June events for youth
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[June 17, 2016]
LINCOLN - UPCOMING EVENTS
Story Times: Little Listeners (6 months - 2 years), Tuesday or
Wednesday at 10am or 11 am. Book Buddies (3 - 4 year olds, 5 years
if not in K), Tuesday or Wednesday at 10 am. Ready Readers (K - 2nd
grade), Monday or Tuesday at 2pm. Call 732-5732 to register.
Thursday Morning Events:
June 16 Ritchart Petting Zoo, 10 am - noon
June 23 Juggling Jeff, 10 am
June 30 Magician Richard Landry, 10 am
Explorer Club: Enjoy hands-on projects as you create,
experiment, and explore science, art, technology, and more! This
activity is for children (grades 3-5) on Thursdays at 1pm or 2:30
pm, beginning June 16. Be sure to register by calling 732-5732.
Friday Workshop: On Fridays, June 17 - July 22 from1 - 2:30
pm, drop in for creative art and building fun! This workshop is
available for children and teens of all ages. Children under age 8
must have an adult helper present. No registration is required!
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.
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.
Get Your Game On!: Teens, grades 6 12, are invited to
join us at the library on Friday, June 24 from 6 8pm for Minecraft,
Just Dance, Wii, and more! Please register by calling 732-5732 or
There are no closings this month.
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.
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 whats new!
3M Cloud This is our new ebook 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 easy instructions.
Zinio An electronic magazine collection with hundreds of
titles. Create your account with Zinio from our website and start
reading. Stop by the Circulation Desk for more information.
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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 travel dates.
E-mails and text messages Our 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 Dont 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 cant
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
[Melissa Oxborrow, Lincoln Public Library]