The Lincoln Public Library is 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.
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In partnership with the LCHS National
Honor Society and Media Communications class, a DVD exhibit will be
on display in the Annex Building. Reproductions of significant
American art, architecture, photography, sculpture and decorative
art will be the focus of the exhibit, which will change bimonthly
for the remainder of 2009. Students from the LCHS classes will offer
a visual narration and interpretation of the reproductions.
"The Man and the Movement"
Feb. 2-13 the library will commemorate both the bicentennial of
the birth of Abraham Lincoln and Black History Month with a
large-scaled display of images of Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg
Address, Civil War photos and the Harlem Renaissance movement of the
early 20th century. This exhibit is free to the public and will be
available for viewing in the Pegram Community Room during the
library' s regular business hours.
Parent-child book club
There will be an organizational meeting on March 2 at 4 p.m. for
anyone interested in a reading club for a parent (or grandparent,
aunt, uncle, etc.) and child to join together. Participants
themselves will determine book choices, dates and time to meet. Let
us know what you would like to read and discuss!
Children's book displays
Come in and see our display of books about Langston Hughes,
George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, as well as Valentine' s Day.
Whether you are reading for a school report or just for fun, we
always have interesting groupings of books to peruse. We also have
pop-up books and books with fold-outs to enjoy while you' re here in
the library. Look for them in the Youth Services Department.
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Story time and craft time
Our story time groups are Little Listeners Lapsit, for age 6
months to 2-year-olds; Beginning Book Buddies, for 3- and
4-year-olds; and Ready Readers, for 5- to 7-year-olds. Seven-week
sessions are offered in the winter, summer and fall. The winter
session starts Feb. 3. Craft classes are for 8- to 12-year-olds. The
craft session starts Feb. 5, with sign-up no more than two weeks in
advance of each class you would like to attend. Call 732-5732 to
sign up your child for any event.
The Lincoln Public Library District will be closed Feb. 16,
Check back for information on upcoming events. In April a
babysitting clinic with American Red Cross trainers will be offered.
Also the butterflies (as caterpillars) will arrive in the Youth
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]