Going on a road trip for the holiday? Drop by the library and browse our updated collection of audiobooks for adults, teens and children!
Tuesday, Mar. 31:
New DVD classic movie: Secret of the Blue Room (DVD SEC).
Monday, Mar. 30:
Butterflies are coming to the library and to celebrate we’ll be hosting a BUTTERFLY BONANZA on Friday, Apr. 10! Drop by between 1:00PM and 3:00PM and enjoy butterfly-themed activities for children, pre-K through 5th grades.
Saturday, Mar. 28:
YOUNG ADULTS (grades 6 – 12): Register now for our Dr. Who Party on Thursday, April 9 from 5:30 – 7:00PM. You don’t have to be a Whovian to have a blast! Call 732-5732 or email youthlpld@gmail.com to register.
Friday, Mar. 27:
New book: Stronger, faster, Smarter: A Guide to Your Most Powerful Body, Ryan Ferguson (613.7 FER/PB).
Thursday, Mar. 26:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8 – 12 yrs.): Forward in Time
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.
Wednesday, Mar. 25:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

New book: Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security, Lawrence Kotlikoff (368.43 KOT).
Tuesday, Mar. 24:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.
Monday, Mar. 23:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

The Interstellar Age: Inside the Forty Year Voyager Mission, Jim Bell (629.4354 BEL)
Saturday, Mar. 21:
New book: iPad for Seniors for Dummies, Nancy Muir (004.1675 MUI/PB).

Friday, Mar. 20:
Like us on Facebook (Lincoln Public Library District) and enjoy details on upcoming events and services, fun pictures from library programs and more!
Thursday, Mar. 19:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8 – 12 yrs.): Squish, Stretch, Bounce
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.
Wednesday, Mar. 18:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.
Tuesday, Mar. 17:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

We’ve added some popular new audiobooks to the Young Adult and Juvenile collections. Come in and browse!
Monday, Mar. 16:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

New book: The Everyday Supermodel: My Beauty, Fashion, & Wellness Secrets Made Simple, Molly Sims (646.72 (SIM/PB).
Saturday, Mar. 14:
Going away for a month or less? The Library can extend your due dates and/or suspend your holds until you return.
Friday, Mar. 13:
New book: The Everyday Supermodel: My Beauty, Fashion, And Wellness Secrets Made Simple, Molly Sims (646.72 SIM/PB).
Thursday, Mar. 12:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8 – 12 yrs.): Lucky You
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.
Wednesday, Mar. 11:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

New book: Deeper Dating: How To drop The Games Of Seduction & Discover The Power Of Intimacy, Ken Page (646.77 PAG/PB).
Tuesday, Mar. 10:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.
Monday, Mar. 9:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

New book: Word Smart: How To Build A More Educated Vocabulary, Adam Robinson (428.1 ROB/PB).
Saturday, Mar. 7:
New book: Stronger, Faster, Smarter: A Guide To Your Most Powerful Body, Ryan Ferguson (613.7 FER/PB).
Friday, Mar. 6:
YOUNG ADULTS (grades 6-12): Register now for “Tech Toys-4-Teens!” scheduled Thursday, Mar. 12 from 5:30PM – 7:00PM, by calling 732-5732 or emailing youthlpld@gmail.com. We’ll be making shoe box projectors that will project images from your cell phone onto the wall and Art Bots (with actual motors) that “draw”!
Thursday, Mar. 5:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8 – 12 yrs.): Minecraft Selfies
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

LAST DAY OF HOMEWORK HELPERS (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Mar. 4:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

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

Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex

New book: iPad For Seniors For Dummies, Nancy Muir (004.1675 MUI/PB).
Monday, Mar. 2:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Feb. 28:
College Illinois Prepaid Tuition Program: The 2015 program brochures are available in the Carnegie building’s brochure rack.
Friday, Feb. 27:
Free copies of the Hometown Phone Book for the Lincoln area are available in both buildings.
Thursday, Feb. 26:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8 – 12 yrs.): Feed the Birds
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.
Wednesday, Feb. 25:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

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

Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Feb. 23:
Ready Readers Story Time (ages 5 – 7 yrs.)
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Friday, Feb. 20:
New book: Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? Roz Chast (B Chast).
Thursday, Feb. 19:
Art/Craft Class (ages 8 – 12 yrs.): Pipe Cleaner Pals
3:30PM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Feb. 18:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Feb. 17:
Little Listeners Lapsit (ages 6 mos. – 2 yrs.)
Book Buddies Story Time (ages 3 – 4 yrs.)
10:00AM in the Library Annex
Please call 732-5732 to register.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Feb. 16:
LIBRARY CLOSED – Presidents’ Day
Saturday, Feb. 14:
Read alikes:
If you have read everything by Lisa Scottoline, you might enjoy Linda Fairstein, Julie Garwood, or Mary Higgins Clark.
Friday, Feb. 13:
WorldCat - the worldwide library catalog. Click the icon on our website, use our 62656 zip code and enjoy!
Thursday, Feb. 12:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex

YOUNG ADULTS (grades 6 -12)
Kind Bomb the Library!
5:30PM – 7:00PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Feb. 11:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Feb. 10:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Feb. 9:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex

On the Library's website: GetCoveredIllinois, the web portal to coverage in the Affordable Care Act.
Saturday, Feb. 7:
HARRY POTTER PARTY (grades 3 – 5)
2:00PM – 3:30PM in the Library Annex
Friday, Feb. 6:
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, Feb. 5:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex

Help us celebrate “Love Your Library!” Month and like us on Facebook. Just click on the Facebook icon to the left, and it will take you to our page.
Wednesday, Feb.4:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex

Read alikes: If you have read everything by Stuart Woods, you might enjoy Ridley Pearson, Jeffrey Archer, or Elmore Leonard.
Tuesday, Feb.3:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Feb.2:
Registration for our Winter/Spring session of Story Times and Art/Craft classes begins today! We have exciting programs for children ages 6 months through 12 years. Please contact Youth Services at 732-5732 or youthlpld@gmail.com to register.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Jan. 31:
Registration for our Winter/Spring session of Story Times and Art/Craft classes will start Tuesday, Feb. 2. We have programs for children ages 6 months through 12 years. Please contact Youth Services at 732-5732 or youthlpld@gmail.com with any questions.
Friday, Jan. 30:
Consumer Reports Buying Guide: The 2015 edition is available for in-house use in the Reference Dept. in the Carnegie Building.
Thursday, Jan. 29:
Join the fun and drop by the Youth Services department to celebrate National Puzzle Day. We’ve got jigsaw puzzles and brain teasers to get your mind working!
Wednesday, Jan. 28:
Available on the Library's website: GetCoveredIllinois, the web portal to coverage in the Affordable Care Act.
Tuesday, Jan. 27:
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, Jan. 26:
YOUNG ADULTS (grades 6 -12): Join us Thursday, Feb.12 from 5:30PM – 7:00PM and “Kind Bomb the Library”! Register by calling 732-5732 or emailing Melissa at youthlpld@gmail.com.
Saturday, Jan. 24:
The Library has a public use color photocopier. Located in the Carnegie building, copies are 25 cents each.
Friday, Jan. 23:
Too chilly to make it to the library? Check out fabulous materials to your computer, phone, tablet or other device using Library on the Go, 3M and Zinio located on our website at www.lincolnpubliclibrary.org. Teen and children’s titles are available, too!
Thursday, Jan. 22:
The latest edition of the New York Times Best Sellers list is always available in both buildings.
Wednesday, Jan. 21:
HARRY POTTER PARTY (grades 3 – 5): Coming up Saturday, Feb. 7 from 2:00PM – 3:30PM! Register now by calling 732-5732 or emailing Melissa at youthlpld@gmail.com.
Tuesday, Jan. 20:
Raffle Barrel: The Library has a raffle barrel available for checkout on a valid Lincoln Public Library District card.
Monday, Jan. 19:
Please “like” the Lincoln Public Library District’s new Facebook page! It’s a great resource for keeping up with library events and services and to connect with the community.
Saturday, Jan. 17:
YOUNG ADULTS (grades 6 -12): Join us Thursday, Feb.12 from 5:30PM – 7:00PM and “Kind Bomb the Library”! Write notes or make tiny pieces of artwork and hide them in materials at the library to brighten someone’s day. We’ll also be doing Book Bag Art. What’s that? Bring your book bag filled with the usual stuff and find out! Register by calling 732-5732 or emailing Melissa at youthlpld@gmail.com.
Friday, Jan. 16:
New book: Tomes Of Terror: Haunted Bookstores & Libraries, Mark Leslie (133.122 LES PB).
Thursday, Jan. 15:
HARRY POTTER PARTY (grades 3 – 5): Coming up Saturday, Feb. 7 from 2:00PM – 3:30PM! Register now by calling 732-5732 or emailing Melissa at youthlpld@gmail.com.
Wednesday, Jan. 14:
The Library's Online Public Access Catalog is available; in the Main Menu click SEARCH LIBRARY CATALOG.
Tuesday, Jan. 13:
Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Monday, Jan. 12:
HOMEWORK HELPERS from Lincoln Christian University will be returning to the library on Monday, Jan. 19 to assist children, grades 3 – 6. Questions? Call 732-5732.
Saturday, Jan. 10:
New book: When Books Went To War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II, Molly Guptill Manning (940.5483 MAN).
Friday, Jan. 9:
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, Jan. 8:
Is your child a fan of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”, the Amulet series or other graphic novels? We’re expanding our graphic novel collection for children and young adults. Please ask at the Youth Services desk for details.
Wednesday, Jan. 7:
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. 6:
New book: The Wedding Dress: How To Make The Perfect One For You, Becky Drinan (646.47 DRI PB).
Monday, Jan. 5:
FAMILY LEGO DAY is coming up on Saturday, Jan. 10 from 10:00AM – 11:30AM. Bring your own Legos or borrow ours and spend time creating together. Please call 732-5732 to register. Snack provided.
Saturday, Jan. 3:
HOMEWORK HELPERS from Lincoln Christian University will be returning to the library on Monday, Jan. 19 to assist children, grades 3 – 6. Questions? Call 732-5732.
Friday, Jan. 2:
YOUNG ADULTS (grades 6 – 12): “Bookends, Baby!” from 2:00PM – 3:30PM
Thursday, Jan. 1:
CLOSED – New Year’s Day
Wednesday, Dec. 31:
Tomes Of Terror: Haunted Bookstores & Libraries, Mark Leslie (133.122 LES).
Tuesday, Dec. 30:
New book: One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals, Martha Stewart Living (641.82 ONE).
Monday, Dec. 29:
YOUNG ADULTS (grades 6 -12): Register now for “Bookends, Baby!” on Friday, Jan. 2 from 2:00PM – 3:30PM. Using our art materials, give the bookends in our Young Adult section a new look. Pose with your favorite book for our Read posters. Eat yummy goodies and hang out!
Saturday, Dec. 27:
New book: The Forgotten Depression: 1921, The Crash That Cured Itself, James Grant (330.973 GRA).
Friday, Dec. 26:
FAMILY LEGO DAY is coming up on Saturday, Jan. 10 from 10:00Am – 11:30AM. Bring your own Legos or borrow ours and spend time creating together. Please call 732-5732 to register. Snack provided.
Thursday, Dec. 25:
CLOSED – Christmas Day
Wednesday, Dec. 24:
CLOSED – Christmas Eve
Tuesday, Dec. 23:
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.
Monday, Dec. 22:
New book: Ambition & Desire: The Dangerous Life Of Josephine Bonaparte, Kate Williams (B JOSE)
Saturday, Dec. 20:
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, Dec. 19:
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. 18:
New book: Countdown To Zero Day: Stuxnet & The Launch Of The World’s First Digital Weapon, Kim Zetter (355.4 ZET).
Wednesday, Dec. 17:
TEENS: Check out “My True Love Gave to Me”, a collection of holiday love stories by popular authors including David Levithan, Gayle Forman, Holly Black, and Rainbow Rowell.
Tuesday, Dec. 16:
Post your community event on the Library's bulletin boards in both buildings.
Monday, Dec. 15:
Make-n-Take Ornaments! During the month of December children can drop by the Youth Services department and make a simple holiday ornament.
Saturday, Dec. 13:
Carnegie Building Preservation Fund: Contact Library Director Richard Sumrall for more information, 217-732-8878.
Friday, Dec. 12:
Drop by the Youth Services department and check out our fun new holiday books for children. Titles include: Here Comes Santa Cat, The Angel Tree, Honeyky Hanukah, The Last Christmas Tree and more!
Thursday, Dec. 11:
Going away for a month or less? The Library can extend your due dates and/or suspend your holds until you return.
Wednesday, Dec. 10:
New book: Our Great Big American God, Matthew Paul Turner (277.3 TUR).
Tuesday, Dec. 9:
TUESDAY WITH SANTA: Santa is at the library tonight from 5:30PM – 7:00PM!
Monday, Dec. 8:
SANTA is heading to the library tomorrow night! It’s not too late to register for this special event. Please call 732-5732, drop by the Youth Services desk or email Melissa at youthlpld@gmail.com to register.
Monday, Dec. 8:
SANTA is heading to the library tomorrow night! It’s not too late to register for this special event. Please call 732-5732, drop by the Youth Services desk or email Melissa at youthlpld@gmail.com to register.
Saturday, Dec. 6:
WorldCat - the worldwide library catalog. Click the icon on our website, use our 62656 zip code and enjoy!
Friday, Dec. 5:
Youth volunteers wanted! If you’re in 6th – 12th grade and would like to learn about volunteer opportunities at the library, please drop by the Youth Services department and ask for Melissa, email her at youthlpld@gmail.com or call 732-5732.
Thursday, Dec. 4:
Interlibrary Loan: You can use your Lincoln Public Library card to borrow library materials from any library in Illinois.
Wednesday, Dec. 3:
Enjoy new holiday picture books with your child! Check them out now.
Tuesday, Dec. 2:
Available on the Library's website: GetCoveredIllinois, the web portal to coverage in the Affordable Care Act.
Monday, Dec. 1:
Make-n-Take Ornaments! During the month of December children can drop by the Youth Services department and make a simple holiday ornament.
Saturday, Nov. 29:
The Library has a public use color photocopier. Located in the Carnegie building, copies are 25 cents each.
Friday, Nov. 28:
TUESDAY WITH SANTA is coming up on Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 5:30PM – 7:00PM. Please call 732-5732, drop by the Youth Services desk or email Melissa at youthlpld@gmail.com to register.
Thursday, Nov. 27:
LIBRARY CLOSED: Thanksgiving
Wednesday, Nov. 26:
Post your community event on the Library's bulletin boards in both buildings.
Tuesday, Nov. 25:
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.
Monday, Nov. 24:
Free: The Library offers free copies of SENIOR NEWS & TIMES FOR ILLINOIS; it's available in both buildings.
Saturday, Nov. 22:
Register now for TUESDAY WITH SANTA on Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 5:30PM – 7:00PM. Children enjoy time with Santa, a yummy treat and a simple craft. Don’t forget your camera!
Friday, Nov. 21:
New book: Naming Jack The Ripper, Russell Edwards (364.1523 EDW).
Thursday, Nov. 20:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
LAST DAY for Homework Helpers until they return in January. Please watch our calendar for details.

CAMP AND READ! Family Reading Night
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Read in a tent, try our wildlife “I Spy” activity, make cool crafts and more!
Wednesday, Nov. 19:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Downloadable forms: In the main menu click "Downloadable Forms" to access the Employment Application or the Gifts/Memorials Donation form.
Tuesday, Nov. 18:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Monday, Nov. 17:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex

Book Baskets: The Library offers handy baskets to help carry your items to checkout. Available in the Annex building near the Circulation Desk.
Saturday, Nov. 15:
New book: Guy On Fire: 130 Recipes For Adventures In Outdoor Cooking, Guy Fieri (641.578 FIE).
Friday, Nov. 14:
TEENS: Tomorrow (by 1:00PM) is the LAST DAY we’ll be accepting contest entries to win a FREE ticket to a special library showing of Mockingjay on Saturday morning, Nov. 22 at Lincoln Theater 4! (Must be in grades 8-12, at least 13 years old, and meet eligibility requirements to participate.)
Thursday, Nov. 13:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Wednesday, Nov. 12:
Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Tuesday, Nov. 11:
Veterans’ Day
LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday, Nov. 10:
Register now for “CAMP AND READ!” Family Reading Night on Thursday, Nov. 20 from 6:00PM – 7:00PM. Read in a tent, try our wildlife “I Spy” activity, make cool crafts and more! Call 732-5732 for details and to register.

Homework Helpers (for grades 3 – 6)
3:30PM – 4:45PM in the Library Annex
Saturday, Nov. 8:
New book: Highway 61: Crossroads On The Blues Highway, Derek Bright (781.643 BRI/PB).
Friday, Nov. 7:
HARRY POTTER PARTY (grades 6 – 12)
6:00PM – 8:00PMin the Library Annex

New book: The Clear Skin Prescription, Nicholas Perricone (616.53 PER/PB).
Thursday, Nov. 6:
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, Nov. 5:
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, Nov. 4:
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, Nov. 3:
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, Nov. 1:
TEENS: We’re still accepting contest entries to win a FREE ticket to a special library showing of Mockingjay on Saturday morning, Nov. 22 at Lincoln Theater 4! It’s easy to enter, so contact us now for details. (Must be in grades 8-12, at least 13 years old, and meet eligibility requirements to participate.)
 
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