All Upcoming Events

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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…
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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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Like to read and cook? Join our Cookbook Bookclub! Join us on Monday, Aug. 6th from 6:00-7:30 PM when we cook from Lidia's Italy in America by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich & Tanya Bastianich Manuali OR Lidia's favorite recipes : 100 foolproof Italian dishes, from basic sauces to irresistible…
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Our book discussion group for kids ages 8-12 is starting up again at the Lincoln Public Library this summer. We’re excited to be kicking off the club early this year to give participants the chance to connect to our summer reading program. Members will meet once monthly on Monday nights. Each…
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Come to the Children's Room on Tuesday, August 7th, for a game of Giant Jenga! Just like the table top game, only this one is LIFE SIZE. Test your skills and patience, win prizes, and have a blast. This event is for children ages 8 and older.   **Registration for this and all summer events begins…
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Want some help using your iPad? Are you interested in downloading library related apps to read books on the iPad, read a magazine or learn a language? Join us for iPad Tips & Tricks! Class is limited to 6. You must have your Apple ID, library card and a charged up iPad to take part in the…
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Tweens and teens ages 11-17 are invited to a Paint Party on Wednesday, August 7th at 6:00 PM. You will get step by step tips to paint your own masterpiece to take home. Presented by Mermaid Masterpieces. All supplies are provided. Stop by the Reference Desk or call to register at 333-2422 X22.
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Join us for a viewing of Ready Player One on Wednesday, August 8th at 6:00 PM. No registration needed. This is a science fiction movie based on Ernest Cline’s popular novel of the same name. Set in dystopian America in 2045, people use a virtual reality program called OASIS to escape the…
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Kids ages 8-12 are invited to come in and try their hand at string art. All supplies will be provided and young artists will be amazed at the beautiful creations they can make using string, paper and paint! Contact the Children's Room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15. **Registration for this and all summer…
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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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Kids ages 4+ can use their creative skills to make a banjo using a paper plate, rubber bands, and paint stick. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited, therefor registration is required. Call the Children's Room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 to reserve a spot.  **Registration for this and all…
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Need something to do on a Friday morning? Join us for Friday Flicks! This week we're showing: August 10th : Paddington 2Paddington Bear tries to buy an antique book for his aunt's 100th birthday, but his quest brings him into conflict with an unscrupulous actor who also wants the tome. (PG, 105…
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Children ages 4 and older are invited to join us on Friday, August 10th, at 3:00PM for Warm & Fuzzy Adventures. This is a petting zoo with warm and fuzzy animals including bunnies, Guinea pigs, ferrets, chinchillas, ducks, hens, a rooster, a tortoise and goats. There will be hands-on…
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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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Come in, cozy up, and enjoy a movie on the big screen! In this sequel to Gnomeo and Juliet, the couple find that some of their garden gnome friends are missing. They hire none other than detective Sherlock Gnomes, who takes the case along with his partner Watson. A silly, action-packed adventure…
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Is your child starting kindergarten or preschool in the fall? Sign them up for a special storytime focusing on getting ready for school! This program will include some fun stories, songs, and activities to help children prepare for their big day. Please stop by or call the children’s room at (401)…
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Parents and children ages 6 and up can escape the heat and come to the library for some family fun and creativity. Join us on Wednesday, August 15th at 6:30 PM to make your own fruit fan. Will your fan be a kiwi, apple, pineapple, or watermelon?  You’ll be keeping cool this summer in style. All…
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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 6 and older are invited to join us on August 16th 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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Kids ages 8+ can join us in the Program Room for our Makerspace Pop-Up on August 17th at 3:00 PM for an hour of creative fun with technology. We’ll create our own floor piano using laptops and Makey Makeys. What’s a Makey Makey you ask? A Makey Makey allows you to turn the whole world into a…