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Homework helpers take
holiday break -- Tutors are taking a holiday break. On Jan. 11
this service will resume Monday through Thursday from 3:15 to 4:45
p.m. in the Lincoln Public Library Annex. Tutors are students from
Lincoln Christian University who provide this free service to ages 8
Santa visits the library
Santa Claus will visit the library during the annual Tuesdays
With Santa event. He will be available on Dec. 1 and 8 from 5 to
6:30 p.m. in the Annex. Parents are asked to bring their own camera
for photos this year. Children can also write a letter to Santa to
make sure he remembers their special conversation. Please register
at 732-5732 so Santa can bring enough candy canes.
The Lincoln Public Library
located at 725 Pekin St., with adult nonfiction and
reference materials in the historic Carnegie Building. In
the Annex Building directly behind are adult fiction and the
Youth Services Department. All library events are free and
open to the public. On the Web, visit
Hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesdays
and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Phone
217-732-8878 for adult services and 217-732-5732 for youth services.
There will be a "Lego Challenge" building event for kids on Jan.
30 in the Annex. Watch the library's
advertising for more information later.
The Youth Services Department is accepting donations of Lego
blocks for the above event. Also, any unneeded chiffon scarves can
be donated for the youngest Story Time group to use for sensory
development. Please drop off any of these donations at the Youth
Services Department in the Annex.
Miss Lou's blog
Louella Moreland, youth services librarian, has a blog that can
be found through
www.lincolnpubliclibrary.org. She discusses new books,
introduces our programs and takes polls. Tell her your ideas and
The library Web site has links to NoveList, an online database of
fiction titles for adults, and NoveList K-8, specifically for
elementary and middle school children. Logging in with your Lincoln
Public Library District card number will let you search for books by
author, title, series or description of a plot. Click on "Author
Read-alikes" to help you find authors who
write in a similar genre that you enjoy reading. Also investigate
"Book Discussion Guides"
or "Feature Articles"
for a wealth of information. You can even establish a file to keep
lists of titles for future reading, as you are sure to find more
titles than you can read at one time.
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The Lincoln Public Library District wishes everyone "Happy
Dec. 24 -- Closing
early at 1 pm
Dec. 25 and 26 --
Closed for Christmas holiday
Dec. 31 -- Closing
early at 5 p.m.
Jan. 1, 2010 -- Closed for New
Live Homework Help
Log on to
www.lincolnpubliclibrary.org to get help from a live tutor. The
one-on-one help is available to kindergarten through adult learners
in math, science, English, social studies and writing. Use your
Lincoln Public Library card number to log in.
[Text from file received from Marlene
Lincoln Public Library]