All Upcoming Events

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Knit with others who support Project Linus and donate what you make! Project Linus is a 100% non-profit volunteer group that provides security through handmade blankets for children. This is not a knitting class but you may get help from the other knitters, if needed! Lots of yarn and needles have…
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Create your own Dichroic fused glass pendants or magnets with colorful pre-cut glass in this easy, fun class! This is open to adults, teens and kids ages 11 and older. Children ages 11-12 MUST be supervised one-on-one by an adult. No exceptions, this is a safety issue. Class is taught by Rhode…
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On July 19th at 6:00 PM kids ages 8+ are invited to come in and construct hovercrafts from recycled CDs, plastic caps, and balloons. Space is limited, therefore registration is required. **Registration for this and all summer events begins June 25th.**   Please call the Children’s Room at 401-…
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  Through story-telling, music, and a really cute dog, Team Schmitty will get kids excited to learn about science, weather, and taking care of the planet! On July 20th at 3:00 PM Elly McGuire, author of Schmitty the Weather Dog: Daydream will perform with meteorologist Ron Trotta and none other…
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1-2-3 Play with Me is a special time and place we are providing for parents to visit the library, spend one-on-one time playing with their babies or toddlers, and interact with other children and their caregivers. This program is open to children birth through age 3. Age-appropriate toys, books,…
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  Children ages 5 and older are invited to the Lincoln Public Library to learn how to sew on July 23rd at 11:00 AM. Sewing instructor Karin Katin will be on hand to teach embroidery stitches. Children will learn 3-4 basic embroidery stitches, then design their own piece of art using a light box…
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On Monday, July 23rd at 6:00 PM come learn how to make your own thread wrapped headphones. Bring your favorite pair to work with, or use one of the pairs we will have provided. While working on this aca-amazing project, crafters will be viewing Pitch Perfect. (PG-13, 112 min) Open to ages 11-17.…
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During this drop-in workshop, you can use card stock and a variety of art papers and paper punches to create cards for any occasion. We have plenty of materials but if you some you’d like to share, please bring them along. Examples of handmade cards will be available for inspiration along with…
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Children ages six and older are invited to come in and read to a special guest at the library on July 24th. Daisy is a certified therapy dog, soft and sweet, who loves to listen to children read. She and her owner Arlene Atkins have completed training with D.J. Professional Pet Assisted Therapy…
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Join us on Wednesday, July 25th at 2:00 PM for a fun and energetic introduction to the  traditional Japanese discipline of Jiu-Jitsu. This is a hands on, active showcase where tweens and teens can learn some self-defense and boost their confidence. Open to ages 11-17. Stop by the Reference Desk…
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Children ages 6 and older are invited to join us on July 25th to take part in a classic game with a twist. Kids will listen to the caller read phrases and poems while searching their cards for rock-related words to finish the rhymes. Prizes will be awarded to those who fill a row horizontally,…
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Knit with others who support Project Linus and donate what you make! Project Linus is a 100% non-profit volunteer group that provides security through handmade blankets for children. This is not a knitting class but you may get help from the other knitters, if needed! Lots of yarn and needles have…
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On July 26th at 2:00 PM children ages 6 and older can try their hands at making rock star characters to keep rockin’ to the 2018 summer reading theme “Libraries Rock!”. **Registration for this and all summer events begins June 25th.** Please call the Children’s Room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 to…
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Book discussions meet in the Program Room at 6:30 PM on the last Thursday of each month. Copies are available at the circulation desk. Everyone is welcome to attend! July 26th      The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff This powerful novel of friendship set in a German traveling circus during World War…
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Need something to do on a Friday morning? Join us for Friday Flicks! This week we're showing: July 27th : Finding Your FeetA colorful group of defiant and energetic 'baby boomers' show 'Lady' Sandra Abbott that retirement is only the beginning, and that divorce might just give her a whole new…
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At 11:00 AM a shark storytime is happening for 2-5 year olds.  Music and movement combined with reading and a craft make this a fun, shark-themed library experience. **Registration for this and all summer events begins June 25th.** Please contact the Children’s Room at (401) 333-2422 ext. 15 to…
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Come celebrate Shark Week with us at the library with some shark themed fun on Friday, July 27th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM! Kids, tween, and teens can look forward to a game of Shark Trivia, a fun craft where we’ll make a shark with a clothespin and a sweet treat— shark candy sushi! Open to ages 8-…
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1-2-3 Play with Me is a special time and place we are providing for parents to visit the library, spend one-on-one time playing with their babies or toddlers, and interact with other children and their caregivers. This program is open to children birth through age 3. Age-appropriate toys, books,…
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Come and upcycle used CDs into your own unique and creative artwork! You can draw your design onto the painted CD and then scratch the paint off, revealing the shiny holographic base. Join us on Monday, July 30th at 6:30 PM. During registration, you will get the opportunity to choose the painted…
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The Library’s DUPLOs and LEGOs are available for your creative use. Feel like building a tower? Or a house with 19 doors? Do your own thing or see if you can beat our challenges! (Drop-in for ages 3-12)
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Kids ages 5 and older are invited to join us for a 45 minute, high energy magic show which combines audience participation and comedy with good ole family fun! Complete with "Presto" the magic (live) bunny, magical surprises make this a true experience of wonder sure to please both children and "…
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Children ages 3 and older are invited to join us on Wednesday August 1st at 6:00pm for Fiddle n' Fun! This is not your typical early childhood music class. With singing, listening games, movement, and thematic material, each session also includes Suzuki-style activities using Fiddlestix -…
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Knit with others who support Project Linus and donate what you make! Project Linus is a 100% non-profit volunteer group that provides security through handmade blankets for children. This is not a knitting class but you may get help from the other knitters, if needed! Lots of yarn and needles have…
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Children ages six and older are invited to come in and read to a special guest at the library on August 2nd. Daisy is a certified therapy dog, soft and sweet, who loves to listen to children read. She and her owner Arlene Atkins have completed training with D.J. Professional Pet Assisted Therapy…
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Families can drop in and play some old fashioned board games. Monopoly, Clue, Dominoes, and Checkers are among just a few of the gaming options we’ll have available for adults and kids of all ages. No registration is needed. Whether you stay for the entire time or just a short while, this is a…