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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Make and Take
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Did you know September is National Sewing Month? If you've ever wanted to learn some basic hand-sewing, come pick up one of our Scrap Bunny take-and-make kits and learn how to create your own pocket-sized friend from felt and scraps of fabric! The Sc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring Your Family Tree

10:15am - 11:30am
Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Nancy Huntley Computer Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computer Class, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4

Computer Class

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

Event Details:
This free course is an introduction to the online genealogy resources offered and compiled by the library. In order to get the most out of this course, you must have computer experience. We cover: Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Hub, HeritageQu...
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Purpose of Meeting
This is an informational, organizational, and educational meeting for the Panther Solidarity Organization which seeks to bring together people of all ethnicities, genders, orientations, and abilities in order to build a united community based collect...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
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 "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Homework Space

3:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Hey, teens, do you need a quiet space to study, and get your work done? Then come on down! We'll have a study space in the Library's Teen Area on the first floor for you to meet up with your friends and cram for that next exam! Our homework space wil...

SMLN Monthly Meeting

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Bicentennial Room
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Bicentennial Room
Purpose of Meeting
The monthly meeting of school/youth librarians from around Sangamon & Menard counties.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Selfie (Space) Station

All Day 10/4 - 10/10
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Come to the first floor and visit our Selfie (Space) Station! Take a commemorative selfie in honor of World Space Week, and stay to enjoy all of the fun events this week at the library! ...
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.

Space Search

All Day 10/4 - 10/10
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K, Children, Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Can you find all of the hidden items? Join us in Youth Services for a special space-themed Seek & Find challenge, in honor of World Space Week.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Welcome to the Pop-Up Library! Visit us at Hildebrandt Apartments and say hello to our friendly staff. Make or renew your library card, check out or return materials, or learn about our digital resources like eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming video, and...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Homework Space

3:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Hey, teens, do you need a quiet space to study, and get your work done? Then come on down! We'll have a study space in the Library's Teen Area on the first floor for you to meet up with your friends and cram for that next exam! Our homework space wil...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Come start off Space Week with the newest, brightest, and highest definition images of the universe mankind has ever seen!  Provided courtesy of NASA and the James Webb Space Telescope, these images are making history, shattering records, and re...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Stitch-uation

6:00pm - 7:30pm
DeFrates Room
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: DeFrates Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Social
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. We have knitting, crocheting, embroidery, quilting, sewing, and more...
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: Discussion

Discussion

Talk about a topic with community members and experts.

Event Details:
Join us for a discussion of our 32nd President, FDR, and his lasting legacy. We’ll watch and discuss two short films. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Welcome to the Pop-Up Library! Visit us at Cap. 1908 in Southtown at 1100 S Grand Ave E and say hello to our friendly staff. Make or renew your library card, check out or return materials, or learn about our digital resources like eBooks, eAudiobooks...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Welcome to the Pop-Up Library! Visit us at Brandon Drive and say hello to our friendly staff. Make or renew your library card, check out or return materials, or learn about our digital resources like eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming video, and more. ...
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

World Space Week | Kids' Space Crafts

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Storytime Room
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Pre-K, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Celebrate World Space Week by visiting a few different space stations to create space-themed crafts! ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Homework Space

3:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Hey, teens, do you need a quiet space to study, and get your work done? Then come on down! We'll have a study space in the Library's Teen Area on the first floor for you to meet up with your friends and cram for that next exam! Our homework space wil...

Resistor Sisterhood

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Multipurpose Room
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Purpose of Meeting
Planning community based programming ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

World Space Week | Teen Space Crafts

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Storytime Room
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Celebrate World Space Week and come make space themed lights, jewelry, and more! ...