The Teen Summer Reading Program
registration begins June 9, and the program continues through July
19. Come in to register and begin reading and recording on your
reading logs. Turn them in for a weekly prize drawing, and the
Grand Prize drawing at the end of the program. We will also have a
“Pimp Your Paws” pizza party for teens on Friday, June 27th
at 6 pm! Get first dibs on the newest summer titles, decorate a
pair of flip flops (provided), and enjoy free pizza and pop! Call
732-5732 to register.
Little Listeners Lapsit Story Time is
for children 6 months through 2 years old, and Beginning Readers
is for 3 and 4 year olds. Choose a class on Tuesdays or Wednesdays
at 10 am. Ready Readers Story time is for 5 to 7 year
olds and you can choose a class on Mondays or Tuesdays at 2 pm.
This is a one time sign-up for the 7 week session.
Call 732-5732 to register.
For 8 to 12 year olds we offer Art/Craft Class
on Thursdays at 2 pm. Parents register children for each
class they would like to attend starting 1 week prior to event.
Call 732-5732 to register.
Art/Craft for June:
June 12 – Just Hanging Around (door knob hanger)
June 19 – Initially Yours (seashell letter)
June 26 – Paw Prints on Your Heart (wall hanger)
Our family oriented entertainment during the
Summer Reading Program is each Thursday morning at 10am. As space
is limited, register for each event you would like to attend
starting 1 week prior to event. Call 732-5732 to register.
Thursday Events for June:
June 12 – Outdoor Petting Zoo
June 19 – Magic With Richard Landry
June 26 – Elsenpeter Marionettes, “Beauty and the Beast”
The Library will be closed the following
date: July 4 – Independence Day
Fix-It Lincoln – The Library now offers
a new collection of books on maintenance, repair, and upkeep. The
books include topics such as automobiles, homes, lawns, health care,
musical instruments, boats, and much more. Funding for this grant
was awarded by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to
the Secretary of State/Illinois State Library.
3M Cloud – This is our new e-book
database, which is an addition to our existing Library On The Go
database. Thousands of titles are available, with more being added
weekly, and can be searched via our online catalog. You will need a
PIN number to get started. Stop by our Circulation Department for
the easy instructions to get started.
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Zinio – Electronic magazines have
arrived! We have a selection of over 95 titles, and more will be
added. Create your account with Zinio from our website and start
reading. Stop by the Circulation Desk for more information.
Going on a trip? – The Circulation Staff
can put a hold on any outstanding requests you may have so you will
get them when you return. Just stop by and let the staff know your
E-mails and text messages – Our new
computer program allows patrons to receive texts and/or e-mails for
notification of reserved items and overdue notices. If you are
interested in this service, please talk to a member of our
PIN Numbers – Don’t forget to take
advantage of a PIN number (password) for your account. With a PIN,
you can search the entire POLARIS system, see what items you have
out, and request and renew books from home.
Gift Certificates – Need a gift idea?
You can purchase a one year Library card for an individual or
complete family that lives out of the library district. We 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 own Library Card.
Book Clubs - The Annex Building
Circulation Desk 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, we have you covered. Drop off your lists at the
Circulation Desk, or e-mail April Jensen, Circulation Manager, at
Links on our Website
Our website has links to many free services,
such as Library On The Go, WorldCat, Khan Academy, the
improved World Book Web, and our Ask A Librarian
service, as well as various downloadable forms. Check
out what’s new!
Lincoln Public Library District is located at
725 Pekin Street, with adult non-fiction and reference materials in
the historic Carnegie Building. The Annex Building, located
directly behind the Carnegie Building, houses adult fiction and the
Youth Services Department. All library events are free and open to
the public. You can also visit us at
[Text from file received from Marlene
Lincoln Public Library]