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Kids' Events Highlights 


Have you filled out the End of the Year Children's Room Survey yet? Now is your chance to tell us what kind of programs/activities you want to see more of. What do you like, what do you not like? We want to know!




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.


Polar Express Eventjingle bell
Come to the library for this special holiday program! Join us on Monday, December 22nd at 6:00 PM as we get ready for Christmas with cookies, hot cocoa, and fun, while we watch the perennial favorite based on the Chris Van Allsburg classic. Come in your PJ's with your favorite snuggle buddy and enjoy this holiday tradition.

No registration necessary. See the children's staff with questions.



Letters to Santa
Children can join in to fill out and decorate their own special letters to Santa, stamp, and put it in our special North Pole mailbox. Drop-in anytime between December 1st and 20th.



Elf on the Shelf—December 1st - 25th
Join us in our “Elf on the Shelf” Scavenger Hunt!!  During December you can search and find the elf somewhere in the children’s room. If you find him you get a prize! (Ages 12 and under)




Do you like crafts? Do you like to paint, color, and draw? Then join the children’s room for our new craft programs.



candy caneSaturday, December 20th, 11:00 AM
Felt Mouse Candy Cane Holders

Looking for something sweet to do before the holiday? The Children’s Room is making Felt Mouse Candy Cane Holders (candy cane included) on December 20th at 11:00 AM. This is one sweet mouse you’ll love to have in your house! With their candy cane "tails", you can hang these mice anywhere! (Ages 4+) Please call the children’s room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 with questions or to register.


Friday, December 26th, 11:00 AMpuzzle piece
DIY Puzzle Craft
Come to the library and craft your own unique and special puzzle! Make a snowman design or even a self-portrait to take apart and put together again!
(Ages 4+)




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!
The next meeting is December 13. 
(Ages 4+)


book stack


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)





The TumbleBook Library now offers a selection of graphic novels,
including Geronimo Stilton and Nancy Drew! There's also picture books, chapter books,
read-a-longs, and much more. Check it out!






The Lincoln Public Library subscribes to the TumbleBookLibrary, an online collection of animated, talking picture books. Check them out!


Caldecott and Newberry Winners 2014





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.


Tumblr Blog
The Children's Room is now blogging on Tumblr! Check it out! tumblr





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