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Adults

Staff Picks

Pride Reads

Events for Adults

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

Movie Matinee: A League of Their Own

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Movie

Movie

Enjoy a movie with digital surround sound at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:

In celebration of of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and Springfield's very own Springfield Sallies, the Lincoln Library is proud to present Penny Marshall's 1992 movie, A League of Their Own! In 1943, a washed-up

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: CoLab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Workshop

Get hands-on and learn a new skill at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:

Learn how to sew a simple tote bag using the sewing machines in the CoLab! This class is suitable for all skill levels; if you've never used a sewing machine before, making a tote bag is an easy project for beginners! 

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

Cricut Class: Layered Vinyl Decal

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Collaboratory
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Collaboratory
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: CoLab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Workshop

Get hands-on and learn a new skill at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:

Learn the basics of using the Cricut Design Space software to create your own projects for cutting with the Library's Cricut cutting machines!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Library Plaza
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Lecture Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:

This Pride Month, join Lincoln Library’s Sangamon Valley Collection for a free walking tour of historic LGBT+ sites in Downtown Springfield. From Ethel Mars to Smokey’s Den to The Prairie Flame to PrideFest, we have a lot to be proud of.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Want to carve out time to read but don't want the pressure to finish and discuss a specific book?  Want to learn what others are reading and low-key socialize? It sounds to us like you may be a Bookalo.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Movie Monday - Wonka (PG)

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Movie

Movie

Enjoy a movie with digital surround sound at the Lincoln Library.

Event Details:

Hey, kids, escape the heat! Come on in for our weekly Monday Movie Matinee! We'll bring the popcorn!

Wonka (PG)

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Richard Landry and Snowball!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Carnegie North
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Carnegie North
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Performance

Performance

Enjoy a free performance at the library.

Event Details:

Let's kick off Summer Reading 2024 with our favorite magical guests - Richard Landry and Snowball!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Lecture Series
Event Details:

Lincoln Library joins more than 200 Illinois libraries for Season 3 of Illinois Libraries Present, a collaborative effort featuring virtual events with bestselling and award-winning authors and esteemed speakers.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Lincoln Library
Room: Library Plaza
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Reading Program, Lecture Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19

Lecture Series

Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.

Event Details:

This Pride Month, join Lincoln Library’s Sangamon Valley Collection for a free walking tour of historic LGBT+ sites in Downtown Springfield. From Ethel Mars to Smokey’s Den to The Prairie Flame to PrideFest, we have a lot to be proud of.