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Write Your Feelings

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
DeFrates Room at Lincoln Library
Purpose of Meeting:

Programming

DeFrates Room
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: DeFrates Room
Purpose of Meeting
Programming ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Storytime Area at Lincoln Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Toddlers
Storytime:

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

Event Details:

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Time! This program is full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Storytime Area
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

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

Event Details:
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Time! This program is full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their g...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Podcasting 102

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Collaboratory at Lincoln Library
Program Type:
CoLab, Workshop
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

The second in our introductory classes about podcasting! How to use recording equipment, how to edit and mix files, how to export and publish a finished podcast, plus some tips and

Required
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Collaboratory
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: CoLab, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
The second in our introductory classes about podcasting! How to use recording equipment, how to edit and mix files, how to export and publish a finished podcast, plus some tips and tricks for scripting and creating a successful podcast. Ages 18+. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Women in Baseball: The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Carnegie North at Lincoln Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Let’s play ball! Learn more about the history of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and its ties to Illinois. As famously quoted by Tom Hanks in A League of Their

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Let’s play ball! Learn more about the history of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and its ties to Illinois. As famously quoted by Tom Hanks in A League of Their Own, “There’s no crying in baseball!” Founded by Philip K. Wrigley, th...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Civil Civics with Lincoln Library: Hate Crimes and the FBI

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Multipurpose Room at Lincoln Library
Program Type:
Lecture Series
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Lecture Series:

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:

Join us as we hear from the FBI about how their process investigating hate crimes, what constitutes a hate crime, how and when federal charges are determined, and how they work wit

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Lecture Series

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:
Join us as we hear from the FBI about how their process investigating hate crimes, what constitutes a hate crime, how and when federal charges are determined, and how they work with state and local authorities on hate crime matters.  ...

Springfield Community Broadcasters Board Meeting

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Bicentennial Room at Lincoln Library
Purpose of Meeting:

Board business, financial planning for NFP, tower placement, FCC progress.

Bicentennial Room
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Bicentennial Room
Purpose of Meeting
Board business, financial planning for NFP, tower placement, FCC progress. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Yoga Beginners to Advanced

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
DeFrates Room at Lincoln Library
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Everyone ages 13 and up is welcome in this community yoga class. We will focus on breathing, stretching and honoring our bodies. Just bring a mat and comfy clothes! 

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: DeFrates Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Details:
Everyone ages 13 and up is welcome in this community yoga class. We will focus on breathing, stretching and honoring our bodies. Just bring a mat and comfy clothes!  ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Club - Lies Like Wildfire

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Zone at Lincoln Library
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Tweens, Teens
Book Club:

Event Details:

Make friends, eat pizza, and discuss this month's book club pick! This month, we'll be reading Jennifer Lynn Alvarez's novel: Lies Like Wildfire. Check out a copy from the library

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Book Club

Book Club

Event Details:
Make friends, eat pizza, and discuss this month's book club pick! This month, we'll be reading Jennifer Lynn Alvarez's novel: Lies Like Wildfire. Check out a copy from the library or download it on Libby, Boundless, or Hoopla! Plot Summary: An ...

LL Foundation Meeting

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Bicentennial Room at Lincoln Library
Purpose of Meeting:

LL Foundation Meeting

Bicentennial Room
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Bicentennial Room
Purpose of Meeting
LL Foundation Meeting ...

LL Board of Trustees Meeting

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 4:45pm - 6:00pm
Bicentennial Room at Lincoln Library
Purpose of Meeting:

Lincoln Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Bicentennial Room
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Bicentennial Room
Purpose of Meeting
Lincoln Library Board of Trustees Meeting ...
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Area at Lincoln Library
Age Group:
Pre-K, Children
Storytime:

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

Event Details:

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of read

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Storytime Area
Age Group: Pre-K, Children

Storytime

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

Event Details:
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-minute programs are designed to promote lan...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Get Covered Illinois

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Study Room 3 at Lincoln Library
Program Type:
Discussion
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Get Covered Illinois will be on hand to discuss and assist in enrolling in the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare).

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Study Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Event Details:
Get Covered Illinois will be on hand to discuss and assist in enrolling in the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Black Authors Series Book Club

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Bicentennial Room at Lincoln Library
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for our book club, discussing books by Black authors. We are creating this space for Black readers to talk about their experiences and books that reflect them. The book

Required
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Bicentennial Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Join us for our book club, discussing books by Black authors. We are creating this space for Black readers to talk about their experiences and books that reflect them. The book for April 30th will be Did You Hear About Kitty Karr? by Crystal Smith...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Family History Materials: Basic Guidelines for Preservation

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Carnegie North at Lincoln Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Bonnie Parr, conservator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will give preservation tips for documents, books, and photographs.

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Bonnie Parr, conservator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will give preservation tips for documents, books, and photographs. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Civil Civics with Lincoln Library: Ilana Redstone

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Multipurpose Room at Lincoln Library
Program Type:
Lecture Series
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Lecture Series:

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:

Join us as Ilana Redstone, Associate Professor of Sociology at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign speaks to us and leads a discussion on the seemingly intractable divisions i

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Lecture Series

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:
Join us as Ilana Redstone, Associate Professor of Sociology at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign speaks to us and leads a discussion on the seemingly intractable divisions in our society today. Why are we so crippled by political polarization?...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Jewelry Making

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Zone at Lincoln Library
Age Group:
Tweens, Teens
Event Details:

Come to the Teen Zone at 3:00pm and use tools to make your very own jewelry. There will be supplies for necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. 

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Come to the Teen Zone at 3:00pm and use tools to make your very own jewelry. There will be supplies for necklaces, earrings, and bracelets.  ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime at Lincoln Memorial Garden

Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Off Site
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Toddlers, Pre-K, Children
Storytime:

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

Event Details:

During the month of May, we'll be holding outdoor storytimes at Lincoln Memorial Garden! Join us on the Woodland Patio for a fun, family storytime, then spend some time exploring a

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Toddlers, Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

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

Event Details:
During the month of May, we'll be holding outdoor storytimes at Lincoln Memorial Garden! Join us on the Woodland Patio for a fun, family storytime, then spend some time exploring all the Garden has to offer.  (in the event of inclement weathe...

Land Subdivision Committee

Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Carnegie North at Lincoln Library
Purpose of Meeting:

LSC Meeting

Carnegie North
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Purpose of Meeting
LSC Meeting...
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.

Board Game Night at Buzz Bomb

Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Off Site
Age Group:
Adults 21+
Event Details:

Join us at Buzz Bomb Brewing Co. for a downtown Springfield night of beer and board games! We'll have a wide-ranging collection of board games to choose from, from old classics to

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 21+
Event Details:
Join us at Buzz Bomb Brewing Co. for a downtown Springfield night of beer and board games! We'll have a wide-ranging collection of board games to choose from, from old classics to modern euro games! If you want to try out a new game, we can help teac...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pop-Up Library in the Park

Friday, May 3, 2024 at 9:00am - 10:30am
Off Site
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Details:

Pop-up Library- A pop-up library is a temporary collection of materials for patrons to browse and check out at a location other than the library. We will make and renew library car

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Pop-up Library- A pop-up library is a temporary collection of materials for patrons to browse and check out at a location other than the library. We will make and renew library cards, and patrons can return library materials they have checked out to ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Star Wars Day at Lincoln Library

Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Atrium at Lincoln Library
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Details:

Come celebrate a galaxy far, far away with a day full of crafts, trivia, and galactic fun! Take your picture with Darth Vader, hunt for clues in our Star Wars scavenger hunt, or ju

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Atrium
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Come celebrate a galaxy far, far away with a day full of crafts, trivia, and galactic fun! Take your picture with Darth Vader, hunt for clues in our Star Wars scavenger hunt, or just stop by to watch a classic Star Wars film. May the Force be with yo...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Build-a-Bot Droid Workshop

Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 11:00am - 2:00pm
Multipurpose Room at Lincoln Library
Program Type:
Crafts
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Details:

Stop by the droid workshop and design your own droid friend using recycled materials, like plastic bottles, cups, and soda cans!

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Stop by the droid workshop and design your own droid friend using recycled materials, like plastic bottles, cups, and soda cans! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Star Wars Galactic Trivia Challenge

Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Carnegie North at Lincoln Library
Program Type:
Trivia
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Trivia:

Challenge your brain, and your rivals, with trivia questions.

Event Details:

Think you know everything there is to know about a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away? Put your knowledge to the test during our Galactic Trivia Challenge for the chance to wi

Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Trivia

Trivia

Challenge your brain, and your rivals, with trivia questions.

Event Details:
Think you know everything there is to know about a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away? Put your knowledge to the test during our Galactic Trivia Challenge for the chance to win prizes that are out of this world! ...