News and Events
As part of the 2014 Summer Reading Program for Teens there will be two (2) Book Buddies days at the Lincoln Public Library. The scheduled dates are Tuesdays July 22 & August 5 at 11:00 AM for one hour. Each day Teen Readers aged 11-18 meet with L’il Book Buddies aged 3-8 for one-on-one reading, coloring and floor puzzles. No more than 2 L’il BBs per Teen Reader. This is a Teen program supervised by the Teen Librarian. As such, this is a great opportunity to fulfill those community service hours. Both groups should register at Reference or call 333-2422 x17.
Cartooning with Eric Fulford
As part of the 2014 Summer Reading Program at Lincoln Public Library, cartoonist and illustrator Eric Fulford will guide students through the process of character creation on Wednesday, July 23 at 6:30 PM. In one hour students will learn to design and illustrate their own comic book character. All materials provided. Limited to 20 students ages 12-18. Please register at Reference or call 333-2422 x.17.
iPad Tips & Tricks
Have an iPad and still not sure what it can do? Bring your ipad, charging cord, your Apple ID and password to the class on Friday, July 25th at 10:00 AM. We'll spend time sharing tips and tricks for using iPads! Limited to 10 participants. Please stop by the Reference Desk to register or call 333-2422, ext. 17.
New Fiction Adventure Titles
Are you a fan of thrillers, espionage, westerns...? Don't miss this list of fiction adventure titles new to the library.
Lego Build for Kids
Drop in on July 30th at 6:00 PM and join us for an hour of free building with our Legos. Or try out our new challenge each time! This program is drop-in so there is no registration necessary. Please call or visit the Children's Room with any questions.
Quick Lego Guidelines: Only use of library Legos is permitted. Please do not bring Legos from home – we don’t want them to get lost. If your child is under the age of 5 an adult must be with them throughout the program. Legos don’t leave the story room.
Summer Reading Programs for Kids, Teens, and Adults
Fizz, Boom, Read!
Readers ages 12 and under will explore all things science this summer as Lincoln Public Library presents “Fizz, Boom, Read!” during our summer reading program. Activities include water experiments, science creations, bingo, crafts, magicians and other fun performers, and much more!
Join us as we jump into reading this summer with all sorts of exploration and fun! Registration is going on now and the Summer Reading Program will run from June 30th to August 8th.
In order to participate in our summer programs children must register and join the Summer Reading Program. Registration and all programs are free of charge.
Spark a Reaction!
“Spark a Reaction” is this year’s adult and teen summer reading theme at the Lincoln Public Library. We hope to spark your interest in a new hobby, craft, technology, or genre, but most of all we want to have fun!
The 2014 Adult Summer Reading Program is open to ages 18 and older, while the Teen Summer Reading Program is open to ages 12 and older. All ages will have the opportunity to attend programs and special events, earn prizes, and share your reading adventures with others.
You can pick up your program brochures at the Reference Desk now! For more information, stop by the Reference Desk or call the library at 333-2422, ext. 22 or 17.
Streaming video is now available at the Ocean State Libraries eZone! You can now borrow titles with a valid library card, and stream on most mobile and desktop devices. All videos will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!
The Lincoln Public Library hosts a book discussiongroup that meets on thelast Thursday ofeach month at 6:30 PM in the Program Room. All are welcome to attend. On July 31st, we will be discussing The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce.
A novel of unsentimental charm, humor, and profound insight into the thoughts and feelings we all bury deep within our hearts, this book introduces Joyce as a wise--and utterly irresistible--storyteller.