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Kids' Events Highlights 



Halloween Storytime
Join us for a Spooky Storytime for Ages 2-5 on Monday, October 31st at 6:00 PM! This engaging program has thematic books, silly songs, rhymes, movement activities, and a special craft! Each storytime allows children and care givers to actively engage with each other, other children, stories, and build new skills. Stop by for this time of songs and stories! Please call the children’s room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 with any questions or to register. 



Trick or Treat at Lincoln Public Library! Come in to the library on October 31st anytime between 10:00 AM and 7:30 PM and show off your amazing Halloween costumes! While you’re here you can do a scavenger hunt, read a scary book, and trick or treat for candy! (Ages 12 and under).



It's National Novel Writing Month and Lincoln Library is here to help young writers ages 10-18 get started! We believe stories matter and want to help you get yours out there. Can you write 50,000 words in 30 days? Take the challenge and join us for NaNoWriMo events all throughout the month.

Students ages 10-18 are invited to the library for a Kick-Off Tuesday, November 1st from 2:00-4:00 PM. Join us in creating a NaNoWriMo account to track progress online, brainstorming, story tips, snacks, and more!

Weekly check-ins and programs will continue throughout the month of November, with a finale event  Wednesday, November 30th. 
A limited number of laptops will also be available for those unable to bring their own. Those interested can call the children’s desk at 401-333-2422 ext. 15, or the reference desk at 401-333-2422 ext. 17.



Drop-in Storytime
Join Lincoln public library for a special drop-in storytime for Ages 2-5. Join us for books, silly songs, rhymes, movement activities, and a special craft! Stop by on Friday, November 4th at 11:00 AM for this time of songs and stories where no registration is required. Please call the children’s room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 with any questions. 

paintbrushArt Club
One Monday Night Monthly 
November 7th — 6:00 PM

Feeling creative?  Sign up monthly to join us as we make arts and crafts to take home and to decorate the library! Past activities included bean mosaics, snowflake window clings, landscape painting, sock puppets and more!
(Ages 8 and up)

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We Create Wednesdays
Art projects, paint, and creativity oh my! Join the children’s room for monthly drop in crafting sessions! We’ll be making Tissue paper art on Wednesday, November 16th from 4:00-7:00 PM. Families are welcome to come in for this crafting adventure.  (Ages 3-12)



1-2-3 Play with Me
Come to the library on Friday, November 18th from 10:00-12:00 and spend one-on-one time playing with your babies or toddlers and interact with other children and their caregivers. Playing with your baby is not only important for bonding, but is also an educational experience for your child.blocks

This program involves children birth through age 6 and their parents or caregivers. The library will have age-appropriate toys, books, and art activities available. Drop in and join us to help make this a great new program! Please call the children’s room at (401)333-2422 ext. 15 with any questions. 




Junior Book Club
One Monday Night Monthly—6:00-7:00 PM

Legends of Zita the Spacegirl

A book discussion group for grades 4 to 6 is continuing in September and October! Join us for a book discussion, snacks, crafts, and activities. Book club meets once monthly on Monday night. Our next meeting will be November 21st where we’ll be discussing “Legends of Zita the Spacegirl”! 

Zita is determined to find her way home to Earth, but her exploits have made her an intergalactic megastar, and as her true self is eclipsed by her public persona, she faces a robot doppelgnger, unsure of who she can trust.

We will also meet again on December 12th . Pick up books at the Circulation desk and join us! (Ages 8-12)



storytimeFall Storytimes

Preschool Storytimes
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
6 Sessions, Starting September 19th

Thirty-minute storytime programs which combine music and movement with reading and a craft for a fun first library experience. Children and their caregiver can sign up for one of the following times:fall leaves

  • Storytime Stars (Ages 3-5) – Monday 1:00 PM
  • Tikes and Tales (Ages 3-4) - Tuesday 10:00 AM
  • Toddler Time (Ages 2-3) -Thursday 10:00 AM
  • Little Listeners (Ages 2-4) - Thursday 11:00 AM

Baby Rhyme Time
Wednesdays at 10:00 AM
6 Sessions -Starting September 21st

Perfect for children Ages 0-18mo, this fun and brief story time, followed by a time filled with toys, board books, and musical instruments for social and play time., is a wonderful time for caregivers and children alike.




Check Out the Children's Blog
The Children’s Room has started a new blog for book reviews by you! Go to and post your review today. It’s also a great place to go to get some ideas on what to read!



Saturdays 12:00-4:00 PM  (10/29)
Wednesdays 4:00-7:00 PM (10/19)

The Library’s Duplos and Legos are available for your creative use and to try out our weekly challenges! Build, create, destroy , and start again! Check it out!
(Ages 3-12)

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.






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!


Tumblr Blog
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