Summer Reading

Summer Reading 2021 Reading Colors your world

Summer Reading 2021

Sign up for our Summer Reading 2021: Reading Colors Your World! We have great prizes for kids and adults and in-person outdoor and virtual programs for the whole family.  Can’t wait to see you!

Upcoming Events

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

Virtual Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

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

Event Details:
No matter what their age, storytime is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and engaging way. This virtual program is full of books, songs, and fingerplays designed to help develop your child’s language skills ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Join Lisa for a frightfully fun craft to kick off spooky season! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.

True Crime & Brew Time

8:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Join us for True Crime & Brew Time to talk about everyone's favorite true crime obsessions! This month we'll be discussing "Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Wome...
This event is in the "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.

Virtual Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

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

Event Details:
No matter what their age, storytime is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and engaging way. This virtual program is full of books, songs, and fingerplays designed to help develop your child’s language skills ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+, All Ages
Program Type: Lecture Series, Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Discussion

Talk about a topic with community members and experts.

Event Details:
Lincoln Library's Behind the Book Series presents: Local Author Meet & Greet with Jennifer Hobbs, author of Calmed.: Growth After Trauma! On this evening Jennifer Hobbs will discuss her inspiration for writing about her experience serving in Iraq...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.

Arts in the Park!

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Paint in the park with local Springfield artists! This is a chance to experience a paintbrush in your hand while surrounded in the beautiful nature that is Washington Park. Whether you are a novice or experienced painter, this will be ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Workshop
Event Details:
A Family History Month event co-hosted by Lincoln Library and the Chatham Area Public Library. Presentation by professional genealogist, Thomas MacEntee. Attend in-person or via Zoom. REGISTER HERE: https://chathamlib.assabetinteractive...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pluto: The Illinois Connection

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Carnegie North
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Lecture Series, Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:
Pluto may be a dwarf planet now, but not long ago it was "Planet X" until a group of scientists, including local astronomer Clyde Tombaugh proved its existence.  Join us as we learn about Clyde and a bit of the history of Pluto as well. ...