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News and Events



Nutcracker Storytimeballet
Heritage Ballet of Lincoln will present a Nutcracker Storytime program on Saturday, October 28th at 10:00 AM. Children will listen to the reading of a story about The Nutcracker and dancers from Heritage Ballet will bring the characters to life by performing an excerpt from The Nutcracker to go along with the story. Kids will have the opportunity to see and learn about the excercises the dancers do to warm-up, the costumes and pointe shoes used in performances, along with some participation by the children as they try some of the ballet steps along with the dancers.



1-2-3 Play with Me
1-2-3 Play with Me is a special time and place we are providing for parents to visit the library, Playspend one-on-one time playing with their babies or toddlers, and interact with other children and their caregivers. This program is open to children birth through  age 3. Age-appropriate toys, books, and activities will be available. This play group will meet each Monday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM starting September 11th. Come join us to help make this a fun and engaging program! Our next get together is on October 23rd.





Tissue Paper Votive Holders

Monthly Craft for Adults, Teens & Tweens
Do you like to make things? Join the Monthly Craft for Adults & Teens group which meets at the library. This month's craft: Tissue Paper Votive Holders!  Use colored tissue paper and Mod Podge on a clear glass votive holder to create your own “stained glass” accent. Step by step instructions are provided! The library supplies the materials but if you have felt you can contribute, please contact Robin:, 333-2422, ext. 20.

The craft is offered twice: Monday, Oct. 23, 6:30-7:30 PM OR Tuesday, Oct. 24, 10:00-11:00 AM. Please choose the time that works best for you. Please register by stopping by or calling the reference desk 333-2422 x22.






Fall Storytime Schedule
Fall storytime programs for children and their parents or caretakers are going on now at the Lincoln Public Library. Come share stories, activities, songs, and crafts. Registration is not required. Please arrive slightly early to allow your child to become acclimated to the library before entering the story room.

acornsPajama Storytime (Ages 2-5 yrs.): Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5yrs.): Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime (Ages 18 mos.-3 yrs.): Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.
Baby Laptime (Ages 0-18 mos.): Fridays, 10:00 a.m.

Sessions will run through November 17th. For questions, stop by or call the Children’s Room at (401) 333-2422 ext. 15.






Providence Journal Now Available Online!
Access the full image of each page. Questions? Stop by the Reference Desk or call 333-2422, ext. 22.

Providence Journal

You can also access several other Rhode Island newspapers, such as the Valley Breeze, Pawtucket Times, and Woonsocket Call, to name a few. Access full text articles from back issues. If you're not in the library, you will need your Lincoln Public Library card to access this online service.



Wonder Woman



Friday Flicks

Looking for something to do on a Friday morning? The Lincoln Public Library is showing Wonder Woman on November 3rd at 10:00 AM on the big screen in the Program Room.

An Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which is being consumed by a massive war. With the help of an American pilot, she works to put an end to the conflict. (PG-13, 141 min.)






Monthly Book Discussion
The Lincoln Public Library hosts a book discussion group that meets on the last Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM in the Program Room. All are welcome to attend. On October 26th we will be discussing Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.Small Great Things

Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years' experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child. The hospital complies with their request, but the next day, the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. Does she obey orders or does she intervene?

Ruth hesitates before performing CPR and, as a result, is charged with a serious crime. Kennedy McQuarrie, a white public defender, takes her case but gives unexpected advice: Kennedy insists that mentioning race in the courtroom is not a winning strategy. Conflicted by Kennedy's counsel, Ruth tries to keep life as normal as possible for her family--especially her teenage son--as the case becomes a media sensation. As the trial moves forward, Ruth and Kennedy must gain each other's trust, and come to see that what they've been taught their whole lives about others--and themselves--might be wrong.

With incredible empathy, intelligence, and candor, Jodi Picoult tackles race, privilege, prejudice, justice, and compassion--and doesn't offer easy answers. Small Great Things is a remarkable achievement from a writer at the top of her game.


Baby Laptime
Babies age 0-18 mos. and their parents or caregivers are invited to come to the library every Friday at 10:00 AM for interactive play, stories, and songs. The sessions run through November 17th and no registration is required. Our next get together is on October 27th.








Cookbook Book ClubCook This, Not That!: Kitchen Survival Guide
Do you like to read and cook? Join us for the Cookbook Book Club! The next meeting is Monday, November 6th at 6:00 PM. We're reading and making recipes from Cook this, not that! : kitchen survival guide : the no-diet weight loss solutionby David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding.

Each member brings a dish from the book. The leader keeps track of the recipes and we all sample each other's food on the night of the meeting! Cookbooks are ready to be borrowed for the meeting at the library's checkout desk.

Additional information about the group is included when you check out the book. For more information or questions, call or email Robin Nyzio, or 333-2422 x20. 




iPad Tips & Tricks

Want some help using your iPad? Are you interesting in downloading library related apps to read books on the iPad or learn a language? Join us for iPad Tips & Tricks on Tuesday, November 7th at 10:00 AM! Class is limited to 6. You must have your Apple ID, library card and a charged up iPad to take part in the session. Please call or stop in to register for this hour-long hands-on learning experience.


Ancestry Library Edition

The Lincoln Public Library is now subscribing to Ancestry Library Edition!
Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world. This online database is available to patrons within the library.







Launchpads Now Available!
Introducing Playaway Launchpads -- learning tablets that both kids and adults will love. Each Launchpad is pre-loaded with high-quality, ad-free learning apps and games. No connectivity or downloading is required for use. Check one out for 3 weeks today!





Universal ClassOver 500 online continuing education courses are now available through Universal Class. Learn on your own time at your own pace. Universal Class offers courses on a wide range of subjects. A Lincoln Public Library card is required to access Universal Class. Questions? Please call the library at 333-2422, ext. 19 for more information.


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