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Story times and art-craft classes
The fall session of story times and craft classes will begin the
week of Sept. 17. Classes meet once a week for children from 6
months to 2-year-olds, 3- to 4-year-olds, and 5- to 7-year-olds.
Art and craft classes meet on Thursdays at 3:30 for 8- to
12-year-olds, beginning Sept. 13.
Registration is necessary for all classes as space is limited.
Registration begins Sept. 10 by calling 732-5732.
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.
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.
The library will be closed on Labor Day, Sept. 3.
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.
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.
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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. Access through
Kindle is available. 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]