Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sun Print craft (kids)

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
For hundreds of years, sunlight has been used to create records of plants and other objects by coating paper with special chemicals that react to the sun’s rays. In this program, you’ll get to create your own sun print using special paper and leaves,...
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Monday Movie - Jungle Cruise (PG-13)

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Movie

Movie

Enjoy a movie with digital surround sound at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:
Hey, kids, escape the heat! Come on in for our weekly Monday Movie Matinee! We'll bring the popcorn!  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

The Capitol Avenue Amble

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Summer Reading Program

Part of Summer Reading 2022: Read Off the Beaten Path

Event Details:
Join City Historian Curtis Mann for a guided tour of Capitol Avenue from Lincoln Library to the Illinois State Capitol and back.  Mann will discuss the history of the avenue, its many buildings, past and present and the story of the State Capito...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Edible Campfires

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Summer Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24

Summer Reading Program

Part of Summer Reading 2022: Read Off the Beaten Path

Event Details:
Make a delicious campfire you can eat, and learn about fire safety! Supplies are limited and registration is required. Younger children may need caregiver assistance to complete the activity.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.

True Crime & Brew Time

8:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults 21+
Program Type: Book Club

Book Club

Discuss your latest read with friends.

Event Details:
Join us for True Crime & Brew Time to talk about everyone's favorite true crime obsessions! This month we'll be discussing The Doomsday Mother by John Glatt. So, crack open a cold one and stop in every last Wednesday of the month at 8pm!&nbs...
This event is in the "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Storytime

Summer Reading Program

Part of Summer Reading 2022: Read Off the Beaten Path

Event Details:
Join us on the lawn of Lincoln’s Home Site (located directly across from Lincoln Library on Capitol Avenue) for sun-soaked stories, songs and movement! This storytime has something for everyone! DROP INS WELCOME! Note: In the case of inclement weathe...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Summer Wreath Craft

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13

Workshop

Get hands-on and learn a new skill at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:
Nothing says "summer" like floating with a pool noodle at the pool or the beach, but for this summery craft we'll be putting our noodles to different use and making a decorative summer wreath! Space for this class is limited so please register in adv...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Art Beyond the Beaten Path

All Day 7/5 - 7/30
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

Part of Summer Reading 2022: Read Off the Beaten Path

Event Details:
See wondrous works by local artists displayed at Lincoln Library!  Art exhibits change every two weeks throughout Summer, and can be found on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floor of Lincoln Library.    ...