Summer Reading Program

READ FOR THE WIN! Summer Reading Program for Kids, Teens and Adults!

Kids | Teens | Adults

Patrons must come in to register to participate and at that time will receive a book log. This year’s program, “Read for the Win!,” kicks off at the library, 326 South 7th Street, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2016, and runs through Saturday, July 30, 2016. Customers are welcome to register to participate at any time during the program.

Events and programs are open to everyone and no library card is required. Full details are available by calling (217) 753-4900, or stopping by Youth Services, Readers’ Services, or Reference desks at the library for more information.

Kids


kids summer reading posterThe Youth Services department will again be offering a summer reading programs for children ages 11 and younger. As reading goals are achieved, kids will be awarded prizes – the more hours read, the more prizes received.

The fun does not end with enjoying great books! There are many programs for kids - crafts, story times, games, and performances including the following:

Magician Richard Landry & Snowball the Rabbit  (June 21, 2 p.m. ) 
Award-Winning Children’s Musician, Jeanie B!, (June 28 , 2 p.m.)
Mad Science for the Win (July 5, 2 p.m.)
DePriest Puppets (July 19, 2 p.m.)
The Whip Guy, Chris Camp (July 26, 2 p.m.)
Poet & Storyteller, Bill Buczinsky (July 30, 11 a.m.) - CANCELLED

There will also be movies shown on the big screen --  Inside Out (June 27, 1 p.m.); Good Dinosaur (July 11, 1 p.m.) and Kung Fu Panda 3 (July 25, 1 p.m.).

A complete listing of events, can be found by clicking on the calendars below, stopping by the library to pick-up a calendar or by viewing the library's online calendar. Thanks to the Friends of Lincoln Library and Marco’s Pizza for providing the reading incentives and prizes.

June Kids and Teens Summer Reading Program CalendarJuly Kids and Teens Summer Reading Event Calendar

Teens


teens summer reading posterThe Youth Services department will again be offering a summer reading programs for young adults ages 12 to 18. As reading goals are achieved, teens will be awarded prizes – the more hours read, the more prizes received.

The fun does not end with enjoying great books! Here are the programs for teens:

Minute to Win It! (June 29 , 2 p.m.)
Anti-Bullying: Self-Defense through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (July 12, 2 p.m.)
Shushy Library (July 20, 2 p.m.)

Teens are also invited to participate in any of the scheduled kids programing.

There will also be movies shown on the big screen --  Inside Out (June 27, 1 p.m.); Good Dinosaur (July 11, 1 p.m.) and Kung Fu Panda 3 (July 25, 1 p.m.).

A complete listing of events, can be found by clicking on the calendars below, stopping by the library to pick-up a calendar or by viewing the library's online calendar. Thanks to the Friends of Lincoln Library and Marco’s Pizza for providing the reading incentives and prizes.

June Kids and Teens Summer Reading Program CalendarJuly Kids and Teens Summer Reading Event Calendar

Adults


adults summer reading posterThe adult reading program is open to anyone age 19 and over. Simply sign up to participate at the Readers’ Services desk. Each time you read a book, ask the library staff for a Prize Slip and enter to WIN a gift card! The more you read, the more you can enter!

WEEKLY $25 GIFT CARD DRAWINGS:
June 11th – Dick’s Sporting Goods
June 18th – Target
June 25th – Buffalo Wild Wings
July 2nd – Scheels
July 9th – Meijer
July 16th – DSW Shoes
July 23rd – Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill
July 30th – Gander Mountain

GRAND PRIZE:
7” Kindle Fire Tablet & $50 D’Arcy’s Pint Gift Card
Prizes Courtesy of the Friends of Lincoln Library.

Adults are also more than welcome to participate (no library card required) in any of the events and programs on the kids and teens summer program calendar that are open to all ages. Please click on the calendars above to enlarge them, stop by the library to pick-up a calendar or view the library's online calendar.