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Family Reading Night -- Family Reading
Night is Nov. 15 this year. The library is planning a "Family Game
Night" from 6 to 7 p.m. Families with children of any age are
invited to come to the Lincoln Public Library Annex and spend time
together playing board games, which will be furnished by the
library. Call 732-5732 to register.
Tuesday With Santa will take place in the Annex again this year.
The event will be on Dec. 4 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Children may visit
with Santa Claus, make a simple take-home craft, write a letter for
Santa's mailbox and take home a candy cane. Parents, be sure to
bring your camera. Please call 732-5732 to register to attend.
New at the library
The Annex now has shopping baskets available to use while
perusing the stacks for your choice of books, DVDs and CDs. Just
pick one up near the circulation desk, carry the basket with you,
and return it to the circulation when you're ready to check out.
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.
The Homework Helper program is available in the Annex on Mondays
through Thursdays, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. This is a free program
facilitated by Lincoln Christian University. Children in third
through sixth grade can attend on an as-needed basis for homework
assistance from early childhood education majors. Please remember
that children must be 8 years old to be unchaperoned in the library.
The Lincoln Public Library District
will be closed the following dates:
Miss Lou's blog
Louella Moreland, youth services librarian,
that can be accessed by linking through the library
lists the library's new children's and young adult books and
introduces library programs. Tell her your ideas and suggestions.
You can also view videos and pictures of library programs.
Paperback exchange -- A paperback book 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 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 library card.
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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 can get them when you
return. Just stop by and let the staff know your traveling dates.
Library on the Go
website 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 or e-readers. Log in with your Lincoln Public Library
District card number and search for books, music or movies to
download and enjoy.
[Text from file received from Marlene
Lincoln Public Library]