Families step back into medieval
times at Lincoln Public Library
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[April 25, 2017]
- On Saturday, April 22, walking into the Lincoln Public
Library was like going back into medieval times.
Knights templar, played by the library staff, led the various
Attendees could do a quest for the Holy Grail by solving and
following a list of clues given to them by the staff.
Knights-in-training had a chance to go through an obstacle course or
on a quest.
The knights could use pool noodle javelins or
cardboard swords to "slay" dragons.
Little ones could put on faerie wings
and crawl around the land of Faeries.
At the armory, they could build catapults and other weapons from
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and then battle it out with the catapults.
Craftsmiths could design a crown,
create a fire breathing dragon,
color dragon and faerie posters,
decorate the castle walls
or make a coat of arms.
An enchanted forest provided patrons with a place to read and relax.
Hungry knight-in-training could stop at the Scullery and Buttery for
The event allowed many families to step back into medieval times and
experience how people lived during that era.