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

Yoga Beginners to Advanced

6:30pm - 7:30pm
DeFrates Room
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

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Zone
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 ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Civil Civics with Lincoln Library: Ilana Redstone

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Multipurpose Room
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

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Zone
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Star Wars Galactic Trivia Challenge

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Carnegie North
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! ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Board Games and More

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Zone
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Come to the Teen Zone to play some games! A variety of games will be set out for those in grades 6-12 to play.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.

Ask a Library Techie

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Computer Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2

Computer Class

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

Event Details:
Drop on in for "Ask a Library Techie," Lincoln Library's one-on-one tech help session! Bring your own device (like a smartphone, e-reader, tablet, or laptop), or borrow one of the computers in our computer classroom. Two of our tech-savvy staff membe...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Group

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Zone
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Social

Social

Connect with friends at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:
Make a difference at the library! Work with other teens to tell us what the library can do to better help you. Plan programs that you think would be fun. Make friends. Eat pizza! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Kids' STEM program: The Life Cycle of Pollinators

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Multipurpose Room
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Make and Take, Lecture Series

Make and Take

A craft program with projects to take home.

Event Details:
Join us as we partner with Dr. Michelle Norberto-Whipple from Illinois 4H for an exciting program all about the life cycle of pollinators!  Pollinators play an essential role in our ecosystems. They are responsible for pollinating plants - ab...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Club - The Black Flamingo

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Zone
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 Dean Atta's novel: The Black Flamingo. Check out a copy from the library or download it on Libby, Boundless, or Hoopla! Summary: A boy comes to terms...
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 "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
Event Details:
Come celebrate pride month in the Teen Zone! Make buttons, make a rainbow craft, hang out and eat food.     ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.

Microsoft Word Basics

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Computer Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15

Computer Class

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

Event Details:
Learn how Word works! From writing letters, to crafting research papers, and even making labels, there's plenty this program offers, and we'll show you how. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.

Microsoft Word Basics

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Computer Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15

Computer Class

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

Event Details:
Learn how Word works! From writing letters, to crafting research papers, and even making labels, there's plenty this program offers, and we'll show you how. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.

Ask a Library Techie

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Computer Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Computer Class

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

Event Details:
Drop on in for "Ask a Library Techie," Lincoln Library's one-on-one tech help session! Bring your own device (like a smartphone, e-reader, tablet, or laptop), or borrow one of the computers in our computer classroom. Two of our tech-savvy staff membe...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Mario Kart Tournament

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Zone
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Come participate in the Teen Mario Kart Tournament for summer reading! Sign up to compete is first come, first served.  ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Make Slime!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Teens in grades 6-12 can come to the multipurpose room to make slime! Baggies will be provided during the program so that the slime can be taken home.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Build your own terrarium

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

Part of Summer Reading 2022: Read Off the Beaten Path

Event Details:
Build your own mini terrarium to house a succulent plant! We will provide all of the necessary supplies - dress for a mess! Please note that supplies and space are limited - please arrive on time to ensure participation! ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Come learn about Dungeons and Dragons and make your own character. We will go through the process of making a character and the basics of playing the game. If there's time, we can also have practice combat to learn some more of the mechanics of the g...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.

Ask a Library Techie

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Computer Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Computer Class

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

Event Details:
Drop on in for "Ask a Library Techie," Lincoln Library's one-on-one tech help session! Bring your own device (like a smartphone, e-reader, tablet, or laptop), or borrow one of the computers in our computer classroom. Two of our tech-savvy staff membe...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Trivia!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Zone
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Do you want to brag that you won at library trivia? Well now's your chance! Come compete in Teen Trivia. We will make two teams and play a jeopardy-style trivia game using the TV screen in the Teen Zone.  ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Want to play video games, but competition just isn't your style? This program is for those who aren't really into trying to get first place, and just want to play games. Both video games and board games will be out in the teen zone for anyone to play...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Paint and Sip

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Multipurpose Room
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Come to the library to paint a picture and drink bubble tea. All supplies and drinks provided.  ...