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Thursday November 23, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED - Thanksgiving  

Friday November 24, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED  

Saturday November 25, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Polar Bear Newsprint Craft  
   

Polar Bear

 

Art projects, paint, and creativity, oh my! Children are invited to join us for crafting sessions every other Saturday at 11:00 AM. Today we'll welcome winter with a polar bear newsprint project. All supplies will be provided. (Ages 4+)

Registration is required. Contact the Children's Room at (401) 333-2422 ext. 15 to sign up.

 

    Location: Story Room
   12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Game Time  
   

Game Pieces

 

Come to the library for some good old-fashioned family fun with board games. The library will have a variety of games for your family to choose from. Remember Clue, Monopoly? Classics!

Registration is not necessary, just drop on in!

    Location: Program Room

Monday November 27, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1-2-3 Play with Me  
   

Babies

 1-2-3 Play with Me is a special time and place we are providing for parents to visit the library, spend one-on-one time playing with their babies or toddlers, and interact with other children and their caregivers. This program is open to children birth through  age 3. Age-appropriate toys, books, and activities will be available. This play group will meet each Monday from 10:00am to 12:00pm starting September 11th. Drop in and join us to help make this a fun and engaging program!

Please call the children’s room at (401)333-2422 ext. 15 with any questions.  

 
    Location: Children's Room

Tuesday November 28, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Creative Movement Dance Class for Kids  
   

Dance

Free Creative Movement class for children ages 3-4, taught by Fusionworks Dance Academy Artistic Director, Deb Meunier. These classes introduce children to the rudiments of dancing through fun group exercises designed to spark the imagination and strengthen young muscles. Ms. Meunier has over forty years of teaching children to dance and she loves to work with small children. No prior experience is needed. Attire is shorts and T-shirts with bare feet!

Space is limited. Please call the Children's Room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 to register.

    Location: Program Room

Wednesday November 29, 2017
   5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Christmas Card Night  
   

christmas cardsWould you like a space to spread out your Christmas cards, write them and maybe even share extra cards with friends?

Join us for this first-time event as we open our program room for anyone to come in to write cards.

Listen to music, maybe even get creative to make cards using our tables.

Bring a friend and your coffee or tea to start a new tradition here at the library!

    Location: Program Room

Thursday November 30, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Project Linus Knitting Group  
   

Join others who knit or crochet to work on knitting or crocheting projects to make blankets that will be donated to children in need. The library has knitting needles and some yarn but you are welcome to bring your own supplies and sit around the table with the group. No commitment, come to knit when you can! Need help with your knitting? There's a good chance someone may be able to give you some guidance but this is not a class. 

    Location: Program Room
   6:30 PM Book Discussion  
   

Book discussioThe Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lanens meet in the Program Room at 6:30 PM on the last Thursday of each month. Copies are available at the circulation desk. Everyone is welcome to attend!

 

 

Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
November 30th

The story of a Chinese mother and her daughter, who has been adopted by an American couple, tracing the very different cultural factors that compel them to consume a rare native tea that has shaped their family's destiny for generations.

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Saturday December 2, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Drop-In LEGO Build  
    Contact: Children's Room   401-333-2422 ext. 15   
   

LEGOs

The Library’s DUPLOs and LEGOs are available for your creative use. Feel like building a tower? Or a house with 19 doors? Do your own thing or see if you can beat our challenges! (Drop-in for ages 3-12)

 

    Location: Story Room

Monday December 4, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1-2-3 Play with Me  
   

Babies

 1-2-3 Play with Me is a special time and place we are providing for parents to visit the library, spend one-on-one time playing with their babies or toddlers, and interact with other children and their caregivers. This program is open to children birth through  age 3. Age-appropriate toys, books, and activities will be available. This play group will meet each Monday from 10:00am to 12:00pm starting September 11th. Drop in and join us to help make this a fun and engaging program!

Please call the children’s room at (401)333-2422 ext. 15 with any questions.  

 
    Location: Children's Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Cookbook Book Club  
    Contact: Robin Nyzio   333-2422 x20   rnyzio@lincolnlibrary.com
   

 

christmas cookie cookbook

If you like to read and eat, join the Cookbook Book Club!  We meet monthly after reading the assigned cookbook. Each member chooses a recipe to make and bring to the meeting. The leader logs the recipes to avoid duplication. At the meeting, we discuss the book, recipes and what we liked or did not like. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library.

This month we are hosting our own version of a cookie swap! Each baker brings in 3 dozen cookies or bar cookies AND copies of the recipe to share with the others. RSVP with your recipes to Robin by Friday, 12/1 For more information, please email Robin, Rnyzio@lincolnlibrary.com or leave a voicemail at extension 20

 

 

    Location: Program Room

Tuesday December 5, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iPad Tips & Tricks  
   

Want some help using your iPad? Are you interesting in downloading library related apps to read books on the iPad or learn a language? Join us for iPad Tips & Tricks! Class is limited to 6.

ipad for seniors book coverYou must have your Apple ID, library card and a charged up iPad to take part in the session. Please call or stop in to register for this hour-long hands-on learning experience.

    Location: Program Room

Thursday December 7, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Project Linus Knitting Group  
   

Join others who knit or crochet to work on knitting or crocheting projects to make blankets that will be donated to children in need. The library has knitting needles and some yarn but you are welcome to bring your own supplies and sit around the table with the group. No commitment, come to knit when you can! Need help with your knitting? There's a good chance someone may be able to give you some guidance but this is not a class. 

    Location: Program Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Gifts in a Jar Workshop  
   

cookie mix in mason jarsIndulge someone special with a gift of baking by learning how to create a sensational cookie in a jar or a soup in a jar! A $5 cash fee covers the cost for making one jar. Adults, tweens and teens are welcome to register for this program.

Bring your $5 to the reference desk when you sign up. Space is limited. All materials are included in your fee. We will also have ribbon and paper to decorate the jar and include the recipe with your gift.

    Location: Program Room

Saturday December 9, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Snowman Tealight Ornament  
   

Snowmen

 

Art projects, paint, and creativity, oh my! Children are invited to join us every other Saturday at 11:00 AM for crafting sessions. Today we'll be getting ready for the holiday season by making snowman ornaments with tealights. All supplies will be provided. (Ages 4+)

Registration is required. Contact the Children's Room at (401) 333-2422 ext. 15 to sign up.

    Location: Story Room
   12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Game Time  
   

Game Pieces

 

Come to the library for some good old-fashioned family fun with board games. The library will have a variety of games for your family to choose from. Remember Clue, Monopoly? Classics!

Registration is not necessary, just drop on in!

    Location: Program Room

Monday December 11, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1-2-3 Play with Me  
   

Babies

 1-2-3 Play with Me is a special time and place we are providing for parents to visit the library, spend one-on-one time playing with their babies or toddlers, and interact with other children and their caregivers. This program is open to children birth through  age 3. Age-appropriate toys, books, and activities will be available. This play group will meet each Monday from 10:00am to 12:00pm starting September 11th. Drop in and join us to help make this a fun and engaging program!

Please call the children’s room at (401)333-2422 ext. 15 with any questions.  

 
    Location: Children's Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Jr. Book Club  
   

A book discussion group for kids ages 8-12 is continuing Book and Computerthis fall. Join us for book discussions, snacks, and activities. Members will meet once monthly on Monday nights. Each month book club members will choose a different title to read from the Rhode Island Children's Book Award nominee list. We’ll be sharing books by blogging reviews, generating book trailers, and creating avatars of favorite characters. Technological devices and instruction will be provided.

 

Contact the Children’s Room at (401) 333-2422 ext. 15 for information or to register.

    Location: Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult & Teen Craft Class  
    Contact: Robin Nyzio     rnyzio@lincolnlibrary.com
   

Do you like to make things?  Join us for this month's craft class: Christmas ornaments! Each person can personalize a clear Christmas ornament and add to it to make it your own!

This program is open for adults, teens and tweens. The library provides all the supplies and instructions. Please register by stopping in or calling the reference desk 333-2422 x22 so we have enough materials for everyone!

    Location: Program Room

Tuesday December 12, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Adult & Teen Craft Class  
    Contact: Robin Nyzio     rnyzio@lincolnlibrary.com
   

Do you like to make things?  Join us for this month's craft class: Christmas ornaments! Each person can personalize a clear Christmas ornament and add to it to make it your own!

This program is open for adults, teens and tweens. The library provides all the supplies and instructions. Please register by stopping in or calling the reference desk 333-2422 x22 so we have enough materials for everyone!

    Location: Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Storytime with Mark Perry, The North Pole Postman  
   

Mark PerryMark Perry, author of  Post Mark: Santa's Misfit Postman and  Post Mark- The North Pole Postman Visits Rhode Island will be  stopping by for a special program at the library! Mark will perform a storytime with a reading of one of his books and an activity in which kids can write letters to Santa. Autographed books will be available for purchase. Come join us for a fun, jolly, pre-holiday celebration with everybody's favorite elf!

 Space is limited. Please call the Children's room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 to register.

    Location: Program Room

Wednesday December 13, 2017
   10:00 AM Google Drive  
   

The Lincoln Public Library will be holding an introductory class on Google Drive in December. Each user will be working on a laptop with Windows 10. Class is limited to 8 people. Please call 333-2422, ext. 22 to register or stop by the Reference Desk. Dates and times follow:

Evenings:

  • Session 1: Thursday, December 14th, 6:30 PM
  • Session 2: Tuesday, December 19th, 6:30 PM

Mornings:

  • Session 1: Wednesday, December 13th, 10:00 AM
  • Session 2: Wednesday, December 20th, 10:00 AM
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Art Club for Kids!  
   

Book Art

 

 

Feeling creative?  Sign up monthly to join us as we make arts and crafts to take home and to decorate the library!  Tonight kids will create winter scenes using colored paper and recycled book pages. (Ages 8 and up)

Call the Children's Room (401) 333-2422 ext. 15 to register

 

    Location: Story Room

Thursday December 14, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Project Linus Knitting Group  
   

Join others who knit or crochet to work on knitting or crocheting projects to make blankets that will be donated to children in need. The library has knitting needles and some yarn but you are welcome to bring your own supplies and sit around the table with the group. No commitment, come to knit when you can! Need help with your knitting? There's a good chance someone may be able to give you some guidance but this is not a class. 

    Location: Program Room
   6:30 PM Google Drive  
   

The Lincoln Public Library will be holding an introductory class on Google Drive in December. Each user will be working on a laptop with Windows 10. Class is limited to 8 people. Please call 333-2422, ext. 22 to register or stop by the Reference Desk. Dates and times follow:

Evenings:

  • Session 1: Thursday, December 14th, 6:30 PM
  • Session 2: Tuesday, December 19th, 6:30 PM

Mornings:

  • Session 1: Wednesday, December 13th, 10:00 AM
  • Session 2: Wednesday, December 20th, 10:00 AM

Saturday December 16, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Drop-In LEGO Build  
    Contact: Children's Room   401-333-2422 ext. 15   
   

LEGOs

The Library’s DUPLOs and LEGOs are available for your creative use. Feel like building a tower? Or a house with 19 doors? Do your own thing or see if you can beat our challenges! (Drop-in for ages 3-12)

 

    Location: Story Room

Monday December 18, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1-2-3 Play with Me  
   

Babies

 1-2-3 Play with Me is a special time and place we are providing for parents to visit the library, spend one-on-one time playing with their babies or toddlers, and interact with other children and their caregivers. This program is open to children birth through  age 3. Age-appropriate toys, books, and activities will be available. This play group will meet each Monday from 10:00am to 12:00pm starting September 11th. Drop in and join us to help make this a fun and engaging program!

Please call the children’s room at (401)333-2422 ext. 15 with any questions.  

 
    Location: Children's Room

Tuesday December 19, 2017
   6:30 PM Google Drive  
   

The Lincoln Public Library will be holding an introductory class on Google Drive in December. Each user will be working on a laptop with Windows 10. Class is limited to 8 people. Please call 333-2422, ext. 22 to register or stop by the Reference Desk. Dates and times follow:

Evenings:

  • Session 1: Thursday, December 14th, 6:30 PM
  • Session 2: Tuesday, December 19th, 6:30 PM

Mornings:

  • Session 1: Wednesday, December 13th, 10:00 AM
  • Session 2: Wednesday, December 20th, 10:00 AM

Wednesday December 20, 2017
   10:00 AM Google Drive  
   

The Lincoln Public Library will be holding an introductory class on Google Drive in December. Each user will be working on a laptop with Windows 10. Class is limited to 8 people. Please call 333-2422, ext. 22 to register or stop by the Reference Desk. Dates and times follow:

Evenings:

  • Session 1: Thursday, December 14th, 6:30 PM
  • Session 2: Tuesday, December 19th, 6:30 PM

Mornings:

  • Session 1: Wednesday, December 13th, 10:00 AM
  • Session 2: Wednesday, December 20th, 10:00 AM
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Movie: The Polar Express  
   

Polar Express

 

 

Families are invited to come in and view this enchanting film in its entirety on the big screen. Even if you've seen it before, this story based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg is always a great holiday treat! Drop in and climb aboard to watch one boy's journey as he rides a magical train to visit Santa at the North Pole. (NR 100min.)

 

    Location: Program Room

Thursday December 21, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Project Linus Knitting Group  
   

Join others who knit or crochet to work on knitting or crocheting projects to make blankets that will be donated to children in need. The library has knitting needles and some yarn but you are welcome to bring your own supplies and sit around the table with the group. No commitment, come to knit when you can! Need help with your knitting? There's a good chance someone may be able to give you some guidance but this is not a class. 

    Location: Program Room
   6:30 PM Book Discussion  
   

News of the World

 

Book discussions meet in the Program Room at 6:30 PM on the last Thursday of each month. Copies are available at the circulation desk. Everyone is welcome to attend!

News of the World by Paulette Jiles
December 21st

In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction from the author of Enemy Women that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust.

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Wednesday December 27, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Recycled CD Spinners  
   

CD Spinner

 

Kids can make a cool spinner using a recycled cd, marble, paper coloring template, and bottle cap. Come join the fun at this DIY event. Once spinners are complete, kids can compete to see who's spinner spins the longest time and the winner will get a prize!

Contact the Children's Room at (401) 333-2422 ext. 15 to register.

    Location: Story Room

Thursday December 28, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Project Linus Knitting Group  
   

Join others who knit or crochet to work on knitting or crocheting projects to make blankets that will be donated to children in need. The library has knitting needles and some yarn but you are welcome to bring your own supplies and sit around the table with the group. No commitment, come to knit when you can! Need help with your knitting? There's a good chance someone may be able to give you some guidance but this is not a class. 

    Location: Program Room

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