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Kids' Events Highlights 


Casey Farm
Here Chickadee! Why did the chicken cross the road? To come to the Lincoln Library, of course! chick

Children ages 12 and younger are invited to attend an educational presentation about how chickens are raised at nearby Casey Farm and what precautions are taken to protect them from predators as well as what a chicken eats. They’ll learn about different bird eggs, meet a Dominique chicken, and even hold baby chicks. You can even try to guess which bird produced each egg. Casey Farm will have a selection of eggs ranging from the chickenhumming birds up to the Ostrich.

The program takes place on Thursday, April 24th at 10:00 AM. Don’t miss this fun-filled event—it’s definitely something to crow about! Participation is limited and registration is required. Please call the children's room with questions or to register.



Crafting for Kids
Children ages 4 and up are invited to join us and register for spring crafts. Mother's Day

On Saturday, April 19th at 11:00 AM wel'll be elebrating spring in style by making our own Kite Bookmarks.

Come to the library on Saturday, May 3rd or Friday, May 9th at 11:00 AM and make a special gift or craft for your mom or special someone. Mother’s Day is the 11th so don’t miss out on this chance for a fun, homemade gift!


Heritage Balletballerina
The Heritage Ballet is coming to Lincoln Public Library on Friday, April 18th at 10:00 AM to host a fun class for children ages 3-8. Through the use of games, stories, and songs that teach rhythm, coordination, balance and basic ballet steps, children will explore movement in a fun, creative and imaginative environment. Basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm and coordination will be taught and practiced through creative movement, music, and mime. Children will also be learning basic dance class etiquette. Call or visit the Children's Room with questions or to register for Ms. Kasha’s creative movement and ballet class at the Library!


girl watering tulipsStorytime
Children are invited to register for Spring Story time at Lincoln Public Library. We will be  exploring The Colors of Spring, focusing on the bright nature of Spring. Come to the Children’s Room for 30 minutes of songs, movement, and stories followed by a craft.

Tales for Two’sboy with raincoat and umbrella
Begins April 8th on Tuesdays at 11:00 AM.

Tales for Three’s!
Begins April 10th on Thursdays at 10:30 AM.

Tikes and Tales!
Begins April 9th for ages 3-4 on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM.

Nightlight Storytime
Begins April 8th for ages 4-6 on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM.


baby with blocksBaby Rhyme Time
Meets April 8, 22, 29, and May 13 on Tuesdays at 9:30 AM.

This storytime is a lapsit program which focuses on early literacy and awareness through songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. Followed by a story and 20 minutes of social time.

Registration for Storytime for Lincoln residents opens March 24th, non-residents on March 26th, at 10:00 AM.




The Lincoln Public Library is now subscribing 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.








Art Clubscissors
Feeling creative? The Lincoln Public Library’s Art Club is now in session! Join us as we make arts and crafts to take home and to decorate the library!

Activities include bean mosaics, snowflake window clings, landscape painting, sock puppets and much more. Children ages 7 to 12 are welcome to register in the Children’s Room. The Art Club meets once a month on Mondays at 5:30 PM. The next meeting will take place on April 14th in the Children’s Program Room.

Stop by for a visit or call us at 401-333-2422 for more information.



Lego Club!
Lego Club is a program offered for children ages 12 and under throughout the month. Lego enthusiasts and beginners alike will love participating in the new and unique building challenges at The Lego Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imaginationeach meeting. Lego building is a wonderful example of kids and parents coming together creatively to work on problem solving skills in a fun and engaging way. We hope to see you there!

Lego Club meets on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursday of the Month at 6:00pm. Due to limited space sign-ups are required for participation. Please see a Children’s Staff Member to sign-up for a spot one week a month.

Quick Lego Club Guidelines: Only use of library Legos is permitted. Please do not bring Legos from home – we don’t want them to get lost. If your child is under the age of 5 an adult must be with them throughout the program. Legos don’t leave the story room.





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! tumblr



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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