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News and Events

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

The Lincoln Public Library will be offering a series of introductory classes on Microsoft Excel 2016 on the following dates: May 4th, May 9th, and May 11th at 6:30 PM. Please stop by the Reference Desk to register or call 333-2422, ext. 22. Each user will be working on a laptop with Excel 2016 and should already be familiar with computers. Classes are limited to 8 people.


Art Clubcreate
Feeling creative? The Children’s Room Art Club for ages 8-12 is continuing! Sign up to join us as we make arts and crafts to take home and to decorate the library! Past activities included bean mosaics, 3D snowflakes, landscape painting, bead work, sock puppets, and more! There's always more to explore with art - help create! Join us on Monday, May 1st at 6:00 PM in the Children's Room.

Please call the children’s room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 with questions or to register.



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Cookbook Book Club
Do you like to read and cook? Join our Cookbook Book Club! Make a recipe from the book to bring with you to the meeting. Taste a variety of recipes made by members of the group. The discussion is focused on cooking while we taste. This month's meeting is Monday, May 1st at 6 PM. Call 333-2422 x20 for more information.





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Toddler Time (Ages 2-3)
Join us for this thirty-minute storytime program which combines music and movement with reading and a craft for a fun first library experience. No registration required! Children and their caregiver can join us for this engaging early literacy activity on Thursday, May 4th at 10:00 AM. Please call the library at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 with questions.





A Dog's Purpose



Friday Flicks
Looking for something to do on a Friday morning? The Lincoln Public Library is showing A Dog's Purpose on May 12th at 10:00 AM on the big screen in the Program Room.

A devoted dog (Josh Gad) discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Reincarnated as multiple canines over the course of five decades, the lovable pooch develops an unbreakable bond with a kindred spirit named Ethan (Bryce Gheisar). (PG, 120 min.)









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!





The Book That Matters Most


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 May 25th we will be discussing The Book that Matters Most by Ann Hood.

Ava's twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group's goal throughout the year is for each member to present the book that matters most to them. Ava rediscovers a mysterious book from her childhood one that helped her through the traumas of the untimely deaths of her sister and mother. Alternating with Ava's story is that of her troubled daughter Maggie, who, living in Paris, descends into a destructive relationship with an older man. Ava's mission to find that book and its enigmatic author takes her on a quest that unravels the secrets of her past and offers her and Maggie the chance to remake their lives."





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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