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.
Search and Find Trick or Treat!
Lincoln Public Library Children’s Room is having another year of Library Trick or Treat for ages 12 and under! Stop by the children’s room any time before 4:30 on Halloween, Friday, October 31st, and try out a special Halloween scavenger hunt—using flashlights to explore what’s in store—and go home with a nice Halloween treat! Come show off your amazing costumes and get a fun prize. Please call the children’s room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 with any questions.
Lincoln Public Library is now holding registration for fall storytimes! Registration opens October 14th for Lincoln residents, and October 16th for non-residents. Storytime is an early literacy opportunity where thematic books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities, followed by a craft, actively engage children to build language, social, and literacy skills. Storytimes will begin the week of October 27th and run for 6 consecutive weeks. Please call the children’s room at (401)333-2422 ext. 15 with questions or to register.
- Twilight Tales (Ages 4-6) - Tuesday 6:00pm
- Baby Rhyme Time (Ages 0-18mo) - Wednesday 10:00am
- Tikes and Tales (Ages 3-4) - Wednesday 1:00pm
- Toddler Time (Ages 18mo-2years) - Thursday 10:00am
- Tales for Tots (Ages 2-3) - Thursday 1:00pm
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!
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.
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!
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.
The Children's Room is now blogging on Tumblr!
Check it out!
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