Memorial Day Closure

The Library will be closed Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. Remember, our online resources are always available! 

Upcoming Events

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Movie Matinee: A League of Their Own

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Movie

Movie

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

Event Details:

In celebration of of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and Springfield's very own Springfield Sallies, the Lincoln Library is proud to present Penny Marshall's 1992 movie, A League of Their Own! In 1943, a washed-up

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: CoLab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Workshop

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

Event Details:

Learn how to sew a simple tote bag using the sewing machines in the CoLab! This class is suitable for all skill levels; if you've never used a sewing machine before, making a tote bag is an easy project for beginners! 

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

Cricut Class: Layered Vinyl Decal

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Collaboratory
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Collaboratory
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: CoLab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Workshop

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

Event Details:

Learn the basics of using the Cricut Design Space software to create your own projects for cutting with the Library's Cricut cutting machines!

Red Light Night: How to Spot AI in Art

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Carnegie North
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Purpose of Meeting

The Springfield Area Arts Council presents Red Light Night, a series of discussions on provocative topics within the arts led by guest lecturers and panelists on select evenings.

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

Decorate the Teen Zone!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Zone
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:

Make decorations and set or hang them around the Teen Zone to decorate! Crafting materials will be provided.

 

 

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

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: 13

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Want to carve out time to read but don't want the pressure to finish and discuss a specific book?  Want to learn what others are reading and low-key socialize? It sounds to us like you may be a Bookalo.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Tweens
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.

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.

 

 

Stitchuation

6:00pm - 7:30pm
DeFrates Room
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: DeFrates Room
Event Details:

Join the Stitch-uation! Bring your craft of choice for a time, a place, and a supportive space to work on your projects. Crafters of all kinds and all skill levels are welcome.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Lecture Series
Event Details:

Lincoln Library joins more than 200 Illinois libraries for Season 3 of Illinois Libraries Present, a collaborative effort featuring virtual events with bestselling and award-winning authors and esteemed speakers.

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 "Adults 21+" group.
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!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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.

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.