Thursday Morning Events:
June 15 - Jonathan May, Magician 10 am – noon
June 22 - Animal Adaptations (Macon County Preservation District) 10
am - noon
June 29 - Juggling Jeff 10 am – noon
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 15. Be sure to register by calling 732-5732.
Wonder Woman Day - Drop in at the library on Saturday, June 3
for all your Wonder Woman needs. Check out books about Wonder Woman,
color amazing posters, and even make your own Bracelets of
This is a drop-in activity, so no registration is required.
Friday Workshop: On Fridays, June 16 - July 21 from 1 - 2:30
pm, drop in for creative art and building fun! Pair your creations
with technology during class (week 2 and week 4) and try out our
Little Bits and Ozobots. 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!
Filmtopia Part 1 & 2 - All teens (grades 6-12) are invited to
join us in making a mini-movie! On Friday, June 16 from 3-4:30 pm
they will brainstorm ideas, prep their script and more. On Friday,
June 23 from 6-8:30 pm they will return to film their movie, as well
as learn some video editing tips from our special guest.
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 what’s new!
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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.
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 – 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
[Melissa Oxborrow, Lincoln Public Library]