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9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Children's Department

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Welcome to our vibrant, warm Children's Department. We pride ourselves on friendly service, fun programming and something for everyone.   

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HIP HIP Hooray!        
It's Summer Reading Challenge time!

    

 

Summer Programs

All summer programs sponsored by the Friends of the Lincoln Library Inc.

Storytimes and Recurring Programs

Super Storytime! 
Wed, Aug 2   11—11:45
Fish and Chips Storytime
Fishy stories, songs, and a craft followed by a potato chip snack.  Fun for ages 6 and under. Drop in.

Munchkin Mornings! Sat 11am, July 29
We will have a very special Munchkin Morning on July 29. Author Sally Sanford and illustrator Ilse Plume will read their new picture book, Henry and the Huckleberries, written in honor of the Thoreau bicentennial. Books will be available for sale. Berry pie will be served! Drop in.

Flip Flop Hop Dance Party!
Aug 16 from 11-11:45
Join us for a beach themed dance parties. Families will groove to children's songs, oldies, and a few pop favorites. Fun for ages 6 and under. Drop in. 

Aug 11: Mo Willems Film Festival 10:30 - 11:00
Short films based on beloved Mo Willems stories. Ages 2+ Drop in

Summer Lego Club
Wed, Aug 2   4-5PM
We provide the Legos, you provide the creativity! Ages 4 & up. Drop in.

Singalongs with Ed Morgan
Friday at 10:30, Aug 4
Singing and dancing for babies, toddlers & preschoolers. Drop in.

NEW! Drop-In Baby Playtime!
Thurs,  Aug 10  10 AM
This is a time for babies/toddlers and their parents and caregivers to gather for an hour of free play. Toys (and coffee!) will be provided by the library.

Special Programs

Monday, July 31st, 7-8:30 PM
Interactive Mystery Night
Investigate crime scenes and test your detective skills in this interactive mystery program. For kids entering grades 4-6. Sign-up required. 

Tuesday, August 1st, 10:30-11:30 AM
Jungle Jim's Superhero Training
Join Jungle Jim as he leads kids through the rigors of being a true superhero! Volunteers from the audience are transformed (with balloons of course!) into superheroes. All ages. Drop in.

Tuesday, August 8th, 11AM-12 PM
Rolie Polie Guacamole!
Winner of the Parents’ Choice® and NAPPA Awards, Rolie Polie Guacamole has developed a smart, family-friendly musical style. This is a rocking band playing music for kids of all ages! Drop in.

Wednesday, August 9th, 10AM-12 PM
Cereal Box Collage Workshop
Turn your junk into a modern pop art collage! This workshop is with NYC artist Michael Albert. For children ages 5+. Drop in.

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Recurring Programs Throughout the Year

edSing-Along with Ed Morgan!

  • Come join us the first Friday of every month at 3:30 pm for singing and dancing for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.No registration necessary.

 Lapsit Storytime

  • Story/activity program for infants to 24 months using simple books, nursery and bouncing rhymes, music, and puppetry. Next session begins in October. Registration is required. To register, call 781-259-8465 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Terrific Twos Storytime

  • Story/activity program featuring stories, puppetry,music and movement for two-year-olds. eNxt session begins in October. Registration is required. To register, call 781-259-8465 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. storytime

Rock and Read Preschool Storytime

  • A lively story program that combines books, music, and movement. Recommended for ages 3-5 but everyone is welcome. Drop in and be prepared to dance! Tuesdays at 11AM resuming Fall 2017

Kids Lego Club

  • Build and create structures. We provide the legos. You provide the creativity! For ages 4 and up. First Wed of the month, October through April. 4:00-5:00 Drop in.

Wednesday Afternoon Matinee

  • Family movies shown monthly the second Wednesday of every month from October through April at 2 PM. Movies will be recent releases on DVD. Drop in.

Together Time Tales!

  • For children in grades 2-3 & their parents
  • Families receive one copy of the book to read together.
  • Books available 2 weeks prior to meetings.
  • From October - June, first Monday of the month from 6:00-6:45 PM
  • Registration required email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 781-259-8465. Please email or call to register for the Fall 2017 session. 

Books and Bites (4-6 Grade Book Group)

  • For kids in grades 4-6 who like to read and want to talk about what they are reading! Books available two weeks prior to the meeting.
  • No registration necessary.
  • Snacks provided.
  • October - May on Thursdays from 3:30—4:15.

Middle Grade Book Share

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  • Are you in 7th and 8th grade and wondering what to read next? Join the library's Book Share Group! Discover new books based on other kids’ recommendations and to share what you’ve been reading.
  • Snacks provided.
  • No registration necessary.
  • Group will meet the last Monday of the month from Sept - May. No April session.
  • Contact Debbie Leopold at 781-259-8465 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Come Read to Lexie 

  • If your child struggles with reading or is hesitant to read aloud, please bring him or her to the library and let Lexie help.
  • Lexie is a member of Therapy Dog International and are trained to work as "Tail Waggin'" Tutors with children!
  • They'll listen to your child read and help to develop their reading confidence.
  • To make an appointment call the children's department at 781-259-8465

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