Summer Reading

Summer reading 2023 May 30-July 31. Read books, win prizes

Summer Reading 2024

Read, Renew, Repeat

 

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Library Plaza
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Lecture Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:

This Pride Month, join Lincoln Library’s Sangamon Valley Collection for a free walking tour of historic LGBT+ sites in Downtown Springfield. From Ethel Mars to Smokey’s Den to The Prairie Flame to PrideFest, we have a lot to be proud of.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Movie Monday - Wonka (PG)

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: All Ages
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!

Wonka (PG)

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Richard Landry and Snowball!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Performance

Performance

Enjoy a free performance at the library.

Event Details:

Let's kick off Summer Reading 2024 with our favorite magical guests - Richard Landry and Snowball!

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Pride Party

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teen Zone
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Social

Social

Connect with friends at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:

Come celebrate pride month in the Teen Zone! Make buttons, make a rainbow craft, hang out and eat food.

 

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Tape Resist Nature Painting

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

Make and Take

A craft program with projects to take home.

Event Details:

Use watercolors and painter's tape to create a one of a kind work of art!

Supplies and space are limited - please arrive on time to ensure participation! We are unable to serve groups at this event. 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Library Plaza
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Lecture Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:

This Pride Month, join Lincoln Library’s Sangamon Valley Collection for a free walking tour of historic LGBT+ sites in Downtown Springfield. From Ethel Mars to Smokey’s Den to The Prairie Flame to PrideFest, we have a lot to be proud of.

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

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Storytime

Storytime

Read, write, talk, sing, and play with us! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs and movement! This storytime has something for everyone - no registration required. Drop-ins welcome!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Library Plaza
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Lecture Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:

This Pride Month, join Lincoln Library’s Sangamon Valley Collection for a free walking tour of historic LGBT+ sites in Downtown Springfield. From Ethel Mars to Smokey’s Den to The Prairie Flame to PrideFest, we have a lot to be proud of.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Movie Monday - Elemental (PG)

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: All Ages
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!

Elemental (PG)

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Library Plaza
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Lecture Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:

This Pride Month, join Lincoln Library’s Sangamon Valley Collection for a free walking tour of historic LGBT+ sites in Downtown Springfield. From Ethel Mars to Smokey’s Den to The Prairie Flame to PrideFest, we have a lot to be proud of.

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

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Storytime

Storytime

Read, write, talk, sing, and play with us! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs and movement! This storytime has something for everyone - no registration required. Drop-ins welcome!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Saturday movie matinee - Soul

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: All Ages
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 Saturday Movie Matinee! We'll bring the popcorn!

Soul (PG)