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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.

 

Everything, Everything

 

Friday Flicks
Looking for something to do on a Friday morning? The Lincoln Public Library is showing Everything, Everything on September 22nd at 10:00 AM on the big screen in the Program Room.

What if you couldn't touch anything in the outside world? Never breathe in the fresh air, feel the sun warm your face...or kiss the boy next door? "Everything, Everything" tells the unlikely love story of Maddy, a smart, curious and imaginative 18-year-old who due to an illness cannot leave the protection of the hermetically sealed environment within her house, and Olly, the boy next door who won't let that stop them. Maddy is desperate to experience the much more stimulating outside world, and the promise of her first romance. Gazing through windows and talking only through texts, she and Olly form a deep bond that leads them to risk everything to be together...even if it means losing everything. (PG-13, 96 min.)

 

 

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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 September 22nd.

 

 

 

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Children's Craft
September 23rd, Saturday, 11:00 AM - Fall Tree (Ages 4+)
Today kids can make a tree by tracing their hand and then paint fall leaves using cotton swabs. All supplies will be provided.

 

 

 

 

 

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 September 25th.

 

 

 

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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: Paper Wreaths!  Roll, tape then glue paper from book pages or colorful scrapbook paper to make a unique indoor decoration! We have ribbon and lots of paper to use. Step by step instructions are provided! The library supplies the materials but if you have felt you can contribute, please contact Robin: rnyzio@lincolnlibrary.com, 333-2422, ext. 20.

The craft is offered onMonday, September 25th at 6:30 PM. Please register by stopping by or calling the reference desk 333-2422 x22.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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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.

 

 

 

 

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

 

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 September 28th we will be discussing Hidden Figures : the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly.

The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA at the leading edge of the feminist and civil rights movement, whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space--a powerful, revelatory contribution that is as essential to our understanding of race, discrimination, and achievement in modern America as Between the World and Me and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

 

 

 

 

Cookbook Book Club
Do you like to read and cook? Join us for the Cookbook Book Club! The next meeting is Monday, October 2nd at 6 PM. We're reading and making recipes from Cucina Simpatica: Robust Trattoria Cooking by Johanne Killeen and George Germon.Cucina Simpatica: Robust Trattoria Cooking from Al Forno

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, Rnyzio@lincolnlibrary.com or 333-2422 x20. 

 

 

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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, October 3rd 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 Ancestry.com, 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!

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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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