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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Branch
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 "Adults 21+" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Crafts, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Learn the process of saving seeds, so you can grow your favorite plants again and again!  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Event Details:
Join Friends of Lincoln Library as they present: Route 66 in Illinois with Joe Sonderman & Cheryl Eichar Jett. "Route 66 goes through the heart of Illinois: between the great cities of Chicago and St. Louis, there are 300 miles of adventu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Lincoln Library and Springfield's League of Women Voters presents We, The Readers... A book club dedicated to providing a safe space to discuss relevant social and civic issues. For this month, we'll be discussing “Lab Girl” by Ho...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Comics 4-1-1

8:00pm - 9:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Details:
Come get caught up on what's happening in the world of Marvel and DC! Tune in for the latest on TV Shows, Movies, and learn some of the secret origins of the stories on air right now. Catch up on what's going on in the comics themselves. Wh...
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.
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: Off Site
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Part of the National Endowment of the Arts Big Read 2021, join Tony Rothering, a biology professor from Lincoln Land Community College, for a relaxing nature walk to learn about our local birds, trees, plants, and more. We will be meeting a...
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 "Pre-K" group.
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: Pre-K, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for a baking demonstration from Father Dominic Garramone, The Bread Monk! He's going to show us how to make one of his specialties: homemade pizza! Father Dominic is a monk at the St. Bede Abbey, located in Peru, Illinois. He hoste...
This event is in the "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.

Flannel Fun with Miss Kim

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime, Performance
Event Details:
Fun rhymes and stories told with flannel characters with Miss Kim. Every other week on the Library's YouTube page!  ...
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.

Springtime Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Spring has sprung! Celebrate by joining us on the lawn of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site for an outdoor storytime with your favorite librarians! No registration required, but masks are mandated.  ...
This event is in the "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.

Storytime Live!

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture Series
Event Details:
As part of the National Endowment of the Arts Big Read 2021, Dr. Brandon Derman, Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at UIS, will be providing an invigorating look at climate inequality and the pathways to resolvi...
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.

1st Chapter Fridays

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Storytime, Performance, Book Club
Event Details:
Join Miss Lisa every Friday as she reads the opening chapter of what just might be your new favorite book! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Crafts, Make and Take, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Make and Take

A craft program with projects to take home.

Event Details:
Register here between April 12-17 for your Take & Make: Vintage Doilies in Embroidery Hoop craft! Craft kits will be available between April 19-24. Supplies are limited and will be given to those who register first. Join Sheri on Facebook Live at...
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 reading "The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple" by Jeff Guinn. So, make sure to grab your favorite brew and jo...
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.

Springtime Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Spring has sprung! Celebrate by joining us on the lawn of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site for an outdoor storytime with your favorite librarians! No registration required, but masks are mandated.  ...
This event is in the "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.

Storytime Live!

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

1st Chapter Fridays

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Storytime, Performance, Book Club
Event Details:
Join Miss Lisa every Friday as she reads the opening chapter of what just might be your new favorite book! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Lecture Series
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom with Chaya Milchtein, the Mechanic Shop Femme, as she tells us all about the why's and when's of fundamental car maintenance! Learn when-- and, of course, why-- to perform specific maintenance tasks on your car, including changing ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Escape Lincoln Library

All Day 5/3 - 5/30
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Trivia, Social
Event Details:
Can you escape Lincoln Library? Test your mettle against The Librarian with this virtual escape room. Do it alone, with your isolation pod, or with a group virtually -it really doesn't really matter as long as you have fun! ...
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, Trivia
Event Details:
Check in on our YouTube page the first Monday of every month to see what the monthly challenge is all about! We will provide a video of the activity, everything from what you need and how to conduct the challenge. Send in your videos or pictures with...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

May the 4th Be With You

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join Reference Librarian Danielle in celebrating Star Wars Day by making watercolor prints with some favorite Star Wars quotes! All supplies will be provided by Lincoln Library to those registered. Pick up your grab bag and join me virtuall...
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.  ...