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This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
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Virtual Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

Read, write, talk, sing, and play with us! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Event Details:
No matter what their age, storytime is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and engaging way. This virtual program is full of books, songs, and fingerplays designed to help develop your child’s language skills ...
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
Event Details:
Join Lisa for a frightfully fun craft to kick off spooky season! ...
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 "Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Wome...
This event is in the "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.

Virtual Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

Read, write, talk, sing, and play with us! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Event Details:
No matter what their age, storytime is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and engaging way. This virtual program is full of books, songs, and fingerplays designed to help develop your child’s language skills ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+, All Ages
Program Type: Lecture Series, Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Discussion

Talk about a topic with community members and experts.

Event Details:
Lincoln Library's Behind the Book Series presents: Local Author Meet & Greet with Jennifer Hobbs, author of Calmed.: Growth After Trauma! On this evening Jennifer Hobbs will discuss her inspiration for writing about her experience serving in Iraq...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.

Arts in the Park!

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Paint in the park with local Springfield artists! This is a chance to experience a paintbrush in your hand while surrounded in the beautiful nature that is Washington Park. Whether you are a novice or experienced painter, this will be ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Workshop
Event Details:
A Family History Month event co-hosted by Lincoln Library and the Chatham Area Public Library. Presentation by professional genealogist, Thomas MacEntee. Attend in-person or via Zoom. REGISTER HERE: https://chathamlib.assabetinteractive...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pluto: The Illinois Connection

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Carnegie North
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Lecture Series, Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:
Pluto may be a dwarf planet now, but not long ago it was "Planet X" until a group of scientists, including local astronomer Clyde Tombaugh proved its existence.  Join us as we learn about Clyde and a bit of the history of Pluto as well. ...
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: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Social

Social

Connect with friends at the Lincoln Library.

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. We meet from 6-7:30 on the first Tuesday of every month in the DeFrates Reading Room on the 3rd floor of the library.  ...

Medicare 101 Seminar

10:30am - 3:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Purpose of Meeting
An educational seminar providing an overview of the basics of Medicare....
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: 2

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

Virtual Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

Read, write, talk, sing, and play with us! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Event Details:
No matter what their age, storytime is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and engaging way. This virtual program is full of books, songs, and fingerplays designed to help develop your child’s language skills ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
“Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” - Arthur C. Clarke. One might not think of Illinois as being a hub for UFO sightings, but there are plenty of chilling stories about close enc...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Make & Take: Kaleidescope

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Multipurpose Room
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Crafts, Make and Take
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Start of Space Week with a fun craft that'll let you see stars wherever you go! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Community Meeting
Event Details:
If you're an aspiring author looking to write the next Great American Novel, or if you're just bored sitting at home and looking for something to keep you busy this November, come learn more about "National Novel Writing Month," or its preferred moni...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Adults 21+
Program Type: Community Meeting

Social

Connect with friends at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:
If you're an aspiring author looking to write the next Great American Novel, or if you're just bored sitting at home and looking for something to keep you busy this November, come learn more about "National Novel Writing Month," or its preferred moni...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Computer Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Ghosts and goblins might be scary, but phishing scams can be even scarier! In this program, you’ll learn what phishing scams are, how they can trick you into sharing your information and money, and how to spot a phishing scam in disguise. ...
This event is in the "Infants" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.

Virtual Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Infants, Toddlers, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

Read, write, talk, sing, and play with us! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Event Details:
No matter what their age, storytime is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and engaging way. This virtual program is full of books, songs, and fingerplays designed to help develop your child’s language skills ...

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.

Haunted Springfield Tour

7:00pm - 9:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Adults 21+
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
"Springfield can be a spooky place! Don't miss your chance to find you why...  Based on more than 25 years of research and tour experience in Illinois, visitors will discover a tour that not only takes you back in time, but journeys from this...