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News and Events

Polar Bear Craft

Kids' Craft
Art projects, paint, and creativity, oh my! Children are invited to join us for crafting sessions every other Saturday at 11:00 AM. We'll welcome winter with a polar bear newsprint project on November 25th. All supplies will be provided. (Ages 4+)

Registration is required. Contact the Children's Room at (401) 333-2422 ext. 15 to sign up.





Christmas Card Night
Would you like a space to spread out your Christmas cards, write them and maybe even share extra cards with friends?Christmas cards

Join us for this first-time event as we open our program room for anyone to come in to write cards on Wednesday, November 29th from 5:30-7:30 PM. Listen to music, maybe even get creative to make cards using our tables. Bring a friend and your coffee or tea to start a new tradition here at the library!





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 severalother 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.





The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane


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 November 30th we will be discussing The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See.

A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple.




Cookbook Book Club
You get to choose your own cookbook in December, but you may want to borrow a cookie cookbook. It’s cookie swap time! Join us on Monday, December 4th from 6:00-7:30 PM for some sweet holiday fun.

cookiesFor this meeting, each member makes 3 dozen cookies to share with the group, along with copies of the recipe. You must email your choice to Robin to better coordinate our evening.

The library will provide water, cups, napkins, paper plates and plastic utensils for the meeting. cookbook to attend the meeting. Please email Robin Nyzio with the recipe you will make,






iPad Tips & TricksiPad
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, December 5th 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.




Monthly Craft for Adults, Teens & Tweens
Do you like to make things?  Join us for this month's craft class: Christmas ornaments! Each person can personalize a clear Christmas ornament and add to it christmas ornamentsto make it your own!

This program is open for adults, teens and tweens. The library provides all the supplies and instructions. Please register by stopping in or calling the reference desk 333-2422 x22 so we have enough materials for everyone!

The craft is offered twice: Monday, Dec. 11, 6:30-7:30 PM OR Tuesday, Dec. 12, 10:00-11:00 AM. Please choose the time that works best for you.





Art Club for Kidscreate
Feeling creative? Sign up monthly to join us as we make arts and crafts to take home and to decorate the library! Kids will make festive scratch art projects using scratch paper and drawing tools on December 13th, Wednesday at 6:00 PM. (Ages 8-12) Contact the Children's Room to register (401) 333-2422 ext. 15.





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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