Kids' Events Highlights
Unless otherwise noted, registration opens 2 weeks before each event. Please call the Children's Room at 333-2422, ext. 15 to reserve a spot.
Young crafters can sign up for a Fuse Beads night in the Children's Room on August 26, Tuesday, at 6:00 PM. Come create your own special designs and watch as they melt together to make unique and fun magnets! Registration opens 8/18.
Grab Bag Craft
Children Ages 12 and younger and invited to drop in for a grab bag craft on Friday, August 29 at 11:00 AM. Come by the children’s room to complete a randomly selected craft. Join us for a crafting adventure where what you take is what you make!
(NEW) Junior Book Club—6:00 PM
A book discussion group for grades 4 to 6. Join us for a book discussion, snacks and activities. Register and pick up a copy of the book at the Children's Room desk. Book club will meet once monthly on the third Monday night.
(Ages 8-12) Reg. Opens 08/15
Storytimes! Ages 0-6—Tuesday-Thursday
Storytime is an early literacy opportunity where thematic books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities, as well as a craft, actively engage children to build language, social, and literacy skills. Registration opens August 25th!
Twilight Tales (Ages 4-6) - Tuesday 6:00 PM
Baby Rhyme Time (Ages 0-18mo) - Wednesday 10:00 AM
Tikes and Tales (Ages 3-4) - Wednesday 1:00 PM
Tales for Tots (Ages 18-36 mo.) - Thursday 10:00 AM
Preschool Pals (Ages 3-5) - Thursday 2:00 PM
(NEW TIME) Lego Club -
2 Saturdays a month
Drop in between 2:00 and 4:00 PM to join us for free building or try a new challenge each time!
First meeting is September 6th!
DIY Bug Habitats—09/13 @ 11:00 AM
Take these little bug houses along for a nature walk to gather your insects! Decorate this fun craft with paint, markers, or foam and you’re set to go.
Art Club—Monday @ 5:30-7:00 PM
Feeling creative? The Library’s Art Club is now in session! Join us as we make arts and crafts to take home and to decorate the library! Meets the first week of the month!
(Ages 8-12) Reg. Opens 08/15
Felt Finger Puppets—09/27 @ 1:00 PM
Let their imagination fly away with these finger puppets with
wiggly eyes and bright colors.
(Ages 4+ )
Fall Hedgehog Craft—10/11 @ 11:00 AM
Come make this precious fall craft! Help bring the hedgehog into fall by creating a leafy foam scenery.
Halloween Pinwheels! -
10/25 @ 1:00 PM
Put together and decorate your own paper pinwheel with a ghoulish twist—try a foam black cat or scary spider!
Halloween BINGO—10/27 @ 6:00 PM
Come join us for a Halloween themed BINGO night! Every child leaves with a prize—and it might even be candy!
Library Trick or Treat! - 10/31
Stop by the children’s room any time before 4:30 and try out a special Halloween scavenger hunt—and go home with a nice Halloween treat!
(Ages 12 and under)
The Lincoln Public Library subscribes to the TumbleBookLibrary, an online collection of animated, talking picture books. Check them out!
Read the reviews of the winners, as well as this year's nominees. You're sure to find something that will spark your interest and fire up your imagination.
Letters About Literature 2014 Contest Rules and Guidelines
Letters About Literature is a reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Students are asked to read a book, poem or speech and write to that author (living or dead) about how the book affected them personally. Letters are judged on state and national levels. Tens of thousands of students from across thecountry enter Letters About Literature each year. If you are in grades 4-12, you are eligible to enter the Letters About Literature reading and writing contest. Here are the Rules and Guidelines.
New Tumblr Blog
The Children's Room is now blogging on Tumblr!
Check it out!
Rhode Island Children's Book Award
Did you get a chance to read the 2013 Rhode Island Chilren's Book Award winner, Sidekicks by DanSantat? If not, it's worth a look. Check out the nominations for 2014!
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