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Library Summer Reading Programs for kids, teens and adults are going on now! Visit the Children’s Room or the Reference Desk to sign up for and get details on these programs. Readers of all ages can earn rewards for reading or listening to books this summer! It’s fun and free!



Fly Tying WorkshopsFly Fishing
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will host a series of fly-fishing clinics led by Scott Travers at the Library. The sessions are free, introductory classes for children to advanced instruction for experienced anglers.  Three sessions are being offered: Tuesday, July 5th at 6:00 PM, Tuesday July 12th at 6:00 PM, and Tuesday July 19th at 6:00 PM.

Fly TyingDEM has introduced countless people to the joys of recreational fishing through the educational programming held at various sites around the state. These workshops offer a little something for everyone.

Those who participate in the library fly tying sessions will be able to attend a day of fishing on Sunday, September 25th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.




Grab Bag Craft Drop In
Scissors and glue and markers, oh my! Stop by the children’s room on Tuesday, July 5th anytime between 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM for this crafting day where what you take is what you make! Crafts of all kinds will be available for little hands to create. Summer has arrived and these crafts are perfect for keeping little hands busy and your fridge full of art!
(Ages 4 and up) Please call the children’s room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 with questions.



Scavenger Huntmap
Teens aged 12 and up are invited to a Scavenger Hunt on Thursday, July 7 from 2:00-3:30 PM at the Lincoln Public Library. Two or more working as a team would be best. Your team will be given a list of library items to bring to a designated table. You will have 30 minutes to get as many items as you can.  Each item is worth one point. Team with the most points wins.  Please register at Reference or call 333-2422 x17. 




The Confirmation




Friday Flicks
The Lincoln Public Library will be showing The Confirmation on July 15th at 10:00 AM.

A down-on-his-luck carpenter (Clive Owen) is forced to take care of his estranged eight-year-old son (Jaeden Lieberher) while his ex-wife (Maria Bello) and her new husband (Matthew Modine) attend a religious retreat. When his toolbox is stolen, the two set off on an adventure to find the thieves responsible, and end up bonding in the process.






All the Light We Cannot See


Book Discussion
The Lincoln Public Library hosts a book discussionn group that meets on the last Thursday of each month at 6:30PM in the Program Room. All are welcometo attend. On July 28th, we will be discussing All the Light WeCannot See by Anthony Doerr.

A glittery fairy tale stitched with unthinkable tragedy, this "New York Times" bestseller is the true American story about a girl from a small town who becomes an award-winning television producer and marries a prince, Anthony Radziwill, nephew of the late President John F. Kennedy.







Universal ClassOver 500 online continuing education courses are now available throughUniversal Class. Learn on your own time at your own pace. Universal Class offers courses on a wide range of subjects. A Lincoln Public Library card is required to access Universal Class. Questions? Please call the library at 333-2422, ext. 19 for more information.



LegoLEGO Build
Monday, July 11th, 5:00-7:00 PM, Thursday, July 28th, 2:00-4:00 PM, Tuesday, August 9th, 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM
The Library’s DUPLOs and LEGOs are available for your creative use and to try out our weekly challenges! Check it out!
(Ages 3-12)

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