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This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.

True Crime & Brew Time

8:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults 21+
Program Type: Book Club

Book Club

Discuss your latest read with friends.

Event Details:
Join us for True Crime & Brew Time to talk about everyone's favorite true crime obsessions! This month we'll be discussing Small Sacrifices by Ann Rule. So, crack open a cold one and stop in on Zoom!  Zoom Meeting Link: https://us06...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture Series
Event Details:
David Finnigan will talk about about the architectural precedents both in the US and in Europe which inspired the design of the new Illinois Capitol. His new book Thousand-Year Statehouse, is an oversize, 258-page hardcover volum...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Armchair Travel Kits

All Day 6/1 - 6/30
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

Part of Summer Reading 2022: Read Off the Beaten Path

Event Details:
Travel the world without leaving home! From Spain to China, India to New Zealand -- choose your destination and "book" your ticket! Each Armchair Travel Kit contains a travel guide to a distant locale, a novel based in that region, and a bookmark wit...
This event is in the "Adults 21+" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 21+
Program Type: Social

Social

Connect with friends at the Lincoln Library.

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! If you want to try out a new game, we can help teac...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Walk & Talk Book Club

7:00am - 8:00am
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

Part of Summer Reading 2022: Read Off the Beaten Path

Event Details:
Let’s get outside for our Walk & Talk Book Club! Join us to talk about your favorite books, what you’ve been reading recently, and to discover new books while we walk in Springfield’s most beautiful parks! We’ll meet at the historic stone brid...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Craft Supply Exchange

12:00pm - 3:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Do you have a lot of unused craft supplies gathering dust in storage? Have you ever wanted to try a new craft, but didn't want to splurge on expensive materials? Then come to the Library's Craft Supply Exchange! Bring in your unused fabric, yarn, scr...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Art Beyond the Beaten Path

All Day 6/6 - 7/3
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

Part of Summer Reading 2022: Read Off the Beaten Path

Event Details:
See wondrous works by local artists displayed at Lincoln Library!  Art exhibits change every two weeks throughout Summer, and can be found on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floor of Lincoln Library.    ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Summer Reading Kick-Off

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

Part of Summer Reading 2022: Read Off the Beaten Path

Event Details:
Back by popular demand the Bubble Bus will be joining us at the Library’s Capitol Avenue entrance to kick-off this year’s Children, Teen and Adult Summer Reading Games! It’ll be positively bubbly!   ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Registration Required
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Summer Reading Program

Part of Summer Reading 2022: Read Off the Beaten Path

Event Details:
Paint in the park with local Springfield artist, Jeff C. Williams, from Dim Art House. 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 ...