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Children ages 2 and up and invited to join us for a Seussical party on March 15th from 1:00-3:00 PM! Help us celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with songs, games, snacks, and all sorts of fun at the library.
How better to celebrate the memorable tales of Dr. Seuss that at the Library? Drop in for a little while, or for the whole party, we'll be glad to see you! No registration required. Please call or visit the children’s room if you’re interested in attending or have any questions.
Contact: Children's Room 401-333-2422 ext. 15
Children ages 4 and up are invited to join us and register for a special St. Patrick’s Day Craft.Join us as we make our own rainbows and shamrocks and celebrate this fun holiday in style and color on Saturday, March 8th at 11:00 AM. Registration is required and opens February 24th. Space is limited. Please Call the Children's Room if you are interested
Learn How to Download Free eBooks
Join us at the Lincoln Public Library on Monday, March 10th anytime between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM and learn how to use your library card to download free eBooks to your Kindles, Nooks, iPads... Please bring your device and accompanying cords, a valid library card, and please make sure to have your username and password to access your Amazon account. Since this is a drop-in class, registration is not required, but your patience is.
Want to get started now? Please go to http://riezone.lib.overdrive.com and click on the question mark at the top of the screen.
Optimizing Social Security Income
Jeffrey H. Massey, a certified financial planner, will be presenting "Optimizing Social Security Income" on March 12th, Wednesday at 6:00 PM in the Program Room.
When should married couples begin to draw on social security? Join us to learn about the specific strategies comparing the "old way" versus the best method of drawing Social Security Income. The presentation will last about an hour. Refreshments will be served. Please register at the Reference Desk or call 333-2422, ext. 17 to reserve your seat.
Join us as we travel the world by video. Following the show, attendees will be encouraged to discuss their own travels. It is bound to be a grand time. Please call the Lincoln Public Library at 333-2422 if you have any questions. We will be visiting Ireland on March 17th, Monday at 10:00 AM in the Program Room.
A Spirited Portrait of Three Pioneering Sisters
Diane Jacobs explores a famous family's activism in Dear Abigail: The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters. On shelves just in time for Women's History Month, this intriguing joint biography follows Abigail Adams, the wife of President John Adams, and her two sisters, Mary Cranch and Elizabeth Shaw Peabody. Jacobs draws heavily on their lively correspondence to paint a picture of the three women, who shared progressive ideas in early America. From serving as mayor and establishing the second coeducational school in U.S. history to taking charge of a vital family farm, these women have independent stories that shine.
Not sure what to do on a Friday morning? How about a movie? The Lincoln Public Library will be showing a variety of films on selectedFridays of each month at 10:00 AM. Join us on March 14th for A League of Their Own starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, and Madonna.
In 1943, a washed-up ballplayer is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war. Reluctant at first, he finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team. Based on a true story.
Zinio Is Here! Access Full-Text Magazines Online Now
The Lincoln Public Library is offering its patrons access to Zinio. If you have a Lincoln Public Library card, you can access over 40 magazines from your internet enabled device.
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The Lincoln Public Library hosts a book discussion group that meets on the last Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM in the Program Room. All are welcome to attend. On March 27th, we will be discussing Empire Falls by Richard Russo.
Winner - 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
In this droll, unsentimental, and occasionally hilarious novel, Richard Russo tells the story of a big-hearted man who becomes the unlikely hero of a small town with a glorious past but a dubious future.