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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.


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.


candycaneSaturday, December 6th, 11:00 AM
Paper Gingerbread House

This festive craft kit includes foam pieces of gingerbread man, candy canes and other yuletide shapes so anyone can easily create yummy-looking gift sacks.
(Ages 3+)


Friday, December 12th, 11:00 AM
Foam Snowman
These snowmen just need a little help getting all dressed for the snow! 
(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 November 15!  
(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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