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Summer Reading Program May 29-July 21
The 2012 Summer Reading Program continues with the theme "Reading
Is So Delicious!" The main program for preschoolers and grade school
children ends July 21. The reading program for teens ends July 14.
All library activities are free and open to the public; however,
space is limited, so advance registration is required for accurate
Craft classes this summer for 8- to
12-year-olds are on Thursdays at 2 p.m. Sign-up starts on Monday of
the week before the event, either in person or call 732-5732.
July 5 -- No class
July 12 -- Food
July 19 -- Candy making
The Lincoln Public Library
located at 725 Pekin St., with adult nonfiction and
reference materials in the historic Carnegie Building. The Annex directly behind
houses adult fiction and the
Youth Services Department.
All library events are free and
open to the public. Online, 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.
217-732-8878 for adult services and 217-732-5732 for youth services.
Thursday family events
Weekly entertainment events are on
Thursdays at 10 a.m. Sign-up starts on Monday of the week before the
event, either in person or call 732-5732.
- July 5 -- No event
- July 12 -- "Hansel and Gretel" Marionettes
- July 19 -- Ronald McDonald
If you reach your individual reading goal this summer, you may
pick up your free T-shirt starting at 9:30 a.m. on July 30 in the
Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the library. Online ordering
runs Aug. 6-12, or come in and pick out your books in the Annex
Community Room Aug. 9-10. Order forms are available in the Annex.
Miss Lou's blog
Louella Moreland, youth services librarian, has a
that can be accessed through the
She lists the library's new books at the children's and young adult
levels and introduces library programs. Tell her your ideas and
suggestions. You can also view videos and pictures of library
The library will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence
Paperback exchange -- Paperback exchange for oversized paperbacks
is now available in the Annex.
Gift certificates -- Need a gift idea? You can purchase a
one-year library card for an individual or whole family living
outside the library district. The library will provide a gift
certificate for presenting, and the recipient can bring it in, along
with a photo ID and proof of address, to receive their very own
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Book clubs -- The circulation desk in the Annex collects reading
lists for all the book clubs in the area. So if you can't remember
what you read or what you are supposed to read, you're covered. Drop
off your lists at the circulation desk or e-mail April Jensen,
circulation manager, at
Going away on a trip? The circulation staff can put a hold on any
outstanding requests you may have so you get them when you return.
Just stop by and let the staff know your traveling dates.
Library on the Go
has a link to a feature called
Library on the Go. This
is an online database of items accessible through many devices --
computer, mobile-portable units or e-readers. Access through Kindle
is also available. Log in with your Lincoln Public Library District
card number and search for books, music or movies to download and
[Text from file received from Marlene
Lincoln Public Library]