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Take Home Job Hunting Kit

All Day 8/2 - 8/31
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: Adults, Adults 21+, All Ages
Program Type: Career
Event Details:
Grab your Take Home Job Hunting Kit at the Reference Desk on the second floor of Lincoln Library today! Basically a job fair in a bag each kit includes information on job searching, skill building, resume writing, career building, and swag donat...
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.
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+, All Ages
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Lincoln Library is calling out to our community to help us make 1,000 origami cranes for the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 in remembrance of those fallen and a sign of the peace and hope we strive for. Not sure how to make an origami crane? Watch this tut...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mock Interviews

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Career
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3

Career

Learn career skills for free at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:
Come sharpen your interview skills with a quick 10 minute mock interview, followed up by a short review session! Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 21+
Program Type: Social

Social

Connect with friends at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:
Join us at Buzz Bomb Brewing Co. for a downtown Springfield night of beer and board games! Come up to the second floor of the bar, where we'll have a wide-ranging collection of board games to choose from, from old classics to modern euro games! If yo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Unusual Stories About Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings

11:00am - 12:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Lecture Series

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:
Join us for Unusual Stories About Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings led by Frank Marchant Springfield's own local FLW expert!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computer Class
Event Details:
Learn how to create and edit a document with Microsoft Word. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bring Your Own Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Join us every other Thursday night for BYOBook Club! Bring a book that you're reading or that you recently enjoyed to discuss, and get recommendations from other readers and librarians. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Comic Book Magnets

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Carnegie South
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie South
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
This year Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, August 14! In honor of this fun day, and to make our community aware of all the cool comic book stores we have right here in Springfield, we're celebrating with a fun craft the day before! Thanks to a d...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lincoln Library's Amateur Writers' Guild

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social, Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come together with like-minded patrons and staff for feedback on anything you have written, or answers to questions you might have! ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: DeFrates Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Lecture Series, Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25

Discussion

Talk about a topic with community members and experts.

Event Details:
Please join Lincoln Library's Behind the Book Series Event: Local Author Meet and Greet with Jennifer Hobbs of Sullivan, IL (and Lincoln, IL) who will be joining us on this evening to discuss her new book, Calmed.: Growth After Trauma. Hear Jennifer ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Stitch-uation

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Social
Event Details:
Need some time to craft and chat with friends while social distancing? Bring your craft of choice and join us for a virtual meeting of the Stitch-uation! We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6pm.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Performance, Lecture Series

Performance

Enjoy a free performance at the library.

Event Details:
Laura Keyes of Historic Voices will be delighting audiences with her presentation as Elizabeth Cady Stanton on Wednesday, August 18th at 6 pm. ...

Springfield Jaycees

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Purpose of Meeting
Monthly Meeting ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Computer Class

Computer Class

Sharpen your computer skills for free in the Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom.

Event Details:
Do you need help with the basics of Microsoft Excel? Join Rachel for a live Q&A to answer any questions you may have!  Meeting ID: 976 4997 8005 If you'd like watch the full Microsoft Excel Basics class visit >> ht...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How to Spot Fake News

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Event Details:
Feeling overwhelmed by the minefield of information that is your Facebook newsfeed? We can help! Join us to learn about the different types of fake news, how to tell the difference between what's true and what's fake, and tips for evaluating sources....

Blood Drive

10:00am - 2:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Purpose of Meeting
Blood Drive ...
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 "Picture Perfect: The Jodi Arias Story" by Shanna Hogan. So, make sure to grab your favorite brew and join Rachel & She...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bring Your Own Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Join us every other Thursday night for BYOBook Club! Bring a book that you're reading or that you recently enjoyed to discuss, and get recommendations from other readers and librarians. ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Take Apart

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Multipurpose Room
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13

Workshop

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

Event Details:
Ever wondered what's inside computers, phones, and other gadgets? At this event you'll get a chance to find out by taking apart different gizmos and devices and seeing what makes them work! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Career Center

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Career, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20

Career

Learn career skills for free at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:
Come get help with a resume, or reviewing some great websites and ways to find a job with a member of the Lincoln Library staff! ...